Auction Items

Thank you to our generous community for donating so many fabulous auction items. New items will be added as they arrive, so be sure to stop by again!

Which item will you go home with on October 24?

BLUE GATE PACKAGE
Retail Value: $297

Enjoy an overnight stay in Shipshewana, home to the third largest Amish Community in the United States. The winner of this package will receive a free overnight stay for 2 at the Blue Gate Inn, Dinner for 2 at the Blue Gate Restaurant and Theatre Tickets for 2 at the Blue Gate Theatre! Package is good through December of 2020.
Donated by Reigsecker Marketplace

ADVENTURE IN THE SKY
Retail Value: $250 

Do you have an adventurous spirit? Do you like the thrill of seeing the world from up high? Come fly with us and bid on this exciting package! Paul Dannenberg, the builder and pilot of this two-seater plane will take you on a 45 minute ride that you will always remember! 

Donated by Paul Dannenberg

Window Treatment
Retail Value: $1,000
Starting Bid: $300

Are your windows looking drab and dull? Would an updated window treatment lighten up your home? Budget Blinds travels the world to bring must have window fashions right to your door.  They do it all! Design, measure and install. Transform your room with a new window treatment from Budget Blinds!

Donated by Budget Blinds of Holland

INTERIOR PAINT PACKAGE
Retail Value: $500

A simple color change can freshen up and update a room in your home. You buy the paint and let Don do the work. Service includes 1 interior room no larger than 14 x 16 with a ceiling no higher than 10 feet. 
Donated by Don Vanden Brink

QUILTER EXTRAVAGANZA SHOP HOP
Retail Value: Priceless
Starting Bid: $100

Enjoy a day shopping with Jill, the ED of Living Threads. You’ll visit 3 to 4 quilt shops that you may have never visited before, get free stuff and lunch too! This auction item will be offered 3 times, so you have 3 chances to win! Will you be one of the lucky winners?
Donated by Jill Dannenberg

ARDOR & GRIT COLOR AND CUT
Retail Value: $125

Ardor & Grit offers great customer service, great hair care and exceptional hair services. The winner of the cut and color will be sure to love the final result! Follow the stylist, Cassie Czerkes on instagram: cassie_colorsmyhair to view her hair transformations!
Donated by Ardor & Grit & Cassie Czerkes
Ardor & Grit is located in Washington Square, across from Pereddies.

DeVries Photography Gift Certificate
Retail Value: $100

DeVries Photography has been providing beautiful portraits for over 100 years. They are the Holland Sentinel’s Best of the Best Winner for 17 out of the last 18 years and Top 10 in the Grand Rapids GRANDTASTIC awards for 2018 and 2019.  The winning bidder will be able to use their $100 towards the photography session of their choice–wedding, newborn, seniors, and more.
Donated by DeVries Photography

Maranatha Conference Center Getaway
Retail Value: $375

You will be sure to enjoy your 2 night getaway at Maranatha Bible & Missionary Conference Center located on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan in Norton Shores, MI. The winning bidder will also receive gift cards to Hearthstone Restaurant, Chili’s and Toast and Jam.  Don’t miss out on this chance to relax and enjoy a weekend away.
Donated by Maranatha Bible & Missionary Conference Center and Gary & Diane Feenstra

Holland Tour for Four
Retail Value: Priceless

Are you looking for a unique experience that is fun, educational and will leave you with several stories to tell your friends? Bid on this historic auto tour of Holland personally narrated for you by a Dutch costumed guide. You will be amazed when you hear the back stories of the Holland landmarks that will be visited. This tour will be approximately 60 to 70 minutes long and must be done before April of 2020.
Donated by Dave Wright

PEACEFUL PINES GETAWAY WEEKEND
Retail Value: $600

Imagine yourself in a beautiful timber frame cabin in a secluded wooded setting within walking distance of Lake Michigan. Peaceful Pines is just 1/2 hour away from Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Mackinac Bridge, Boyne Highlands, Nubs Nob ski resorts and lots of great golf courses. With the potential to sleep 16 the winning bidder will be sure to enjoy time with family and/or friends.
Donated by Steve & Brenda Smallegan

CUSTOM TEE SHIRT QUILT
Retail Value: Priceless
Starting Bid: $250

Have you been wanting to have a custom tee-shirt made for a high school/college graduation, a wedding, or just to use up those tee-shirts that are collecting in your drawer? Here’s your chance! Living Threads staff will create and longarm quilt your lap size tee shirt quilt for you. You provide the shirts and we’ll provide the finished product!
Donated by Barb Terpstra & Laurie Boeve 

PRESSING MATTERS
FAT QUARTER BUNDLE
Retail Value: $125

These beautiful fabrics especially selected for our auction by Pressing Matters will work up into a beautiful quilt or wall hanging of your choice. Be inspired by patterns in the Fat Quarter Pattern Book included with the bundle, or use them for a project of your choice.  You will be sure to love this premium cotton fat quarter bundle!
Donated by Pressing Matters Quilt Shoppe

CENTO ANNI ARTISAN CUTTING BOARD WITH CHEESE
Retail Value: $150

Cento Anni is a custom wordworking shop based in Holland MI. They use rescued, re-purposed and reclaimed materials to create handcrafted furniture, cutting boards and more. 100% of their products are handcrafted in Holland, Michigan. This beautiful cutting board is 9″ x 18″ and will be an elegant and functional addition to your kitchen.  To accompany your cutting board will be cheeses donated by Vander Veen’s The Dutch Store.
Donated by Cento Anni and Vander Veen’s The Dutch Store

SALUBRITY VIDA DAY SPA
GIFT CERTIFICATE
Retail Value: $50

Salubrity Vida means Healthy Life. When you step into the Salubrity Vida Day Spa you will enter a calming atmosphere designed to transport you to a comfortable place of relaxation. Their services are designed to help you reduce the negative effects of everyday stress and tension, while increasing health and vitality.
Donated by Salubrity Vida Day Spa

HUNTER’S STAR QUILT
Retail Value: Priceless
Starting Bid: $350

The Hunter Star quilt pattern has been around for many years. Considered a classic, or vintage, pattern it looks stunning pieced in beautiful batik fabrics. The quilt top was pieced by a Living Threads volunteer and longarm quilted by Living Threads staff.  Add some warmth and beauty to your home with this lovely Hunter Star quilt. Finished Size: 56″ x 78″
Donated by Living Threads

FISH QUILT
Retail Value: Priceless
Starting Bid: $200

This bright and fun Fish quilt will liven up your decor. The quilt size is 40″ x 57″–perfect for a baby/youth quilt, or, a  lap size quilt for your cottage or home. A Living Threads volunteer pieced the quilt and it was quilted by the Living Threads longarm staff. The winner of this colorful quilt will be sure to enjoy it for years to come!
Donated by Living Threads

EAMES MOLDED FIBERGLASS ARMCHAIR
Retail Value: $ 797
Starting Bid: $300

This classic Charles and Ray Eames designed armchair is once again in production!   The chair is  31.5″ high by 25″ wide with a depth of 23.25″. The seat height from floor to armchair is 26″. The winning bidder will be adding vintage elegance to their home with this classic design.
Donated by: Dale VerBeek

BOERMAN LAW OFFICES PLC
GIFT CERTIFICATE
Retail Value: $ 300

Boerman Law Offices is located in downtown Zeeland. Mary Jo Boerman is the sole practitioner and has been serving Ottawa, Allegan, Kent and Muskegon counties since 1996.

This certificate may be redeemed for Estate Planning Services only.

Donated by: Boerman Law Offices, PLC

CRESTVIEW GOLF COURSE
Two certificates for 18 Holes of golf with a cart
Retail Value: $64

Established in 1961, Crestview offers a scenic combination of doglegs, creeks, ponds and mature trees. Off the course the clubhouse offers a Pro-Shop, snack bar, and friendly staff.  Take a friend (or your spouse) and enjoy a day on the course!
Donated by Crestview Golf Course

KILWINS GIFT BASKET
Retail Value: $75

Can anyone say “Chocolate”!? Kilwins has been making quality chocolates, ice cream and confections since 1947. Their products contain the finest ingredients, hand-made in their kitchen. Chocolate lovers everywhere would be delighted to win this delicious gift basket. 
Donated by Kilwins of Holland

QUALITY CAR WASH UNLIMITED CAR WASH CERTIFICATE
Retail Value: $120

This auction item includes two travel mugs with 3 month unlimited car wash certificates inside. Use one for each car in your home, or keep it for yourself and get 6 months of free car washes! “With unlimited car washes you can always have a clean car, rain or shine”. 
Donated by Quality Car Wash 

HUDSONVILLE FLORAL
$50 Gift Certificate

Hudsonville Floral is committed to creating long term relationships with their customers. Your satisfaction is their #1 priority, not because it’s their job, but because they care. They choose only the freshest, highest quality flowers. Spoil yourself and purchase an arrangement for yourself, or, a friend.
Donated by Hudsonville Floral

SEW MUCH LOVE QUILT RETREAT REGISTRATION with PRESSING MATTERS GIFT CERTIFICATE
Retail Value: $375

Enjoy a perfect weekend away to sew, fellowship, eat and relax. This all-inclusive weekend at Maranatha Bible & Missionary Conference Center in Muskegon can be yours and includes your room (double occupancy) and all meals. We can’t wait to quilt with you!
Anonymous Donation

BIG RED DECORATIVE CUTTING BOARD
Retail Value: $80

This decorative cutting board is the perfect accent piece for your home or cottage. This original painting by Holland based artist Tanner Bosma showcases our local lighthouse, Big Red and will be sure to please the lighthouse lover in your life.
Donated by Tanner Bosma

CEDAR ADIRONDACK CHAIR
Retail Value: 150 

Add a little Michigan to your deck or yard with this hand-crafted cedar Michigan themed Adirondack chair. Handcrafted by John Lamer the Michigan Adirondack chair will come unfinished so you can choose to let it weather naturally or, add a finish of your choice.
Donated by Living Threads & John Lamer

OPAL AND DIAMOND RING
Retail Value: $850
Minimum Bid: $500

Lady’s 14K white gold opal and diamond ring features a cabochon oval natural opal 9 x 6mm surrounded by 30 full cut diamonds equaling approxiately 1/2 ct. in t.w.  This would make a beautiful gift for the woman you love!
Donated by Post Jewelry