Friday, April 30, 2010
Thursday, April 29, 2010
As for catching up, the rest will have to wait 'til Monday; that Kane County load isn't getting itself ready, so I'm going to have to help. Come join us. xo
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
First, to my excellent friend Anita of the Iowa Junk Gypsies, who was kind enough to present me with the Kreativ Blogger award -- right back at ya, sista! Thank you.
3. My new vintage crush is royal family memorabilia; this actually started earlier this year due to a post by Linda Crispell, so the book just fit right in -- as did watching "Young Victoria," which won the Oscar for costume design this year. Also recommended.
Friday, April 23, 2010
We've got a full load of industrial, primitives, original paint and garden. Come join us from 8 to 4; click on the show sidebar for details and directions.
Monday, April 19, 2010
Actually, I'll probably just wait until my 15-year-old gets home from school and ask him to look at the camera. God forbid I'd have to find the instruction manual. I'm sure there is already a function that will give me a prompt showing there's only enough juice to take these two photos at SoBo -- Katie's fabulous industrial cart, complete with Hens and Chicks, and her super-cute feed sack purses. I'll ask Jack to set it up for me.
Monday, April 12, 2010
Loved this old print framed on ledger paper;
As well as the bold colors of this Victorian graphic we picked up in Ohio;
The vintage show-within-a-show had good participation. It was fun seeing every one's finery -- vintage clothes have such beautiful detailing. Here's another shot of some of Diane and Carole's lovely things. All in all, the weekend was a great success -- good crowd both days, although we are continuing to see a trend at this show of more retail than wholesale buyers -- allowing us to come within $20 of our sales goal. Many thanks to all who came out to support the show; we love getting to see everyone. And to Lynda for all her set-up help. And cookies! (:
Tomorrow, we'll start our Midland load -- it's been busy down there -- as well as a second trip to SoBo. Can't wait. xo
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Monday, April 5, 2010
By the time set-up began in earnest, it was pouring, spotting furniture, fraying tempers, sogging packing blankets. Stuff falling, things breaking, people slipping.
However, about an hour after the show opened, the rain stopped, the sun came out, and much to our surprise, the place was packed!
That curved section from the side of an old gazebo toward the front of this photo was my favorite item at the show -- and the first to sell. So great because it stands by itself -- so many possibilities.