Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Moving Day and Allegan Report

Hey! We've got some BIG NEWS! rhubarb reign has added a new address -- in addition to our current sales venues listed on the blog's sidebar, we can now also be found at Mishawaka Antiques, located downtown on Lincolnway East in a lovely vintage building. The store is drop-dead gorgeous; we were so pleased when owners Glenda Goins and Scott Wilson contacted us about being part of it! Stop by and take a look. If you aren't familiar with this neck of the woods, Mishawaka is just east of South Bend (we're talkin' Indiana here), which is just south of the Michigan boarder. About 2 hours from Chicago or Indy, if that's helpful.

Below is a peek at our move-in day:

Here's Joe, getting the infrastructure in place -- vintage doors for backdrop and wooden strips for hanging. Scott and Glenda had the space all prepped for us, and Glenda graciously let us stage in her space while we moved in. Next came the furniture layer:

And finally, all the smalls. Scott was kind enough to come by and get us set up in the computer -- we had three sales already by the end of the day! We also got to meet several other dealers who'd come in to fluff their booths. Everyone's merchandise is swoon-worthy; the offerings run from industrial and primitive, to modern and refined. Plus some yummy handmades and a tasteful selection of new items, all beautifully displayed. Be sure Mishawaka Antiques is on your shopping adventure list. Visit soon!

A quick thank you to everyone who came out to see us for the last Allegan of the season. Despite the rain, it was an strong finish to an awesome year! See you in the spring. Or better yet, come see us this weekend at Kane County! We'll have everything you need for fall. Check for new photos Friday, both here and on Facebook. xo


Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Congrats on your expansion. Of course your space looks great. Have a great show at Kane. I won't be there.

Glenda said...

OMGoodness. I can't describe with words how excited I am that Rhubarb Reign is in the House!!! Being in business with Scott, and having the opportunity to bring downtown Mishawaka our concept of an antique store is a dream come true for me. I loved everything you brought, saving some back for the customers. :) See you again next Tuesday!

susan said...

I can't believe I missed the entire Allegan season. I really thought I would make the final show, but I was whipped after doing a show on Saturday. So happy for your new space, yet another reason to make a trek to the Golden Dome!