Sunday, April 17, 2011

Spring Market, part 1

As I have mentioned before, I participated in my first ever "public showing" of my handiwork yesterday: the "Scraps of Simplicity Spring Market."

I was a real newbie at this whole boutique thing! I like to attend them, but I've never tried to sell at them! Thanks to wonderful, generous, unselfish friends, I was able to pull it off. Here are some pictures of my booth!

Recognize my 38 Flowers Dresser?

And there were lots of painted signs and trays.

And chalkboards...mostly HUGE ones!

This little toy box was a favorite of mine. It was blue when I bought it, and I tried painting it red, but that wasn't "it." In the middle of the night (seriously!), I suddenly knew it was meant to be yellow and say "You are my sunshine." I love that it turned out like the picture in my head!

This little black cedar chest was the first thing sold, I think--
to the people who had the booth next to me!

If you look closely at the next two armchairs, you might recognize them from long ago in this post. I painted the legs brown shortly after that, and liked them much better. They've sat in my front room for months, but without any trimming! I finally got around to trimming them within the last week, and I took them to Market. Lots of people seemed to like them, but they didn't sell--that's OK, though, at least they're finally finished for ME!

See the little pillow on the chair? It was my first attempt at spray-painted fabric (a drop-cloth to be exact). Next time I need to let the paint dry more before I assemble the pillow!

I love the cute headboard behind the chairs.

More to come...but what do you think so far?


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oops! said...

LOVE it all! You had a very cute booth! You are as cute as your booth was. . .

Rachel said...

I think, it all looks amazing! I wish I had room in my house for quite a bit of that stuff!! That is what I think! You did a great job and I like how you displayed everything.

SLR said...

a beautiful space you have! love that cute "sunshine" bench!!

Anonymous said...

Nice display in your booth. You have some pretty things; I'm sure you'll do well!

Something Nice and Pretty said...

I would have been at your booth for hours just lost in all the greatness! You had great things for sell!


Delightful Order said...

This is so great! Would love for you to link to my delightfully inspiring Thursday Party.

gail@My Repurposed Life said...

wow! everything looks so great! Awesome booth.

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

OH my!!! This is something I've always wanted to do! Your booth is beautiful and if I were there, I would immediately be drawn by all of the great colors, items and the lovely displays!!