Shop Talk

This is my favorite time of the year for having a booth. This is actually my second time being at

Crompton Collective

for Christmas. I'm so excited to display Christmas and winter decor.

I really try to bring in a lot of handmade items. I also like to have vintage items. I went in last week to start getting my space ready. Since I can get in until the week after Thanksgiving this is the best time for me to start. Not everyone wants to see Christmas before turkey day but when you have a booth or a shop you need to. This year Christmas is 3 weeks after Thanksgiving. So its coming fast. 

I made some stag head pillows like I did last year. These are handmade by me and the pillow forms are completely made in the USA! I brought in the

fur stool

but it sold fast. I will make more when I find more stools. 

I brought in my twiggy Christmas tree for displaying my newest ornaments for this year...and few from last. I love the way this tree looks...its not to full and its easy to add ornaments. I could have gone bigger. I placed it in a metal tub to make sure it doesn't tip over.

I did do two stag head pillows in Chevron fabric also. 

I brought in a few of my

felt wreaths

in different sizes and one in gray.

I still haven't shared this metal bench make over...

.hopefully soon.

I made some new Christmas flour sack towels and a spoon and fork one. 

a Swiss cross one....and I'm hoping to start selling these towels in my etsy shop. 

Here is the forest mobile I created and a vine wreath with a stag head clay ornament inside. 

I made new cupcake toppers

with wood grain paper on the back for a rustic touch.

This is a very cool rattan set....it didn't fit in my space so I have it in the middle next to me. 

and that's it......for now. I have way to much more I can bring. I have vintage tin toys, bar art, mid century art, old blankets, newly painted furniture including another bench,small decorative moss Christmas trees and much more. Hopefully I can get it all in before Christmas. 

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I will be sharing my booth at the link parties on my link party page click

here

 to see them all.

Shop Talk: My Booth At Crompton Collective




Its been a while since I shared my booth at Crompton Collective.

These photos were taken a week ago. 




I still need to add items to my for sale page on here and I still have some furniture makeovers to share from the vintage bazaar. 

I brought in my fall display and a few gourds and min pumpkins. 


I painted a typewriter cart in a bright yellow. This was done in early September for the bazaar. 


I found this pretty vanity mirror tray in along with milk glass and floral tea cups and saucers. 


I will be sharing the before and after of the piece that's under the tray next. 


A couple of my large pieces in my booth have special tags on them....a percentage of the sale will go to the Susan G Koman Foundation for the month of October. 






This black sofa table which I haven't shared the makeover yet also sold recently. 


I actually cant wait for thanksgiving to be over with so I can decorate my space with Christmas decor! 



This week I'm working on getting my new winter tags up in my etsy shop. I want to be ahead this year and listing is always time consuming. I managed to get 6 up last night and I'll be adding more tonight. 

My antlers are my new favorite this year. 

Now I need to package orders to mail out and work on new ones. Have a great day.
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New Tags & A Free Shipping Code


I have been working hard and blogging less. 
This weekend will be nice little vacation since there will be no baseball games...but we are having a huge family yard-sale at my In-laws house. Lets hope the weather is gorgeous.

I have recently added some new clay tags to my shop on etsy.
 The lemon and weather-vane tag will be up soon.

I also have a selection of of ready to ship tags.


and new clay buntings as well, you can even make a custom bunting with any name or word you want!



I'm also excited to share my newest collection of clay arrow jewelry that will be added with in the next week. I have already put some in my shop space but have more that I'm currently working on.



I love arrows and geometrical designs so when I created this necklace I was thrilled with the way they turned out.

please excuse the cell phone photo...I always forget to bring my camera down in my craft room.

I'm using fun colors. I also have a few triangle necklaces.

and for my readers here is a coupon code for free shipping when you spend $15 or more!


This coupon code expired June,19th,2013. You can add the code when your in the check out page.

You can click on the image to be directed to my etsy shop or up top on my tabs.

I will announce on my Facebook page when the arrow necklaces are added to etsy.
 



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