It’s Official…I Have A Booth!

I’m so giddy and excited that I just HAD to share!

Yup, I signed the papers last night and dropped off my first month’s rent, which is for April. The owner said I can move in whenever I want, giving me two extra weeks before my official contract starts. I think I am going to move in my first load of stuff on Sunday! YAY! THIS IS SO FREAKIN EXCITING!!! šŸ™‚

I decided on a place called The Carriage Place in Brockport, NY. The owner and other vendors have been SO nice and I my gut tells me this is where my first booth should be. It’s a 6600 square foot craft/antique co-op with about 40 booths. There seems to be more primitives/antiques than there are crafts, but I think that will mean my booth will stand out (I hope!). I have a nice mix of both antiques, folk art, and crafts, and I think it’s gonna fit right in!!!

Here’s the booth as it stands right now…just waiting to be filled up with my goodies!

It’s got that ladder hanging from the ceiling which I can already see inter-twined with grapevines and twinkly lights! I’d like to paint the booth a taupe/brown color as well; I’m not a huge fan of the cream walls….they’re a little too plain for me.

I will keep ya’ll posted and take some more pictures this weekend. The ideas are flowing and I can’t wait to get started. This is the next big step in my craft business and I can’t wait to see what happens!!! šŸ™‚

Oh yeah, by the way, HAPPY ST. PATTIE’S DAY! To all my Irish friends and family…CHEERS! šŸ™‚

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Cindy
    Mar 17, 2011 @ 14:19:44

    Congrats on your first booth shop!! I wish you much success and happiness as you start this new chapter of your business.
    ~Cindy~

    Reply

  2. Jessica
    Mar 20, 2011 @ 14:31:43

    I just found your blog last night and I AM IN HEAVEN!!!
    I haven’t seen all of your posts yet, but the few that I have seen?
    Ooh! I can’t wait to read the rest!!!
    Congrats on your booth!!
    That is so wonderful!!
    I can’t wait to see ‘after’ pics!
    Congrats again and Thank You for giving me yet another reason to not do the things I should be doing and finding new things to craft!!

    Reply

    • Eyeballs By Day, Crafts By Night
      Mar 21, 2011 @ 09:07:21

      Thanks so much!!! I am always happy to meet a fellow crafter!!! I appreciate your kind words and am so excited about the new booth…it’s scary but a lot of fun at the same time! I checked out your blog as well…LOVE it!!! I’ll be sure to check it again soon! Thanks again! šŸ™‚ ~ Maggie

      Reply

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