Yesterday, I had one of my first craft shows! Haha as if you didn’t know!?! Sorry I will stop blowing up facebook with information about it now! 🙂 It was a complete blast!!
It’s an amazing thing when doors open and opportunities find themselves in your life that are more than you hoped for!! Around last October, I started dreaming up having a craft show, so I started creating things for it. Come December I had a few friends who said they would do a craft show with me. I never found a place where the price and location felt right for everyone. I became discouraged and let it go and decided to put my stuff on etsy instead.
A few short weeks later, I was asked to sell my stuff at Roux! Isn’t an amazing thing how God will teach us about trusting him? The minute I let it go…he brought it to ME! I have been giddy and oh so nervous. Canton Street in Roswell is ligit. It’s got some amazing restuarants and crafty stores. In my mind, this is the big leagues! The owner of Roux is pretty amazing and one of my brother’s best friends so that was my “in” and I sure did not want to let them down. If you have not been to Roux-you need too!! I am all into eating less meat right now. They have a black bean hamburger with gacumole that is pretty much the best thing ever! I had it yesterday and I am already craving it again! Their tomoato soup is my favorite too!
Anyway, back to my sale:). I was so nervous!! I love the crafting part. It is my nights when Matt is gone or my nap time activity (when I don’t take a nap too). The hard part for me is pricing. I never know what to price things. I wont make things higher than I would be willing to spend for them, and I guess you could say I’m pretty cheap:). Thrift stores are where most of my kids clothes come from…or friends…or the clearance rack at Target and Old Navy.
I was nervous, but once we were there and set up…it was just FUN! So many amazing people that I love came and saw me! I loved feeling their support but than also having strangers enjoy my stuff too! It was very validating. I know our validation should not come from anyone but Jesus alone…but being all honest-my little soul felt some joy.
Thank you so so much for everyone who helped make this possible!! Big thanks to my mom and inlaws for loving on my kids all day so I could have some “me” time and have my sweet husband there with me!
p.s. He was JUST amazing! He unloaded ALL my bins, set up, found a way for me to take credit cards, and did the money part so I didn’t have too!! I was half frozen by the time it was scheduled for one of us to be home to relieve my mom with our kids. After a full day, I was ready to see my sweet kids. He let me come home and stayed in the cold for another two hours working the night shift and than packing up my stuff to bring home. I am so blessed!!
I’m taking in this Sunday with a lot of gratitude and a full heart! Here are some pictures from my big day…
My brother Tony is quite the artist/wood worker!! He has some amazing skills!! Most of the paintings you see are his… as well as the two GORGEOUS tables, coffee table, and yellow shelf. The yellow shelf, which I adore, is still available if you want it! I totally believe it’s a $300 piece easily, but he has $75 on it! If I had a big enough toy or craft/school room I would TOTALLY buy it!! Message me if you are interested in it!
It was such a fun day! I loved all of your stuff and can’t wait to find a special place for my Erica Deuel original. Love you girl!!!!