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Monday, February 4, 2013

A 2 Year Anniversary!

Two years ago, on a whim I signed a lease and moved into Heritage Square Antique Mall, in Columbus, Ohio.

My space 044

My business approach was simple: make enough to cover my costs.

Not very business savvy if you ask me, but I just wanted to cover my expenses so I could go get more goodies!

On day one I reached my goal and have been off and running.

There have been some hits:

My space 040in store 015

french chair 026Booth Update 002

Some misses:

garage sale 001store sale 007

And some changes along the way:

store sale 002



shelf and booth 018

Then we opened another space within Heritage Square Antique Mall.

Vintage Restyled 2 001

Followed that up with a place in Delaware.

the beast 008Simply Vague 001

red dresser 024teal desk 017

Quickly opened in Tuttle Mall.

tuttle 014Tuttle final 010

Tuttle final 011Tuttle final 017

Turned around and participated in The Rural Society Show:

Rural set up 009Rural set up 011

Along the way, I amped up the custom painting side of the biz.

Ava 006July 4 010

Dresser Reveal 007custom Becki 020

I cannot imagine the total number of pieces I have painted. Hundreds!

It has been a wonderful journey.  I am excited and open to what lies ahead.  Whatever it may be.

One thing I know for sure, I have furniture to paint!

Thanks for sticking with me as I try new things, experiment with locations, paint colors and furniture styles.


1 comment:

Janet- OPEN MARKET STYLE said...

How time fly's when you are having fun !!!
To funny the chippy cream bench in your one booth photo is in my dinning room got it at a yard sale last summer !!!
One of my favorite finds just posted a blog post with a photo of it right before I saw your post!
See you soon !

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