Saturday, August 27, 2011

Preparation for Reamnants of the Past Vintage Show


1. The action of making ready or being made ready for use.
2. Something done to get ready for an event or undertaking. 
Preparing for the big event!  I am so thrilled to be a part of  the upcoming Remnants of the Past Vintage Show.  Save this date, October 8 & 9,2011 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.( Sun. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) at the Alex Madonna Expo Center in San Luis Obispo, CA.  (   This might explain why it has been such a long time between posts as  I have been putting in some long hours of preparation , hunting , sanding , painting, gluing & gilding!  The list goes on and on!  I am having a great time & my mind is spinning with ideas!:)  I can't wait to see all the wonderful creations and displays of hard work all of talented vendors participating in the show!  I had the pleasure of participating in the spring 2007 show at the Dana Powers House were I shared a booth with my friend Diana Frey , you might remember the "Queen Bee Booth".  This time I will be sharing a booth with Sandi Breshied a new acquaintance and very talented display artist that has been doing an incredible job showing her talents for several years now at Ron's in the Grover Beach, Ca., come to find out Sandi & I have similar backgrounds as do alot of my friends.  We have both been shop owners, florists & creating for as long as we can remember! We are going to do our best to squeeze all of our goods in a 10 x 10  space!  Believe me , we have plenty of back stock!  I f you are looking to find us,  we are in booth # 48. We would be honored if you would stop by and say "Hello". 

Here are just a few of the projects I have been working on and still under construction! 
Hm mm, Carts!
Re-purposed old lumber!
Santon Dolls , Chairs to be upholstered, silver to be cleaned.

Old doors for displays!
Last but not least, a pair of comfy boots for getting around!

There is so much more preparation going on that I would just love to share , but you will just have to come by our booth and see for yourself!
We are just having so much fun & I am sure it will show in our presentation!
Thanks for stopping by,


beth said...

Awesome Stephani, i wish you both the best. It's a lot of work for sure, but well worth it. Maybe I will see you there.


Chris said...

You hard-workin' gal! I'm in LOVE with your boots~~and loving the dolls & numbers. Hope your show went well. Have a blessed weekend!

Riki Schumacher said...

Wow Steff, looks wonderful, I love what you're doing. Be sure and let me know if you need help at the show, okay? Hugs, Riki


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