Wednesday, November 7, 2012

My mom rented booth space in an antique/resale store and wanted my help in setting it up.
We worked all day yesterday, hauling in furniture and boxes and bags of vintage 
and household items. We arranged - and did plenty of rearranging - 
and here's what we came up with for starters.


Some of the things are mine, most of which I originally purchased
from Goodwill. Hope they sell! It'd be nice to make a little bit of money.




The picture of the baby is VERY old.
We were helping an elderly woman from church pack her things for moving
a couple of weeks ago. She said we could take whatever we wanted.
She said her mother made this baby picture from real baby hair and
a baby blanket - that this was a popular thing to do way back when.


An assortment of designer purses (all authentic), a "nursing chair",
dolls, vintage bedding and sewing box, and even a Raggedy Ann and Andy quilt.


I arranged everything green on this stand.
I like the way it turned out - and it looks much prettier in person.


Teapots, teacups, plates, and a few other pretties...


 If you're in the area, come and visit booth #39 at
The Resale Connection in Lisle, Illinois!

 

11 comments:

  1. Love all of your inventory! Thanks for visiting and leaving a sweet note on my blog.

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  2. Wish I was close enough to shop, Melanie! Love that beautiful old table!

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  3. Joli chose j adore!!

    Et aussi je suis votre nauveu follower!!


    Bonne semaine
    xxx Maria xxx

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  4. What a pretty space! I'd love to see it in person and take home a bargain. :o)

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  5. I love your shop space. I have been wanting to do that for a long time now, there just are no shops renting space in your area. You have some beautiful things collected and displayed and I'll bet you'll do very well.
    Have a great day and best wishes on your booth :)
    Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  6. You have some very pretty pieces. Good luck with your sales!

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  7. It looks great! I hope you and your Mom have great success with it!

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  8. It all looks wonderful, Melanie! I hope you get a lot of customers! :)

    XO,
    Jane

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  9. If I could I'd be there! I see lot of things I'd get. I hope you sell all your lovely stuff!

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  10. What a cozy and sweet space! Take care, Laura

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  11. What a fun place to shop! You have such an eye for arranging everything!

    blessings,
    karianne

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