Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Bits 'n Pieces Spring Show. . .

How do you measure success???

Being the goal driven, data based person that I am,
I measure success in a variety of ways!

That being said, 
our Bits 'n Pieces Spring Show was a h u g e $uccess!!!

From the moment we entered the 20th Unique Antique Market Spring Show
and found the location of our booth space right up to the last box loaded,
we were truly, astounded with each and every booth and vendor.

We'll begin with the right side of Bits 'n Pieces 
and follow the "Parade Route" so that you may virtually shop the days event.

As you follow along the designated path,
you see how nicely the cabinet door dividers worked for separating
our booth space from the next.

"Mr. Ed's" handiwork of constructing the lattice backdrop
worked amazingly for displaying 
and drawing you all the way to the back of our booth!!!

We kept our ca$h table tucked neatly behind the door of the cabinet.
Out of view from the merchandise, 
but assured that shoppers would circle at least twice 
before making their purchases. . .just in case they missed something!

I placed the red "Cowgirl Chic" cabinet on the outer left side 
to attract shoppers from the aisle and draw them into our booth. 
It worked!

Over the past years shows,
I have always felt there was a void space in the middle of the vendor booths.

This is the display I practiced On Crooked Creektt in Studio One.

However, it quickly became apparent 
that I need a larger booth for the Fall Show!

$uccess for Bits 'n Pieces Spring Show was measured 
through the amazing work of our event planner, Jana Hollingshead.

Exceptional advertising through the marquee, local newspaper and Facebook
brought a "door busting" crowd from opening 'til closing.

The quality of each booth 
and the genuine kindness of each vendor made this show a true joy to work.

The location of our booth space provided us with visibility from the main door
and two of the intersecting aisles within the building.

Friends, as well as former customers, came through our booth
bringing with them well wishes for the day along with their purchases.

While "Mr. Ed" and I were bone tired arriving On Crooked Creektt,
our hearts and our pockets were full from the days labours.

After a calming cup 'o tea,
plans are already underway On Crooked Creektt for an upcoming TAG $ale.

At the present time, 
my sketch book and my planner are rapidly filling with designs
for our Bit's 'n Pieces Fall Show.

Until next time. . . 

On Crooked Creektt will be joining

And. . .

A wise business man once told me. . .
"Do what you l o v e for a living
and you'll never work a day in your life."


Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...


Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

What a wonderful post Pat!
Your booth was styled so well, the vignettes inside very thoughtfully arranged to pretty perfection!
So wish I could have attended, congratulations!
Happy planning for your next event!!

At Rivercrest Cottage said...

Everything looks wonderful. Those lanterns are to die for and those striped pillows. I want everything.

podso said...

Good for you Pat and Mr. Ed. It looks like all your hard work paid off. Everything looks so nice and inviting inside your little booth!

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Oh I am so glad that the show was such a success for you! But no surprise. Your space looks FANTASTIC!!! I sold one of those garden pot stands (the one with the graceful lines) and have always regretted it!

Tammy @ A Walk in the Countryside said...

Congratulations on a successful show! Your booth looks great. You did an amazing job arranging it!

Debra Oliver said...

great job! your set up looks wonderful, LOVE LOVE those tan ticking pillows!!

Jody and Stan said...

Congrats on your Spring Show! Would love for you to share at Simple & Sweet Fridays this week! New Follower. Happy Easter!