Friday, March 13, 2015

Nothing could be finer than to be at Metrolina...

For about a year now, DL and I have been weighing the possibilities of doing a show.  I decided to check out one area show that occurs monthly, with two enormous shows in the spring and fall.  The organizers of the show have been sending me information for a month or two, asking if I'd like to participate, and I wanted to talk to some of the vendors there to see if it would be worth it.

Hudson Bay blanket?  Yes, please. For my lakeside cabin. In my mind.


For my attic bedroom, which will be completed in 2023. Right before we move to the home.
 
 All kinds of rustic goodness!
 
 

The folks with whom I spoke--lots of them vendors who do multiple shows or have booths all over the south--were very friendly and forthcoming with information. I got a lot of helpful info.



 
 
 A plethora of Frenchy pieces.
 
 
 
(An aside--I apologize for the centered text, of which I am not a fan, but Blogger is being ornery.)
 
 
Cute jacket.  Not my size, alas.
 
 
 
 
Loved these awesome trunks!
 
 
 
I have discussed the show with DL, and next month I hope he'll go with me to check it out and speak to a few more vendors.  I'll also find out how much the spaces are, and whether there's an indoor one available.  I wouldn't mind being on the "porch," as long as it's summer.  Can't get sick this time of year--too much to get ready for in terms of exams.
 
 
If you ever get down (or up!) Charlotte way, make sure it's the first weekend of the month so that you can head out to Metrolina!
 
 



13 comments:

NanaDiana said...

Oh- 'That would be a fun thing to do, Kirby...and, hopefully, profitable. I hope it works out for you.
I know I am in the minority but I actually like centered text. It always looks "neater" to me....lol xo Diana

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

oh it looks like a great show! so much eye candy!

Tammy said...

I have never been to Metrolina. Can you believe that? Why not try doing a show at Rusted Roots. She does them once a month.

Bliss said...

I must say, I like your junk, and I like your trunks, just not in that way.

Art and Sand said...

When I was working, I thought I would use retirement to open an Etsy shop and maybe be in one of the cute downtown shops. Then I did a few giveaways on my blog. The deadline to get things made and the effort to get things shipped off told me that I would be better off spending my retirement sitting around eating bon bons.

Suzan Sweatman said...

That blanket in the first photo Kirby? I have a post written up about that exact same blanket - they're gorgeous and recognizable immediately to Canadians and they have a history AND they go for 500 dollars new....................that's a lot of " ands " isn't it lol ?
I want that blanket and I want that day bed to put it on !!!
xoxoxo

Tina@WhatWeKeep said...

LOVE! I could spend hours and millions in there.
I'm a fan of centered text.
No apologies. ;)

Good Time Charlie said...

This looks like my kind of shopping. I say go for it.

Andrea said...

Pretty sure I couldn't go without renting a larger vehicle! Those trunks are fabulous.

Heidi @ Decor & More said...

Love the eye candy! I could get into trouble there...
xo Heidi

Linda @ it all started with paint said...

You have a lake house in your mind. I have a beach house in mine ...

:)

Danni@SiloHillFarm said...

Looks like a fun show with some cool vendors! Hope you're one of them soon as I think that would be a blast to try.

andi filante said...

I love those trunks! I got one from my dad, but it doesn't have any of that lovely wood grain on it. :(

-andi

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