We had our Open House last weekend!! So much fun! My sisters Debbie and Dianna came into town to help and several of our vendors came and hung out. We had snacks and giveaways during the day. The advertising worked well so we had plenty of traffic and sales.
Well, the store has been open a few weeks and we are having customers actually making purchases! All but one of our vendors are all set up and selling. We do have some ads running, have to get more flyers printed and distributed. Our ribbon cutting is set for September 25th. and our Open House… Continue reading Sometimes It Does Take a Village
This past month has been crazy! Now that we signed a lease on a storefront, Diane and I have been running around like quilters looking for the scissors left sitting somewhere. Diane has been organizing our antiques, quilts and linens for sale as well as pricing all the items from my mom that we are… Continue reading sew very busy!
So we did it! Diane and I signed a lease for a storefront! Now comes the crazy part: license, insurance, utilities, internet etc that I can't think of right now. Hopefully through the next month all that will be done, I will get my studio moved in, and we will fill the store with merchandise. … Continue reading Found a Storefront!
So setting up a website has been a total learning experience for me. Actually, this whole store opening process is way out of my box. Mostly has been a good experience, but good gravy, is my brain getting fried! Backstory is my friend and partner in crime Diane Turley and I decided it was time… Continue reading We are a Work in Progress