Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Antique Expo Show 2013 Photos, Toilet Roll Recipe Album, Pretty Cards and Layouts!

Hi Everyone,  we had a great time selling at the Antique Expo Show in Portland and I have a bunch of photos to share below. You can also read my past posts Tips to French Flea Markets and our trip to the famous 6000 booth Brimfield Antique Show in farmers fields outside of Boston. First, I have some great samples by our talented design team ladies to share.

Check out this fun toilet roll recipe album that DT Member Kathy Clement created and decorated with papers from CD 1, Creating with Vintage Patterns, our Domestic Goddess Scraps and Kitchen Time Cut (now digital) 
DT Member Elizabeth Lincoln printed the glove from our Garden Style Digital Stamp set and created this classy white glove by embossing it on vellum with a matching tag . It makes a great gift holder to tuck in a gift card, tickets or invitation to lunch/tea. 

DT Member Darlene Pavlick has a great little tutorial on her blog showing how she made 
this sweet baby frame using the Rosebud and Stripe .99 cent Printable Paper Set

Here's a pretty card by DT Member Melissa Bove using a garden image with some of our printable embossed looking paper.

I like how DT Member Sheila Rumney changed the the girl and sentiment from our 
Garden Girl Stamp Set (now digital) to blue to match her paper.  You can see her tutorial here on 'How to Change Colors' using Photoshop Elements.

Sheila also created this pretty digital layout using Wild Roses Printable Paper 99 cent set and the word Cherish is from Angel Blessings Digital Stamp set.

I love this sweet photo and layout DT Leader Vicki Chrisman did using this photo from her Whatevers Photo Challenge with our Photo Studio Stamp Set.  You can get details and the photo from Vicki's Blog if you want to join in.

Here's a bunch of photos from the Portland Show we sold at over the weekend. It's a very strange set up as 'early buyers' can come in Friday the same time as they let the vendors in to set up. It's great for the buyers but a little hectic for sellers.

It was so nice out all weekend and there were so many sellers outside we heard sales were down a bit for vendors inside - but it was nice a cool inside.

I have a thing for old hardware so I fell in love with this booth but owner Albie was just setting up  and I never made it back.  We may do a road trip to California in Aug and go see him at the Alameda Point Antiques Faire and sell there.  It's the largest antique show in
Northern California. Held on the 1st Sunday of every month with over 800 booths.  Next show is Aug 4/13

Check out this beautiful collection of antique embroidery floss

What an adorable little poem on this dolly's bed

Scott liked this cozy chair and ottoman

Here's our booth inside.  We sold a bunch of the letterpress alphabets for over $100.00 a set and several word combinations. They were really popular, even for people buying a mix of 3 or 4 styles of the same letter for a initial.

Our CD's also sold well at the show.  I think people who like old images  don't want to cut up the real thing, so they loved the idea of being able to re-size and re-print the papers and images.

I was smitten by this booth in the next 2 photos but I can't remember the owners name. He has a spot in the Monticello Antique Marketplace in SE Portland and the store looks worthy of a visit!

Love the cut of this jacket

Hats and all sorts of vintage clothing from Victorian styles to retro funky

Who doesn't love vintage kitchey stuff to add homey appeal to a kitchen.

There was a lot of amazing jewelery in every price range
There were a bunch of booths with unique upcycling and furniture re-do items

I would love to hear what you think of these old plaster patterns?

 I will be adding some new items on my next post

Wishing you joy & creativity 
Sandy Redburn

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deborah james said...

wow the pictures were great, i would have loved to be there it would have taken me days to see everything. and the cards and the recipe mini album was so cute great job.

Darlene said...

WOW! Looks like an amazing adventure! Your booth look FANTASTIC and I'm afraid I would have come home with more than I took had I been there! LOL! Hope you made out FABULOUSLY!!

Kathy/NorthCarolina said... those old plaster casts! They would be yummy as book covers. So glad you had a good sale and a fun weekend! xoxo

VAWM said...

Next time you are in Portland, give me a call!

Knerten said...

Oh my goodness, the Portman Show .. Wow, I love love all your pictures, and can only dream about visiting, but still, the photos gave me a lot of joy, so THANK YOU for sharing, Sandy :-)

Rene said...

Wonderful photos! I'm glad the CDs sold well. I love the plasterboard patterns, dark, stains, and all.

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