This all started about a week and a half ago when I got a phone call from a lovely lady named Pata. She owns Southern Exposure here in Eau Claire and also makes some lovely jewelry. Anyway, she needed someone to cover for her at a show and was kind enough to ask me to do it. My first reaction...oh my goodness, YES! My second reaction....holy crap what did I just do! I wasn't ready! I've never done a show before! After the initial shock set in I began to prepare. Pata was so kind to show me how she does her displays and even went as far as to loan me her tablecloths! I spent a lot of time preparing and only got 3 hrs of sleep the night before the show.
I think I rearranged the table about 50 times that day. What an experience. The other vendors around me were super nice and we talked and joked with each other the majority of the day. We had a few people stop through our building despite the rain and the freezing cold. Oh yeah, did I mention I dressed for spring weather! My poor toes were falling off by the time we left! Luckily I had brought a jacket with me.
Anyway, I sold a few little rings mostly to other vendors ha ha. They were being so kind. I gave a $5 discount to one vendor in exchange for a Strawberry & Banana Kabob, I was starving :)
I am so happy that I went, so happy for the opportunity and am now searching for more shows to do. I can't wait to go through this again and again!
So for those of you still waiting....just jump in. It will be ok.
Thanks for listening to me babble on!
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