Thursday, February 4, 2010

The Reality of "Market"

First yourself into a gorgeous, 1920's four (or five??) star hotel. Trust me--they had a great room rate!!!
This guy was hanging out across the street.....

Had this bed fit into my suitcase, it would have come home w/ me. Loved that the glass in the double hung windows was old and wavy!

Now, the truth of it have to look at a lot of this:

and this:

..before you begin to see the light..

That's what I'm talking about.

Loved this guy's stuff--EXPENSIVE!!!

Fun show room--

Ordered lots in this showroom...ahh, Christmas!

..and ordered here.....

Sort through 60 pounds of catalogs and samples to decide which one's are worth an overweight suitcase on the trip home!!

Have your picture taken with an adorable manufacturer to make yourself feel REALLY worn out....yes, I did order her darling bags and accessories (see 'em in the background??!)
So there you are. Work, fun, tiring, frustrating--Market-it's a hoot!!


Anonymous said...

You're amazing! I would have been dizzy from sensory overload, but it looked like tons of fun. Can't wait to see how you stage your gathered goodies.

Lori Renn said...

Hi Cheri! Love the photos! Can't wait to see all of the new stuff in your wonderful store!