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Friday, October 30, 2009

Catching up!

Hello everyone! It's been quite a while since I have been able to post anything...I have 2 days left to work at Smith and Hawken and then our doors will be closed after 16 years at that location. I have worked there for 6+ years. It has been a sad time for me and my fellow colleagues, but we are ready to move onto the next chapter in our lives, whatever that may be.
I thought I would show you a couple of pictures taken last week (before I packed these into boxes) of the goods that I made for my show at a little country club. I made a lot of my chocolate books and almost sold out! That is a first and it felt really good to not have to pack a lot of it back up and take home. This is the Halloween side of the seed rack that I purchased and the next pic is the other Christmas side. I counted 154 little "books" and only came back with 30 of them!
Here is the Christmas side. It looked really good all filled up and I striped the product vertically. This rack seems like it was made especially for these little chocolate books. My customers at the show even noticed the new rack. I also made some calendars and cards, of course. People are buying and appreciating hand-made cards!

I just found out an hour ago that I have been accepted into another show on the 11th and 12th. I am thrilled, but also have to make a ton 'o stuff...

Thanks for checking in!
Chriss

5 comments:

  1. WOW!! That is amazing Chriss!!! I miss you!!

    Where did you get the seed rack?

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  2. Ack! Seed racks! NEED SOME! Yes, please tell us where you found them!

    (Lydia has me making these things, too ...)

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  3. This seed rack fits these chocolate/tea books PERFECTLY!
    I bought this from Smith and Hawken when we started to sell the fixtures. Miss you too Lydia, please tell me where your show is this weekend!

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  4. Chriss,

    Glad your event was a success! Happy Birthday!! I hope you have a wonderful day today.

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  5. WOW, Chriss...you have been busy!!! I can't imagine making 150+ items for a show...you are amazing!!!! I love all your little books!!! Did you hear about the Austin Area Christmas card swap in Georgetown on Dec 5th???
    Here is the link on SCS: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=463706
    My DD and I will be going. We went to the one in Oct. and had a great time!!! Have a great week and Happy Birthday!!!

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