Tuesday, March 29, 2011

My first sale!!!!!!

Okay, I know I have disappeared for a couple of weeks but now I'm back.  As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, I took a baby step (which seemed like a big step for me) and opened a booth.  Okay, okay, a half booth.  So needless to say, I was getting ready for the move in.  But to keep you in suspense, I will post pictures of my booth later this week.  Today you will get a sneak peek.

I'm going to share with you my first sale as a vendor:)  (I'm giddy with giggles!)  I purchased this desk at the auction.  You can tell from the close up that it was in rough shape.



It's pretty obvious that I had to refinish the top.  I painted the rest a cream.  Here is where you get to see a sneak peak of my booth as well as the desk.


I am very happy with how it turned out.  As of today, I sold the desk and the chair!!  I would have done some cartwheels but I'm pretty sure that I would have broken my neck.  I would love to know what you think.  

I'm sharing this over at:
Domestically Speaking  http://linda-coastalcharm.blogspot.com/
 Furniture Feature Fridays
 

16 comments:

  1. hi Julie - that is great news. you did a beautiful job! I'm loving doing up furniture and selling it. So exciting to have people love your creations isnt it!
    cheers Fiona
    http://lilyfieldlife.blogspot.com/

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  2. Your desk turned out great and the little chair is perfect with it.
    good job and congratulations!

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  3. Well why are you so surprised? That desk and chair are so darn cute and so well done who wouldn't buy it? Congratulations, I can't wait to follow your success. Baby steps are always a good thing.

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  4. Congrats on opening up a 1/2 booth :) Yay! I've had a booth for 3 years and I love it! I hope you will too. Looks like you had a very good first day. The desk is beautiful! The two toned look is always a winner!
    Enjoy your new adventure! :)

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  5. Congratulations on your first sales!! I am not surprised the desk and the chair sold - they are both gorgeous! I love the finish you gave to the desk and the slip cover is adorable.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your comment on my chandelier :)

    Amanda
    xoxo

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  6. Congratulations on your new booth. I wish there were places like that in New York. Your desk turned our great. Thanks for stopping by! Hope your shreaded bowl turned out great too.

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  7. Oh my goodness - I LOVE it! I just scrolled back through your blog and saw a few more makeovers. I have a feeling you'll have a very successful booth! Thanks so much for the sweet comment on my Mary collection... Donna

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  8. Congrats Julie! I love this desk! I have one exactly like it waiting on me in the basement. It's going to be my blogging desk:) Congrats on your first sale! I am sure there will be more to come!
    Blessings,
    Kelli

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  9. Great job! I especially love the rope trim- great work refinishing it!

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  10. You did an excellent job, love it!

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  11. Wow, what a nice makeover! Love what you did with it!

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  12. Love how your desk and chair turned out, and congratulations on your sale!
    ~Amanda

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  13. I know that "skeery" feeling too as I just opened my space at an antique mall . Will pick up my first paycheck on Monday and yep...I get a paycheck...I sold stuff...yay! Your desk and chair are charming. Love the two tone job you did on the desk. And if you want to make some more money let me know. I would love to have my computer chair covered in a cute little set like the one you made. xo

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  14. Oh, it looks awesome! I love the way you left the top natural and painted the bottom.

    I'd love it if you'd come link this up over at Favorite Things Friday.

    http://thespeckleddog.blogspot.com/2011/03/favorite-things-friday-no-17.html

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  15. Julie, it looks so good!! And I love the typewriter and slipcovered chair as well. So beautiful! I'm not surprised it sold so fast. :)

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I would really enjoy knowing what you think. I love getting your comments!