When Zoe Brown Photography shot the Funky Junk booth

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Remember my first booth experience at The Crafty Affaire Harvest Market? I summoned the amazing help of niece and master photographer, Zoe Brown Photography to document the booth and workshop for publicity reasons. Fact is, I needed some photos of things in action which is something I can’t do. Boy am I glad I can’t. I’m […]

What truly makes a booth successful

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I have done at least 1 million garage sales. Maybe even 2. But when you cart your stuff off your property into a small temporary booth, it’s a whole different story!  Remember my other posts on all my stuff I was bringing HERE and HERE? I knew I was in trouble as soon as I started […]

Cleaning up and clearing out for bigger and better

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An unexpected happening transpired downstairs in the neglected basement. My photo studio has taken on a new look of late. Last Sunday, I had great intentions on getting up EARLY and heading out to the flea market again to curate more junky goodness for this weekend’s market I’ll be a part of. But… something held […]

Reclaimed wood number coasters for serious coffee drinker junkers

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With the quick approach of Crafty Affaire Market and my upcoming booth deal, I’ve been busy behind the scenes gathering all kinds of stuff. While I was creating a few new yardstick coasters for the sale (you can see them HERE), I had a little design brainstorm I had to try out. Serious reclaimed wood number […]

How to survive an antique auction

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So, on the weekend, I went to an antique auction! It’s been YEARS since I sat in the sidelines, white knuckling my number as my favourite page came up in the roster. I’m not sure if I adore the process or not, but I hung in there, because some things just needed to come home […]

Junk for sale, with a toolbox workshop at Crafty Affaire

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Awhile back, Ginna from Crafty Affaire asked if I’d be interested in hosting a workshop at her vintage show. Right in my home town! I loved the idea! So we began to brainstorm. What Ginna desired me to do was host a free seminar for anyone that wanted to learn how to build a reclaimed […]