Pop Market SA 2017

Reblogged from my personal blog- I was finally in an art market!

Handmade Lifestyle

The babe and I were in our first art market this past Sunday! I have always been an artist, a crafter, but these last five years I’ve been making jewelry and sewing non-stop in hopes that I would some day get the nerve to be in a market. It’s finally happened and we didn’t sell much (neither did the other stall holders), but I still feel such a huge sense of accomplishment. Now I know that I have what it takes to set up a market stall successfully. There wasn’t a time at the market where I wished we had done something different. There wasn’t a time when we realized we had forgotten something. The market went so smooth.

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This was our beautiful set up! My partner’s dad made us all of the wood display things, because we searched for a whole day trying to find something to buy, and…

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