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International Folk Festival Fayetteville


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Thank you to Purple Chick aka Violet . . your photos inspired me! My first "big" festival - I printed the beautiful photo of your booth to try to grasp what made it sooo inviting to me and still have my own style. Thank you Purple Chick and Lima Beads!


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  1. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Looking good! Love the classy black :-)

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Very, very nice Sally!
    I think you’ve succeeded in creating a wonderful display! Hope you did well at the show!

    BTW; how did you mount the busts to the picture frames? That’s a pretty cool idea!

  3. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Your booth looks great, Sally !!!!
    Glad my booth inspired you, and yet, gave it your own twist !!
    I am honored …..

    Let us know how you did at the show… hope you were very successful !!!!!

  4. CAS
    CAS says:

    Ditto on the busts to the picture frame … need to know … ever so stunning!
    Fantastic booth design Sally!! I like how you used the paper clips to attach your earrings to their stands … clever. Oh, it’s GORGEOUS!

  5. Sally T
    Sally T says:

    Thanks guys! Have to give props to Purple Chick and my husband for the frames – loved Purple Chicks shadow box frams, but couldn’t find them “cheaply” so I thought I would just use frames with push pins. My husband suggested mounting the busts,which I didn’t get behind right away :( We found the larger frames at michaels (bogo)then took the glass out, slipped some scrapbooking paper behind the mat. Mark used the “Rigid Multi Tool” to cut the back of the bust “shoulder to waist”(?) so that it would flush mount, but still have the back middle piece to screw into from the back of the frame. Mark says he’ll take some photos and post for better clarity! Thanks for your encouragement. Festival wasn’t a runaway success, but it was apparently a big draw for the international food and beer (made it fun for me!) none of the craft vendors did very well, but at least it was in my home town, so the only expense solely for the event was the registration.

  6. Sally T
    Sally T says:

    Oh, I did recoup the registration fee plus a little (don’t think I completely consumed my small profit in the unusual beer! LOL)

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Sally, I love the simplicity and elegance of your black and white color scheme.

    Which Fayetteville are you from? There is one about 50 miles from where I grew up, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

  8. Sally T
    Sally T says:

    North Carolina. . . .but a funny thing, my boss is from arkansas . . . a little town called gurdon.

  9. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sally, what a terrific display! Love those mounted busts, too — kudos to Mark!!! :D

    Sorry you didn’t have more succsss, but you did have some sales and it always helps to get your name out there to potential customers! :D

    Glad you didn’t spend all your profits on beer….LOL ;) …..always important to keep some money for more beads…..glad you were able to have some fun while you were there! Did Mark help out that day? 8)

  10. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    Fayetteville is only an hour east of where I live in Pinehurst. A little farther than I want to travel for a show. Better luck next time. I like your display. I too use a black and white color scheme. With a little red to spice it up.

  11. C Strecker
    C Strecker says:

    Awesome display!

  12. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    I live in Charlotte, but I did not hear about this show. Had I known about it, I would have come to check out the event.

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