Hello dear friends! I know many of you are busy with holiday, so I am so happy you were able to stop by today! I am sharing a booth update. I have a booth in the Virginia Beach Antique Mall here in Virginia Beach. I’ve been there since the fall of 2014 and it is a great way to unload all of the treasures that I make over for my blog.
When I share my booth space updates, I like talk about all the pieces that have come and gone since the last time we visited.
I last shared it in August, and it looked something like this:
I shared my expanded Dixie Belle display last time and it now takes up pretty much the whole back wall:
I sold most of what you see in that photo above including the table with the transfer and matching chair, my favorite Furniture Fixer Upper piece from this year, the antique dresser with transfer, and that blue drop-leaf table.
If we look a bit closer at the shutter wall and what was over in that space, most of these items sold also…
That blue shelf is still hanging around though!
This $25 china cabinet that was to the left sold also:
Then I rearranged a bit and brought in this pretty transfer dresser:
That bookcase was redone to use in my old paint display, but since I replaced the mismatched shelves with IKEA Hemnes bookcases for a cleaner look, I brought this one home and added stripes to the back:
I also brought in that sewing table.
Everything on this Bombay table eventually sold. The lamps didn’t last long at all:
But the table has been around awhile. When I sold the china cabinet, I moved the Bombay table to where the china cabinet used to be:
As soon as I moved it here, it sold.
I also brought in this pretty mirror that I never shared on the blog:
You may remember this bench that I made from an antique headboard:
I had moved it to this ugly corner of my booth:
And it sold not long after. It’s funny how moving things around helps them sell sometimes! I also sold that little table that is sitting on it and that petite faux olive tree that you may remember from one of my batches of smalls.
That mirror is another piece never shared on the blog… I was testing out a custom color on it:
And hello there! Another piece I held onto for forever…like a couple of years is that headboard you see hanging on the shutter wall in the reflection. It had hooks across the bottom. It finally sold also!
I’m not in love with how my booth looks now that the paint is across the back wall, but I don’t have too many options if I want it to be seen from the doorway. My booth is in a small room and the booth in front of mine obscures my booth a bit.
I am still waiting for the lady with all the glass to move out, but it may be a while. She just informed me that they have two more full storage units to clear out. Yikes that’s a lot of glassware!
I moved this dresser against the wall…
That mirror on top has been in my booth for a long time. It really belongs with a dresser.
I get asked each time I share my booth how I hang items on the shutters. I use large paper clips that I open to make an “S” shape that allows me to hang items on the shutters. I don’t hang anything too heavy with them, and they have worked great for several years.
Still looking kind of cute…
But then the secretary desk sold boohoo…I wasn’t ready to say good bye yet!
Then just last weekend, I brought in this headboard turned wall shelf:
I need to be on the lookout for pieces with more height for my next haul.
I brought in the footboard that was part of that same set also:
That drum table that you see barely peeking out in that photo might be the piece that has been hanging around the longest. There’s always a few pieces that just need the right buyer to come along. This is such a neutral table that I’m surprised it has hung around for as long as it has!
I brought in this cutie as well:
I can’t complain, business has been good. I think people were ready to get out of their houses! Of course, sales tanked in November, which is normal for me. That’s why I don’t put a whole lot into Christmas items for my booth. My business will pick back up next month.
Meanwhile, I’ll be in there rearranging again and getting it cleaned up and ready for the new year!
I hope ya’ll enjoyed the field trip today!
You can see all my previous booth updates below:
And just a quick reminder that Dixie Belle’s price increase is going into effect on January 1st if there is anything you want to buy before then. You can read more about that HERE.
All orders over $50 enjoy FREE SHIPPING in my Etsy shop!
This is me signing off until after the New Year.
I’m taking the rest of this week and next week off to enjoy the holidays and a little downtime. (Although, knowing me, I’ll find something to work on!)
I want you all to know that each and everyone of you are a gift, and I could not do what I love without you. Thank you!
And to those of you who celebrate the Christmas holiday, I wish you a truly blessed Christmas!
I’ll be back after the break with my favorite furniture makeovers of 2021:
See you in 2021!!
UPDATE: I’m back and ready for a brand new year, but first, let’s look back at my favorite furniture makeovers of 2020 HERE!
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