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Monday, June 22, 2009


I was a little leery of cluing you into my latest endeavor. For fear of failure mostly. I told those close to me (i.e. B, my mom, my sisters) that I would go public as soon as I had my first sale.

And, stop. the. world., I had my first two sales last night. Yippee!!!

You all know that I love to garage sale, thrift, and garbage pick. So, now I'm trying to profit from one of my most favorite hobbies. I've taken to collecting the odd assortment of container-thingies. Mostly vintage, all unique. Things you don't typically find on your weekly run to Target.

I don't know why I'm drawn to containers, specifically, but it could be because I love for everything to have its place. You might never know this by looking at the pictures a couple posts down, but, I promise. all that stuff has somewhere to go.

Anyway, so I now have an Etsy store called Saving Vases. If you're unfamiliar with Etsy, it is a wonderful online market full of vintage and handmade wares. I could spend hours on there perusing individual shops. You can visit my store by clicking on the graphic above or the highlighted link. I will also include a sample of my items on my sidebar.

Feel free to shop - let me know you found my shop through my blog and I'll discount your item ;)

PS. Pics of Baby B and new car to come... My camera is still on the fritz, so I'm having to borrow my mom's. Patience, dear friends.


Nat said...

Oh my gosh you are soo smart!! What a good idea, turning trash to treasure! I'm browsing the store and marking you as a favorite!
Thanks for the advice on Dave Ramsey, I'm going to look into his classes b/c I think K and I could really use one.

Anonymous said...

I'm loving those apothecary jars. I may be back to buy one as a decorative item for my new retail store! And ever come across an apothecary like jar with a spout you can put punch/lemonade/tea in? I've been on the lookout for something like that for parties and such.

Duet Diva said...

Wooohooo Saving Vases! I will become a frequent shopper, does that mean you will give me blog traffic? Hee Hee:)