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“it’s like getting off of roller skates”

I'm going to give a full recap of Lucketts once my brain solidifies once again.  It's total mush at the moment. When I was driving home from the market on Friday, I was trying to articulate to my mom how "out of it" I felt after such a full day.  I almost didn't recognize the exit for my house! She came up with a perfect analogy... "It like when you get off of roller skates." I knew exactly  (read more …)

what’s left at Lucketts

It's so sad, but the Lucketts Spring Market has been canceled for Sunday.  There was heavy rain Friday night and it rained off an on all day on Saturday.  The parking fields are covered with mud and standing water, so there is nowhere for customers to park.  Just an FYI for those who were planning to stop by... Day one of the Lucketts Spring Market 2016 is in the books and I am totally  (read more …)

shopping guide & T’was the Night Before Lucketts

This is it!  The official guide to shopping the Miss Mustard Seed booth at the Lucketts Spring Market in 2016.  I wish I had more pictures to share of how everything is laid out, but that just didn't happen this year.  The weather was beautiful today and I could almost hear my booth calling me to come and play, but I had a lot of errands and last minute things to do, so it'll have to wait until  (read more …)

10 lbs of flour in a 5 lb sack

When I arrived at Lucketts this morning, all of the 20' truck had been unloaded and the smaller truck was half empty.  As I surveyed the tent and the jumble of furniture that was placed generally according to my map, I realized space planning on this scale is not my forte. 20' x 40' sounded huge to me.  Well, it is, but it shrinks when you try to fit the contents of a tightly packed 20' truck and  (read more …)

space planning & loading the truck for an antique market

If you've been following my blog for even the past few weeks, you know that we've been getting ready for our biggest event of the year, the Lucketts Spring Market. I've received a lot of questions about the process of packing up all of this stuff, so I thought I'd share a behind-the-scenes post on it. It really is like moving a household.  We started packing up the small stuff a couple of weeks  (read more …)

on the truck to Lucketts | the smalls & littles

Thanks for all of the encouragement in your comments on yesterday's post.  As I'm in the heat of last minute details, it was really uplifting. So, yesterday I shared the furniture.  Today, I'm sharing the smalls & littles.  I've shared a few times that these are the pieces that bring life to a space, whether it's your home, a styled photoshoot, or a retail space.  My smalls used to be more of  (read more …)

on the truck to Lucketts | the furniture

Lucketts week is finally here!!  It's been my focus for so long that it's hard to believe it's happening in just a few days.  It'll really hit me when I see my stuff in the tent. Since I have been shopping for and working on pieces for so long, I thought it would be a good idea to post a refresher of what we'll be bringing. I have decided to sell the tufted sofa!  I sort of can't believe it,  (read more …)

last minute Lucketts haul

It's getting down to the wire. I had an errand to run yesterday, so I decided to do some last minute shopping while I was out.  The day away from the studio was good for me, anyway.  There is still a lot to do, but sometimes I just invent more things to do when I'm in the studio! It ended up being an amazing shopping trip.  I found a few things that made my heart beat a little faster... I  (read more …)