Saturday, August 27, 2011

Shutting My Booth

Today is my last day trading at The Balmain Road Antique Centre. I'm not 100% sure what I'll be doing next but will have lots of time to think about things while I'm away in the US.

My sales through the antique centre generally don't cover my rent there which frustrates me no end. Especially as I'm selling quite a lot through the blog/ebay/gumtree so I've decided to end my lease. I also really like meeting the people who buy my furniture which I don't get to do when it sells through the booth. 

I'll still keep painting furniture though as I REALLY love it!  It definitely feeds my creative soul.

Here are some photos from my time there:

The day I moved in

The second booth

Stripes and Bunting

And more recently

And the few pieces of furniture I still have left to sell. Please contact me if you are interested in them:
Day bed

White Mahogany Sideboard

French Parquetry Table

Child's Armchair

These next 2 weeks I'm away and will try and blog from the iPad. I'm so looking forward to this holiday but sure will miss the kiddos, my husband and my dog.

Hope you're all having a lovely weekend.

cheers Fiona


  1. Fiona have a great time away, travel safe Sandy x

  2. happy travels! i wish you the best, fiona!

  3. You have really had some beautiful pieces in that booth! Booth's are no fun when you don't sell though! Have a great trip!

  4. I'm sad to hear your closing your booth, but I'm sure it's for the best! I know what you mean when you say you like to 'see' the people who buy your stuff. Whenever I'm not home and my husband sells the piece, I always wonder what they looked like and how much they liked it. It's funny that I care about that! Good luck with your new venture and keep enjoying painting :)

  5. You've got great stuff! Sorry to hear your closing your booth. Hope you continue to have your creative outlet. Also, have a blast with 2 weeks vacation time here in the US for the wedding! Be safe!

  6. Hey Fiona, Have a safe trip and good luck with the next adventures....whatever they may be!



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