Oh, how I miss my "bag lady"...She lives with a client now. She's got the face of what I imagine was that of Helen of Troy.
The "let's get the booth organized so we can transport it to the show" effort became a basement clean-up as well. There IS a floor down there and there actually IS space that isn't covered by boxes and books, display items and wine bottles! We've organized and tossed garbage and made a huge pile of gently loved items that will go to the local recycle/reuse group. Oh, and there are two other piles -- one for each of our children. They will be required, as adults living on their own, to assign to one of several piles: "pitch," "give away," or "take." Ultimately, it all leaves our basement! Huzzah!!
We've cleaned up the booth materials. The drapes have been washed and gently rolled and bagged for the show. Not sure if I'll go all black or use my purple surround.....Guess I can try both ways....Ironing is in order for the purple, however. The new overhead lighting has been tested (it works!) and boxed with some extra light bulbs. The multiple (!!) extension cords, surge supressors and heavy-weight cords have been coiled and velcroed into submission. And the new carpet-- bamboo -- will be perfecto!
Tomorrow, I lay out the booth in 2-D on the basement floor, rather than in 3-D. Once happy, I'll get the 3-D display put together so we just carry it in in several large pieces on Monday at set-up.
And on Tuesday evening, I pick up beautiful live flowers for the booth. With luck, they'll be good for the entire show; if not, we can easily get some more.
PHEW.....now for a cup of nice tea and some beading to relax...
AND WATCH FOR ME AT 5:45 ON WBAL-TV ON MONDAY! I'll be on, promoting the ACC Show! What fun!!!
This blog is where Thea Fine, Beading Design meets Fine WordCrafters (my writing/editing activities). I hope you find it a happy collision of my two artful worlds.