Sunday, September 4, 2011

Labor Day Weekend

¡Hola, haha!  I hope you're enjoying this long weekend as much as we are!  We actually began ours a day early on Friday, and I must say, it kicked off with a bang.  First thing that morning, I logged onto Etsy, and...I'm happy to announce that we finally made our 2nd purely Etsy-driven sale!!!  Since that's a rather difficult feat to accomplish, we're especially excited!  I also can't believe that I just shared the piece a week ago in my Bullseye blog post, and it's already sold:

One Sterling Silver Arrow Necklace with Gemstones coming right up, haha!  The really cool part is that the buyer purchased it for her daughter because she's in the Pi Beta Phi sorority, whose symbol is an arrow.  For the gemstones, she requested either one of Pi Beta Phi's colors, which are wine and light blue.  However, we decided to do her one better and include both!  I think her daughter will love the genuine ruby and light blue quartz accents. :)

By the way, if you had your eye on our arrow necklace, don't worry because we've already re-listed it on Etsy!  We're hoping it will be a hot item, and I come prepared, lol.  As a matter of fact, I've already purchased a brand new sheet of sterling silver, just for that purpose.  I got a great deal on it, too!

Ohh la la, haha...can't wait to get my hands on that!

Aside from the sterling silver sheet, we also picked up a few other fun things this weekend.  The monthly flea market is in town right now, so we went there Friday, visited LMR Creations (our favorite booth) and found a strand of saltwater pearls and a sterling silver Figaro chain:

Then, on Saturday, we hit up the Bead & Mercantile Show that I mentioned in my previous blog post: Over the Hump.  It wasn't quite the goldmine we were hoping it would be, but we still scored 2 strands of freshwater pearls and a strand of faceted pink coral beads:

I can't decide which I like more between the saltwater and freshwater pearls, but I'm glad we have both to work with now!

When we got home, after the bead show, we got more great news!  A check came in the mail, and it turns out we sold 5 items in August at one of our local shops, Edenside Gallery!!  It's amazing to me that so many cool things have already happened this weekend, and there are still 2 more days to go (got to love holiday weekends).  Who knows, I might be back with more good stuff to report before it's all over. :)


  1. I can see why that arrow necklace sold. It's fantastic!

    (I found you on the Handmade Team, by the way!)


  2. Thank you so much for stopping by our blog and for the compliment!! :)

  3. i think the first picture could be good if it is in gold. :)

  4. I'd love to work in gold if I could afford it!