Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Moving On …

… isn’t as easy as it sounds. And not fun, either. My shop is looking pretty empty but the storage room is still overflowing. I still have some newly purchased merchandise that I have been saving for the upcoming boutique and barn sales. And I have A LOT of junk that needs to go home with me. Sorting everything for the various events is a chore. First on my schedule is From the Heart Boutique. I pretty much have everything ready to take there.

The next event on my schedule is our annual Women in Business Trash to Treasure Auction and Wine Tasting Event. For that I need to create 5 – 10 super cool trash to treasure items. This will be our 5th auction and it’s more fun every year! Maybe the wine tasting has something to do with that!! Since raising money for breast cancer research is our primary objective, I need to make things that will be good sellers. Sometimes that means foregoing the truly unique (borderline odd) items in favor of the tried and true. We’ll see what I can come up with. Hopefully I’ll have a nice mix of truly unique and highly desirable goodies. The auction is Friday, August 22 with wine and music at 4:30.

If you would like to make something to be auctioned, please do. All donations are welcome! Email me for details on how to donate an item or post a comment. If creating a T2T item is not your thing, you can make a monetary donation if you want. Or just come to the auction, drink a little wine and buy a whole bunch of stuff that the rest of us have made!! However you choose to make your donation, it is all for a deserving cause. And oh so fun!

Here’s the article from our local paper after last year’s auction. And at the end are a few pictures from last year.

I hope you will join us at 4:30 on August 22 on the south lawn of the Victorian Lace Inn, 1512 Whitewater Avenue, St. Charles MN for our 5th annual Trash to Treasure Auction and Wine Tasting Event!

Marge, the Gran