Happy Monday!

Monday, October 22, 2012
Hi Everyone,

I know I was quiet last week. It was a crazy busy week. I think this week is shaping up that way too... since I am leaving on Wednesday morning for Market... eep! I am going to be sharing our adventures on the facebook page again so keep an eye out over there.

The shop will be open but I won't be able to ship anything until I get back so if you need something this week you will have to buy it today. This is the last time the shop will be unmanned during Market because I will have employees by the next time :)

I had to show you the awesome Tutorial my sweet friend Elizabeth at Don't Call Me Betsy made with Cosmos:

Double Flip HST Tutorial

Gorgeous right? That girl is brilliant :)

Here is the big news. I know I said I was going to make a decision about the shop last Monday... well I did. Unfortunately so did someone else and they stole the one I wanted. It was a tiny little 1000 sq foot place that would have been oh so quaint. So what is a girl to do? I went for the huge 2500 sq foot one instead... we will grow into it right? It is pretty awesome.... and huge. We got approved for it on Saturday. I have to go get a cashier's check today and my husband is calling the insurance company. So I guess when I am back from Market we have some moving to do. Will all of you California girls come and visit? And of course anyone that is in San Francisco on vacation has to come down too :)

Have an awesome Monday!
30 comments on "Happy Monday!"
  1. Eek! How exciting - I can't wait to see photos!

  2. Have fun at market and congrats on your new space!

  3. YAY!!!!!!!!!!! I'm so so so happy for you =D I wish I lived closer, I would help you move and clean and do whatever in the new space!!!!!!

  4. It was meant to be, I am sure you will have no problems fitting into your new space. Would so love to come and visit.....but just too far away. Congratulations! x

  5. Me too! You'll outgrow 1000 really quick and 2500 is great! Wish I could come down and help!

  6. I see a future Field Trip for SBAMQG! How exciting!

  7. Congratulations. Have a great market and say hi to my friend, Brigitte at the Zen Chic Booth.

  8. Travel safely and congratulations!

  9. Congratulations! I'm saving for my own store so I understand what a happy and busy time this must be for you.


  10. Oh how exciting Julie!!! Congrats! Have a safe trip and lots of fun at Market!!! Please take lots of pics to share with us!

  11. Have fun at Market and congrats on the shop!!!!!

  12. Man, I need to plan a trip to San Francisco!!

  13. Congrats! I will totally come see you if I am ever down your way. :) Have a wonderful time at market too!

  14. Love the Cosmos block! Have fun at market!!!!

  15. Congratulations!!! I will be there with bells on shortly after I get home!!! And if you need help setting up and don't mind a 3 year old running around, put me to work too! Have fun at market!

  16. I will DEFINITELY come visit!! I'm SO excited that you're going to have retail space!
    If you need help moving in, please let us know, I'd love to help! (I'm part of the SBAMQG, and I'm sure all the Bay Area MQGs would be happy to help!)

  17. Congrats on your new store!
    Have lots of fun at Market :)

  18. Congrats on your new store!
    Have lots of fun at Market :)

  19. Congrats! I guess the big one was meant to be! Now go to Market and fill 'er up! Wish I could be there to help you.

    And yes, that block is amazing!

  20. I'm so excited for you! And NEXT time I'm in SF on vacation, I will DEFINITELY come visit (with stash cash in hand!). Have a great time at market! hlofgren201(at)gmail(dot)com (because someone said I was a no reply and I don't know how to fix it :(. )

  21. Congratulations...love the idea of you growing into your space! Have fun at Market!

  22. Way to go Julie! You would have outgrown 1000 sq ft in 6 months and been wishing for more room. Everything happens for a reason. :) If I'm ever back over in your area nothing will keep me away!

  23. Yep, I'll be there with bells on!!! :-) It's a bit of a drive, but I want to be there for the grand opening!!! Have fun at quilt market (I'm only a TINY bit jealous!!) :-D
    Helen In Healdsburg

  24. Congratulations on selecting your store!! It was meant to be, you have to have the bigger one because you'll want to grow!! lol. If I am ever down that way, I'll be sure to stop in (I'm about 4 hrs north of you).

  25. Congratulations!! I hope the shop is open before I move so I can visit :)

  26. Congratulations Julie! Have fun at market. Call me when you get back from market and are ready for help moving into the shop.

  27. Congrats! Next time we visit our last home (Oakland) we will come see you!!!


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