So last night I spent the evening with my dear friend Amy (who by the way is leaving me and moving to VT) we were reviewing my logo options...yes I am getting an official logo for Stylish Patina:-) An old coworker of mine and wonderful artist is helping me pull it together she does great work! I am using the European shopping bike in the logo design and Amy asked my "why?" since it didn't have relevance to furniture or home decor. In my mind I just picture all those cool old vintage bikes riding around Europe with little baskets for shopping and it makes me happy:-) She said "okay" :-) In the same sentence she says "what about a cool chair, you said yourself you love chairs!" I said "true but I'm kinda set on the bike" thinking in the back of my head did she have a point or should I go with something more neutral like a cool flower or something? After all she named herself VP of Marketing for Stylish Patina...and we decided we need to have a shop in a Barn in Vermont...hmm then I thought of all the revisions I had worked on with Adina for the logo with the bike and said "forget it" I'm keeping the bike for now, it can always be refresh later"...plus I always imagined a little retail shop with a cool vintage bike parked outside the shop....so the bike stays! I will reveal the new logo next week once it is finalize...step 2 is a new blog/website layout that will be coming a little later..I do have a real job too I need to work on:-)
So I designated today and tomorrow as shopping days for the upcoming tag sale at my house on June 24th and 25th. I have been selling lots of stuff so I needed to find some goodies. This can actually be the hard part when you have a deadline...even my husband said last night "yeah you just need to buy the cool stuff when you find it b/c it may not always be there when you need it." See even hubby is coming around to the new business:-) So after Amy and I had the "chair vs. bike debate" last night I went out and bought 4 chairs today! LOL I must be channeling my chairs (I am also a table girl:-) barn tables are my fav!). Any way they don't look like much now but I could just picture them all gussied up with pretty fabric and painted arms and legs....now I don't know if I will have time to do them by the tag sale so either they will be sold as a project for someone else or I'll find time to work on them. I have all of that Fab Serena & Lily fabric that I am dying to use!
I also found a STEAL today lets just say I almost felt bad what a good deal it was...a dresser and side table, no pics today but maybe tomorrow:-) Okay well that's all for now ...here are some pics of my new finds...yes there is a cool old typewriter in there too!!!
The day of chairs
I've been looking for one of these forever! To sell of keep I don't know??
One of my new projects but not my steal of the day :-) Stay tuned for that one...
Have a wonderful weekend!
P.S. This is my Stylish Patina bike :-) I'd like a few flowers in the basket but not sure we will get that this time:-)