Tuesday, November 24

Expect the Unexpected

My mini-event was a wonderful experience! Who would have thought that a room full of women (and one cute toddler) plus a table full of bags translates into lots of FUN!
Since it was an informal affair I wasn't under too much pressure, and by the end of the day we were talking as if we had known each other for ages.
Sales-wise I sold a few make-up bags, but surprisingly my handbags and shopping totes drew the most attention, although I hadn't even planned on selling them! These are bags that I made about two years ago, and I actually took them out of the cupboard in the last minute, because I needed to fill some space on the table. At that time I didn't have my label yet - nevertheless one lady was so delighted she bought two straight away. I also received two custom orders for the same type of bag. I am very pleased, especially since things are slowing down with my other work as we are nearing the end of the year. 

As mentioned in my previous post I will gradually list the remaining bags in my shop, but I won't be making any new products until next year. This cute make up bag is now for sale in my shop. If you look closer you'll see the retro print is made up of tiny little birdies. I embellished the front with a satin ribbon and bow for that chic touch!


  1. I'm in love with that print!! Congrats on your sales :)

  2. Congrats on the sales! Sounds like it was a wonderful time. :)

  3. That is so awesome! congrats, girlie-girl! What an inspiration - perhaps a jewelry show at home next year.....hmmmmm....

  4. Congrats on a successful party. But then was there really any doubt, I'm mean really who wouldn't love your stuff :)
    The bag in the picture is adorable, I love that print.

  5. Congratulations on your successful party! I knew it would be! :D That bag is adorable!

  6. Congrats on your event! Love your work!!!!

  7. Congratulations on your succesful event!

  8. Sorry I am so late Duni
    I was yesterday not at home!!
    I hope its going a little better with you :-)
    I think always on your healthy...

    I love your little purse
    and yes I can see the little birdies :))))))

    Hugs to Sammy from
    Kareltje =^.^=

  9. COngratulations!! And of course they would be excited about your bags--you do such a great job!

  10. love the purse..very simple yet so elegant.God Bless duni!

  11. Congrats on the successful sales!

  12. Congrats Duni! I'm happy for you. I do hope to purchase one of your lovely bags one day :)

  13. Hi Duni,

    I was late to see this post... I actually left a comment on your previous one and realised the event was over, hence deleted it.

    Glad it went so well and that you made a few sales!



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