In 1994 I began reselling as an extension of my collecting hobby (and it became a more than part time occupation). My late mother-in-law convinced DH and me to join her in renting a booth in an Antiques Mall and selling personal collectibles. Huge learning curve. HUGE.
I grew that very small beginning into my current business, reselling Vintage / Retro / MidCentury Modern Collectibles, at Village Antiques Mall).
The now several booths are part of my business. DH is very involved in the collecting, appraising, cleaning, repairing, painting, hauling... the job list is long. The tasks of 'finding stock', preparing for resale, pricing, tagging, packing, hauling, adding to the booths are only part of the work involved.
Paperwork, inventory control, cleaning the booth - thousands of smalls to dust, shelves to clean, the flow of styles, colors, themes to adjust are all part of the job.
In 2009 I started blogging about my deep interest in collectibles. My first post on December 3, 2009 was Remember the Beginnings of Collecting the Past.
An early favorite: Revamping Is Such Hard Work brought back a sympathetic smile.
Ok, that is TWO favorites this week, blogging and reselling collectibles.
Sharing with Claudia of Mockingbird Hill Cottage, Diana Rambles