So far, just as I had hoped, 2014 is proving to be an exciting year. I landed a retail space at The Rust Belt Market in Ferndale, MI. The Rust Belt is a sort of local real-life Etsy. A large warehouse on the corner of the main intersection in downtown Ferndale. It is comprised of in-set booths of different shapes and sizes and housed by over 50 different independent vendors. A lot of planning and hard work and 2 weeks notice went into the space. I am now one short week away from opening for business.
Genevieve and I spent time painting the space and readying it for business.
we decided on a creamy, toasty white and one burnt orange accent wall. The result is very warm and (hopefully) inviting.
I will be carrying a variety of handmade cutting boards...
as well as handmade spoons, light fixtures and lamps. We will also be carrying "Rings By Genevieve". A fun line of handmade wooden rings.
Stay tuned for more updates on the opening!
Eric T. Smith