I had never bid on anything before, I have always left it to DH and I can't see me doing it again either as the stress of watching the minutes then seconds tick away was too much, think thats why I'm useless at bingo :) and when I did win I was amazed no-one else actually bid lol
Isn't it strange how we think what we like or want will be shared by the rest of civilisation and we'll get outbid, but naaaa not one other bid was placed.
So DH and myself toddled off to Doncaster on the Saturday morning , it took us approximately 2 hrs to arrive there and when we met the lady who sold the blanks the old trout never offered so much as a glass of water. so we loaded up and returned home and filled the front room with my purchases and what alot I got, enough to last a lifetime, some of it will probably get taken apart ie the large pieces as they would be too expensive to post eg a 4 piece 5' high screen, and the 3 piece fire screens, though I will be keeping one for our 2nd reception room as that has a real fire and Ive never bought a screen. so may well paint or decoupage one.
I have painted a couple of blanks that were in my haul one being a pencil pot which I have a few of and the other being a one off wooden book box, so my stock is slowly but surely creeping up .
I thought I would be making my shop live this weekend but am having trouble with Paypal , well not trouble its just I don't have a seperate bank account and so can't use our joint as it's used by DH for Paypal too but he has a business one he never uses so may try that oooooooooooooooh so much to think about lol
Well I'm off to do some more painting of blanks, but what to choose? and to upload more photos to the shop, describing items is alot trickier than I thought it would be, not my painted stuff thats easy but items from my attic , don't want the trading standards after me :0