If I can't get back in soon I may change blog sites. :(
At any rate, a lot of people have asked me how the Riley County Fair went. So here was my experience. Sorry no pics at the moment.
So it started out pretty rough. I found out that my 10 x 10 booth was on an incline! At first I didn't think it was bad until I started setting up my earrings. Oh my! It was steep! I had to use the bed risers that I usually use on all four legs of my tables to only the legs in the front. It was very odd. And extremely uncomfortable sitting down the entire time. My chiropracter (who incidentally had a booth just next to mine) made me aware that due to the way I sit with my legs crossed most of the time, my hips are out of whack and make one leg slightly shorter than the other. :) I'm sure 5 days sitting on a slant did nothing to help the matter. Haha
By the end of the first day I discovered that my friends may have needed a bit more understanding of what henna actually is, so I made another sign explaining the proccess. It really helped.
Day 2 and 3 picked up nicely. But I'm so glad I decided to do henna as well. My clients were at the fair to have fun, eat great food, see exhibits--not to buy super cool jewelry. So if all I had were my earrings I would have been a sad girl.
In terms of my Henna designs, the 5-ers book I got from HennaCaravan.com were nice. I've done more crosses than anything else. I also had some special requests. I got to learn a treble/bass cleff heart, as well as a lily. :o). And the glitter was VERY popular.
I always seemed to be the last one to tear down as the teens would come out and night. Haha
I spent my downtime searching for new henna designs to learn, and laughing with Fred and the girls. :o)
Aside from misplacing my wallet on Sunday (which I have finally decided to stop searching for), the event was successful. I loved my tent update, my fam, my friends that came by to let me practice on them, and the experience I got out of it.
Man, once I get back into blogger, I promise to post pics. :o)
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