Well, all our hard work paid off. The June 2015 #CityFarmhousePopup Fair was a success if I do say so myself.. and chock-full of surprises!
People came from all over – New York to California & just about everywhere in between – to dive into a picker’s paradise. With over 70 vendors from 20 states, there were gems around every corner you turned! We had some truly special pieces, like furniture made from old Nashville homes, beautiful stained glass windows from 1800’s churches, antique rugs and linens all the way from Europe and so much more.
There were things happening all over Buddy Killen’s estate, including fantastic live music (bluegrass, country, jazz, you name it) in front of his mansion and design demonstrations about everything from floral arrangements and table settings to gardening!!
Guests had an array of local food and drink trucks to fuel their pickin’, including the BLFGT (bacon, lettuce, fried green tomato) double-decker sandwich from Fried Green Tomatoes. My personal favorite treat was the delicious peach + ginger ale float from Bradley’s Creamery. Y’all seriously have to try one if you ever see them out and about!
One of the things I love most about my job is getting to meet people of different backgrounds with all sorts of tales & talents. We wanted to focus on the wonderful folks that came out this year by doing a Humans of New York-esque series (if you haven’t heard of it, look it up here. You’re welcome!) throughout the event. Head on over to our Instagram page and check them all out, there's some cool stories. It’s so special to me that all types of people are brought together by a deep appreciation for finding the beauty in old things. Pickin’ people are the best people.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who came out (including Phillip Sweet of Little Big Town & Holly Williams. We're famous!). We’re already working on gathering the goods for our next Pop-up Fair on October 16-17, and we can’t wait to see y’all there!
To see pictures from the Burlap Carpet event, click here. To see a Facebook album the shows off the June 2015 Pop-up Fair, go here!
Oh, and don't forget to click on Instagram hashtag #cityfarmhousepopup. There are 693 photos to look at, lots of inspiring snaps!
To see a Facebook album the shows off lots more of the June 2015 Pop-up Fair--and the booths--go here!