This year’s Farm Chicks Fair has come and gone. The “County Fair” theme was too much fun and I enjoyed incorporating the theme into The Farm Chicks space. In addition to the cotton candy entryway arch that was created to feel like the entrance gates at a county fair, I used quilts and humble flag buntings to give it an authentic county fair feel. I handmade prize ribbons “awarded” and attached onto homey canned goods for the price sign markers on the Farm Chicks merch in the space.
And I made a prize ribbon back drop for photo ops. I hand cute, glued, stenciled, hole-punched, and corded each one before affixing to the backdrop. It took me twenty hours to complete! Eek! But honestly, I love themes so much and find great joy in bringing it to life.
A lot of the Curators worked the theme into their spaces as well.
I hope to see you at The Farm Chicks Fair next year. It’s always held the first full weekend of June in Spokane, Washington.
Stay-at-home mom, Serena Thompson, dreamed of creating a fun and happy little event to sell her vintage and handmade goods. In 2002, she and some friends held the first event in her neighbor’s barn. The sale became wildly popular and began attracting visitors from across the country and recognition in national magazines. Today the event fills the Spokane County Fairgrounds and features hundreds of creatively and carefully curated spaces filled with vintage and handmade goods. Many describe it as a bucket list event, magical, inspirational, and the best vintage & handmade fair in the country. Serena describes it as the happiest on earth.
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