THE FC VINTAGE FAIR

Spotlight on the Shoppers at The Farm Chicks Fair

Spotlight on the Shoppers at The Farm Chicks Fair

Along with all the sweetness of The Farm Chicks Vintage & Handmade Fair are the darling shoppers. I love the colorfulness and happy spirit of everyone waiting in line before the opening so very much. I Come along with me as we visit with the shoppers in line...

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The Curated Spaces at The Farm Chicks Fair – 2017

The Curated Spaces at The Farm Chicks Fair – 2017

The 2017 Farm Chicks Fairwas my favorite yet. Each year the Curators evolve and continue to curate the most wonderful spaces. I have a series of posts planned to share all the magic surrounding Farm Chicks and thought you'd enjoy seeing some of the displays,...

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The 2017 Farm Chicks Entry Display Installation

The 2017 Farm Chicks Entry Display Installation

My theme for The Farm Chicks Fairthis year was home sweet home, which made dreaming up the entry display a lot of fun. There were so many possibilities. Because of my history, it seems like I'm usually pulled into the direction of making something out of nothing and...

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The Lesser Known Facts of The Farm Chicks Fair

The Lesser Known Facts of The Farm Chicks Fair

Are you an expert on all things Farm Chicks or will this be your first year visiting The Farm Chicks Fair? Either way, I thought it'd be fun for the experts and newbies alike to learn some lesser known facts about Farm Chicks. 2017 is the fifteenth year of The Farm...

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The Making of the Home Sweet Home Poster

The Making of the Home Sweet Home Poster

The Farm Chicks Fair theme this year is "Home Sweet Home" and I've had a lot of fun bringing the theme together in this year's poster. I'd had the idea in my mind about featuring the back of a dollhouse with a hand shown, placing a piece of furniture to show the scale...

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The 2016 Farm Chicks Fair Pre-Show Party

The 2016 Farm Chicks Fair Pre-Show Party

My friend, Jenny, and I were talking about it'd be fun to participate in The Farm Chicks Fair again this year. Last year she did a couple of book signings and it was really fun to have her.  So I put on my thinking cap and thought it'd be so great to invite her to be...

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A Re-Cap of The Farm Chicks Fair 2016

A Re-Cap of The Farm Chicks Fair 2016

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,...

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Great Displays at The Farm Chicks Fair

Great Displays at The Farm Chicks Fair

I love a good retail display. As a young girl, I was a big fan of a store in my little town of Yreka, California, named Directions. There was a lady there by the name of Yoni who would create really great window displays that I would just stop and stare at. Later, in...

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The Farm Chicks Adventure

The Farm Chicks Adventure

For the last several years, my friend Katelynhas visited The Farm Chicks Fair, documenting it in her own special style. This year she did a great job capturing this year's ADVENTURE theme. Fun in line before the fair: Special little moments during the fair: The book...

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MEET SERENA!

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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