High Pt. Market (Sunday)

Written by Rachel L. Ritter

This was the most productive and busy Sunday (4/21/13) I’ve had in a long time!   There was more trips up and down Commerce and Main Street and tons of booths to visit.  This is just a couple of them I thankfully got to stop by and enjoy.  I thought my head would explode with all the gorgeous sights, fashion and people 🙂

Cool people I got to meet:

Abigail Weiland from Design Inside

Jennifer Jones from Midwest Associates- she, her mom and sister were all wearing the most beautiful gold jewelry that Jennifer makes.

Olioboard & Twitter friends! (left to right):

Swaygrl, AliciaPhillips_, CarisaMarie11 & palmtrees_lemon

Olioboard friends
Olivia, Alicia, Carisa & Irma

John Strauss

John Strauss showroom
John Strauss with Selma, me and Alicia

I met these lovely ladies from Stein World at the Surya party,


and Alicia and I met Robert Petril there too, he is so cool!

image via Robert Petril
image via Robert Petril

Show exhibitors I liked:

Surya Rugs

Surya Rugs



Natural Curiosities

natural curiosities

Younger Furniture

Younger Furniture

*More images can be seen at Bert VanderVeen’s site: http://vanderveen.photoshelter.com/gallery/younger-for-hpmkt/G0000DPOwukUU8gQ/

Traci Zeller had a launch party at Younger and it was the cutest thing ever.  She was showcasing her fabric line that she started with the help of Trellis Designs.  It was very inspirational to be a part of launch and to see the designs in real life.  I loved her theme for the launch, it was “Cupcakes & Champagne” and the drinks had pink rock candy in them, so sweet.  They had the yummiest cookie favors and unfortunately I didn’t get to try the cupcakes but they also looked delicious.  I can’t wait to see where the future takes Traci, she has a bright future ahead of her.

Zeller launch party

Emporium Home

emporium home



Four Hands was one of my absolute favorites.  All the furniture was amazingly beautiful

four hands

but what really got me was the visual merchandising, it was so creative and different!


Running back and forth to different buildings really works up an appetite. and thankfully Four Hands had an awesome free lunch for everyone in the showroom.  It was catered by Diamondback Grill and the food was amazing as well!  And… finally there was Monday, see all the running around I did then 🙂


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