So, I finally completed my first ever event under the ‘Affectionate Gizmos’ name A craft show at Hulme Hall in Port Sunlight. I was so pleased with all my families support, coming down to see the stall and even buying from me. I also received support from a lovely couple with a jewelry stall at the event who was very complimentary about my work. I was glad that there was no other stall like mine which made me stand out. I got a lot of attention from passing customers and quite a few business cards were taken. Even though I didn’t get as many purchases as I would have liked, it was nice to hear all the people who ‘cooed’ over the sloths, monsters and other cuties on my table. My boyfriend got a bit bored and ended up playing football games on his phone lol 😀 But he was a really big help. The hall was also quite cold so I was glad that I brought my gloves along too! I watched my stall closely to see what people prefer and have decided that I need to make more hats (possibly with gloves) and keep the bigger and more expensive plush for online buyers. People were out looking for a bargain and I do not want to sell my work short to make some quick money. It has been a learning experience for sure…
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I am currently preparing for a craft fair in Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight. From making labels to more products and new business cards I am starting to get excited….
It’s not until 23rd September this month but I want everything done early for more time to look at the finer details.
Most of the money I make will be going towards my trip to Africa in January to go and visit my boyfriend’s family. Will be really awesome to experience his country. (I am going to stand out like a sore thumb haha)