We have taken part in our first craft fairs in Dunoon and at the Tree Shop Garden Centre at Clachan, Cairndow. Both fairs were really positive for us, with some of our favourite pieces selling at the fairs, we also were fortunate enough to have follow up sales and enquiries. We learnt a great deal from talking to people about what type of furniture they liked, and the colours they preferred, we also heard about items that people were looking for
There was a great atmosphere at the events which had so many talented artists and crafters showing their pieces. The stall holders at both of these events where very helpful and friendly, sharing their experience and advice, it was good to be part of a crafting and small business community.
It’s always a challenge doing things we have not done before….every day’s a school day! Setting up a new business has been scary at times, and we have had a lot to learn but new experiences are good, and every day brings something new.
We are now working hard to build stock up again, each piece takes time, so watch this space!