Makers Market – my first market!

Hello,

So last weekend was my very first market!

It was a funny old day, I’m not really sure how to sum it up. In the weeks leading up to it I’d managed to make shed loads of stuff so I had plenty of stock. We were relatively organised, being only the second last(!) people to set up. Tom had designed some awesome signage and I think the stall looked half decent for a first go. We had a cash box, receipt book, snacks, cushions to sit on… only one thing missing. Some customers!

It was VERY quiet.

The market was arranged off the back of a university open day with thousands of people visiting, but somehow they never made their way into the hall where the stalls were. Bit of a shame as it was otherwise a great little market with lots of talented stallholders selling their gorgeous stuff.

Anyway I did feel proud of our little set-up. Here are some photos!

Alex at the stallBroochesNecklacesCollarsPrice listRabbit Hutch Designs stallRabbit Hutch Designs - more necklacesRabbit Hutch Designs cards

I won’t write it off altogether, it was a great practice run for a busier market, it forced me to build up my stock and has helped me get organised. I also met some very lovely fellow stallholders. Have a look at their Etsy shops:

Very pretty paper goodies from Gloriousmess:

Gloriousmess paper pockets

Amazing paper creatures from benconservato:

Benconservato

Colourful chunky jewellery from Ena &Albert:

Ena and Albert

Beautifully packaged little soaps from Seventh Tree Soaps:

Seventh Tree Soaps

Really looking forward to my next market wherever that may be! 

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3 comments on “Makers Market – my first market!
  1. ladyloulou says:

    Your stall looks amazing! I am of course wearing my Hexagon necklace with pride today!

  2. Amy says:

    You had such a lovely stall! I didn’t know it was your first market day until you told me :D Thank you so much for the shoutout and hope to see you at future markets!

  3. Emma says:

    Your stall was gorgeous, you should be proud. Thanks for the feature.

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