13 November 2013

Renegade Craft Fair London 2013 my stall


Renegade feels like days ago now, and I think my body is finally recovering from being constantly busy for what feels like such a long time. 

It was such a busy weekend mentally and physically, but so worth it. 

My wonderful brother drove me and mum met us ready to set up the stall. Saturday started off slow but then customers came thick and fast and Sunday was ridiculously choca, I didn't get a chance to visit any stalls or even the chance to really sit down.  

I was really truly overwhelmed and humbled by the amount of lovely people who came to say that they really enjoyed my work and traveled (some) hundreds of miles to meet me and buy items from me. I think that shocked my mum more then anyone as she isn't really aware of the extent of my social media circle.

Mum was a great help, sorting, restocking and helping me with the money as I am absolutely awful at counting and sorting money due to my tiny brain! So a massive thank you goes out to her for keeping me sane. It was lovely being visited by my old Falmouth friends, blog buddies and new acquaintances.

The first night I got home I was genuinely overwhelmed by the amount I had taken expecting to   have only made a few quid. It was a wonderful feeling to know people liked my work and wanted to buy it, so thank you.

I never managed to get around to seeing and photographing other peoples stalls but the lovely Ellie from Pretty Much Penniless wrote a wonderful blog post.

Just a little note to say my shop is currently closed whilst I deal with a few order issues and a mini break away for me. So most of the items that didn't sell will be posted in the shop soon.



 
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  1. Well done Ella. Your tables look wonderful and I'm so happy to hear it was a success.
    Rosie x | Every Word Handwritten

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  2. It looks like you worked so so hard, you had so much stock, your stall looked so full! Not for long though as it sounds like you sold a lot :) Well done xxx

    teacupsandfairywishes.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. Your stall looks wonderful! Honestly well done! I seriously wish I could of went, however unfortunately I live miles away!

    ... also those your iphone cases look pretty amazing too!

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  4. Everything looks incredible! Sounds like you had an amazing if not tiring time! x

    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. Thanks for lovely stall Ella! I'd never heard of you before but I really love your work. I bought a big print from you, hopefully will get around framing it soon. Ïf you'd like a quick look at some other stalls, you can pop in and check out my blog http://needlesandroses.blogspot.co.uk/ :) Thanks again, I'm sure I'll be back for more lovelies!

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  6. Your stall looks wonderful Ella, I so wish I could have gone to Renegade but couldn't make it! Would have loved to pick up a few bits so i'm excited for whenever your shop opens again (gutted I didn't get my mitts on a tattoo man print before, so will snap one up at the next opportunity). Congrats on the successful stall lovely, as a long time reader its obvious that you work so hard (and are so talented) it's nice to see you have success!

    xoxo

    www.lizzarroo.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. So many beards! This is really cool Ella, you should be so proud of yourself. Sounds like you had a wonderful time at the fair - it's something I wish I lived nearer to/had heard about beforehand! :)

    Love Sarah Elizabeth xx

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  8. I wish I could have attended the fair I would have totally bought a bunch of things from you! You have an amazing talent and I love your work <3
    Chamomile Dealer

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  9. This looked amazing, I really wish I could have come along!

    Maria xxx

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  10. I love the way you set up your tables Ella!! All the odds + ends that you make are so beautiful!! Congratulations on such a successful craft fair lovely!!! xoxo

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  11. Everything looks beautiful. I am so proud of you Ella! You work so hard and are definitely an inspiration for me <3. Things like this really make me wish I lived in London, I will have to stop by next year. I hope you enjoy your little break, you definitely deserve it after that weekend! Be sure to treat you and your mum with the money you've earnt. :)

    xxx

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  12. I'm really pleased for you that it went down a storm and even more so that you expected. Bless your mum, mum's can be wowed easily but I bet she was very proud.

    Buckets & Spades

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  13. It all looks so amazing! :) How did you make your own designed objects? As I want to start doing things like that but I just don't know where to start?! D:
    xxx

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  14. Ella this looks amazing, you are so insanely talented I really wish I had more time for being creative xo

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  15. Your stall looks lovely ☺️ I am really after one of your prints of a tattooed man, how can I get one? If you could email me that would be great ☺️ b.wood08@hotmail.co.uk

    Betty x x
    www.fairybetty.co.uk

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  16. Well done, your stall looks amazing, I only wish I could have gone!

    Hannah
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    www.daintyandivory.blogspot.com

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