Wednesday, 6 February 2013


Went to the Spring Fayre at the NEC in Birmingham today.  It was huge, 17 miles of aisles and my feet are feeling it now!  We were told off a couple of times for taking photos so this is the only one I got, sorry.  It was very inspiring, but frustrating as a very small business.  When we asked the price of things, most suppliers had a £250 spend minimum, which for us to be able to buy ribbons etc wasn't viable at all.  Never mind, it was a nice day out and some of the room layouts were beautiful, I did feel a little bit deflated when I returned to my home, which was looking decidedly lived in!

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  1. 17 miles! Good grief.
    Julie, if you need to feel happier about your home, come here!!!

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    1. Thank you Jessica, but judging by your kitchen, by the time it is finished your house would be able to grace any of those stands! Jx

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  2. £250 minimum spend is hopeless as a small business -what a shame. Juliex

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    1. It was really frustrating - an example was small wooden hearts that we use on our cards that we pay up to £1.10 for, we could buy there for 45p, but we had to spend £250. Small businesses don't stand a chance Jx

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