I emptied the loft bar 6 boxes (dd's memory boxes, wedding box,xmas decs and suitcases plus dd1 clothes for dd2) have so much stuff to sell, I did a bott fair at this place last year and got £180 so fingers crossed.
Everything been cleaned, priced, I have a float of change, carrier bags and yes I did put the pasting table in last
I love boot fairs, I remember beingforced tagging along when I was younger and my Mum and Dad always did really well, I have washed and ironed all the clotehs and on hangers in size order (have a portable rail ) I honestly think the 'presentation' makes a huge difference, as people cant be botehred to go through piles on the floor and I find pricing things means people buy them (plus my Dad coming along and he has the gift of the gab!)
Expat - I tend to store stuff in the loft through the year and then have one go at selling it all in the summer, anything left will be put on 'for free' on here or freecycle/charity shop (do you have dd's that are small and need clothes/clarks shoes as a thankyou for your help with the tax credit thing??)
no I am not looking at anyones stalls (well except if someone is selling small childs table and chairs that would fit in the wooden playhouse) I manage to fill the loft each year with my own --reckless- spendingoverindulging well thought out and considered purchases
Good luck Marne (just checked your profile to make sure you werent my local competition tomorrow) you'll have to post here with an update
My parents are also doing a stall (and dh and the dd's will meet us there at a more reasonable hour!) my Mum phoned to say shes done some sarnies, sausage rolls and she'll make a flask of tea for us in the morning (I would have spent some of my profits at the snack bar otherwise )
I too did a boot fair today. I came home with £165, this was after paying the £8 pitch money and my DD's weedling £20 out of me for bits & bobs. I will leave them at home next time, it will be cheaper!!
Well done both of you - yes I had more profit too but dh appeared with the dd's and dd1 decided to stay and spent £5 of profit and also paid £9 pitch out of profits so in theory was £170 I sold
I was surprised how quickly some things went that I thought would need 'selling' travel cot sold before I even got it out of the boot and quinny pushchair had 2 ladies arguing over it . There were loads of eastern europeans (I am in Kent and loads over for fruit picking at the mo) and they bought loads although bartering in 2 different languages was interesting!