Monday, September 12, 2016

Stallholder profile Fernleaf Crafts

Today's stallholder profile is for Fernleaf Crafts

Your name: Bob & Julie Oliver

Your business name and Facebook/website name and link: Fernleaf Crafts – Facebook –

The suburb/town you live in now: Bundaberg

What is it that you make and what skills do you use?: Bob makes all of the woodwork (hand turned bowls, cheese boards, chopping boards, pens etc) and jewellery.  Julie designs the jewellery, makes the cards and gift boxes.

What inspired you to start your business?: We started out making gifts for family and friends and we were told by everyone that we should be selling our goods.

How long have you been creating?: About 3 years.

Is it a full time/part time hobby or business?: We both work full time, so it is a part time hobby/stress relief.

Where do you sell your creations?: The Handmade Expo, Mumma’s Nest and The Artisan Collective.

What makes you so special or different?: Everything is made by us.

What is the most rewarding part of what you do?: We love meeting new people and now have our “regulars” who come back to see us.

What is your favourite product to make?: Bob loves his woodwork and I really enjoy making the cards and gift boxes.

Do you teach classes or workshops?: No.

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