Merry Christmas to you all and a Happy New Year from Do You Punctuate?

These past few weeks have been an immense whirlwind of pulling together the Country Living fair at Harrogate, in a week!

I decided to do the Country Living Fair at the very last minute, so I had to print more than I’ve ever done. I also had to bring forward new ideas I had cooking for next year, new birthday cards and greetings with a cheeky twist! I also had some of my printed pieces transferred onto fabric and that was pretty exciting!

Overall being part of the fair was an amazing experience and one I can’t wait to repeat. I really think larger fairs are great because you engage with so many people I wouldn’t get to reach otherwise. The most positive aspect of this was knowing that my little business took a step up and I am buzzing with excitement at all the things I hope to achieve in 2013.

Here are some photos I took as I started preparing my stand area in my dining room, right through to the final stand at the fair.


Santa sacks


Luxury Cotton bags with a 1950’s Santa transfer printed by me! I have a few of these left at £8 a bag with free P&P, email me for further information.

The Stand live!


This was the stand on Thursday Morning just before we opened to the public.


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The start of the planning, masking out my 1m x 2m stand area. It was very bijou!


photo 1[2]   final set up

Slowly putting the jigsaw of boxes and storage together.


kitchen set up


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How it all started coming together.


Kitchen set up

Available from January
Available from January

This is one of the many new cards that I’ll be selling from January. I brought this idea forward, based on my mum. Who is my supreme ruler!


So next year here I come! 😀




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