Beaubeautique

What is your business name and how did you come up with it? 

Beaubeautique. This name came about as I was pregnant with my first little girl and she is called Beau πŸ’—

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What products do you sell?

I crochet pretty much anything πŸ™ˆ

What does a typical day look like?

A typical day in my mad house is, do school run try and get the babies to sleep or at least leave me alone to crochet πŸ™ˆ but normally crochet at night when they sleep and when I stop they wake up πŸ™ˆ

What hours are you open?

I am always open ! When the babies sleep I work and when the babies are awake I work πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‚

How many people are behind your business?

Just little old me. My son helps me package sometimes ! And Beau puts all my stickers on. Carter tries to rip them all off !

When did you launch?

I started crocheting in 2016 when I was close to having Beau as there was so many cute girl things. I stopped when I had her and had Carter 14 months later so beaubeautique stopped for a little bit but I couldn’t stop crocheting for too long !!

What's your favourite part of running your business?

I loveeee getting customer photos and feedback !! It makes me so happy πŸ’—

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What got you into the business?

I thought I’d make my daughter loadssss of cute things turns out I found Instagram and all the amazing other shops and buy loads from them haha

What makes your business unique?

I make everything with all my heart and it means so much to me. I’m not always speedy (due to the babies) but I’ll try and create anything.

Have you any previous experience or interest in this field?

Nope just picked up a hook and YouTube πŸ™ˆ

Do you have a shop/website?

I am are currently on tictail. And moving to nuMONDAY with in the next few weeks !

Do you offer specialist services?

I always try and take custom orders and make it exactly what you want

Where are you located? Does your location reflect your product?

I just live in Northamptonshire I wish I lived by the sea πŸ™ˆ

How do the seasons affect your business?

Winter is always fab for wool but I’m finding so many beautiful new things for the summer πŸ˜‰

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Do you have any projects coming up?

Always !! Just not enough hours in the day to create them !

What has been your biggest achievement in your business?

I feel like a proper little business now. My customers mean the world to me and make my dreams come true!

What has been your biggest hurdle?

Confidence !!! I lack so much confidence and it stops me from showing you so much !

What do you think has made your business successful?

My customers and brand reps ! They are always so lovely and supportive ! I wouldn’t be where I am without them !

What advice would you give someone looking to start a business?

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Believe in yourself and don’t give up at the first hurdle !

What is your price range of products?

My items range from as little as Β£1.50 to Β£30 but always happy to make items within your budget.

What are your popular products?

My Peter Pan collars are my fave and my customers too I think πŸ™ˆ

Where do you see your business in 5 years time? 

Ooo hopefully a lot more time to create as the babies will be at school! All day to crochet imagine that 😍

Tell us a little about you the owner?

I am a mum of 3. I have a big birthday this year 😬 and I have a wool obsession πŸ˜‚

I worked in a little coffee shop before having the babies but would love to do this full time and not go back to working for some one !

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If you had to describe your business in five words, what would they be?

Friendly

Affordable

Unique

Handcrafted

Personalised

Who is your business aimed at?

Everyone I like to try and make something that will suit everyone.

What makes you stand out from your competitors?

I try and create things a little different and unique. I’m still learning, everyday is a school day so it’s fun finding new things to create.

Have you got anything exciting coming up?

I have lots of new things coming up!! Teddies and dolls being one of them !

Contact details:

Website - https://tictail.com/beaubeautique1

Instagram - beaubeautique

Email- beaubeautique@hotmail.com