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BexyBoo shines on The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust
Knutsford-based BexyBoo Designs has held a special Christmas event to raise awareness, and vital funds, for the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust.
With Christmas fast approaching, Bex Hassett of BexyBoo Designs has hosted a special open day event to give people a unique opportunity to stock up on festive gifts, but also to raise awareness and vital funds for a local charity.
Bex opened up her personal studio, situated at Brook Barn on Chapel Lane in Mere, Knutsford to host a Christmas Shopping Extravaganza and give almost 100 guests the opportunity to stock up on gifts and help fundraise for The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (Caft).
Lee Boardman and Jennifer James, who are long-standing patrons of the charity also came along to show their support and talk to the guests about the wonderful work that Caft carries out.
Bex transformed the studio space with countless products from her own range of handmade greetings cards, personalised framed pictures and bespoke Scrabble pictures, as well as trinkets from Stella & Dot jewellery, cards and wrapping paper from Phoenix Cards and unique heart pendant jewellery from Sparklynn Creations.
What’s more, Bex and her 8-year-old son Joby came up with an imaginative way to raise money for Caft.
Joby worked every night for a week after school to hand-make 50 origami birds that were sold for a donation at the Extravaganza event, while guests were also invited to swap their change for teas, coffees and sweet treats on the day.
Bex said: “The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust is such a special charity and I wanted to show my support in any way I could.
“It was Joby’s idea to make the origami cranes and I thought it was a wonderful way to raise funds, so he set to work creating 50 individual little birds for all of our guests. We actually raised £100 on the day, and it was fantastic to see so many people come out to show their support.”
Jennifer James, patron of The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust, said: “It’s fantastic that BexyBoo Designs has chosen to support Caft at this time of year. We have been so busy wrapping presents for all the children, and this donation will enable us to buy 10 gifts for children that we can give out at our Christmas events.
“For some of the children, these might be the only presents they receive this year, so it is essential that Caft receives all the support it can get.”
Find out more about The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust at www.caft.co.uk