The Inspiration List

Sometimes people wonder, "What do I have that I can trade with?" Everyone has something to offer. Here are some ideas.

Home & Domestic: Kitchen Elf Shopping Use of washing machine Use of carpet cleaner Window cleaning Help moving house Help with kids' parties Plant care or pet sitting Childcare

Food: Home-baking Celebration cakes Jams and preserves Vegetarian freezer meals Garden vegetables Pick-your-own fruit Candle-lit dinners Home-grown herbs Food mixer, etc. for sale

Clothing: Clothes mended Swap parties Costume making Embroidery Skis & ski boots for hire Fabric crafts

Arts & Crafts: Personal greeting cards Batik, Tye-dye Candlemaking workshop Silk-screen printing Darkroom/studio share Use of pottery kiln/ wheel Photography Video camera hire Models for life drawing Music or dance lessons Recording studio/ practice room hire Audio CD copying

Building / DIY: Electrical repair Putting up shelves Joinery/carpentry Energy saving advice & installation Saws, chisels sharpened Tool hire Walls, fireplaces built Scaffold hire Household repairs

Gardening: Gardening advice Garden tool hire (mower, etc.) Weeding, digging, mowing Use part of my garden allotment Hedge Laying Fencing erected Tree surgery Paths laid Building treehouses/ garden shed Logs chopped/delivered Barbeque hire

Accommodation: Bed & Breakfast (for your friends when you don't have any room) Storage space (attic, cellar) Tent & camping equipment hire Temporary caravan site

Interior Design: Painting & decorating Wallpapering / wallpaper stripping Furniture restoration Advice on decor Murals Marbling Space saving design Upholstery Furniture assembly

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