Dainty Supplies stock goes under the hammer: Craft equipment, wedding decor, fancy dress, hen party stuff, toys and more to be sold off

From buttons to balloon arches, self-assembly dinosaurs to make and paint pirate ships – stock from the Dainty Supplies store is up for sale.

By Fiona Thompson
Tuesday, 11th February 2020, 11:39 am
Updated Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 12:32 pm

Companies House documents show the business’s registered office changed to the RMT Accountants in Gosforth on January 12, with a notice it was being wound up voluntarily made on Thursday, January 16.

It was signed by Jacqueline Hallam, its joint managing director alongside Brian Jones, with Mandy Rose listed as its director and a shop supervisor.

Thousands of items will be sold off during the two-day auction of Dainty Supplies stock.

Lithgow Sons and Partners, is welcoming people into the former shop for the auctions from today, Tuesday, February 11, until Friday, February 14, followed by the sale of fixtures, fittings and furniture on Monday, February 17.

Both events will start at 10am, with party good and toys to be sold today and material to be on offer tomorrow.

Richard Storry, who owns the auction firm, said: “People should come along and enjoy the auction.

“A few people have never been to a live auction before, but it’s probably something they have seen on the television, so they should come along and see one in action.”

Dainty Supplies, in Phoenix Road, Crowther Industrial Estate, Washington, closed to customers in December.

He added anyone will be welcome to buy items.

“They just need to turn up, register on the morning, they will get an auction number which they can put up if they want to make a bid,” he said.

Party goods – Balloons, games, inflatables, feather boas, Union Flag pork pie hats, angel wings, Mexican moustaches, Hawaiian hula skirts, plastic cutlery, cake stands and tablecloths.

Lithgow Auctions will sell of a huge amount of goods during the sale of stock held at the Dainty Supplies former shop in Washington.

Toys and novelties – Bouncy putty, gliders, water bombs and pistols, fidget spinners, loom bands, frisbees, tractors and trailers, self-assembly wooden dinosaurs and make and paint pirate ships.

Cake decorations – Self-inflating balloon cake toppers, age-related cake decorations, candles, cake boards in various colours and shapes.

Christmas items – Santa statues, ribbons, plaques, gift bags, tinsel, garlands, hand puppets, snowmen, wrapping paper, bottle bags and lights.

Baby goods and baby shower items – Name plaques, table centrepieces and covers, photo frames, rattles and oversized safety puns and bottles.

The notice of auction put on show outside Dainty Supplies, Phoenix Road, Crowther Indusrial Estate, Washington, ahead of the sales.

Bridal and wedding goods – Hen party hats and sashes, bridal flowers, wedding invitations and personalised wine labels.

Pens, ink and paints – Pens and markers in various colours and sizes, silk paint, porcelain paint, embossing paste, chalk paint, paintbrushes and pencils.

Craft stock – Gem stickers, bows, ribbon, rubber stamps, shrinking foil, silk clay paint, rubber moulds, beads, make your own card, envelope and invitation kits, felt balls, feathers, pom poms and sequins.

Crafting tools and glue – Screwdrivers, staplers, paperclips, craft dots, crafting punches, tweezers, scalpel blades and jewellery pliers.

Needlework, knitting and crochet – Needlework fabric, embroidery floss, wooden embroidery hoops and easy-clip frames, cross stitch kits, beads, jewels, embroidery thread, wool, teddy beads and knitting needles.

Baby and Christening items will be among the items sold off.