Trying out my new craft show displays.
My sweet sister bought me my dream display setup. I purchased it last year....but haven't been able to set it up until this weekend. So I moved my car and set my tent up outside my house on the street. It took forever because I had to attached the legs to the grid work with…
The Ultimate List of Craft Show Tips & DIY Display Ideas - EverythingEtsy.com
Doesn’t everyone love an good craft show??? I know I do! This is the season to share your crafts and start up those holiday sales. This time of year rocks for handmade businesses, and it’s time to really stock up and be ready for the shoppers. One way to meet new customers is by selling… [read more]
$10 DIY Wooden Ornament Tree
Hey there! We are so excited to be back for Day 5 of the 12 Days of Christmas! For Day 5, I chose to make a Wooden Ornament Tree and it is completely COLLAPSIBLE! It’s
10 Tips on Surviving Your First Craft Show
A few months ago, I blogged about my first craft show experience as a seller at the etsyRAIN Handmade Holiday Show . When ...
11 Mistakes People Make When Trying to Sell Refinished Furniture
Learn the reasons why your furniture makeovers aren't selling, and tips for how to sell refinished furniture that you've spent so much time and energy on. Article by Girl in the Garage
Creating an Unforgettable Display at Vendor Events & Craft Shows!
Creating an Unforgettable Display at Vendor Events & Craft Shows! Tips to help you create the perfect display or vendor booth.
10x10 Booth- Now What? Help Me Please
I know a lot of my readers are artisans in a variety of art and craft styles and this time, I'm asking for your help and expertise. How do you get the maximum of space in a 10x10 indoor area? What are your table layouts? What tips and tricks do you have? Lights? What kind? Photos? Could you post links. This is where I am hoping you can teach this old dog, new tricks. Now I will have products that are all sizes as well, so I'm not just talking glass beads. So let me know what you know, that…
Last Weekend's Valley Junction Art Market
Before ya'll get too excited looking at these pictures from last weekend's Valley Junction Art Market in Des Moines, just know that MANY of these pieces pictured were sold! But here's the GOOD NEWS: consider this a preview of our upcoming two shows!* Yay! MANY similar items will be available at Iowa Arts Fest (June 1-3, downtown Iowa City) and Sturgis Falls (June 24, Cedar Falls)! Also, you can now find some of our original pieces at Wicker and the Works in Valley Junction, Des Moines, right…
Craft Show Organizers Share their Do's & Don'ts - Made Urban
There are so many great craft shows and markets out there but they’re also getting more competitive. It’s not enough to just apply and show up with a handful of products; you need to be sure you’re putting effort into your application & booth display and practicing your selling techniques. We asked 4 event organizers who put on amazing shows to give us some advice on applying, setting up, selling and proper etiquette at a show. Click to read their advice!
How to Sell Out: My Tips for Running a Booth
How to Sell Out: my tips for running a booth at a vintage fair by Shades of Blue Interiors business ideas #smallbusiness small business ideas wahm ideas
Easy DIY Tags to Make With Recycled Paint Chips - Do It Yourself Skills
I needed price tags for a craft show, but wanted to keep with the colors of my branding. After thinking about how I could DIY price tags, I figured out a great way by using recycled paint chips!