Wednesday, March 14, 2012

{a few craft show tips}

Hi friends! I hope you are all having a great week! I have a show this weekend up in the Central Coast {email if if you are from there and want to come see me!} so I have been sewing like crazy to prepare for it! Anyhow, I finished all my sewing 2 days early which NEVER happens so I thought I'd share with you a few of my craft show prep tips!

1) Set up your booth/table in your house exactly how you will at the show! This way you know exactly what to bring and you won't forget anything!!!

2) I HATE pricing my items individually. It takes forever. So what I started doing was making photo tags of each item I'm selling and add the price when I edit the photo {I used PicMonkey this time!}. Here are a few of the photo tags in collage form...

Now that I made the collage, I'm thinking I could have just done that as a "price menu". Oh well, I already ordered the photos. Anyhow...

I get them printed as 4x6's via 1 hour photo at Walmart and then attach them to my containers with a clothespin. Like this...
 {this photo is from a show last winter}

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you like my tips! I'm super excited for this show!!! Can't wait!

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  1. Love your items! Wish I was close enough to go in person!

  2. Great tips and that is such a cute way of doing the pricing!! :)

  3. Love all the tips & love your blog.
    I would love if you would come link up at my brand new linky party:

    Stay Crafty :)


  4. Thanks for the tips? Do you have a particular number of each item you try to have done for the craft shows? I know you said you were done early for this one.

  5. Your stuff looks Fantastic!!!! and your pricing idea is Brilliant!! good luck! hope you sell a ton! ;)

  6. Wow your table looks great. Nice work.

  7. I love this idea. I'm doing my first craft show on Saturday and don't want to have chalkboard signs for prices.

  8. Where did you make your banner for the table? This looks great!!


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