Having just finished a weekend at a craft fair where I sold so much on Friday evening that I was up at 4:30am Saturday to create more, I thought I’d share what I gleaned: You won’t get your hourly worth at a craft fair. People just aren’t going to pay you what you’re worth! Adding $20 to an item to give you your hourly wage … Continue reading 10 Things I learned from Craft Fairs this year.
Crafters and artisans hear this all the time. You’re at a craft fair and you overhear someone looking at your beautiful product saying, “I can make that!” Sure you can! But will you?? Will you take the time to find 300 buttons in the size and color that you need to re-create one of my beautiful bouquets? And put in the hours spent creating it? … Continue reading “I can make that!” Thoughts when the public says this about your product!
My first official craft fair was last weekend! I must admit that it was not as successful as my Open House, however, part of marketing is getting ourselves out there and letting people know what we have to offer! So here’s my display: Looks good, right? I am wondering if I had too many options, though. I brought button jewelry, the green shirt that my daughter … Continue reading Tips learned from my First Official Craft Fair