It’s A Craft Show Weekend!

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It’s a craft show weekend around here! Are there more shows starting to pop up all over the country as the weather warms up? I think there are actually two different shows going on downtown this weekend, and I can walk to both of them! You gotta love a town like that!

I found a booth with colorful leather bracelets, but I don’t think they were made by the girl selling them. I guess I’ve gotten a bit spoiled with shopping on Etsy. I love talking to vendors that make their own products!  Hearing their stories about how and why they made it makes shopping so much more fun! Don’t you think?

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This photo was taken about a month ago when the weather was AWFUL! We had freezing temperatures with rain…not like Florida at all! I felt sorry for the vendors that weekend because it was hard to get anyone to stand still long enough to buy something.

I’ve never sold at a craft show, but I can only imagine the disappointment when the weather doesn’t cooperate!

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Here’s some beautiful mixed media art with a jazz flair…love it!

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Lovely Orchids to brighten up the day. I had never seen this one before…white with wine colored spots. Years ago I collected Orchids.

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I always seem to end up with a little something from each show. {Well, a little something besides the Kettle Corn that we purchase and fight over until it’s gone.} This time it was this fun little leather bracelet. The colors were just too pretty for me to pass up!

Shows seem like so much work to me, but I guess I only have small items to sell. Do you sell at craft shows? Any tips?

I hope y’all are having a fabulous weekend!:)

~Kim

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  1. says

    I used to sell at craft shows but it has been many years since I did. A tip-buy a colorful length of fabric to use as a table cover. It is easy to drape over any size table, and can be changed whenever you get ready for a different look. then, you can use the first fabric to make something!

    Look for unusual ways to display your crafts that will catch people’s eye. I used a wicker baby bassinette and an antique child’s rocking chair to display huggable teddy bears. I sold tons of them because the children would walk right up and grab them.
    .-= Karen´s last blog ..Pre-Op For Cataract Surgery =-.

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