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Craft Fair Booths

Okay, I thought that I might start a forum about craft fair boothes, depending on the need/want. I would go over different aspects of a craft fair, such as indoors and outdoors, comparing a need list versus a want list, what to do in case of...

Big Arts & Craft Faire nerves

This Saturday I am participating in a Fine Arts and Crafts fair in Benicia, CA. I did this last year and had alot of fun as it was only the second time I’ve participated in such a big event (over 400 vendors), so it was a bit nerve wracking. It...

Street Fairs #1: One Day Street Craft Fairs

In our area, we have several one day street craft fairs, usually on Sundays, that allow me to get my creations out there in the public eye. The registration fee is $20 for 5 hour set up for a 10×10 space. I have found that this is the best way...

Craft Fairs: Do's and Don'ts #2: Tables Clothes

After we have your table and the ever important risers, we need to cover them. There arises the next problem, what color do you choose? Should I use green or blue or yellow, maybe brown? Have you taken a stroll down to the mall and window...

Craft Fairs: Do's and Don'ts #10: Tent Weights

So how many different ways are there to weigh down your tents for a craft fair? Anyone know the answer? Let me tell you that there are alot more then you ever really thought of and I have one of those that fits into the category of why didn’t...

Craft Fairs: Do's and Don'ts #6: Next Installment

Hey everyone, hope everyone is doing well. I have been very busy and sick. I will have the next installment in the next couple of days. I am going to write about displays, flow and matching. Thank you all for your patience with me. Tammy

Craft Fairs: Do's and Don'ts #4: Cover Your Head

Now we have our tables set, lets figure out the tents for outdoor shows. A tent is a tent is a tent right? You might think so but there are subtle differences that make all the difference. Everything from the color of the tent to if it has...

Craft Fairs: Do's and Don'ts #1: Where to Start When Starting Out

Where do I start? You might be asking yourself. Well you already have the ‘product’ so lets move on. What about a place to display your items, ok lets start with that. 1) Tables, I have two that are 6’ long and fold in half with a handles for...

Craft Fairs: Do's and Don'ts #3: Tablescapes

Ok, we have tables and table clothes, now we want to set the tables, at least that is what I like to call it. We want to set up the tables so that it draws your eye around the table. You want to set out spots of color, maybe napkins as was...

Craft Fairs: Do's and Don'ts #7: Display With Style

Now that we have tables, tents, tableclothes and lights, lets take a look at displays. Remember we want to keep a cohesive look to our booth. If you want to go Country Chic, go Country Chic. I think that Country Chic means distressed picture...