Craft and Handmade Shows, Craft Show Display

Could I Interest You in Some Coasters?

Hello friends. Well, I'm afraid it's been another couple of weeks of the 24/7 coaster show over here on Cheltenham Road. But it's fine!  I'm fine!  Everything is fine! I'm just over here, working on my post for this week........   Honestly, it's all good!  Just not particularly creative - you know what I mean?… Continue reading Could I Interest You in Some Coasters?

Craft and Handmade Shows, Family, Uncategorized

Easter Edition: Mo’ Bunny Mo’ Problems

The Goal: Come up wit a fun Easter Project. Spoiler: I didn't. You see I’ve spent the last couple of weeks pursuing my lifelong dream of being really tired all the time. I've been in a coaster-making frenzy with hundreds and hundreds due. But that's really the definition of a "good problem" isn't it? So,… Continue reading Easter Edition: Mo’ Bunny Mo’ Problems

Craft and Handmade Shows, Craft Show Display, Craft Show Tips, Tutorials

The Perfect Craft Show Table

It has become pretty clear that my Cart and my Horse don't even run in the same social circles let alone work together in a coordinated, orderly fashion. So it should come as no surprise that I made this insanely useful, adaptable table and THEN thought: "this would be a great blog post subject!" Ah… Continue reading The Perfect Craft Show Table

Craft and Handmade Shows, Craft Show Display, Craft Show Tips, Tutorials

Over the Table Display: Part 2 – Electric Boogaloo

It's time! The second and final installment of the Over the Table Display Tutorial! (Sorry to just spring it on you like that.  Hope you were sitting down) OK, in all honesty I've been dragging my feet about this post because: A) it's pretty dang niche but, more importantly, B) I knew the pictures I… Continue reading Over the Table Display: Part 2 – Electric Boogaloo

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Craft and Handmade Shows, Craft Show Display, Halloween

A Creativity Burst! And a Long Nap

Hi! OK, so next time I ask you: ”Can I do two, large, back-to-back shows that will require two, totally different inventories?” Your answer should be “no, David, you cannot.” Or perhaps, “yes David you can but it, and you, won’t be pretty.” And it wasn’t (my workroom was a mess)! And I wasn't! (a… Continue reading A Creativity Burst! And a Long Nap

Craft and Handmade Shows, Craft Show Display, Craft Show Tips

Craft Fair Booth Set Up Part 1

Rats! Today's post was supposed to be all about how I had finally triumphed in my craft booth set up for last Sunday's Patchwork show. However, I encountered a teeny-tiny glitch with that plan: None of the pictures I took seem to exist* "Triumph" is sort of a stronger word than can be applied to… Continue reading Craft Fair Booth Set Up Part 1

Craft and Handmade Shows, Get Inspired Posts, Houseware Crafts, New Products, Tips and Resources, Tutorials, Use What You've Got Projects

Photo Display Board Tutorial

Last weekend’s Patchwork Festival in Santa Ana went really well!  Beautiful weather, great crowds,  good sales and I may possibly have figured out a good, final, booth set up….more on that in another post. This Sunday is Patchwork Long Beach! I have no idea why I thought “cool! Two shows almost back to back” sounded… Continue reading Photo Display Board Tutorial