Category «Getting Started»

Information for craft show vendor beginners

What is a Juried Craft Fair?

A Juried craft fair is typically a high-quality, handmade only event.  In order to qualify to sell your items, you have to send in an application that includes a detailed description of your products and several high-quality photographs of your items, booth, and displays. The higher-end craft fairs are nearly all juried to some extent.  …

First Craft Fair Advice and Checklist

You’re passionate about your crafts, everyone tells you they love the things you make and you should sell them! You’ve kicked the idea around for awhile, and now you’re finally ready to take the chance, but there’s SO much to consider. Although daunting, setting up your first craft fair can be a fun experience if …

Name Your Craft Business Free Tools for the Perfect Name

Business Name Generator Searching for the perfect, clever name for your craft business? This website generates both business and domain names based on combinations of words you choose. Online apps like this are fun to play with, can spark your creativity and are a great way to name your craft business. In the top field …

Surviving Your First Craft Fair

Tips for New Craft Vendors You’ve been perfecting your crafts for months. You’re proud of your work, so naturally you want to share it with the rest of the world, but the idea of selling at a craft fair makes you a little weak in the knees. How do you put a price tag on …

Am I Ready for my First Craft Fair?

Are you ready for your first craft fair? If you go unprepared you will lose money and will likely get discouraged. With that in mind, here are a few things you need to consider honestly. Have you done your homework? By this, I mean have you visited several markets and fairs and really looked at …

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