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Free and Inexpensive Craft Courses – Top Quality

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Are you ready to tackle a new craft? Perhaps you’re wanting to expand your skills and make your crafts more polished and professional looking? Free craft classes or nearly free are a great way to take your talents up a notch. Learning a new craft can be exhilarating, fun and infuriating all rolled into one.  …

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Soap Molds Best Buys

I enjoy making all kinds of soap, from basic cold-processed bars to artisan soaps prepared in beautiful 3D silicone molds. I’ve made soaps for all sorts of occasions and for a variety of customers. Every experiment involves some trial and error and of course we all find our own preferences.  Here are my favorite inexpensive …

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How to Take Card Payments at Craft Fairs

How to Take Card Payments at Craft Fairs

Are you wondering how to take card payments at craft fairs and if it’s really necessary and worth the expense and effort? The short answer is a resounding Yes. If you are not taking card payments, you are losing out on opportunities. Fortunately, it’s easier than you might think and you don’t even need electricity …

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How to Display Soap at Craft Fairs

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Soap is a popular item that sells well and does even better with a great display.  We personally package our soaps and leave one bar open for people to touch and smell.  This is more sanitary and it also allows for a neater display. Our DIY soap display consists of several baskets that are like …

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Inexpensive Sign Protectors Increase Sales and Enhance Craft Displays

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Please allow me to present a product recommendation to you that I just know you’ll find to be worth the small investment.  (under $20!).  Sign protectors are a fantastic way to keep your signage crisp and sharp.  It gives a polished appearance and actually draws people’s eyes to your signs.  Seriously, this is one area …

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8 x 4 Small Booth Setup Ideas

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After I did a post on 10 x 10 booth layouts, I had several people ask if I could also include a post for the smaller booths like 8 x 4’s that are harder to create, so here you have it – small booth setup ideas. These smaller spaces can be harder to work with …

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Where to Find Bulk Craft Supplies and Save Money

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When you sell crafts at fairs, it’s important to be sure you are finding the best possible deals on your supplies. Larger operations need a business ID to get wholesale pricing, but most small handmade businesses can still source items inexpensively if you know where to look. Below is a list of several places where …

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Outdoor Craft Show Booth Tips for Outdoor Shows

Many of us do a variety of shows inside and outside.  Outdoor festivals have their own unique set of challenges, however, so it’s important to prepare thoroughly. On the upside, outdoor events are often very festive, they have music and food and a lot going on and they lend themselves to earning more money (depending …

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Portable Shelving for Craft Shows

Craft show displays need to not only look amazing but be easy to load, unload and then set up.  A lot of us do craft fairs on our own or have smaller vehicles etc.  Also, the ever decreasing space sizes mean building your space up is not only recommended but necessary for most of us. …

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