Maximizing Profits at Craft Shows (Part 2): Displays that Increase Sales

CI - Top Craft Fair Trends Fall 2015(1)

The next part of this series is focused on creating displays that attracts shoppers- and hopefully turns them into buyers. The more appealing, professional, and organized your booth, the better. You can encourage buyers to purchase your products with the following suggestions: Do a Practice Setup It’s a good idea to do a trial run […]

Maximizing Profits at Craft Shows (Part 1): Picking the Right Event for Your Business

CI - The BEST Craft Booth Displays from the Renegade Craft Fair(1)

Craft fairs are a fun, personal way to get your products into the hands of shoppers while building brand awareness. I’ve sold my handmade jewelry at many shows over the years, so I’ve put together the following series to help you increase sales at in-person events. To start off, let’s look at a few ways […]

How to Organize a Trunk Show for Your Handmade Goods


Trunk shows are a fantastic way to reach new customers and increase sales while strengthening your business relationship with stores. They entail selling your handmade items for the day (or a few days) and interacting with shoppers directly. Sometimes they are held at venues like hotels or salons, but generally this kind of event takes […]

The Top 3 Tips for Running a Booth

The Top 3 Tips for Running a Booth

We all know how crazy busy craft fairs can be. One minute you’ve got your booth all laid out perfectly and you’re waiting for customers to come by, and the next you’re trying to help five customers at once and answer a dozen different questions about your products. It can be very stressful! That’s why […]

Craft Fair Trend: Tie-Dye!

Craft Fair Trend: Tie-Dye

Are you excited for all of the upcoming spring craft fair shows? I know we are! We’ve been checking everywhere to see where all of our favorite crafters will be and to see what the hottest trends are this season. And the biggest trend that we’ve discovered for this upcoming spring season is… Tie-Dye! Now, […]