One question new jewelry artists often ask when preparing to do their first show is, “What kind of jewelry should I make?” Of course there is no be-all, end-all answer. All shows are different, and even the same show is different in different years. However, I can offer a few tips on what has worked… Read more »
Tag: craft shows
5 Ways To Boost Sales At An Arts & Crafts Show
Show season is here and many of Blue Buddha’s customers are busily working on replenishing their inventory, pricing and tagging jewelry, and planning their booth layouts for the summer show season. I’ve done craft shows for nearly a decade, and each time I do a show, I learn something. Over the years, sales have increased… Read more »
Blue Buddha Boutique & DIY Trunk Show: a new undertaking
We look forward to the DIY Trunk Show here in Chicago every single year. It has always been one of our very favorite shows and we have loved watching it grow over the years (see the picture of Rebeca below at the 2005 show!) There is so much about the show that we feel strongly… Read more »
Ask an Artist: What’s the best way to set up my booth at craft shows?
It’s time for our first “Ask an Artist” post of 2013! This time, we’re looking at booth setups for shows. What works? What doesn’t? And how in the world do you hide all that extra inventory and other stuff from customers in such a small space? We’re gonna cover it all. Because we have so… Read more »