Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Just popping in while I wait on wax to dry. It is about as boring as watching paint dry or grass grow. LOLI have prepped some quart size mason jars for painting. Will get to it this weekend. This…Continue
I received a post card for the Spring Arts Festival in Gainesville, FL. The dates ... April 7-8, 2017. It has some association with Santa Fe College. It is a 49 year old show. I am wondering if this…Continue
Our daughter is a budding photographer, mostly taking photos of sunsets and flowers. There are evenings where we become sunset chasers as opposed to storm chasers! LOL What advice would you give…Continue
We went to New Iberia, LA, for an art and craft show that is all handmade. We have done it before and loved it. However it had been about a year since we did it because of the demise of our tent in…Continue
This past weekend my husband, our daughter and I had a booth at Vintage Market Days (VMD) in Brandon, MS, near Jackson. This was our first ever VMD event. I had applied to the one in southeast Louisiana but was wait listed due to my category being full.
VMD is a franchise based promoter that has been doing shows around 5 years. They started off in middle America, Oklahoma I think. Promoters buy a franchise or a given area to run a bi-annual show, spring and…Continue
We had that show that is near my house. It has been a bad weekend all around for the artists, the organizer, the shoppers, EVERYONE. Oh, and the weather was a major player too. Where do I start.
Let's start with the weather. It was predicted it would begin…Continue
A couple of weeks ago I hosted a trunk sale in my home. I had mentioned it here on AFI and Connie mentioned blogging about it so here I am. Specifically Connie had suggested blogging trunk sale vs. a craft show. This is my first blog here so try to be forgiving if I don't pull it off well. <smile>
I have been doing my craft, making travertine tile coasters, trivets and plaques for 3 years this month. I actually got into this coaster business somewhat accidentally. …Continue