Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Tomorrow we are taking the plunge on ordering a cargo trailer to haul our craft booth supplies, tent(s), and art/crafts. Yay! Till we get the bill, anyway.Up until now we have used a couple of…Continue
I am beginning to think about next year, yes 2018, and how I want to expand. The way I am thinking of expanding is to a bigger booth. I have had a 10x10 since I started in 2013. I want to graduate…Continue
I know it's earlier in the week than we usually begin this post, but here goes. What are you doing this weekend?Summer is in full swing now that we are in June. There are not as many shows around…Continue
I know Mother's Day is this weekend. That alone is enough to keep some people busy all weekend. There may also be some graduations. I know LSU is having graduation this weekend.Are any of y'all…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