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DIY Carpeted Panels (Pro Panel Style)- Seattle area

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mandy Paul May 1. 3 Replies

Updated post 5/1 - the Mesh Panels  and Tent Hooks have sold, the carpeted panels are still available:12x DIY carpeted panels (medium gray) $350 - Picture attached shows 9 of them in a 10x10 booth; I…Continue

Looking for feedback & suggestions please!

Started Feb 17 0 Replies

Hi Everyone - I have been testing out setup with some new equipment - new panels, hangers, etc. and I wanted to start gathering some suggestions to take into account for a setup to get a better booth…Continue

Reflection on my first year of shows (Long post)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mandy Paul Apr 2. 16 Replies

Hi folks -I joined this forum just about a year ago now and I figured it was time to finally do a "proper" introduction and post some thoughts from my first year of shows.I am a photographer and have…Continue

Question on canopy fabrics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Little Apr 26, 2016. 3 Replies

Hi everyone -Like many other newbies, I've gotten a wealth of information about different canopy options by reading through several of the discussions here on AFI, and by reading Larry's blog posts…Continue

 

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Mandy Paul replied to Janice Tayler's discussion Looking for pro panels to rent or buy - Seattle area
"Hm...I always seem to have problems adding pictures on this site, I can't seem to get the hang of it. I think maybe the file was too large & didn't post. "
Aug 1
Mandy Paul replied to Janice Tayler's discussion Looking for pro panels to rent or buy - Seattle area
"Hi Janice -  I'm not sure the height or color requirements you have for your panels, but if you are looking for an inexpensive starter set, I have a set of panels to sell that I built with the welding help of my dad. They have similar…"
Jul 31
Mandy Paul replied to Mandy Paul's discussion DIY Carpeted Panels, Tent Hooks for sale - Seattle area
"The mesh panels and the tent hooks are on their way to new homes; updating post to remove them.  Last thing remaining is the DIY propanels pictured in the post attachments. Anyone in the Pacific NW area looking for an…"
May 1
Mandy Paul replied to Mandy Paul's discussion DIY Carpeted Panels, Tent Hooks for sale - Seattle area
"Hi Steve and thanks for your interest! It looks like to ship 4 of these from WA to PA would be roughly $12, for a total of $52.  Note that as stated above I bought these used so the posts do have some wear (see attached pictures); though that…"
Apr 29
Steve Daniel replied to Mandy Paul's discussion DIY Carpeted Panels, Tent Hooks for sale - Seattle area
"I don't need eight, but I could use four of those hooks. I'm in PA. Thanks, Steve"
Apr 29
Mandy Paul posted a discussion

Mesh Panels, DIY Carpeted Panels, Tent Hooks for sale - Seattle area

Updated post 5/1 - the Mesh Panels  and Tent Hooks have sold, the carpeted panels are still available:12x DIY carpeted panels (medium gray) $350 - Picture attached shows 9 of them in a 10x10 booth; I actually have 12 of them to make a 10x20 booth. Welded conduit frame, foamboard core, adjustable wooden legs, indoor/outdoor carpet sleeves in medium gray. These are not quite as nice as real pro panels, but they served me very well during my first year of shows. These are shorter than a standard…See More
Apr 26
Mandy Paul replied to Kathleen V. Smith's discussion I'M ASKING FOR THE NEWEST IDEAS FOR A MARINE BATTERY SET-UP!! THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR IDEAS!
"You are correct Larry. I was setting expectations of ~8 hours based on having read at http://www.batteriesinaflash.com/deep-cycle-battery-faq that you should try not to discharge more than 50%. I see you mention below that you've had no issues…"
Apr 26
Mandy Paul replied to Barrie Lynn Bryant's discussion Redmond Arts Festival Info Needed -- Got Soap or Art?
"I was hoping to see some information on this show as well. It's not one I've done but Redmond is pretty close to me.  Even living nearby, I hadn't actually heard of this show until this year, which makes me wonder how widely it…"
Apr 10
Mandy Paul replied to Mandy Paul's discussion Reflection on my first year of shows (Long post)
"To you as well! I'm a little bummed, as I did not get back into UAF this year. That surprised me (in a bad way) as I did so well there last year, and I'd wanted to go back and build on that experience.  That was also my…"
Apr 2
Mandy Paul replied to Kathleen V. Smith's discussion I'M ASKING FOR THE NEWEST IDEAS FOR A MARINE BATTERY SET-UP!! THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR IDEAS!
"Hi Kathleen - I haven't seen much "new" activity on this topic lately so maybe someone else will be able to comment on that. I set up my battery rig based on the advice in older threads here and the information on the propanels site…"
Apr 2
carrie jacobson replied to Mandy Paul's discussion Reflection on my first year of shows (Long post)
"What a terrific post. Thanks for sharing your experiences and insights. I've been doing shows for a few years now, but you reminded me of the importance of some basics that I needed to remember!"
Mar 20
Ryan Moyer replied to Mandy Paul's discussion Reflection on my first year of shows (Long post)
"Yes I applied again this year.  Just got my invite email today so I'll be back there again.  I applied to more shows in the area this year so good chance we'll cross paths again!  Good luck out there in year 2!"
Mar 18
Mandy Paul replied to Barrie Lynn Bryant's discussion Artfest SPOKANE Reviews or Info NEEDED
"Hi Barrie - I did this show last year.  It was actually my very first show!  I don't have a ton of experience yet so take my comments with a grain of salt: Pros: Booth fee wasn't too high for a 3 day show with decent…"
Mar 8
Mandy Paul replied to Mandy Paul's discussion Reflection on my first year of shows (Long post)
"Thanks Mike - you couldn't be in a better forum if you are looking to learn. So many questions I had while getting started I didn't even have to ask because I was able to find information and ideas searching threads that were already…"
Mar 7
Mandy Paul replied to Mandy Paul's discussion Reflection on my first year of shows (Long post)
"Hi Ryan - yes, we did meet at the Utah Arts Festival! Very surprising that was your first show, as your booth looked so professional as if you'd been doing this a while. And your work was stunning; I particularly enjoyed your…"
Mar 7
Michael Thomas replied to Mandy Paul's discussion Reflection on my first year of shows (Long post)
"Mandy, Thank you so much for sharing your experiences and "lessons learned" from you first year in the trenches. I am a fellow photographer who is considering entering the art fair circuit next year and I can relate to so many of the…"
Mar 2

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At 9:22am on January 6, 2016, Christina L. Towell said…

Hello Mandy,

Welcome to AFI!  We're thrilled to have you join us and hope you'll be inspired by all the helpful information here for newcomers.  Thanks for signing up and best of luck as you move forward.

At 2:00pm on January 10, 2016, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to Art Fair Insiders, Mandy. We’re so glad you joined us. I hope you’ll find the site helpful and that you’ll share your ideas and experiences, ask questions and join the discussions. The site is only as good as the members make it. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike.

Please stop by the "Discussions" area to introduce yourself. Then read the "Getting Started" for tips to make the site easier to navigate.
Many topics have already been discussed. We suggest you try a search of your topic before you post your question. Click the SEARCH tab at the top of the page and “search” for your topic: tents, jury fees, Ann Arbor Art Fair, the name of a show, etc. You might find that someone has already asked and answered your question.
Check out our code of conduct to understand the rules of the site.

Each of us is unique and has a gift to share that can help someone else. We all look forward to your sharing on ArtFairInsiders.com.

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