Craft Shows Are Cancelled? Now What?

Craft Shows are cancelled – don’t panic, make a plan instead! Customers can’t see or feel your work when your craft shows are cancelled. You have other options to get your work in front of your customers. Post your product photos and listings on a website, an ETSY Shop, a Shopify store and social media. … Read more

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Craft Show Customers For More Sales

Craft Shows sound like a great place to sell your handmade goods. But not all craft shows are good craft shows. Good is a relative term, as a show may be great for one crafter and not so great for another crafter. So how do you decide which shows to book? How do you know … Read more

Vision Board – planning your 2021 goals

Your “WHY” can help you stay motivated, stay on track and help you plan for your future. Why did you start your business? You can check out my Live Video on this topic HERE. Join me for my Vision Board Party on January 3, 2021 on FaceBook! We will discuss how creating a vision board … Read more

From Hobbyist to a Crafty Business Woman

One of my big Hairy Scary Goals is to speak on a stage. I do a Vision Board Party every December and I listed speaking on a stage in 2019. Seeing it in ink was scary, yet empowering!! Well, 2020 has not gone as any of us thought it would and there were not many … Read more

The Power of a Good Pivot – Craft Show Edition

The craft show season in 2020 is much different than in previous years. As crafters, we can either plan and pivot or sit and hope.  I don’t know about you, but fall craft shows generate the most of my craft show income each year.  I do not want to leave my finances to chance this … Read more

Resources for crafts and activities for children

Many of you know that I did in-home daycare for 22 years.  I retired in June of 2016.  In that time, I did a lot of craft projects and educational activities with my children.  Here is my best advice and my best resources:   First of all, children thrive when they are on a routine.  … Read more

Wood Sign Face Lift

As a crafter, every now and then we have a product that just doesn’t sell.  Our choices are to bring it back the next year, mark it down, give it away or give it a face lift.  With this sign, I tried bringing it back another season, I tried marking it down and then I … Read more