Sunday, September 28, 2008

What to take to a craft fair

some of the members of PCAGOE forum listed a great list of "What to take to a craft fair", it's a "save and keep" list to all us presentors in craft fairs :)

Craft fair supplies
  1. List of all items (If you have time you should mark each one with a number and a price and keep a list so you just have to mark it off when you sell it and it’s great for inventory)

  2. products, (things to sell)

  3. table(s)

  4. chair(s)

  5. tablecloth(s)

  6. cell phone

  7. water, snacks, lunch

  8. calculator

  9. mirror

  10. sales book

  11. business cards

  12. paper and pens

  13. bagsstands, displays

  14. change, singles and fives

  15. camera

  16. several shoe boxes to make different heights on the table and covers for them (fabric)

  17. receipts

  18. custom order forms

  19. scissorstape

  20. tissue paper/bubble wrap for fragile items

  21. sign-up sheet for your mailing list

  22. tax ID number/license

  23. coupons for your online shop?

  24. bring someone to help you

  25. bowl of fun $1 items (kids love this)

  26. hat

  27. masking tape

  28. small brown lunch bags (if your products will fit) with stamps or stickers on them advertising your shop

  29. sunscreen

  30. bungee cords

  31. craft apron (like the ones from the hardware store, waist aprons with pockets)

  32. umbrella

  33. breath mints

  34. Lights Spare Light

  35. Bulbs

  36. Extension Leads

  37. G Clamps

  38. Boxes and packaging

  39. Tools (for on the spot work, like changing a pendant on a leather cord to a silver chain)

  40. Flask for Coffee (actually the most import thing on my list)

  41. Wet wipes (for wiping sticky fingers if I have been eating, before I handle the jewellery)

  42. Spare Price Tags

  43. Information Leaflets about your work
and you can add more!

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Happy sales!