Author: Lisa McGrimmon | Published: December 6, 2017 | Modified June 11, 2019
This week on the Craft Business Challenge:
26 - that's right twenty-six - craft show booth displays. Discover how to use folding tables effectively in a 10x10 booth space, find inspiration for displaying handbags, and see how to make your product the focus of your display. Finally, take a look at how consignment selling works for craft artists.
This week I'm featuring loads of displays.
We'll start out with the ever-popular tabletop display, which is the first type of booth many people think of when designing craft show booth displays. I have photos of 12 tabletop displays for your inspiration.
We'll also look at how to keep your booth simple but effective.
Sometimes craft business owners overdo their display, and the booth becomes more of a focus than the product. You'll know you've overdone it if customers constantly comment on your lovely display.
You want shoppers to notice your product, not the display! We'll look at 5 craft booth designs that embrace simplicity and let the product shine.
If that wasn't enough, I also have 9 handmade purse booth photos to share with you including quite formal and substantial booths at large shows, as well as more casual and portable booths at smaller shows. There are plenty of handbag display ideas here.
Finally, we'll take a look at what selling on consignment means for craft business owners.
Craft consignment can be an effective way to grow your creative business. However, consignment arrangements can be complex, and they need to be managed well if they are going to work. Here are the basics of selling handmade products on consignment.
Tabletop displays are a popular way to show your crafts. Portable, fold-up tables are easy to use and provide you with plenty of display space.
There are, however, a few pitfalls to be wary of when using tables in your craft booth. Specifically, you need to make sure you get your table dimensions right.
Check out these 12 photos to see how other craft artists have used tables effectively in their displays.
Don't let customers be distracted by your fancy displays! Keep shoppers focused on your product. Here are 5 booths that use well-planned, but simple design to let the product take center stage.
Do you design handbags or other mid-sized accessories? This set of photos is for you!
Encourage your customers to splurge a bit!
I have plenty of printable craft booth signs in my Etsy shop to inspire your customers to treat themselves and support your small business.
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