Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Are you ready yet?

Have you been happily creating items for your first Christmas show?  Now may be a good time to take a break to label, package, and price your items.  You never know when an emergency may arrive, or you may catch the latest "bug" going around.  You could have been on schedule, with things going well, and "bam!" you're flat on your back or caring for your sick child.  If you don't have something ready to sell, when that first bazaar comes, you'll be "up a creek without a paddle"!  Not to scare you, but just be prepared - ahead of time. :o)

Monday, October 15, 2012

5 Things.....

Christmas shows/bazaars are right around the corner!  Behind on getting ready?  Choose a short list of just three to five items to show, and make several of each item to sell.  Stick to your list!  This will get you going. Then, if you have extra time to get more items made, great!

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Fall into Selling!

Fall/Autumn is a gorgeous and cozy time of year!  I LOVE the colors, textures, and fragrances of fall!  Orange is my favorite color, it's everywhere!  Christmas bazaars are starting up this fall, and it's a fun time to show your creations in person and meet customers face to face.  You can find them in your local newspaper, church bulletin or even on your grocery store bulletin board.  Also, check to see if t.v. and radio station web sites have "community bulletin boards" or calendars that advertise Christmas shows and bazaars.  Fall into fun and fall into selling! :o)

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