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Handmade Invasion: Bringing back the Gulf Coast

Organizing and promoting a craft show can be a pretty big affair.  Events can range from small trunk shows with ten vendors to huge fairs like Renegade that have hundreds of booths.  I’ve had some experience helping with various aspects of smaller shows – as one of the founding members of the New Orleans Craft… Continue reading

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Cross-country Craft Fair: Lessons Learned

I was pretty ecstatic when I found out that I’d been awarded third place in Etsy’s Upcycling contest, back in February. JackRabbit’s first place weiner bench and thimblescratch’s second place coat (made from an old comforter and shopping bags) were some of my absolute favorite entries, so I couldn’t have been happier to stand on… Continue reading