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Forum topic by yellowtruck75 posted 12-26-2010 03:02 AM 1334 views 1 time favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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yellowtruck75

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12-26-2010 03:02 AM

I am looking to apply for my first few craft show but I am hitting a road block, the pictures. All the applications that I have require photos to submitted. I have photos of my work but I am struggling for photos of a booth which I have never setup before. My wife got me an Ez Up canopy for Christmas to use for shows so I have the canopy but can I submit a picture of my booth with no products? How do you submit a booth picture when you have never done a show before?

Thanks


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terrilynne

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#1 posted 12-26-2010 03:58 AM

Set it up in the yard. Include your products just like you were doing a show. This is also good practice for when you do set up. Plain colored tablecloths are a good idea too. Large enough to go to the ground, then you can keep boxes and extra products underneath out of sight.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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rrdesigns

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#2 posted 12-27-2010 09:26 PM

Do a google search for “craft fair booth display ideas”. This will lead you to many examples. Here is a link to one with lots of good info, for starters: http://www.inspiri-art-and-craft.com/craft-show-display.html

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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Les Casteel

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#3 posted 02-02-2011 12:22 AM

Craft shows don’t want new guys. That’s why they ask you for the pic, somehow it validates a decision to let you show. Do, something like I did, I set up a booth using black sheets as a background in the basement. Added a sheet covered table, some product and took pictures. It looked real. It looked classy. It worked, that was about 40 shows ago.

Good Luck!

-- Les, Arkansas, www.woodthatrocks.com

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