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Craft Show Essentials

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Craft Show Essentials

Fall festivals, craft fairs, and holiday show season is upon us. Craft shows take place all year round. However, the most popular time of year and best attended shows take place in the fall and winter months. This is always a great opportunity for many to step out and try their hand at retail. It is also a great opportunity to introduce your brand to the public. For many, craft shows can lead to a “big break.”

When attending a craft show, it is imperative that you arrive prepared to service your customers. Below is a list of all the retail essentials that you will likely need. While we have many options, this is a comprehensive list of our favorites and provides a great “go-to” list for craft show beginners.

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  1. Signage 
  2. Sign Holders
  3. Bags
  4. Stickers and Labels 
  5. Tissue, boxes, and packaging 
  6. Sales book/ sales order books 
  7. Boutique Tags 
  8. Stickers and Embellishments 
  9. Drawstring bags

Tulle Pom Pom Tutorial

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Tulle Pom Pom Tutorial

Pom Pom Tutorial

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Tulle pom poms are one of the most popular do it yourself projects that is quick and easy to do. Pom Poms can be made in any size that you would like. For our tutorial, we made ours about 6″ in diameter. These can be made within 10-15 minutes. They look amazing hanging inside of a display window, on a feature wall or as part of a promotional display.

To create the pom poms you will need the following items:

Tulle
Ribbon (click here for our entire collection)
Scissors
A standard size magazine

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Step 1: Cut an 8″ piece of tulle  off of the roll.

Step 2: Take a roll of tulle and wrap it around a magazine across the front and around the back about 25 times for a standard thickness. If you would like a fuller look, continue to wind an additional 10-15 times.

Step 3: Slide the tulle down and off the magazine with both hands. Pinch the middle and take the loose 8″ piece of tulle and tie it around the bundle into a knot.

Step 4: On each end, trim away about an inch to make the ends even and straight.

Step 5: Fluff out the ends until you are satisfied with the shape of your pom pom.

Step 6: Cut a piece of curling, organza, gross grain or double faced satin ribbon at the desired length and tie it around the pom pom for hanging.

Summertime Essentials

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Summertime Essentials 

Summertime Essentials

Summertime is in full swing and we want to make sure you are able to draw attention your summer inventory!  With popular holidays like 4th of July coming up, we want you to take advantage of the opportunity to move your summer merchandise out the door. Here are some of our top picks for helping you showcase your merchandise.

Sale Signage

Draw your customers’ attention with sale signage!

We offer sale signage that will work for all types of store décor from boutique to farmhouse chic. We carry popular signs in sizes 5” x 7”, 7” x 11”, and 8 ½” x 11” and are sold in packs of 25. Our boutique signage has several patterns that coordinate well with other accessories throughout our boutique lines. Also, we have a new line of lightweight sign holders that take up very little space. Our new sign holders start at $1.45 per piece.

Wall Mount Fixtures

Let your summer merchandise shine on wall mount fixtures!

One of the most effective ways to show off seasonal or limited quantity merchandise is by creating a feature wall to showcase your merchandise. An inexpensive way to achieve this is to install wall mount fixtures. We offer several different styles and finishes ranging from basic chrome to popular boutique finishes, such as cobblestone and ivory. Our wall mounts are the perfect fit to show off accessories like bags, sunglasses, and hats. They are easy to install and flexible to use throughout your space.

Tags, Embellishments, and Shopping Bags

Add some variety to your summer packaging for a lasting impression!

The summer season creates the perfect opportunity to change your packaging style. Try switching to a fun color or print just for the summer months. Add personal touches like our embellishments that feature the words Thank You, Come Again, and Enjoy.

Tulle Sale Wreath Tutorial

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Tulle Sale Wreath Tutorial

Attracting customer attention to your store is one of the many challenges that business owners face each day. One of the most effective ways to overcome this is by getting creative in your store’s front window. Window display presentation is a wonderful way to express your creativity, while drawing people into your store. By utilizing your creativity, you can offer your customers a glimpse of the style they will see once they walk through your doors.

We have put together a fun, eye-catching tulle wreath tutorial that you can use to easily draw customer attention, either in a window display or once they are already in the store. With only a few supplies and your imagination, you can create something unique that can be used again and again. Inside of the tulle wreath, we designed signage that spells out SALE using the blank back side of our blue chevron boutique signage. We simply ran 4 signs through a printer vertically with each individual letter printed in the middle of the sign. We made diagonal cuts on each side to create an old-fashioned hang tag, punched a hole, and secured it to the wreath with fishing line.  Our complete line of tulle is available here.

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Tissue Paper Flowers

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Tissue Paper Flowers

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