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« on: October 23, 2012 06:33:41 PM »

 I'm doing my very first craft show selling screen-printed plush pillows....I set up a mock up so I could see how I'm going to arrange them, but it looks so boring! I like the baskets and the suede table cloth but it needs....something!

any tips? suggestions?
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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2012 06:49:51 PM »

1st off, great pillows!
how about setting up some props? like a little bone for the dog, some fall leaves for the squirrel? or an all around fall themed setup? good luck with the fair Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2012 04:47:30 AM »

Those little guys are so cute!

I agree with the props comment.

A display table always benefits from adding different levels.  It makes your eyes move around the table more.  Maybe you could get some boxes to put under your table cloth to raise up one or two of your baskets.

If you have business cards be sure to put them out on your table so people can pick one up and buy one of your little guys later.

Good luck!
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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2012 08:23:12 AM »

I'm loving the simplicity of your arrangement, it really shows off your elaborate pillow patterns perfectly (say that 5 times real fast). Don't go overboard! Maybe a see-through cube of some kind (square glass vase, for example), with the middle basket on top of it, and your biz name emblazoned on paper & taped to the inside wall of the cube.
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« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2012 04:23:38 AM »

Those are so cute!

I don't think it needs much, you don't want to make it look too busy, but levels are always a good idea. All you need is a cardboard box (or any kind of box) under the table cloth and tada! Instantly looks a lot more interesting.
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« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2012 09:00:38 AM »

Those are so cute!!! I agree with the previous comments, don't go overboard with the displays. Sometimes less is more! Maybe some leveling with boxes or books so that they have their own levels otherwise everything just meshes together.
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« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2013 04:24:26 PM »

I too agree... but what I don't see is some signage. You should find a way to display your business's name. If you don't do individual price tags on the pillows, you could make a sign to display the price as well.
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