Klockit's Blog

An Inside Look of Design Inspirations, Creation & Stories From Klockit's 40 Year History

Craft Fair Season is Upon Us

Once again, it is that time of year to remind our Klockit customers that fall and winter craft fair season is almost here!

Craft shows offer great opportunities to make extra income from the sale of handcrafted items such as clocks, small furniture items and functional/decorative home décor items.

From my personal experience of selling woodcrafts at these shows for many years, I would advise customers to offer items that target seasonal home decorating (Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas) but to also offer items that are suitable for year around display in the home.

Price points under $50.00 will encourage impulse purchases. That is not to say that more expensive items will not sell but volume sales will come from the lower priced items.

Remember to look through your local newspapers for a lot of the smaller craft shows and you can go online to find shows in your state and/neighboring states.

I hope to run into some of our Klockit customers at shows I will be at in S.E Wisconsin & N.E. Illinois. I always am so impressed by the creativity and quality workmanship of our Klockit customer’s products.

Written by John Cooper

John spent the better part of the 28 years he was employed by Klockit, designing hundreds of clock and furniture kits and plans and has continued with product design since his retirement in 2008. John’s love of clocks, his passion for creating furniture for his own home as well as for family, and his great appreciation for the beautiful finished pieces Klockit customers make from our kits and plans inspire him to continue to create still more new clock and furniture designs.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on September 10, 2012 by in Uncategorized.

Hours & Info

1-262-248-9899
klockit@klockit.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Archives

%d bloggers like this: