Admit it, you love them, I love them, we all LOVE them…. Holiday Craft Fairs!! Weather you are a crafty crafter who is a vendor at the fair or just a shopper looking for gifts or just “ideas”, craft fairs are a lot of fun.
Who couldn’t use some extra money around the holidays and what a better way to generate some then by selling the items you craft all year. 2011’s “Hot” selling craft items are below and if you can still secure a booth at your local fairs then you might want to consider selling your crafts. Booths can go from $50+ so do a bit of research so you learn if the fair is a one-day, two-day or multiple weekend event as well as find out how much advertising the fair has done and what their “general” attendance has been in the past so you can plan accordingly with your booth setup and product inventory.
Gift Items or Uniques? This is what you need to decide so you know what category your item(s) belong in as research shows that craft fair attendees are looking for either Unique items or Gift items.
iPad, iPod, iPhone and electronics holders, cases and carriers: In today’s electronics gadget crazy universe, accessories that are “unique” will sell. Knitted cases and holders, recycled and up-cycled carries made from sweaters, vintage tablecloths and materials, natural fiber made carries and cases and of course the more bling and blinged out the carrier the more you will sell.