Monday, May 4, 2009

Craft Fair & New Products

Did a pretty big craft fair this last Saturday. Unfortunately it was stinky weather so it didn't have as good of a turn out as was expected. Although we only sold a couple items we (me and my new business partner, Christina! ;) ) still think it was good to do because we got our name and websites out there. Even a pretty big order was placed so it was great. I will say though that I think craft fairs are too much of a hassle to get ready for, set up, sit through, and then take down. It just doesn't have enough of a return for all of that hassle. Our products tend to focus more on mothers and babies and I don't think we get enough of that kind of audience at these craft fairs. I think we will start focusing more on word of mouth and internet sales. So if you guys can help spread the word that would be GREAT! I think we will be having a raffle soon for a free product of your choice (a bag, apron, nursing cover, or baby flip flop - specially made with any material you choose that you see on any of our products). You will just have to put our business blog button on your blog which will get you one entry into the raffle. Then for every other person you refer who does the same on their blog will get you one more entry per person as well as that person will then get one entry for doing so on their blog. Make sense? Anyways, let me know if you guys would be interested in that. If so, we will probably do it in the next week or so.

Here's pics of my booth. I sold my Mary Kay stuff as well as my Lucky Button Designs stuff. I also shared it with my friend who sells BEAUTIFUL glass jewelry here. Christina and I had a blast sharing our stories of how we met our spouses, the courting experience, and then on through the engagements. It was fun to reminisce about that time of our lives. It made me realize yet again how much I love my man! ;)

Here are some new products we have. We have an unlimited amount of the baby flip flops in sizes 1-3. We have a couple of the pink cream flower bags (also a cute blue, red, & yellow one that I will post soon) and one each of the apron and various nursing covers. Check out the business blog if you are interested in ordering some. Lots of new ideas in the making so check back often! Thanks!


Jennifer Rae said...

Looks like you have been super busy! Cute Stuff.

Mama J said...

Glad things are going well for you. It's all about getting your name out there.

David and Shelly said...

HOLY CANOLY! You have been busy! No wonder we haven't gotten together lately! I hope you can find time for us commoners once you've hit the big time with your business. That is awesome!
I'm glad you guys had fun with the bikes in D.C. We loved it too. Where was your baby?? I just skimmed over the pics so if you wrote about it sorry. I kept looking for her to be strapped to someone's belly or in the kid compartment. Oh, and if you guys could just give our bed to the Martines, they need it next in a couple weeks. :o)