Category: Resin Jewelry Making Business

How to get ready for a craft fair

Your three-month Timeline to Prepare for a Craft Show by Erin Mooney When I started participating in craft shows, I had a bad habit of underestimating how to get ready for a craft fair -- how much work was involved and how long it would take to complete it. It resulted in a mad scramble a... Read more »

How to be creative

ways to be creative A guest post by Mona Schmitt Do you believe creative people are born not made? Do you think creativity cannot be learned? Do you feel like your creativity has limits? Well, stop believing, thinking and feeling those things! If you are reading this, you are a Resin Obsession fan and follower, so I know you... Read more »

How to increase jewelry sales

3 tips to selling more jewelry 3 STEPS TO INCREASE JEWELRY SALES THIS YEAR January and February are typically a slow time of year for handmade business owners. You’ve just gotten through the hectic holiday season filled with craft fairs and gift orders. This slow period is a great time to get your ducks in a row, think about the year... Read more »

Increase holiday jewelry sales

3 TIPS TO INCREASE HOLIDAY JEWELRY SALES a guest post by Erin Mooney November and December are the busiest shopping months of the year and for a lot of handmade vendors, a time to bring in enough revenue to get through the slower months. Take advantage of the busy season and use the following 3… Read more »

Selling resin jewelry and crafts

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SELLING RESIN JEWELRY AND CRAFTS AT A CRAFT FAIR a guest post by Erin Mooney You’ve worked hard on your resin creations and now you need to get them in front of an audience to sell! Craft fairs are a great place to sell your handmade items but it’s not as simple as showing up and… Read more »

How to make more time for yourself to do resin craft projects

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Reclaim time for yourself, your resin jewelry, and your resin craft ideas. Ever notice how when time gets tight, the things we love are the first to go?  I was recently inspired by the non profit website Cre8time.org, whose mission it is to help people find 8 hours a month to get in the crafting… Read more »

Tips for organizing your resin craft studio

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If you’re like me, you might have on your New Year’s ‘to do’ list to organize and clean up your resin crafting room and areas.  I try to keep everything under wraps as best as I can, but things still have a way of getting away from me.  Here’s a few of my tips that… Read more »

16 sign ideas for your next jewelry craft fair booth

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After last week’s posts on 12 lessons learned from selling resin jewelry at art shows and craft fairs, a few of you emailed me about item number 2, signage. You wanted to know what signs I had or suggested. Here’s my list of sign ideas for your next jewelry craft fair booth:   1. A… Read more »

12 lessons learned from selling jewelry at art shows and craft fairs

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What I’ve learned doing 10 years of art shows and craft festivals I started out doing art shows in 2002, and quite frankly, didn’t know what I was doing.  I had been making jewelry and thought I would give it a try selling.  Alas, ignorance was bliss!  I’ve learned a few things over the years… Read more »

Tips for pricing your resin jewelry

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Pricing your handmade jewelry can be challenging.  You need sell it at a price that not only covers your costs and (hopefully) makes you a profit, but it needs to be a price that a customer is willing to pay.  Here are a few things to consider when pricing your jewelry: 1.  Keep track of… Read more »