This Time, it’s Personal!

We’ve seen some things, man, and some stuff. A woman was in our booth one lovely summer day, chatting us up. The topic somehow ventured away from our products to the various surgeries she’s had over the years. We can’t even pretend we know how that happened, but before we knew it, up went herContinue reading “This Time, it’s Personal!”

People are Scary!

If you’re not very outgoing, then vending at an Art Show is either going to be hard for you to get through, or a learning experience and opportunity for growth. Maybe you do these things with a partner, who is outgoing. That will help, but you really need to work on it. If only oneContinue reading “People are Scary!”

Craft Show Realities – the Stuff no one tells you about.

The Velvet Zebra has been attending Craft and Art shows for over 20 years, and as you would expect, we’ve seen a lot. In reading these Articles, you might begin to get the impression we dislike or regret getting in to this kind of business. Please be assured this is NOT the case. We trulyContinue reading “Craft Show Realities – the Stuff no one tells you about.”

Craft Show Facts, Tips and Reality Checks

So here you are. You’ve taken the plunge, you’ve joined our little gypsy squad, and we’re thrilled to have you, but you’re not too sure if you’re doing this right . . . Well first off, congratulations for being a Handmade artist – the world needs more of us. I hope you took our adviceContinue reading “Craft Show Facts, Tips and Reality Checks”