A craft show is one great opportunity for any crafts maker to showcase the products borne out of one’s creativity and hard work. The way you present your art will definitely affect the number of people that will visit your exhibit and pay attention to what you are selling.
One of the major items that you should focus your attention to is the craft show table. Remember that is where your products will be displayed and will serve as the stage for your show. Here are some tips that you can share and take note of to improve your exhibit and help in generating more sales for your craft.
Prepare a nice cover for your table. Place a table cloth that reaches down the floor and covers all the sides that can be seen by the public. Make sure that any boxes that you keep underneath will not be seen. Nobody would want to visit, much more buy from, a sloppy looking, shabby craft show booth. Your display should not look like it was just thrown together from leftover items in your garage.
First impressions last so many people would equate the quality of your work with the quality that they are seeing on your craft show table. People would think that your products are of low quality if the first thing that they see is a dirty, shaky table with scratches and all. The impression that you want to give is that you spent a lot of your precious time perfecting your craft and skills. And the time that you spend in making sure that your display will reflect that will all be worth the while.
There are several kinds of display tables that you can use to make sure that your display is going to be easier to manage, yet have the look of professional quality. First, there are instant tables that were made specifically for artists. These are tables that you can instantly prop up and create a sturdy but dramatic display. Most tables of this type are made with an aluminum top, locking connectors, a shelf, footpads, toggle buttons and allows easy height adjustments.
There are also plastic resin folding table that can do the work for you. These types of tables would normally work where wood tables cannot work. These are designed to withstand the everyday rigors of a workshop or studio environment. These are waterproof and can endure strong materials like lacquer thinner, paint, paint removers, alcohol, gasoline and acids.
Remember, the key in making sure that your craft is show properly is to make the display table as clean and orderly as possible.