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Happy Dance

March was a busy month spent preparing for my first Artisan Fair with The Derbyshire Makers. As well as the obvious items to sell there were so many other considerations.

How do I display my items?

How will I package up any sales?

How will people pay me?

What artworks to take?

I researched how others displayed their stock, bought an old basket, made my own card stand, had some prints made. Then bought a Zettle payment machine, a stall runner with my logo and finally, insurance.

It was actually all great fun, especially making the card stand.

So how did it go?

I sold an original framed artwork with the first hour which made me almost jump for joy 😊 😃

The rest of the day was fairly slow sales wise but I did sell a couple of small things. Spent much of the day chatting to other stall holders and to people asking about my work. It was a great boost for me to hear peoples positive comments.

Overall I enjoyed the day and am really excited now about Belper Arts Festival the first weekend in May where I will have a stall and be demonstrating for both days.

March ended with a sale at The Bee and Bear Gallery, Castle Donnington where I have some cards, prints and 2 originals so another happy dance was done 😁

Now I am giving some time over to working on a new collection ready for Belper Arts and Derbyshire Open Arts in May as well as for some other event's I'm waiting to hear about ..🤞

Happy Spring

Love Diana 💫🌸🌸

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