Are you stuck thinking about where to get decorative crafts? Come on in, shop online and check out our featured products! Furniture making, metalwork, stenciling, stained glass, gilding, spongeware, surface design of walls such as trompe l’oeil, basketry and dried flowers fall into the category of decorative crafts. This category also includes toy making.
Lately there has been a known trend in combining furniture making with metalwork. Arts and crafts and home décor magazines are showcasing a lot of furniture constructed from wood but with metalwork legs or trim. The metalwork tends to be very industrial looking but there is a good amount of ornate metalwork added in as well.
As a crafter, decorative crafts is an area where you will be concentrating on selling more products for a lesser price. Let’s say you are at a craft show in November or early December and you have a lot of appealing Christmas tree decorations for under $15. You are likely to sell out your inventory by the end of the craft show.
Shoppers need great looking, low price holiday items for a myriad of reasons: secret Santa, stocking stuffers and last minute presents for surprise giftors.
Sometimes you can pick the brains of the artist at a decorative crafts show. Look for designs that are cheap and easy to make. If the steps are as simple as say roll out some white polymer clay, use a cookie cutter for the heart-shape and bake – you are good to go. Add some surface design, seal it up with some glossy glaze and you’re done. Per the artist, it is possible to make over a hundred of these ornaments in less than a day.
If you’re into paper crafts, check out Making Origami Christmas Decorations Step-by-Step. The book gives instructions for nine difference decorations, including a Christmas tree, an angel, a wreath, and a gift bow.
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