Using our Paper Shop packaging, the new Packaging Accessories: ArtisanEdition, and some details collected from craft stores and our own backyard, we’ve put together an inspiration board for the new year that makes your art even more special. See below for details: 1. 8x10 charcoal box, gift tag, natural ribbon, jewel ribbon from Michael's. 2. Large kraft welcome folder, bookmark, twine and Washi tape from Michael's, leaf sprig spray painted gold. 3. Medium white bag, light gray tissue paper, 4x6 sticker, natural ribbon, twine and button from Michael's. 4. Small white welcome folder, charcoal ribbon, business card from the Magazine Style Marketing Suite, gold and silver lines made with markers in varying thicknesses from Michael's (use a ruler to achieve a straight line), glittery gold and silver dots were cut out of thick scrapbooking paper from Michael's. 5. Small charcoal bag, white tissue paper, square sticker, white ribbon, jewel embellishment from Michael's (from the wedding section). 6. 8x10 kraft box, 4x6 sticker, sparkly ribbon and pearl ribbon from Michael's. 7. Small kraft bag, circle sticker, small pine cone (painted gold), twine from Michael's (paint the end of the twine gold with a marker). 8. 8x10 & 5x7 white boxes, gift tag, gold & gray sparkly ribbon from Michael's. 9. 11x14 charcoal box, bookmark, ribbons from Michael's, sparkly wool ribbon from Michael's, circles cut from thick, sparkly scrapbooking paper from Michael's. TIP: A little goes a long way! Two of three small details on each package is a simple, fun way to really maximize the your presentation. Have questions? Want to show off your packaging inspiration? Let us know on Facebook…
Presenting finished artwork as samples is hands-down THE best way to showcase the value of your work to your clients as well as sell more products. But what can you do if you don’t have any aspirational images of your framed wall art, albums, folio boxes and other offerings to showcase? That’s where we come in.
Let's face it, we've all gotten that email that asks us if we offer holiday/off-season/Sunday/dog's birthday discounts. As a girl who loves shopping clearance racks, I get it, I love me a good sale... but always being asked to discount your prices can be disheartening and devaluing as a creative. We already struggle with putting a price on our art, how the heck are we going to make any money if we don't charge profitable prices.
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You’ve read all the books. You’ve surfed the whole ‘net. But you are still having a hard time convincing clients to spend their hard-earned dollars. They keep opting for your less expensive products, smaller sizes, or “just a few prints.” You’re about to throw your hands up in the air and say, “I give up!”