How do you keep your shelving and table tops from scratching? Do you have any tips for making inventory management a little quicker and easier? October 2020 August 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 … Good Elephant Pottery on Facebook. I love your booth set up and simplicity. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. When I am setting up, I don't even open those boxes, just stash them for later. I have been struggling to create a display that is lightweight and easy to install and remove. November 2011 I have just found your website, and am very grateful for the info. May 2014 SPONSORED. February 2012 May 2010 or. I don't sell pottery, but I do craft fairs selling various things and don't always get large spaces to set up in. I do have a couple of questions, where did you get your Good Elephant logo curtain that hides your "closet'?Also it looks like you are using different walls then the ones that come with the canopy. October 2012 Saves a bunch of time! April 2014 Over the span of many shows, the averages are pretty steady. January 2018 And, the smaller tables are more flexible when making different arrangements in different sized booths, which will help you scale up to a 10x10 display later. Thank you for being so generous and helpful in this post, it's full of valuable insights! Same for all of my other items. I promise that if you have enough conscience and self-awareness to apologize for that, I was not talking about you! I really like the look, they seem stable and offer many options for heights and levels. TBD. No need for scissors, I just rip the paper. Thank you so much for all of the info, tips and tricks. Page Transparency See More. August 2012 Most of the videos in this online school are on the subject of wheel throwing, but this one is for hand builders. Community See All. I have been pricing the 6' foldable tables that many stores sell. "I graduated from the University of Maryland in 1992, with a degree in graphic design. November 2016 October 2014 June 2018 This Blog Has Moved! Thoughtful design, honest craft. Posted by Mea Rhee at 11:55 PM No comments: Sunday, … Create your own unique website with customizable templates. It's always super helpful. December 2015 Rose Brand is a theatre supply house, so they carry lots of extra-wide-width fabrics, and many of their products are fire retardant. But I have also seen the same shelves at Lowes. October 2010 Mea Rhee (mee-uh ree), the potter behind Good Elephant Pottery. I don't see a surface where you would lay out your paper and pot and the bag, all the while having a eye open for other customers coming in. Make sure to get the "permanent" variety. April 2017 January 2016 Dec 14, 2016 - Ceramics How about having the paper roll supported off the ground to make it easy to unroll and cut with a sharp exacto or scissors? It's an indoor sale - almost like a combo gallery/art fair setup just for the month of December. November 2010 Shows Mar 14, 2017 - I am starting this post with a picture of my old studio: About See All. Pottery Studio. January 2011 Thank you for all the clear, practical info! Go to this website and search for "fabric banners." Not Now. June 2015 I use glue dots to attach my hang tags to bowls, or other pots that I can't tie a string or wire to. September 2018 Indelible March 1 - April 12, 2014 An exhibition of sgraffitto, mishima, and other techniques which … Jun 9, 2019 - good elephant pottery #PotteryKitsLessExpensive RSS Feed … Indelible March 1 - April 12, 2014 An exhibition of sgraffitto, mishima, and other techniques which … October 2015 Your comment will be posted after it is approved. From shop TinyHappyClay. I realized I do a lot of shows in … I think it's really important to for potters to develop a booth design that will look good in whatever light is available. Then, to achieve that goal I calculate 3 times that amount as the amount of work to bring to the show. Good Elephant Pottery's Sixth Annual Holiday Open House Saturday, December 8, noon - 5pm Sunday, December 9, noon - 4pm . I use compact fluorescent bulbs. September 2012 This is an amazing material. About See All. Handmade functional pottery by Maryland artist Mea Rhee. . September 2014 Those are fabric curtains that I sewed myself. April 2010. :-). I designed mine to unfold flat for packing, then fold into a triangle-shaped tube for use. All posts written after May 2010 can now be found at the new location. My question is this- it looks like you have 3 smaller tables, maybe 4' in length. January 2019 January 2013 October 2011 It's been really quick to set up and take down the tables and shelves, but the inventory is really time consuming to pack and unpack. Yes they are very stable and flexible, and not too heavy. Follow me on Facebook and Instagram. Community See All. Follow me on Facebook and Instagram. August 2010 October 2016 February 2019 The 4ft tables are only 2ft deep, very accessible to customers. May 9, 2012 - These photos represent designs that I create on a regular basis. You are an incredibly generous person and your work is stunning! the potter behind Good Elephant Pottery. I only have to unpack and arrange the front stock. August 2013 September 2019 I am just about ready to dip my toe into the craft fair market. Yes, sometime last year I started separating the back stock from the front stock when I pack for a show. I sewed on the tie-on straps to the top of the banner myself. Great article! Combining traditional American hand craftsmanship with innovative contemporary design and most recently offering painting and photography pieces. Saved from At the 2019 Smithsonian Craft Show, I was interviewed for Voice of America's Korean TV station. Hi Mea, I have been following your blog for a few months now. Artist. December 2019 Ron, they are part purchased, and part DIY. March 2012 1,319 people like this. 62 talking about this. Ontdek (en bewaar!) Hi, I'm Marie of Good Elephant Pottery. I want to be able to easily scale up to a 10 x 10 space since it seems like that is more common. This is enough light for a 10x10 space. Sometimes I'll go home with lots of mugs leftover, sometimes all the mugs will sell out on the first day. September 2017 I spent almost twenty years working as a designer, operating my own design studio for most of that time. Aug 28, 2013 - Handmade functional pottery by Maryland artist Mea Rhee. I painted them black. "I am guided by my Korean heritage, Maryland upbringing, and graphic design education. I've studied your show set-up and kind of modeled my own after it. (If you are interested in learning this technique, Handbuilding with StyroFoam/Plaster Molds is available in my online pottery school.) Good luck with your first sale! Thanks so much!! 1,329 people like this. . The "removable" ones are not sticky enough. I'm not a great seamstress, but I can sew a straight line :-), What kind of fabric are you using for the "walls" and table coverings? I stand the roll of craft paper vertically. June 2013 Located in Lenox, Massachusetts, please check out our new online store if you cannot visit us in person! Tricia, the tables are simple folding tables from Target, covered in fabric drapes. With the halogen bulbs, I felt like I was in an easy-bake oven. What can you tell us about the lighting? March 2013 October 2017 2 Comments <