I looked at the calendar tonight and realized I have less than one month before my next craft fair. Oy! I think I have enough product but I’m not sure. It might be easy enough to sit down with my jewelry and my computer and make my inventory list and see where there are any holes, but I just haven’t done that yet.
Speaking of holes, how will I know what to bring. My shows last fall were mostly scarf sales due to the approaching winter months. However, jewelry is different. Do I need to take two of everything in case something sells twice? Or do I just take one and hope to sell out? If I take two then I’ll have a back up for Etsy. However, if I take two and don’t sell either, then I’m stuck with two. These aren’t easy decisions, folks.
I’ll try and distract myself from the stress of that by thinking about gardening. I purchased some potting soil tonight (yes, purchased, from Lowes. All of your organic gardeners can just get over it. I don’t use pesticides or chemicals once things are in the ground but I don’t have time to play God and make my own soil mixtures either). Had I hurried home from the store I might have had time to get some plants into pots BUT I wasn’t feeling well and I took my sweet time looking at plants I don’t need. Each year I find myself purchasing a few plants strictly for instant gratification. So what if I want instant color, I have my priorities. The veggies and herbs are grown from seed, so I’m allowed an easy out once in a while.
I recently found myself worrying over how I was going to divide up my gardening time and crafting time. So far I’ve found that both are working out quite well. The nice days are for being outside in the garden or photographing my jewelry and the rainy days are for crafting. I’m finding that I have plenty of each.
Who knew these two hands could create so much.