6 Steps to a Successful Handmade Wholesale Business

This past year I took steps to sell some of my items on wholesale to shops and boutiques.  I had been planning and researching this process for a while and I want to share 6 steps to a successful handmade business that I found to be essential.  After selling my original art, prints, journals and note cards at craft shows and my shop, I decided to move into the wholesale market.  

6 steps to a successful handmade wholesale business

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Updated Terra Cotta Pot

Hello friends!  I have a new obsession in my gardening life, succulents!  I love their diversity and ease of care.  I use them outside in my garden, in pots on my patio and indoors also.  Today I’m sharing with you how I updated an old terra cotta pot with some chalky finish paint, a stencil and some soft pastel succulents.

Updated Terra Cotta pot with chalky finish paint. Soft succulents added by www.carmenwhitehead.com

Today’s project was created for Bella Crafts Publishing, so hop on over to their blog and see all the details.

Blessings,

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Trust Art Journal Page

This is a bittersweet blog post for me.  It is my last project for The Crafter’s Workshop Design Team.  I can’t believe the year has flown by.  I have met so many creative people and I’m so grateful to their corporate office for the support they’ve given me.  I truly love these stencils and will continue using them.

Trust art journal page created by www.carmenwhitehead.com for The Crafter's Workshop

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Cool Street Art

I love the idea that art isn’t confined to a canvas only.  Walls and buildings can become canvases.  Many cities embrace and encourage murals to revive neighborhoods.  I’ve put together a collection of some cool street art that I think you will enjoy.

Cool Street Art by www.carmenwhitehead.com

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