So you have decided to sell your art or craft, great! The next step is to present your beautiful creations in a pleasing way. You have heard the saying, "Presentation is Everything". Well, this is true. Once each painting is finished, I spend a lot of time making sure that the artwork is protected and beautifully packaged for sale.
1. Each painting or print is mounted on a white foam core board and sealed in a clear plastic sleeve for protection.
(I purchase these in bulk from clearbags.com)
2. Be sure to place your business card or stamp on the back with your website for potential return customers.
3. Take good photos. This is extremely important if you are selling your work online. Not only have a photo of the item, but also give an example of the item framed, and how it will look in the packaging upon arrival.
4. When ready to ship, print professional labels with your logo and business name. Wrap the item in seasonal tissue. I like winter blues and whites or reds and greens for the holidays. Always include a thank you card and business card.
For mailers, I order recycled cardboard boxes from Staples.com which are nice and sturdy and very clean and professional looking.