Saturday, August 30, 2008

New This Week: Skulls, Cherries, Anchors, Mushrooms & More

New!

I have been a busy little lady ever since I came back from Berlin! I added all of this to the shop. As always, you can find them on Tizzalicious.com, DaWanda and Etsy.

I have also been doing some more work on my wholesale site. It really should be up soon now!

Does any of you girls sell on consignment? I have gotten two request for this earlier this week, but I don't really know if I should do it. Maybe I don't have enough inventory to do it. I have a lot (my Etsy shop is getting close to 200 items!), but I don't have more than one of a lot of those. What are your experiences with consignment? And how much of the profits does the shop gets to keep?


9 comments:

  1. Wow you have been busy! These are all so cool & I always love the way all your cute items look when displayed together! With regards to consignment, it's not something I do, but I once worked in a shop that took items on consignment. The shop kept 15% of the total sale price. I really have no idea if that's standard or not, and it was a few years ago.

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  2. I have several consignment accounts. They are all 70/30 split (they get the 30%). I've just decided to no longer do consignment. It is really hard to manage, especially far away. My local account with a store is easier, but I still don't get in as much as I should.

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  3. hey tizz. i don't have any experience, but there seems to be a lot of talk about consignment on the esty forums: http://www.etsy.com/forums_search.php?search_type=forum_title&search_query=consignment. maybe you'll find some helpful info there. :)

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  4. Anchors and mushrooms and guns - oh my! Such cuteness - you HAVE been busy!

    I have found that consignment is good when you are just starting out... but once you have already gotten your name out there (such as yourself) then in my opinion it's a bit of a rip-off, time and money-wise. I never found more than a 60/40 split (40% for the shop) and the shop owners I dealt with always seemed to be a little too much on the 'demanding' side of choosing what they wanted to carry in their store - and rightly so, but I prefer to make things based on how I feel, creatively, rather than following the demands of a retail store.

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  5. More cuteness! As for the consignment I*m doing 2 & i love it! The consignees that contacted me have a low rate so i keep a of over half of my sales. It*s a GREAT way to get noticed. You should try it.

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  6. love those little apple rings, it's no wonder why you were featured in the newspaper

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  7. Cute stuff as always!

    I do a consignment with Hey Pretty Cupcake and my experience with her has been very good. She's very timely with her payments and good with communicating with her designers. Which reminds me I need to respond to an email she sent me the other day!

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