Saturday, December 19, 2009

happy holidays.

shadow puppets by Owly Shadow Puppets

it's almost end of the year.
hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season.

lots of things happend for me this year, and glad its over!

im thinking about doing wholesale next year.
it has been 3 years since i started PataPri, and had many offer for wholesale from many great shops all over the world, but i wasnt really sure how to go about it and dealing with etsy shop was hard enough for me, so i haven't done it.

ive been reading craft inc. and started to think about doing wholesale seriously.

lots to think...
i have a big passion for my patapri, and love making things i make, but im not really a business person, so thats what i need to figure it out next year.

one of the reason i want to do wholesale is that when i went to paris in summer,
when i was walking around the neighborhood of
Marais with my sister, i stooped by a cute little toy store.
i saw a shadow puppet by fellow chicago crafter andrea on their window display!

i was so excited to see her work at different country, far away from chicago.
and i thought, that would be amazing to see my towels in cute shops all over the world, that would be so cool!

that's the reason why i want to do wholesale, good reason right?

anyway, thats my goal for next year to do wholesale.
and go back to chicago and do renegade.

have a happy holidays!


meredith cheng - munaluna said...

You should definitely do wholesale - great way to get your brand out - but the downside is that you won't be making much out of it. Seeing your products in stores is rewarding though :)

Waterrose said... nice to catch up with cards and all of the new stuff! Good to see you again...Happy Holidays!

Yuko said...

hi meredith,
thank you for your comment :)
yes, im hoping to do wholesale soon,
but as you say wholesale price is the key, since its hand made i cant reduce price much, but figuring out how i will go about it, thinking time...
have great holidays!

hi waterrose,
yes, im finally back!
glad to able to continue what i do.
merry christmas! :)

Spin Spin said...

Yes, PataPri should be everywhere! I got your towels in the post yesterday (so quick!) and LOVE them, will make great presents but don't want to give them away :)

John Peter said...

Good Work

Heather Moore said...

Good luck with your plans to go wholesale, Yuko. Your things are so beautiful, they deserve to be enjoyed by everyone all over the world. Fingers crossed for your every success.