Carlie Cripe

Carlie is the administrative & marketing coordinator at Shipshewana Trading Place. You'll see her friendly face in the flea market office during the summer season, and in the fall, she manages the Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Shows. In her spare time, she likes to hang out with her husband and son, and she loves to upcycle.

Recent Posts

7 Must-Haves for Your Mobile Boutique

Sep 09, 2019

Owning a traveling boutique is an exciting and busy career choice. There are several things a mobile boutique entrepreneur needs to have to create a successful business.

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10 Surprising Free Resources You Aren't Using to Grow Your Small Business

Jul 08, 2019

Running a small or even medium-sized business? Then you know how essential it is to find resources that can help achieve your goals as a business owner.

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7 Home Decor Trends You'll See Flea Market Vendors Selling this Year

May 06, 2019

 I love finding deals at flea markets... especially whenI know I can find current home trends at a bargain price. It really is the thrill of the hunt. And I know you'll be able to spot these...

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Shipshewana Trading Place Selling Opportunities

Apr 04, 2019

Are you looking for a place to sell your stuff? Or maybe you are ready to grow your online business by setting up at a physical market.
Shipshewana Trading Place in Shipshewana, Indiana,...
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How to Start a Flea Market Side Hustle

Feb 25, 2019

You may have had the idea floating around for weeks, months, even years… but have not taken the all-important first step in 

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12 Ways to Turn Customer Cues Into Money

Feb 04, 2019


You have a beautiful set up, you’ve thought of almost everything to maximize the practicality and aesthetic appeal of your space. Now it’s time to

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Flea Market Vendor Winter Prep Checklist

Jan 02, 2019

Congratulations! You've made it through the hectic Christmas season; Craft Shows, Handmade Bazaars and Open Houses galore! 

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Flea Market Booth Display Tips: "Sale" Section & Avoid Display Tables

Nov 28, 2018

It’s that time of year again! The air is crisp and cold, daylight quickly flees as darkness lingers, and we’ve even experienced several snowy days here in Northern Indiana. 

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Flea Market Booth Display Tips: Plenty of Walking Space & Presentation /Finishing Touches

Oct 24, 2018

Let’s face it vendors, we all get in ruts. At some point or another, you’ll get stuck in

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Flea Market Booth Display Tips: Maximize Storage & Create Vignettes

Sep 25, 2018

Hey vendors, when was the last time you tried something new with your booth display? What went well, what didn’t go well? This month, I have some great tips for you to discover, think about and...

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