Arts and Crafts
How to Turn an Arts and
Crafts Hobby into a Business
Are you searching for a quick way to make an extra income, working from home? Why
not turn that Cooking Interest, Comic Book Collecting, or Your Retro Clothing Collection Into A Home Based Business
Most people enjoy hobbies they have pursued with great enthusiasm for years. Even
though they may find their leisure activities fulfilling and enjoyable they never imagined making money with a fun
Are you a talented
The world is packed with amazingly talented people. Many of them have turned
their hobbies into a home business.
If you have a skill or a talent to produce
marketable goods, such as pottery for example, turn it into a home based
Are you one of these gifted individuals? These talented individuals might have a
passion for sewing fabulous original wardrobes, marvelous hand knitted items, furniture making, creative paintings,
photographs, jewelry art, greeting card design, doll making, original toys, baby clothing, candle making, quilting,
calligraphy, fancy soap making, about anything you can imagine!
Start an Arts and Crafts
Crafting is actually a great way to start a home business on a shoe string. You
might want to start on a small scale by offering your creative work to friends and family. Later on, once you have
enough products, you might decide to rent a booth at local flea markets or crafts shows to display your
As you may know the Arts And Crafts Industry Is Enjoying An Amazingly Phenomenal
Popularity. People are eager to purchase hand made clothing, furniture, custom made keepsakes or jewelry. If you
have the creative talent this is one business you should consider!
A friend, Joyce, diverted her obsession with candle making into a thriving
business. She started by selling her hand made scented candles to friends and neighbors. Word of mouth spread about
her candles. Soon she was receiving enough orders to keep her very busy.
Joyce throws house parties to sell her candles and also takes custom orders from
ads she runs in local newspapers. Next, she plans to take her candles to the stores and malls in her
|Arts and crafts especially lend themselves well for a
home based business,
where you can produce much wanted and desired handmade products. (Img.
Turn Your Hobby into
I recently read about a middle aged fellow who turned his knowledge about
collecting rare comic books into a thriving business.
Several hundred of his old comic books are now worth their weight in gold. And his
wife is no longer protesting about the space the old editions take up in their home.
Think about it!
What's your passion?
What's your leisure time interest?
Could your leisurely pursuits translate into a lucrative business?
If your answer is 'yes' to any of the above questions, then you should consider
turning your arts and crafts hobby into a home business.
BB Lee is a professional writer and the editor of
SmallBizBits Newsletter. Visit Arts And Crafts Home Business Ideas - http://www.lulu.com/bblee
for more ideas.