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Turn An Arts And Crafts Hobby Into A Business


Are you searching for a quick way to make an extra income?

Why not turn that Cooking Interest, Comic Book Collecting, or Your Retro Clothing Collection Into A Home Based Business Venture!

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 hobby!

The world is packed with amazingly talented people.

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!

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 work.

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 area.

I recently read about a middle aged fellow who turned his knowledge about collecting rare comic books into a thriving business.

Imagine?

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?

About The Author

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; smallbizbits@yahoo.com


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