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25 proven craft business ideas have been carefully researched to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Being in the know before you go just makes "cents." It pays not to reinvent the wheel!


That's why each of these home based craft ideas is backed up with one or more "how-to-start" guides provided by successful crafters who have had real life experiences in the craft business opportunity you may now be considering.

Tons of info, shared by successful entrepreneurial crafters, who’s been their done that experience, may save you hours of time and probably costly mistakes.

Starting an art-centered company is now so much easier!


Knowledge = Sales = Profit

Craft Business Ideas: Opportunities to Discover

  • 101 Easy Craft Project Ideas by Dagmar Szimcsik is a real winner. Her ebook, an industry standard, is packed full of easy-to-understand "how to do it" projects. Each of her craft business ideas will get your mind working and thinking of all the business possibilities.
  • Andy Turner has been making jewelry from wire for over two decades. He doesn't miss a trick in explaining how to make personalized jewelry and profit big time from it with an ebook called Wire Writing Secrets. For the serious artisan, this deserves serious consideration to leap over your competitors.
  • Another important resource for the serious jewelry making crafter is Kameron Kay's ebook and audio program Jewelry Selling Secrets, focuses on how to present and sell your pieces in shops, galleries and boutiques and hoe to have a flood of Internet sales.

Craft Business Ideas: Card Making Profits

  • Walking through a juried craft show in Columbus, Ohio I came across a talented couple making really beautiful hand made custom cards and selling them to booth visitors. I waited in line until my turn and asked the couple how they learned to make so many custom cards so fast? They said they started their business after reading Jennifer Gormly's 50 Card Making Sketches.

    They were very generous in praise for Jennifer's description of card making planning made easy.
  • David Allen has written the “Bible” of the industry. How to Start Your Own Greeting Card Business is thorough, well written and loaded with effective and usable information all designed to guide you to one end…PROFITS! For anyone exploring card making crafts, David’s ebook is a MUST!

Craft Making Ideas: Glass Art Profits

Every craft show has one or two glass art booths.

But few of your competitors know what it takes behind the scenes to make their company truly profitable.

Well, my research has turned up an invaluable resource that provide a huge competitive advantage for you.


A serious resource is Eric Robert's Glass Etching Secrets.

As you may know, glass-etching equipment is relatively expensive. Eric cuts through all the fog. His advice can improve your profitability.

He shows you absolutely proven techniques to reduce your costs, and, at the same time, produce true art, which will get the attention of buyers.


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Craft Business Ideas: Quilting, Crocheting and Leather Crafting

    My research tells me this resource is the “best of the best!” You owe it to yourself to consider one of these craft business ideas.

  • How to Start Your Own Machine Quilting Company. The authors are Kathy Marshall and Judy Turner who are two pros who actually operated a successful machine quilting business.
  • In collaboration with Chuck Smith, they offer the most comprehensive guide in the machine quilting business.

    It is packed with valuable tips and day-to-day profit-building advice.

  • Many crafters believe that knitting or crocheting are borderline opportunities if your goal is to make money, or more importantly, enough money to make this skill profitable in a significant way. Well…they are wrong! Liz Reel’s Knitting for Profit , a 134-page ebook brings 5 solid strategies that can turn your passion into a profitable enterprise.
  • "Everything you ever wanted to know about leather crafting but were afraid to ask" is thoroughly covered Dwain Berlin's ebook, Leather Craft Secrets.
    Truly, this is your leather Bible. It has international fame.

Craft Business Ideas: Expressing Creativity into Profit

At a show in Kentucky I stumbled upon a special booth.

This crafter had a skill I’d never seen in such a show. In fact, this was a booth with visitors crowding around to see the crafter in action.

The crafter was doing all sorts of creative art with…Pressed Flowers!

But that’s not all.

She was selling them like hotcakes!

The colors were so vivid. Her personalized cards and pictures made with pressed flowers were alive with realism.

They were art. They were just beautiful!


My research has led me to this best resource on the planet.

  • Sandra Fisher is a pure artist. Her ebook course, Flower Pressing Secrets is truly the “best of class” award winner.

Craft Business Ideas: Wind Chimes that Actually Sell Themselves

A wind chime booth exists in nearly every show.

But have you noticed that practically every wind chime sounds the same? No wonder sales are unstable.

Well, not any more.

Artisan Al Williams has worked diligently and scientifically to make and sell wind chimes like no others. You have never seen their craftsmanship and distinct sounds.

He shares his success with you in two ebook gems:

How To Make and Tune Wind Chimes PLUS Designer Software


Helpful Professional Resources

Aid To Artisans

American Craft Council


Helpful Craft Information


Additional Small Business Ideas


 

 

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