There are plenty of home-based business ideas out there. But if you’re looking for something that will let you exercise your creativity and work from home with supplies that are easily attainable and accessible to you, then a handmade business might be for you. Here are 11 handmade business ideas that you can do right from your own home.
Beaded Jewelry Maker
You can design and create your own jewelry using beads and other supplies you can easily pick up online or at a local craft store. Make unique designs with corals, shells etc.
Custom Portrait Artist
If you’re an artist here’s your chance. You can also offer custom artwork to online customers who want portraits drawn or painted of them or their families.
For more tech savvy entrepreneurs, you can also offer a variety of different products that you design using your computer or other tech tools. Graphic designers are in demand lately, everyone wants to put out info-graphics that’ll attract customers as well as give their business some sense of professionalism
Paper Goods Seller
Paper goods like invitations, complimentary cards, birthday cards and notecards can also make for popular handmade products that people can purchase online.
You can get really creative with different materials and styles by designing your own line of handmade bags and purses either using beads, leather or even recycled materials.
you could make hats or fascinators out of yarn, fleece, fabric or other materials. These hats are usually stylish and used at weddings, formal events, photoshoots etc. and I hear they can be quite pricey.
Hair Accessories Designer
If you want to make a larger variety of products, you can create a line of hair accessories ranging from small pins to decorative headbands. Flower pins, butterflies and even animals which will be popular among children and mother consumers.
Tie Dye Artist
Tie dye is a popular method of decorating anything from t-shirts to fabric shoes. You can experiment with different colors and patterns in your home or yard and then sell the products online. Tie dye has become a pop culture trend amongst youths who love to appear in tie dye sweats, caps, jeans and even shoes.
If you’re more of a knitter, you can create a variety of different products to sell, ranging from scarves to large blankets, sweaters, gowns skirts etc. And you can do the same with crochet.
Plush Toy Maker
Or you can make kids’ toys from fabric, stuffing and a variety of different materials that you can find at regular craft stores.
Sculpting is another popular method of making handmade products. You can buy clay and other materials that don’t require a kiln or any other specialized equipment, so you can make your finished creations right from home.