56 Etsy Business Ideas You Can Start Today [2022]

56 Etsy Business Ideas You Can Start Today [2022]

Interested in starting a etsy business in 2022?

We put together 56 of the best etsy businesses you can start in today.

For each business idea, we’ll show you real-world examples of other etsy businesses to help you see what it really takes.

Here's the full list:

1. Start a baking supplies store ($240K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$20,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$52,550
Skills
Business model

Linda Gonzalez from LOS ANGELES started Gloria's Cake & Candy Supplies about 6 years ago, a baking supplies store.

  • Revenue: $20,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 1
  • Location: LOS ANGELES

Case Study

As I mentioned before, I worked at the highest levels of the corporate world, as well as on major world sporting events. My journey in the corporate world included working for many million-billionaires, some very high profile, some very discreet. In the capacity of personal/executive assistant, I coordinated and hosted several events, fundraising dinners, art exhibits, press conferences, political issues, etc. for very high profile guests, i.e. mayors, governors, senate & congress members, president, vice president, and celebrities.

I was also exposed to how to create entities and operate businesses successfully, i.e. restaurants, service industry, retail, property mgmt & development. I also worked the 1984 Olympics directly with Peter Ueberroth and the 1994 World Cup in Protocol seeing to participating country VIPs’ needs.

After 30+ years of running/managing other people’s businesses and companies, I was talking to my husband about retiring (haha) and just operating our own business. Then I went to Gloria’s to get some items to make Valentine chocolates and found out of their plans to close down. I was so distraught at the thought of it, and my husband said, “you were talking about running your own business. Gloria had talked to you about taking over someday...why don’t you buy it?!” And that’s how the decision was made.

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2. Start a diy business ($1.62M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$5,000 — $1,100,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$31,000
Time To Revenue
330 days
Skills
Work from home

Mark Tyrol from Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA started Battic Door over 9 years ago, a DIY business.

  • Revenue: $135,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 2
  • Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA

Case Study

When I purchased my first house in 2000, I had a pull-down ladder in one of the bedrooms.

When attic stairs are installed, a large hole (approximately 10 square feet) is created in your ceiling. The ceiling and insulation that were there have to be removed, leaving only a thin, unsealed, sheet of plywood.

I have a colleague who told me “Businesses do not fail, people quit.” I decided to not quit.

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3. ($120K/year)

Gia Paddock from Phoenix, Arizona, USA started Boutique Rye about 5 years ago, a business.

  • Revenue: $10,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 0
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Case Study

My backstory has absolutely nothing to do with what I am doing now, but that is what makes us so unique. I went to college for education and became an elementary school teacher. I taught 4th grade for three years. However, I knew that was not meant to be my “forever” job.

Something I have always enjoyed was shopping. I mean what girl doesn’t have this as a hobby?! I had always thought it would be amazing to have my own boutique and get to wear new clothes almost every day.

I started thinking about this crazy idea when I got pregnant with my son, Riley. I knew I didn’t want to teach forever and this was my way out! During the summer I quit teaching, I got a job at a local boutique just working part-time, and it was here where the wheels starting turning for this idea. I saw how much I loved going into work every day and how much I enjoyed helping others pick out outfits for different occasions.

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4. Start a fashion accessories business ($72K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$1,985 — $40,480,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$450
Skills
Business model

Jen Fox from Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA started Foxly Handmade about 6 years ago, a fashion accessories business.

  • Revenue: $6,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 0
  • Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Case Study

I have been sewing and creating as a hobby and as a business since 2009, but my line of handmade bags under the name FOXLY Handmade began in earnest in 2016.

At the time, I worked full time as an interior designer at a commercial architecture firm, but I had an itch to have full creative control over a project from start to finish. I began making leather and canvas totes, block printed pouches, and all styles of bags. I developed the patterns myself, sourced materials, cut, stitched, marketed, and I developed a loyal following by carting those bags all over town to local shows (sometimes on a bike with a trailer attached to the back!).

Until I burned out. I was exhausted by the range of inventory that I was trying to keep up and weighed down financially by all of the supplies and materials I had to keep on hand to produce it. It was a pace I wasn't able to sustain, and all of my time was spent creating, and I had no brain power left to actually SELL. So I had to make a change.

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5. Start a candle business ($1.68M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$500 — $1,000,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$2,425
Time To Revenue
60 days
Time Commitment Per Week
Min. 5 hours/week
Skills
Interests

DShawn Russell from Raeford, North Carolina, USA started Southern Elegance Candle Company over 6 years ago, a candle business.

  • Revenue: $140,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 20
  • Location: Raeford, North Carolina, USA

Case Study

I started Southern Elegance right after my son was born as a hobby. Initially, I made a bunch of random bath and body products in addition to the candles. When I decided to get serious, I looked at everything and decided to just focus on one product and chose candles because they had the potential to be the most profitable. I chose a niche that I could speak authentically about. My ideal customer was easy to identify because it was basically me. (But, don't use that a marketing strategy. It just happened to work in this case) I was born and raised in the South. I LOVE living here and couldn't imagine living anywhere else. I created a company around all the things that I love to do.

Choose your partners carefully and trust your gut. I made very bad decisions by going against what I thought I should do and listening to “experts” and lost a ton of money.

I was working in education at the time and I absolutely hated it. One day walked into work and quit my job to make candle making a full-time career. I had absolutely no background in sales, manufacturing, marketing or anything business-related. I basically had no clue as to how it was going to work or if this was even a viable plan. Everything was a learning curve, and I spent hours learning a new skill then implementing it.

With very limited resources, (basically no money) I went to the school of Google and Youtube. I took some online classes on Branding and Wholesaling. I hired a business coach and I literally hit the streets selling. For the first year, I would sell my candles at any Church function, fair, festival, school bazaar… I did not care. I sold candles outside in the middle of the summer and the dead of winter. I also sold on any and every online platform that would accept me. Etsy, Amazon, Faire, Modalyst, Houzz, etc. All the money I made went back into building the brand, I was lucky to have a husband to pay the bills but it was tight financially. When I finally felt comfortable I approached stores to carry my products. And we slowly built a base of stores to sustain the company.

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6. Start an art business ($51.6K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$876 — $738,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$29,336
Time To Revenue
210 days
Skills
Business model

Sarah Hickey from Plano, Texas, USA started Innerglow Art almost 6 years ago, a art business.

  • Revenue: $4,300/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 0
  • Location: Plano, Texas, USA

Case Study

Growing up I’ve always had this unique passion for art and all things creative. I was that artsy girl in all the art classes in high school and even took a few art classes in College.

When strangers were noticing my art and asked if I had a website, business card, etc., it really pushed me to start the business.

I never thought I could actually have a “successful career” with art so I majored in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. I worked as an Assistant SLP for 2 years after graduating and worked for a pediatric home health company. I truly enjoyed working with special needs children with language disorders and thought this was my calling. However, after applying to grad school and receiving rejection letters for the grad program, I was completely devastated. I felt like a huge failure and was so discouraged. In response, I started painting again.

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7. Start a planner brand ($270K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$6,000 — $50,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$10,000
Skills

Jess Yasuda from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia started Planner Peace about 7 years ago, a planner brand.

  • Revenue: $22,541/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 1
  • Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Case Study

When I started Chasing Planner Peace I was a mum of two very small children, working part-time in a job for the government. I found my job extremely unrewarding and boring and had a little avenue for creativity. I never dreamed that starting an Etsy store would lead to growing a company that could become a full-time career. I had always had it drummed into me to find a secure job and stick with it - don’t take risks!

After my second child was born I became interested in using a paper planner as a hobby. There’s actually quite a big community of people (mostly women) who combine organization and creativity and love using their planners as a memory-keeping, scrapbooking tool using stickers and washi tape to decorate.

I loved the idea of using Filofax type planners where you could really customize your planner by adding in what “inserts” (refill pages) you wanted. I would download printable inserts off Etsy for calendar pages, meal planning, etc. but I could never find a layout that really worked for me. I would also waste huge amounts of time, money and printer ink trying to print out the printable inserts - as every file was a different format.

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8. Start a journal brand ($1.8M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$200 — $150,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$3,800
Time To Revenue
180 days
Skills
Business model
Work from home

Ollie Aplin from London, UK started MindJournal over 6 years ago, a journal brand.

  • Revenue: $150,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 3
  • Location: London, UK

Case Study

I’ve personally kept a journal for 10 years now, ever since I first went into therapy to recover from PTSD. My mum took her own life 2 years prior to my breakdown, and I never really got to grips with my emotions or how to process everything that had ever happened.

When I started therapy I was still stuck in the mindset that talking about how I felt was not something I should do. So talking therapy was the most unnatural experience for me. So to help, my therapist recommended I tried journaling – as a way of privately thinking about how I felt and what was on my mind. It was a game-changer of a moment for me.

My mum took her own life 2 years prior to my breakdown, and I never really got to grips with my emotions or how to process everything that had ever happened.

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9. Start a home decor business ($102K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$5,000 — $415,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$2,400
Time To Revenue
270 days
Time Commitment Per Week
Min. 5 hours/week
Skills
Interests
Business model

James Wolfer from Portland, Oregon, USA started Valhalla Wood Forge over 5 years ago, a home decor business.

  • Revenue: $8,500/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 3
  • Location: Portland, Oregon, USA

Case Study

I started Valhalla Wood Forge in 2017 while working full-time as a police officer. Our department was smaller, only seven of us total, we didn’t have full-time detectives so we had to fulfill dual roles as patrol and doing detective level investigations. I was working long hours, investigating a lot of sex crimes, which were taking a huge emotional and mental toll. Additionally, I was (and still am) a Coast Guard reservist, doing law enforcement and search and rescue, so my stress level was very high.

One day, the Police Chief ordered a big wooden flag for like, $500. I remember looking at it and thinking, “I could make that, but better.” So I got some wood, borrowed a circular saw from my parents, and made a flag to donate to my department. The department put a picture of me with the handmade flag on Facebook, and pretty soon, I was getting requests from cops and military buddies for their own flags. For the rest of 2017 and really, the first half of 2018, I didn’t charge much as I was only making 1-2 flags a month. I was having fun and had found a way to unwind and work through a lot of stress, and have my tools get paid for. Score, right?

Do your homework if you’re going to use outside marketing agencies, and don’t take shortcuts.

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10. Start a greeting cards business ($1.2M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$2,000 — $100,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$11,166
Time To Revenue
300 days
Skills
Business model

Travis Peterson from Irvine, California, USA started Joker Greeting over 7 years ago, a greeting cards business.

  • Revenue: $100,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 0
  • Location: Irvine, California, USA

Case Study

My background is in finance. I worked in investment banking for six years in New York. I loved the job, the people, and the hours. But as a service job I wanted to be making things not just helping others make things. This desire has led me to where I am today.

My brother and I have always loved to make fun of everything. Around 2014, we visited my mom’s house and she had this musical greeting card. We thought it was annoying. We asked each other, "Who wants to listen to this!?" Then Nick asked, “What if it didn’t stop?”

That was it. Nothing more. No market research.

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11. Start a decorative pillow business ($540K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$10,000 — $45,000/month
Time To Revenue
240 days
Skills
Business model

Danielle Oakey from Irvine, CA, USA started Danielle Oakey Shop over 6 years ago, a decorative pillow business.

  • Revenue: $45,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 1
  • Location: Irvine, CA, USA

Case Study

After 8 years of interior design blogging and running my e-design business, I needed a change.

Building a business has taught me more than I could ever have imagined. I have learned a lot in regards to working with people and setting proper expectations from the beginning. Whether it was an with an employee or a fabric company, I learned that being upfront with expectations is very important.

I knew I wanted to stay in the design world and had always dreamed of opening a little store. Since textiles have been a big passion of mine, a pillow shop seemed like a natural fit.

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12. Start an embroidery business ($78K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$6,500 — $10,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$2,000
Time To Revenue
180 days
Skills
Business model

Cailey Golden from New York, New York, USA started The Patchsmith almost 5 years ago, a embroidery business.

  • Revenue: $6,500/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 0
  • Location: New York, New York, USA

Case Study

I’ve been in the customization industry for over 10 years. I started with screen printing first. Eventually I was hired to work for the Yankees and was taught how to embroider caps. A company reached out to me for a production embroidery job and I accepted. I was taught how to run production but was left alone a lot. I ended up teaching myself a lot of different embroidery methods, it was also the place I made my first patch. I ended up creating patches for my supporters club of the local MLS team, NYCFC, and sold them for $7 each. I stopped after a few months and didn’t think about patches for awhile.

In 2017 I was going through a huge change in my life, a previous employer in the City attempted to permanently remove me from the industry, very unsuccessfully. I’d say it’s part of the reason why I’ve been able to be as successful as I have been so far. I spent months grasping at straws to come up with a business idea that I knew could do while keeping my mind busy while I was on a rollercoaster of repercussions from that employer.

I was in the bank one day after work and was sitting down with a representative, I did that a few months prior with the same guy and we spoke a bit about my career. This time he asked me if I was able to embroider patches for his fantasy football league called “Fight Club”. It was the first time anyone had ever asked for patches, I had no idea what to charge him but I knew I could definitely do it. I said yes and charged him $6 per patch for 25 of them. He was all too excited and agreed. I had no idea if I undercharged, overcharged or was right on the money but it was too easy. I was completely hooked.

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13. Start a party supply store ($4.8M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$25,000 — $400,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$500
Skills

Dean Salakas from Sydney NSW, Australia started The Party People over 36 years ago, a party supply store.

  • Revenue: $400,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 40
  • Location: Sydney NSW, Australia

Case Study

30 years ago, my mum was “Patches The Clown” catering for kids parties. Her passion for parties led her to open a small party store with my grandfather. From the age of 4, I was put to work filling small bags with sand for 5 cents each which would be used to weigh down helium balloons on tables.

We love change. Every time something changes, there is an opportunity for us to be early and capitalize while everyone else drags their feet.

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14. Start a bath bombs business

How Much Can You Make?
$29,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful bath bombs business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a bath bombs business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

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Case Study

Hello there! My name is Anusha Moodley, and I’m the founder of Thulisa Naturals. I started the company 5 years ago from my kitchen, using essential oils to make natural bath and body products that support one’s mental and physical well-being.

My business is self-funded, and I started it with a $5K budget. Since the business has grown, I currently make $29K in monthly revenue, with room to grow even more.

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15. Start a handmade jewellery business

How Much Can You Make?
$1,000 — $416,667/month
Skills

Examples of a successful handmade jewellery business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a handmade jewellery business:

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Case Study

Hey Dreamers! Welcome to the journey! My name is Katlyn and I am the owner of Blue Skies & Ko Boutique. Blue Skies & Ko offers hand-stamped pieces of jewelry, simplistic and trendy pieced jewelry, and now clothing!

Just before I jumped into my dream here with Blue Skies & Ko I was just your average server at a tavern making roughly 25K a year… This leap easily doubled my income within just a few short months.

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16. Start a vintage reselling business

Examples of a successful vintage reselling business:

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Case Study
  • Keely Stawicki is the founder of Rebel Funnels, a funnel strategy course provider.
  • She is a certified leading marketer and marketing & systems geek. When Keely was only 12 years old, she made her first $100 profit off of the sale of a horse saddle on Craigslist.
  • Keely supports aspiring female entrepreneurs in setting up their businesses online to generate leads and sales. Keely uses carefully planned funnels and Facebook ads without squandering time & resources on ineffective tactics.
  • The founder primarily specializes in the resale of vintage items, clothing, and furniture. Additionally, she teaches students how to monetize content, increase abundance, and become extremely visible on TikTok and other social media platforms.

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17. Start a ribbons business

Examples of a successful ribbons business:

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18. Start a buttons business

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19. Start a collectible exports business

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20. Start a tassel earings business

Examples of a successful tassel earings business:

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21. Start a fabric store

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22. Start a kitchenware and home essentials shop

How Much Can You Make?
$78,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$2,500,000
Skills

Examples of a successful kitchenware and home essentials shop :

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Case Study

I and my husband Mr. Chirag Visaria are the founder and director of the brand PDD Falcon. I am an IT professional, turned into a woman entrepreneur leading the family legacy and aspiring to manifest my expertise in the 35-year-old family business.

The brand began with a small t.o. of 10 l in the first year. But today we stand at a forecast of 12 cr and above for f.y. 2022-23 with the company valued at 25Cr. It’s purely due to the support of our channel partners. Before the closing of this financial year, we shall expand our offline network to 60 distributors reaching out to more than 8000 dealers. More sales are expected to come from export avenues.

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23. Start a pet supplies business

How Much Can You Make?
$80,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful pet supplies business:

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My name is Brock Weatherup and this is a story about how I wanted a great, all-natural, calming product for my wonderful, yet nervous, dog named Boulder, a 10-year-old English Retriever. My team and I are all long-term entrepreneurs in the pet industry and this business is a culmination of all of that experience.

We launched several key products including exceptional pet CBD Oils, soft chews, and innovative supplement bars for calming and joint pain. We have grown the business to be over $1M per year.

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24. Start a feathers business

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25. Start a bow ties business

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26. Start a clipart business

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Hi, my name is Serban Enache and this story is about Stockfreeimages, a Royalty Free stock photo platform that was launched in 2012 as a free image resource. We started in 2000 with Dreamstime.com, one of today’s top 10 stock photo agencies globally and later on launched StockFreeImages as a spinoff for designers looking for free stock photos that are safe to use.

In December 2020, the site had 1.3 million registered members and more than 2 million free stock images and illustrations from 56,303 photographers. We add fresh new titles every day and we have images for all needs and budgets, but mainly for free.

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27. Start a soap making business

How Much Can You Make?
$1,000 — $600,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful soap making business:

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My name Warnisha Foster I am the CEO of Kiss My Crown Essentials. I founded Kiss My Crown Essentials in March of 2020 and I started offering my products a few at a time to see how they would go over with the public. My first product was Strawberry Rose’ Champagne Soap. The idea for this soap came from looking at my life as a single mom of four I started to feel burned out. I needed something to make me feel feminine, Make me feel like a woman, Grown and sexy. This did the trick.

Our mission here a KMCE is to let mothers like myself know that we are seen, we are beautiful and we are a necessity.

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28. Start a wood pallet scraping business

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29. Start a knitting business

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30. Start a designer lamp shades business

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31. Start a craft business

How Much Can You Make?
$800 — $80,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$1,300
Time To Revenue
270 days
Skills
Business model
Work from home

Examples of a successful craft business:

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Hi, I’m Theresa the owner of the blog DIY Lifestyle. On my blog, I share dozens of gluten-free, vegan, paleo, raw vegan and healthy recipes, fun crafts & DIYs, helpful life hacks, and travel tips. I started my blog because I was looking for a place to write down useful information to share with people all around the world but it quickly turned into something more.

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32. Start a table runners business

How Much Can You Make?
$15,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful table runners business:

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Greetings, my name is Paul Bucklin and I am a co-founder of Logoclothz, where promoting isn’t just a job, it’s a lifestyle. We are a new kind of promotional products company that specializes in custom printed tablecloths.

It was a slow start initially, however, we are now growing at an increased rate and it’s only going to get better from here. Our current revenue as of October 2019 is 15K a month.

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33. Start a printable sales business

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34. Start a zippers and sewing supplies business

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35. Become a stamp maker

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36. Start a hair accessories company

Time To Revenue
240 days
Skills
Business model

Examples of a successful hair accessories company:

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Back in 2008, my friend and partner had the original idea for Pulleez. She talked about it constantly, but I realized she was unsure of how to start the process to make the product come alive. My husband traveled to China six- seven times per year and was aligned with several manufacturers. I brought him on board to help with the initial design of the cord lock which is the key feature of Pulleez. We also needed help securing elastic cord and bead manufacturers. Lucky for us, he is a visionary and was able to help jump start our journey.

Sometimes we wonder about the path we are on and how will this translate to new jobs or opportunities in the future. My illustration/design background enabled me to design new charms and communicate these ideas to our manufacturer. I’ve been using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop since the early 90’s so that also helped as I could design ads and work with our photos. Running my own business and managing projects with upwards of 1000 illustrations per book, gave me the project management skills I eventually fell back on to run Pulleez.

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37. Start an invitation business

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38. Start a baby headbands business

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39. Start a party favors business

How Much Can You Make?
$400,000/month
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Case Study

I'm Dean Salakas Chief Party Dude at The Party People. Our goal is to help people have the parties of their dreams. We are Australia’s largest party store selling balloons, decorations, costumes, novelties, confectionary, theme partyware, and anything else you could possibly want for a party.

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40. Start an online beading store business

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41. Start a crochet business

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42. Start a framed chalkboards business

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43. Start a metal sign business

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44. Start a washi tape business

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45. Start a designer lace business

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46. Start a pillowcases business

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47. Start a t-shirt customization business

How Much Can You Make?
$6,600 — $1,333,333/month
Skills

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Case Study

Thanks for giving me this lovely opportunity, I’m Arpit Aryan Gupta and I’m currently running a garment export unit called NG Apparels that is based in Ludhiana, catering to all clothing segments across the globe.

My father lost a lot of money in the 2008 crash in the US market which pushed us out of the market and my father had to shut down his fabric trading business but I established the garment manufacturing business back in 2012 and with God’s grace the business has grown exponentially. I have a turnover of 12cr($1,581,547) without any loan or CC limit requirements.

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48. Start a throw pillow designing business

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49. Start a wedding supplies business

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50. Start a string art business

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51. Start a baby clothes business

How Much Can You Make?
$60,000 — $500,000/month
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Case Study

Hello, I am Charles Carette, CEO & Co-founder of Bambox. We developed the first monthly subscription-based ecommerce for baby essentials combined with a virtual assistant to guide new parents throughout their baby’s first 3 years. We operate in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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52. Start a mobile phone cases & accessories kiosk business

How Much Can You Make?
$125,000/month
Skills

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Hi, my name is Jean-Philippe Brousseau, I’m a 32-year-old entrepreneur from Canada, Québec. I’m the founder and owner of phoneloops.com. We mainly sell our universal phone strap that provides a secure, yet relaxed grip on mobiles to B2B and B2C markets.

We’ve been in business since 2014 after a successful Kickstarter campaign. We’ve grown exponentially every year since. As of 2018, we’ve sold over one million Loops in 66 countries. We couldn’t be happier and we are super excited about what the future holds.

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53. Start a leather bracelets business

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54. Start a bubble bath product

Average Initial Investment
$495
Time To Revenue
300 days
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Case Study

Just before I lost my high-level position as director of communications for a national medical association in mid-June 2011, I read Just Kids by Patti Smith. In the darkest days after losing my job, I found inspiration and salvation in her words. In essence, I went through a rebirth of sorts spurred on by losing my financially lucrative job. I had achieved incredible benchmarks in media relations, attaining a career-high 5.5 billion media impressions in 2010, but I was also stressed by working in a difficult environment.

Although I didn’t realize it at the time, losing this job was a blessing in disguise. Having more time on my hands enabled me to get back to my fine art, exhibit my work, sell more antiques on eBay (I had been doing so since 1997), and finally devote time to Consumer Grouch. Around the same time, I launched my professional consulting website Write Perspectives.

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55. Start a lace bralettes business

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56. Start a pet costumes business

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