9 Tips For Starting A Successful Home Decor Business

Want to start your own home decor business? Here are 9 tips you should know.

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a home decor business:

#1: Tiffany Griffin, founder of Beautiful Dawn Designs:

We chatted with with Tiffany, founder of Beautiful Dawn Designs ($/month). In our interview, Tiffany says:

Don't use failure as a reason to give up. It's okay to fail. Just make sure you learn from your failures and mistakes and keep working towards your goals.

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#2: Sarah Giller Nelson, founder of Less is More Organizing Services:

We chatted with with Sarah, founder of Less is More Organizing Services ($8K/month). In our interview, Sarah says:

Seize the day! You never know what is coming down the pike so if you have a dream just go for it.

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The biggest lesson I learned this year is that you never know where the world will take you, so it’s best to listen to your instincts and focus on what works for you.

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#3: James Wolfer, founder of Valhalla Wood Forge:

We chatted with with James, founder of Valhalla Wood Forge ($8.5K/month). In our interview, James says:

Don’t be afraid to bring on the right people.

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#4: James Wolfer, founder of Valhalla Wood Forge:

We chatted with with James, founder of Valhalla Wood Forge ($8.5K/month). In our interview, James says:

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

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I wish I treated it more like a business earlier on instead of a hobby. If you are passionate about something and making a little bit of money with it, you can turn that into a lot of money.

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#5: Suzan Allen, founder of French Italian LLC:

We chatted with with Suzan, founder of French Italian LLC ($/month). In our interview, Suzan says:

Always remember, your plan might change from time to time but the end game will always remain the same.

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#6: Maurici Badia, founder of HANNUN:

We chatted with with Maurici, founder of HANNUN ($/month). In our interview, Maurici says:

I love learning by making mistakes, it means you’ve tried it. When you are creating a new brand, using new technology, new features in social media platform, there is nothing written, you need to try many things and some of them will work, some not.

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Start writing down your ideas, start looking for information, start creating something or selling someting.

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