So many of you have asked me for tips on how to start your own crafty business! Well here are the best tips ever, thanks to the Crafty Bastards!
It’s the curse of the crafter. You’ve found something you love to make. First you make it for yourself. Next thing you know you make some for friends. Then before you know it your home is overflowing with macramé plant holders, but you still have the urge to create them. And more of them!! Your friends all say, “hey Susan! You should TOTALLY sell these!”, and you think “nah, nobody would buy macramé plant holders… I’m just doing it for fun”. So you casually peruse Etsy (while still making macramé plant holders, of course) and realize that tons of people are selling macramé plant holders and yours are actually better!!
So you want to open your own shop (and we hope that you do!). The Bastards have come up with a little bit of advice, based solely on what’s worked for us over the years (and what hasn’t). …
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