Arts & Crafts

If you have any artistic skills or crafty hobbies, starting a craft business is an excellent option. Here are some of the best art & craft business ideas.

Functional Art & Craft Business Ideas

Here are art and craft business ideas that serve functional purpose.

How to Start a Phone Case Business

How to Start a Phone Case Business

Carolyn Young

Published on November 25, 2021

Some 6.4 billion of the world’s 8 billion people, or 80 percent of humanity, use mobile phones, according to German research firmStatista.[1]https ...

How to Start a Screen Printing Business

How to Start a Screen Printing Business

Esther Strauss

Published on September 14, 2021

Do you enjoy graphic design or have a flair for creating eye-catching works of art? Then starting a screen printing business could be agreat ...

How to Start a Cricut Business

How to Start a Cricut Business

Carolyn Young

Published on February 6, 2022

You’ve probably heard of Cricut, the top US brand of automated cutting machines popular with home crafters, which has seen explosive growth oflate ...

How to Start an Embroidery Business

How to Start an Embroidery Business

Howard Tillerman

Published on July 27, 2021

With decorated apparel in the middle of an extended boom, starting your own embroidery business today could satisfy your passion and lead tosignific ...

How to Start a Vinyl Cutting Business

How to Start a Vinyl Cutting Business

Esther Strauss

Published on October 12, 2021

Vinyl cutting is a versatile, creative process with a wide range of applications, from stickers and car decals, to signs and even T-shirt designs.On ...

How to Start a Crochet Business

How to Start a Crochet Business

Carolyn Young

Published on March 10, 2022

Hobbies don’t have to be just hobbies. With a bit of effort they can become profitable businesses, and crocheting is no exception. Do you like toc ...

How to Start a Sewing Business

How to Start a Sewing Business

Carolyn Young

Published on February 1, 2022

Sewing is often disrespected, but it’s a valuable skill. If you’re good at it you could start your own business, do alterations, embellishclothi ...

How to Start a Soap Making Business

How to Start a Soap Making Business

Esther Strauss

Published on October 7, 2021

Everybody needs to get clean! That’s why soap has been popular for centuries and is today a $42 billion market in the US alone. Amid increased ...

How to Start a Bath Bomb Business

How to Start a Bath Bomb Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 11, 2022

Bath bombs are booming! Led by fun and funky brands like Da Bomb, the market is expected to nearly triple over an eight-year period ending in2025.&n ...

How to Start a Pottery Business

How to Start a Pottery Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 4, 2022

Remember the pottery wheel scene from the movie “Ghost”? It’s been endlessly mocked, but pottery can in fact be a beautiful and sensual craft ...

Decorative Craft Business Ideas for DIY Lovers

This category includes sticker business and other crafts — anything where the final product is a beautiful and decorative utility.

How to Start a Candle Business

How to Start a Candle Business

Carolyn Young

Published on October 29, 2021

If you have a passion for candles, their design, scent and feel, then starting a candle-making business could be in the cards for you. Candles canad ...

How to Start a Sticker Business

How to Start a Sticker Business

Esther Strauss

Published on August 18, 2021

While the world embraces digital initiatives and the virtual life, there’s still no denying the value of something you can see and touch in thereal ...

How to Start a Florist Business

How to Start a Florist Business

Mark Stewart

Published on May 5, 2021

Everybody loves flowers! That’s why starting a flower shop can be a profitable endeavor. Still, to be successful, it’s important tot ...

How to Start a Crystal Business

How to Start a Crystal Business

Carolyn Young

Published on February 1, 2022

Natural crystals, gems, and stones are thought to have healing properties for both mind and body. As a result, they are extremely popular and haveca ...

How to Start a Glitter Business

How to Start a Glitter Business

Carolyn Young

Published on March 22, 2022

Glitter is everywhere – in makeup, nail polish, tumblers, crafts and more. As the arts and crafts market has experienced a pandemic-era boom, theg ...

How to Start a Greeting Card Business

How to Start a Greeting Card Business

Carolyn Young

Published on March 10, 2022

Birthdays, Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s, graduation — the list of events that call for greeting cards is nearly endless, which is why the U.S. ...

How to Start a Gift Basket Business

How to Start a Gift Basket Business

Carolyn Young

Published on March 10, 2022

Do you have a knack for making great gift baskets? If you enjoy putting together creative gifts, you could turn that skill into a business. Giftbask ...

How to Start a Calligraphy Business

How to Start a Calligraphy Business

Carolyn Young

Published on March 29, 2022

Even in this digital age, people still like notes and invitations with that handwritten touch, and calligraphy makes the lettering beautiful andpers ...

How to Start a Balloon Business

How to Start a Balloon Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 3, 2022

A balloon business might involve a hot air balloon, balloon animals, party balloons, or something entirely different – the choice is yours. Butyou ...

How to Start a Pearl Party Business

How to Start a Pearl Party Business

Howard Tillerman

Published on September 27, 2021

A pearl party is a 21st-century twist on the old-school Tupperware party, with mainly women getting together online, rather than in person, to openoy ...

How to Start a Gift Wrapping Business

How to Start a Gift Wrapping Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 18, 2022

Do you love shopping for gifts just so you can wrap them creatively? Most people don’t!  That’s why the gift packaging market is projectedt ...

How to Start a Mug Printing Business

How to Start a Mug Printing Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 18, 2022

More than 7 out of 10 Americans regularly drink coffee or tea, both of which are commonly consumed from mugs. That’s one reason the global mugindu ...