30 Creative Business Ideas That Will Make You More Money
I wish I am a creative person. My sister is the one in the family with creative talents. She sings, she plays the piano, she acts, she draws and makes designs. When it comes to making money, there are several options for a creative person like her.
If you're a creative person, you just need to explore how you can capitalize on your talents. Take a look at some of these business ideas you can start at home. What's great about these business ideas is the pursuit of something you love doing and making money at the same time.
There are 30 creative business ideas on this post. However, I did not include business ideas specifically for creative writers. Perhaps that will be for another post.
1. Arts Studio
Teach art classes like painting, drawing or doodling. The joy of helping someone learn the skill and the craft is beyond compare.
2. Art and Crafts supplier
Sell art kits that you are particularly interested in.
3. Sell Art Collectibles
If you really love painting, drawing, or coloring using any style or media, you can make and sell your artwork.
4. Card Making
You can customize cards and sell them to people who want to give them as gifts. You can do this without spending much upfront.
5. Printable Seller
Design planners, journals or stickers and sell them as printables on print on demand sites or as digital downloads.
6. Coloring Book Designer
Whether children's coloring books or adult coloring books, there is a big demand for creating these products.
7. Logo Designer
Create logo designs for businesses, organizations, and website owners.
8. Graphics Designer
You can make designs for t-shirts, mugs or pillowcases, create the products and sell them. You can also use print on demand sites for starters.
Your skill in handwriting is precious. Many brides and grooms to be are looking for you to customize their invitations.
10. Scrapbook Designer
Do you love scrapbooking? Create and sell customized scrapbooks or design scrapbooking kits for sale.
11. Caricature / Portrait Artist
I've seen this really nice artwork. Many people are willing to pay to have their caricatures or portraits done.
12. Jewelry Making
Make fashion accessories made from different materials, such as ceramics, beads, polymer clay, crystals and iron.
13. Wood Work
If you're a champion of carving wood or making objects using wood, you can make a lot of things like children’s toys or furniture.
14. Basket Weaving
Many people still adore these homemade decorations for their homes.
15. Pottery making
Visit Etsy and you'll see all sorts of handmade pottery for sale - mugs, platter, bowl, candle holder and decorative items.
16. Tie-Dye Making
The tie-dye business is still a popular at-home business. You can sell tie-dye kits or create tie-dye shirts, dress, bags and other products for sale.
Not everyone can patiently do this. Make knitted scarves, caps, sweaters, cardigans, and table cloths.
If you like making quilts, why not sell them? They sell at high prices. You could also sell quilt patterns if you create your own patterns.
19. Custom Embroidery
Design embroidery patterns and sell them together with an embroidery kit, or offer custom embroidery on pillowcases, towels, or clothing.
Design cross-stitch patterns and sell kits, at the same time, offer to make a cross-stitch project for a fee for those who are quite busy.
21. Balloon sculpting
This is something you can do for parties to entertain the kids. The start-up cost is very minimal.
22. Face painting
This is another fun idea to do during kids' parties, especially when the kids have come in their own costumes.
23. Tattoo artist
This is definitely a work of art, which many people pay for.
You might think that photography is just your hobby. But it is certainly a very profitable business as well. You can start by shooting images and selling them online. Later, as your become more of an expert, you can have your own photo studio.
25. Dance teacher
If you are skilled as a dancer, you might want to teach dancing, too. My little girls joined a ballet class years ago and paid their ballet dance teacher around P300 per one-hour session.
26. Music teacher
Offer voice lessons, piano lessons, or lessons on playing any other musical instrument.
27. Performing Artist - Voice, Instruments, Dance
You must really love your craft as this requires more commitment to be able to perform in front of the stage.
28. Voice-Over Artist
You don't have to be good singer to be a voice-over artist. But you need to have a well-modulated voice just like those on the radio network.
29. Candle Making
There are all sorts of candles in high demand - for religious reasons and decorative purposes. Know the basics and a few more tricks to make scented candles, aromatherapy candles, and decorative candles to be successful.
30. Soap Making
Just like candle making, this is also very popular. Make your soap product stand out and you'll find success.
That's 30 great options for your new home business. If you're going to try to make a living out of any on the list, be sure to have fun doing it so that it will be longer-lasting.