Business Idea Center: Interior Design

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Business Name / Description

Album Cover Art

Combine love for music and art by selling framed album covers.
Category: Retail Businesses
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Antique Furniture Refinishing

Bring antique furniture back from the brink by refinishing it.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Antique Furniture Sales

Cut down on costs by selling antique furniture from home.
Category: Retail Businesses
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Art Headboards

Customers will be sure to dream about your unique headboards featuring paintings or photographs.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Artificial Plants

Not everyone has a green thumb. Thankfully, artificial plants are pretty hard to kill.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Attic Rooms

Help homeowners get the most out of their space by converting attics into usable rooms.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Basement Remodeling

Nobody wants their basement to look like a dungeon. You can help them out with a basement remodeling business.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Bathtub Reglazing

Soak in the success of a bathtub reglazing business.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Cabinet Door Replacements

Cabinetry businesses offer many different services and products. Find your niche through door replacement.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Cabinetmaking Service

Make the most of your skills by customizing cabinets for others.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Carpet Installations

Use your handiwork skills to lay down a new business.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Ceramic Tile Sales and Installation

You'll be floored by the profits you can make by selling and installing ceramic tile.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Chimney Repairs

A damaged chimney can be the source of unwanted fires or carbon monoxide intrusion. Keep people safe with a chimney repair service.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Christmas Decorations

While you'll likely only sell your products during fall and winter, it's a business you can work on all year.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Closet Organizers

You can never have too many shoes, right? Well if that's your attitude, you'll need to help others stay organized.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Consignment Furniture Store

Give furniture a second life by selling it again.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Custom Countertops

With all the new appliances and affinities for new looks, custom countertops are something you can rest your future on.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Custom Fireplace Mantels

Put your artistic woodworking skills to good use and give others a place to show off their pictures.
Category: Manufacturing
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Custom Furniture Covers

Give furniture a new life with custom covers.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Designer Pillows

A couch isn't a couch without a decorative pillow. Create pillows that help decorators differentiate themselves.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Drapery Studio

Provide homeowners with everything they need to install drapes.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Driftwood and Log Furniture

Bring the outdoors in with driftwood and log furniture.
Category: Manufacturing
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Fabric Shop

Add some texture to your business side with a shop that's made of good material.
Category: Retail Businesses
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Fireplace Installations

Homeowners will cozy up to this installation service.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Florist

If flower arrangements are your specialty, consider being a florist.
Category: Plants/Agriculture
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Framing Service

Preserve memories for your clients with a framing service.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Furniture Repairs and Finishing

Make old furniture look like new again with a furniture repairs and finishing business.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Futons

Is it a couch or a bed? No matter, to you it's a great business opportunity.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Hand-Painted Storage Boxes

Organizing can be more enjoyable with attractive storage boxes.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Holiday and Event Decoration

Love to decorate? Share the wealth as a holiday and event decorator.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Home Decorating Guide

No, print isn't dead. Give homeowners a decorating guide they can flip through while sitting on their couch.
Category: Media/Publishing
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Home Office Planner

Think you have the key to office space success? Help entrepreneurs design their home bases.
Category: Business Services
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Home Renovation Classes

If you're a handyman, you might want to build a vault for all the money you can make teaching other aspiring do-it-yourself-ers.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Home Storage Solutions

Help others clean up their clutter with a home storage solution business.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Home Theater Rooms

A combination of construction and cinema create a perfect picture--in high-def, of course.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Hot Tub Installations

You'll have more clients hot on your trail once they see your hot tub installations.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Hotel Art Supply

Hotels need a lot of artwork for their many walls--and you can supply it.
Category: Business Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

House Preparation Service

Help real estate sell more quickly with a house preparation service.
Category: Real Estate
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Interior and Exterior House Painting

Like the changing of the leaves, home owners are constantly wanting the latest color of the day.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Interior Decorating Service

What makes a house a home is the details. If you have the gift to make a room complete, you could be on the road to financial independence.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Interior Design

Design creative indoor spaces that fit your clients' needs.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Interior Landscaping Service

Use your green thumb to bring the outside in with an interior landscaping service.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Junkyard Furniture Creations

Creating functional furniture from junkyard items doesn't have to be trashy. Just get creative.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Kitchen Facelift Service

Liven up everyone's favorite room with a kitchen facelift service.
Category: Maintenance
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Lamp Shades

Create unique lampshades and watch customers' faces shine.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Lighting Shop

It's time to shine some light on your business startup.
Category: Retail Businesses
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Linen Supply Service

Sell or rent linens to a variety of clients, from hotels to event planners.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Matting and Framing Shop

Help customers frame items for their homes and businesses.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Mattress Shop

You'll rest easy knowing you're providing people with a good night's sleep.
Category: Retail Businesses
Startup Costs: $50,000 - $100,000
Franchises Available? No

Mirror Art

Create cool works of art with mirror pieces that you can get for free.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Mirror Installations

Can you see yourself being successful? All you have to do is look into a mirror.
Category: Maintenance
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Mobile Paint Spraying

Go ahead, paint the town whatever color you like. It'll be easy with a mobile paint spraying business.
Category: Maintenance
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Molding Installations

An eye for detail is what's needed to start a molding installation business.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Mosaic Tile Creations

Make almost anything more colorful by covering it in trendy mosaic tiles.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Nursery Designer

Use your interior design talents to design fanciful and fun nurseries.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Office Dividers

Separate yourself even further from the office doldrums with an office divider business.
Category: Manufacturing
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Online Fabric Shop

Add some texture to your business side with an online shop that's made of good material.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Online Home Repair Advice

Help homeowners help themselves when it comes to projects around the house.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Paint And Wallpaper Store

The quickest and easiest way to spruce up a space is to paint or wallpaper. Your store could be the go-to spot.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Party Balloon Service

Selling and setting up these party products may balloon into a great business.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Patio Furniture Retailer

Attractive, comfortable furniture can turn a patio into another living space.
Category: Retail Businesses
Startup Costs: $50,000 - $100,000
Franchises Available? No

Paving Consultant

The right step for your future may be to start a paving consultant business.
Category: Maintenance
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Quilt Sales

It won't take people long to cozy up to this business idea.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Safe Installations

Keeping others' valuables safe will enable you to create a financial safety net of your own.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Shared Office Center

Got office space? Monthly rent can be expensive for small businesses, but offering up a shared office center is a win-win situation for you and your small business tenants.
Category: Business Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Showroom Props

Help customers stage the perfect show by renting the right props.
Category: Business Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Skylight Installations

High-tech skylights bring a glow into your home. Aren't you glad we shed some light on this business idea?
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Specialty Rug Sales

Rugs may get walked all over, but that doesn't mean customers don't want them to look good.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Staircases

You'll always be a step above with a staircase business.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Store Display Cases

Help clients make their products the center of attention with a store display case biz.
Category: Business Services
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Theme Bunk Beds

Kids seem to sleep better inside a racecar or firetruck. Go ahead, help them catch their Zs.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Theme Toy Boxes

Design one-of-a-kind toy boxes that are both functional and visually appealing.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Used Furniture Store

If you're good at recognizing bargains, put your discerning eye to use with a used furniture store.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $50,000 - $100,000
Franchises Available? No

Victorian Moldings

Are you a master craftsperson with an eye for detail? Help people add a Victorian flair to their homes.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Wallpapering Service

Improve customers' interiors with a wallpapering service.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Window And Door Repair Service

Help clients keep their windows and doors is good working order.
Category: Maintenance
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Window Boxes And Shutters

Your business future will be bright as you keep the light out with a shutter biz.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Window Displays

Use your flair for design to attract shoppers.
Category: Advertising
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Window Shutters and Blinds

Your business future will be bright as you keep the light out with a shutter biz.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Windows Installation

Replacing windows is one of the most frequent home improvement renovations, a fact that may make you want to break into the industry.
Category: Home Products/Services
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No
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