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Arts & Crafts - Industries

Charcoal Portraits

Use your charcoal drawing expertise to create quick portraits.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? 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.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No

Christmas Ornaments

Bring holiday cheer to people's homes with creative Christmas ornaments.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Coloring Books

Use your artistic creativity to develop custom coloring books children will love.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Costume Rentals

Dress up your business with a costume rental shop.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Craft Shows

Bringing vendors together can be a crafty part-time business that doesn't require a lot of capital.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Craft Supply Store

Give fellow crafters a place to gather their supplies, from glue guns to yarn.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Crafts Business

Got skills? Invest them in a craft business while teaching others to appreciate your art, too.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Custom Airbrushing

Combine your artistic and business sides with a custom airbrushing company.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Custom Buttons

Who says buttons have to be boring? Create interesting buttons that will make people smile when they get dressed.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Designer Pillows

A couch isn't a couch without a decorative pillow. Create pillows that help decorators differentiate themselves.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Dried Flowers

Dried flowers' longevity makes them an attractive alternative to the real thing.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Embroidery Service

Using embroidery equipment, you can personalize everything from dog collars to T-shirts.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No

Freelance Photography

Love to take photos? Freelance your expertise.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Gift Basket

Create crafty and beautiful gifts with a gift basket business.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes