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Business Idea Center: Arts & Crafts - Industries

Charcoal Portraits

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? Yes
Christmas Decorations

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

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

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

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

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

Craft Supply Store

Give fellow crafters a place to gather their supplies, from glue guns to yarn.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Crafts Business

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

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

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

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

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

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

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? Yes
Online Operation? No
Gift Basket

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