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Small Businesses

People create because they just love to, but if it’s possible to make an income out of it too then even better. I love it when someone’s pastime/hobby/interest is turned into a small business. Sometimes accidentally 😀 Family and friends see your items and offer X amount “if you’ll just make a small one for me – no rush, whenever you’ve got time”. Before you know it, you’ve got regular orders coming in.

A lot of planning, thought and time goes into handmade items and that’s what makes them special. Here’s a list of my favourite small businesses.

Sue Green Artwork

I paint quality watercolour portraits of your loved pets which make a unique and personalised gift. I work from clear photographs so that I can achieve a good likeness and capture your pets individual characters. Other commissions also undertaken.

Find Sue on Facebook

Sue’s website

Crochet Queen

My name is Sue and I have been crocheting since I was 7. If you would like me to make you something then please contact me and we can have a chat.

Find Crochet Queen on Facebook

Pink Rhino Gifts

Made to order, personalised crafts and cards. A keepsake gift to cherish. Make someone smile with a gift that’s unique to them.

Find Pink Rhino Gifts on Facebook

Clover Leaf

Clover Leaf has been crafting and creating various greeting cards and wedding stationery for at least 7 years. Each card is made with care and attention to detail and aim to offer you a first class service at all times. Small business situated in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

Find Clover Leaf on Facebook

Bluestocking Wool & Gifts

We stock a range of yarns for all budgets, including brands such as Rowan, Adriafil, Artesano, Sirdar, King Cole and Stylecraft, plus lots of quality sticks, hooks and other accessories. No need to shop online for beautiful wool – you can see it, stroke it and squish it before you buy here!

Find Bluestocking Wool & Gifts on Facebook

Bluestocking Wool & Gifts website

PDS Arts

This is the place to stock up on great quality and great value card, envelopes and cello bags for your card-making.

PDS Arts website  TEMPORARILY CLOSED WHILST THEY ARE MOVING. Bookmark it though, their supplies are very good quality.


Monday, 10th February 2014 at 8:52 am Leave a comment



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