23 search results for “Lindsey Peacock”

Hot Products: How to Make Candles Into a Blazing Business

Hot Products: How to Make Candles Into a Blazing Business

How to make candles, soy candles | Shopify Retail blogIf you’re an entrepreneur who is eager to burn the midnight oil with a new business venture, we’ve got an idea for you: homemade candles.

When it comes to creating a product that’s practical and hot (literally and figuratively), learning how to make candles is a skillset that’s useful even for the hesitant DIYer.

So, if you’re curious about homemade candles, the varieties like soy candles, and how to make candles, then let’s take a deeper dive into this hot product.

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Advent Calendars: Turn a Seasonal Tradition Into a Hot Holiday Product

Advent Calendars: Turn a Seasonal Tradition Into a Hot Holiday Product

Advent calendar business | Shopify Retail blog

‘Tis the season for gifts — particularly for sweets and treats. And many of us are familiar with one seasonal gift that traditionally combines sweet treats: advent calendars.

Yes, we mean those cardboard boxes with 25 numbered doors hiding little chocolates or sweet messages from your loved ones.

While advent calendars have been around for hundreds of years, this holiday gift is currently seeing a resurgence in popularity. And although advent calendars full of little chocolates is a perfectly tasty gift (who doesn’t love chocolate?), some crafty entrepreneurs are offering their own spin on these holiday stocking stuffers.

For those DIYers passionate about the holidays (or just creating a cool calendar), it’s possible to turn this tradition into a playful (and profitable) seasonal product.

Not sure how? Let’s take a deep dive into traditional advent calendars and examine some idea to help you get started.

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How to Make A Terrarium: Turning Tiny Ecosystems Into a Blooming Business

How to Make A Terrarium: Turning Tiny Ecosystems Into a Blooming Business

How to make a terrarium | Shopify Retail blogWhen it comes to sprucing up a home, one item in particular is a home décor staple: plants. But if you’re like me and don’t exactly possess a green thumb, then learning how to make a terrarium can be a great green alternative to the typical houseplant.

Terrariums, or tiny plant ecosystems built in a bottle or other glass container, have long been enjoyed as low-maintenance indoor gardens. According to some sources, ferns were kept in glass cases as early as 500 B.C. But a London doctor with a love of botany first invented the terrarium in its modern form in 1827 to protect his ferns from dying in his backyard thanks to some nasty factory pollution.

While the terrarium has enjoyed a lengthy history, they are part of an ongoing trend. Consumers are spending more and more on home décor, and terrariums certainly fall into this category. According to one projection from Research and Markets, the décor market is expected to garner $664 billion by 2020. And what motivated maker wouldn’t want to get a slice of that massive pie?

As far as handmade décor goes, terrariums are one of the low-cost, low-maintenance items you can create in your home to resell. For prospective business owners looking for a new product idea or crafty makers who want another income stream, terrariums are a potential solution.

Here, we’ll examine the ins and outs of how to make a terrarium. We’ll also take a deep dive into how to market and sell your hand-crafted items to potential customers both online and offline. So, if you’re ready to hear more about how to use terrariums to get a slice of the décor market, read on.

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