An attempt to make friends in a new town led Jennifer Nolan to discover her passion for pottery and planted the seed for her basement business.
Kelly Lake knew she wanted to build an eco-friendly, family-forward business from the start. She didn’t know that it would be a near-instant success.
From a backyard shed in Somerset, England, Kara Leigh Ford creates her soothing line of nature-inspired ceramics.
April Rissell designs vintage-inspired flower crowns and hair accessories for brides who share her appreciation of bygone eras.
Kimberly Huestis turned her own sensitivity to nickel into the inspiration for a line of coastal-themed (and wholly hypoallergenic) porcelain jewelry.
This self-proclaimed “scrap pile queen” turned her yard sale hobby into a thriving vintage home decor business.
Thanks to a midlife artistic awakening, this mom of three launched her own line of bespoke superhero dolls celebrating every child’s unique strengths.
Learn how classically-trained Bulgarian painter Boriana Mihailovska brings a modern perspective to her abstract paintings and prints.
Jewelry maker Ingrid Cano integrates driftwood and other natural materials to create modern, one-of-a-kind designs.
What started as an escape from the constraints of the fashion industry soon became a creative coup for this body positive designer and vintage seller.
Inspired by the rainy Pacific Northwest, this mother of three turned her luxurious knit and crochet designs into a wildly successful pattern business.
With a penchant for raw materials, self-taught woodworker Tony Oliver went from building for reality tv to handcrafting his own furniture designs.
Learn how this Toronto paper cutting artist turned a DIY whim into a thriving business creating original art, custom wedding cake toppers, and cards.
Modern cowboy Evan Lentz ditched his desk job for a chance to craft handmade leather accessories that evoke the Wild West.
Jayme Sloan Hennel finds her sweet spot with cheerfully cheeky greeting cards and gifts.
After struggling to find quality, multi-functional toys at an affordable price, this Atlanta-based mother created her own eco-friendly line.
What began as a way to de-stress from a challenging job has become a profitable full-time pursuit for personalized jewelry designer Rebecca Tollefsen.
When it comes to these handmade leather totes and accessories from Australian design duo Cameron Paterson and Joram Salisbury, detail is everything.
Graphic designer and recipe blogger Amy Roth has parlayed her passion for food into a thriving photography business.
Colby June’s textural, organic jewelry finds inspiration in the structure and balance of the natural world.
Singapore-based designer Déborah Ghisu makes wildly sexy, vintage-inspired lingerie to suit women of all sizes — without relying on underwire.