After a series of business flops, this designer teamed up with her dad to create the successful home and event venture of her dreams.
A glimpse inside the studio of this Bay Area painter, who specializes in unconventional portraits and prints.
This Alabama treasure hunter keeps her own collection obsessions in check by listing her prized vintage finds in this tightly curated shop.
For this illustrator, a return to her coastal hometown in Yorkshire provided the spark for her line of stationery and homewares.
After finding themselves unemployed, this mother and daughter-in-law teamed up to design a delightfully modern children’s line.
Designer Elise Williams turned a fascination with vintage cutlery into a thoroughly modern personalized homewares business.
When Matt Reynolds couldn’t find golf accessories to suit his needs (or his style), he decided to design his own. Discover Bluegrass Fairway.
For this UK-based woodworker, a side project to pay for a wedding snowballed into a full-time creative business with four employees.
Minneapolis-based makers Hanna and Andrew Vomhof put an elevated, handmade spin on everyday items ranging from lunch bags to milk crates.
Self-taught ceramicist and jewelry designer Carol Morley found her niche making delightfully irregular treasures by hand in her London live-work flat.
With her line of air plant terrarium kits, Michigan maker Marianne Gardner combines her love of the natural world and a passion for entrepreneurship.
Barcelona-based Maria Fiter and Marco Migliorisi transform unwanted bits of newspaper and plastic into upcycled lamps and musical instrument cases.
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.
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.
With a penchant for raw materials, self-taught woodworker Tony Oliver went from building for reality tv to handcrafting his own furniture designs.
After struggling to find quality, multi-functional toys at an affordable price, this Atlanta-based mother created her own eco-friendly line.
Graphic designer and recipe blogger Amy Roth has parlayed her passion for food into a thriving photography business.