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Quit Your Day Job: Cubit’s

Learn how this family business grew from a budding hobby into a thriving heirloom seed company that encourages a new generation of organic gardeners.

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Quit Your Day Job: Timber Green Woods

Find out how this shop, which sources its wood from a sustainable forest, has branched out to reach hundreds of wholesale clients.

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Quit Your Day Job: Dark Cycle Clothing

Find out how one husband and wife team juggle a successful screenprinting business and a family, without losing their punk rock spirit.

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Quit Your Day Job: Lila Ruby King

“I like that my pieces go out in the world and have a life of their own. They get filled with soup, hung off ears, lost in handbags.” — Anna Fatovich

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Quit Your Day Job: Bark Decor

“With ramen in my belly and determination in my heart, I was committed to prove that I could have a design job that I loved.” — Sara Barrett

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Quit Your Day Job: Milk and Honey Luxuries

“My biggest challenge was mommy guilt — this feeling of needing to be all things to all people. I finally had to let go of that.” —Sarah Parker

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Quit Your Day Job: Miss Violet Lace

“Modeling each wig as if I am a different character isn’t something I planned — it developed on its own.” — Krista Komis

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Quit Your Day Job: Yokoo

“It’s far too hard to say everything, so just say something.” —Yokoo

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Quit Your Day Job: karoArt

“I was as surprised with this turn in my career as anybody else.”—Karolina Grudniewska

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Quit Your Day Job: Julie Ann Art

“It took time to develop a business that is a true representation of who I am.” — Julie Ann

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Quit Your Day Job: Yuki Designs

“I would like to believe that my buyers are not only buying a supply they need but also making discoveries that nourish their creativity.” – Karine

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Quit Your Day Job: Little Dog Vintage

“I didn’t want to spend life in an office, so when the opportunity to run my business full time presented itself, I went for it.”—Claire Ferrante

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Quit Your Day Job: bySol

“It was in Peru, where I spent 40 days learning to surf, that I realized my life has changed 100% since I’ve become an Etsy seller.”

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Quit Your Day Job: Earth Cadets

“Every day is a life lesson. As a small business owner, I might need to get that saying tattooed on my forearm.”—Krissy Callahan

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Quit Your Day Job: BarnWoodFurniture

“I feel like someone has let me out of a cage I didn’t really even fully appreciate I was locked in.” —Mike Schmiedcke