Custom Made DollhousesCreative business ideas Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
A professionally done custom made dollhouse is a sight to behold, there’s just something extremely special about them. Because of this, custom dollhouses are actually very expensive to buy.
Anybody with interest and skills in craft can make dollhouses and earn some extra money along the way. Although you don’t need any specialist training to make doll houses and furniture, you do need to be good with your hands and patience is a fantastic help. Many people who are making dollhouses enjoy building them as a hobby and only started turning it into a business after a number of years.
While it’s fairly inexpensive to actually make the furniture, it does require lot of skills to assemble them properly. A small amount of materials are required, but a huge amount of patience will be needed to make beautiful pieces of doll house furniture.
If you are seriously considering turning this into your job then you should start building doll house kits and then you can expand your business once you have become more familiar with this.
The majority of people with dollhouses will want to purchase furniture which looks like famous and popular pieces of furniture. This means that you should spend some time researching the different well known pieces of furniture so that you can recreate them in miniature.
Try to understand how furniture and buildings are made as this will be very helpful when building high quality dollhouses. There are actually loads of books and sites on the internet which will discuss methods of this and also help with plans and materials lists.
Promoting your Custom Made Dollhouse Business
If you want to make any money from this business then it is essential that you get the word out there about your products. Tell people precisely what you are offering and make sure that they know about your products. Attend various shows for dollshouses and try to upload photos of your work on photo sharing websites such as Flickr.com.
Anyone with artistic hands will be able to make beautiful dollshouses which could make them quite a lot of money. Whether you will be able to leave your day job because of your custom dollhouse business will depend on your creative skills and marketing effectiveness.
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