How to start a successful interiors, homewares or furniture business from home
Huge numbers of people are moving from employment to self employment,with a record 484,000 new companies formed in the UK in 2012. They are relishing the freedom and flexibility that comes with being your own boss, as well as the thrill of securing new customers, taking the business global, and creating new products and services.
Emma Jones’ new book A HouseBeautiful Home Business is for anyone who has a passion, skill or hobby involving interiors and an interest in turning this into a successful business.
Julia Goodwin, Editor at House Beautiful says:
“At House Beautiful we hear all the time from talented and creative readers who have an eye for style and design and, having decorated and furnished their own homes, would love to take that talent further afield than their own front door…We’ve combined forces with author Emma Jones to bring you an inspired yet down-to-earth guide to help you achieve your dream. Inside we feature 12 case studies of individuals who have successfully turned a hobby or interest into a business that they love.”
As well as these inspirational success stories, readers can take advantage of author Emma Jones’s impressive expertise, as she takes them step-by-step through the practical and legal aspects of setting up on their own, as well as offering insider tips and advice along the way. Armed with all this knowledge, readers will have the tools they
need to follow in the footsteps of someone like Jenny McCabe, who set up her handprinted and handmade textiles business Coo & Co, or Sonia Mundey who had a lucky break that kickstarted her interior design business Yellow Book Interiors.
Emma Jones says:
“There has never been a better time to start your own businesses and if this is the kind of working life you’re after, simply follow the steps offered in this book and be inspired by the stories of those who have gone before you. In doing so, you will have made a start on your own entrepreneurial journey; I can guarantee it will be one filled with
discovery and constant adventure!”
“Whether you style, sew, knit, paint or collect unusual pieces, use this guide to help you take the next step – and you may also see the story of your passion for interiors featured in the pages of HouseBeautiful”
Copies are available from BrightWord Publishing for £14.99