If you are a lover of art, and have a creative mind like me, you can turn your creativity into a source of income. There is nothing as good as being paid to do what you love to do. This is so because being paid for your creative abilities is the best work anyone can do because you won’t feel bored doing it, and you will never get tired. More so, money will keep flowing into your pocket until you say you are done.
Designing and selling Hand Made cards is one of the creative ways one can earn a descent income. A card could either be hand made or machine made, but the Hand Made cards have a higher value than machine made cards. This is influenced by the preference of most people especially the ladies who are usually the recipients.
A hand made card is one of the various media through which an artist can express his creativity. If you visit a supermarket or a bookshop, you will notice beautiful hand made cards on display with very creative designs expressed on them. This also confirms why handmade cards are more expensive to buy compared to the machine printed cards that are cheaper. Some hand made cards can go as high as N5000 although it depends on the material used in making it, and for whom it is designed for.
TYPES OF CARDS
Cards are of various types, shapes and colours. They are designed for various events and occasions, which determine the wordings and designs that will be put on them. The various types of cards include the following.
Get well cards
Thank you cards
HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM HAND MADE CARDS
If you are a very creative person, and you are a very good creative artist, you can turn your creativity into money making activity by investing in hand made cards. All you need to do is to buy materials for your card making project, design the cards and sell to supermarkets and bookshops around you. You can even negotiate prices with the stall owner and drop the cards with them so that they will remit the money to you when ever they make a sale.
Do not forget that the volume of cards purchased increases with seasons. Statistics has shown that the volume of Greeting cards purchased during the Yuletide, Valentine and Easter celebration is quite higher than in ordinary season. So don’t forget to factor this fact into your card business plan. Here is a list of places you can drop your handmade cards.
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