I'm starting out on a new adventure - one that I hope will bring a little much needed income to our tiny household. I just purchased the book Calligraphy for Dummies along with a calligraphy kit (which, so far, is not proving to be worth the money I spent on it) and am beginning to practice basic strokes. It's been difficult for me, who has no artistic training and very little artistic talent, but I'm determined to help EJ out in the income department once the kiddies come and I'm no longer able to work outside the home.
Possible other options for me include:
- Sewing and alterations
- Hairstyling and Cosmology (if we're willing part with some money up front for me to go to beauty school)
- Nail Technician (same caveat as above)
Even if we were able to afford beauty school, I'm not sure that I'd be able to do it from home - it may require too much initial output in the form of equipment. We'll see.
Calligraphy I've already discussed and I'm really really hoping I can master it. Nothing like charging $300 for hand-lettered wedding invitations, envelopes, and various other sundries. =)
Suggestions of anything else I can do from home that wouldn't take up my entire day, or that can be worked on at various times throughout the day, would be much appreciated. (Day care is out for at least the next twelve months - it's in our lease agreement - and piano lessons are a no go because we have no piano or keyboard. =P)