There are much more glamorous stories about how a business got started.
Mine got started because an undiscovered leak burst out a 3 foot wide hole in our garage ceiling. It was a leak underneath the upstairs balcony off of our bedroom and above our garage. When a contractor came out to give us bids on repairing the balcony floor and the garage ceiling he said that for “a bit more” (understatement) we could turn the balcony into a closed room. Hmmmm. That might be nice.
Then my neighbor said that if we started a home-based business, we could have a tax deduction for part of the construction. That sounded like a good idea.
You see where this is going, right? That’s how Blinged Up was born. I should probably make up a better story, but that’s the truth.
I’m glad now that the balcony floor leaked through the ceiling and that I was motivated by a tax deduction. I am thoroughly enjoying blinging up shirts (and hoodies and tanks and bags) for fun customers. I’ve learned a lot, been able to get my creative juices flowing, and enjoyed working on the projects that have come my way so far.
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