62 Easy Small Business Ideas for Stay at Home Mums

Working for somebody else will never make you rich.

And who doesn’t want to work in your own business, working hard to provide your family with the benefits of your blood, sweat and tears.  If you don’t know where to start, start here!  We give you 62 ideas on small businesses to start from home.  All can be scaled up as much or as little as you wish.

We show you all the steps to start up your own business, where to find stockists or manufacturers, and how to cheaply and effectively market your new business to increase sales!

Starting A Business – The Basic Information:

A Beginners Guide to Setting Up a New Business

10 Steps to Start Your Online Business

6 Things You Should Do Before Starting Your Online Business

The Best E-Commerce Platforms to Consider for Start-Ups

Here are our 62 ideas – click on the heading that interests you to go to the information on how to start a business in that field!


Business Ideas in Fashion & Beauty:

How to Start Your Own Fashion Boutique

Become a Makeup Artist

Become a Hair Upstylist

How to Start Your Own Line of Beauty Products

Start Your Own Organic Skin Care Line

Import Kids Clothing and Start Your Own Kids Clothing Store

Design and Sell Funny T-shirts

Sew Your Own Vintage Style Baby Rompers

Locate and Sell Vintage Clothing

Become a Beauty Influencer

Food Related Business Ideas:

How to Start a Cake Baking and Cake Decorating Business

Home Cookery Business

Bake Pies and Biscuits

How to Start Your Own Online Cooking School

Create and sell Online Meal Plans (coming soon)

Cake Decorating Classes (coming soon)

Start a Foodie Subscription Box (coming soon)

Craft & Sewing Based Business Ideas:

Turn your hobby into a thriving home business!

Start a Small Business Selling Jewellery Online

Family History Researcher

Sew Your Own Vintage Style Baby Rompers

Start Your Own Line of Macrame Gifts or Designs

Make and Sell Nappy Cakes

Design your Own Line of Plates

Make and Sell Gift Baskets

How to Start Your Own Business Making and Selling Candles (coming soon)

Make and Sell Your Own Line of Essential Oils (coming soon)

Create and Frame Your Art for Sale

Computer Related Business Ideas:

Just about everyone has a home computer these days – and even if you don’t – your smartphone will pretty much be able to do everything that a laptop or desktop will do.  Running a business from home using the internet is the easiest way to start.  If you have a computer – but no business idea – here are the most popular options:

Web Content Writer

Affiliate Marketing (Sell Other People’s Products for Commission)

Transcription Services

Write and Sell Ebooks

Resume Writing Business

Sell Images to Stock Images Websites

Family History Researcher

Design Birthday and Wedding Invitations and Sell Them Online

Become a Drop Shipper (selling other peoples products for a commission)

Design and Sell Downloadable Forms

Become a Virtual Assistant

Online or Home Visit Tutor

Product Reviewer

Data Entry Work

Launch Your Own Online Course

Property Management

Buy and Flip Websites

Start a Blog

Create a Subscription Box Business

Evaluate Websites

Out of the Box and Adult Related Home Business Ideas:

Become an AirBnB Host

Buy and Sell Adult Products

Do Some Driving for Uber

Upstyle Vintage Furniture

Import and Sell Sex Dolls

Seasonal Business Ideas:

Christmas Decorator

Wedding Organiser

Professional Pet Sitter

Make Wedding Favours

Packing Services

Design Non-Floral Wedding Bouquets


Buying and Selling Business Ideas:

Buy, Swap and Sell Trading

Grow and Sell Plants for Resale

Locate and Sell Vintage Clothing

Sell Products on Consignment

How to Start Your Own Business Making and Selling Candles (coming soon)

Create and Frame Your Art for Sale

Business Ideas in the Entertainment Industry:

Film Online Videos

Be a Kid’s Party Entertainer


Part-Time Business Ideas:

Start a Party Planning Business

Garage Sale Organiser

Take Online Surveys

Kids and Baby Related Home Business Ideas:

Become a Home Daycare Provider

Become a Swimming Instructor

Become a Doula

Create Educational Videos

Be a Kid’s Party Entertainer

Start a Parenting Blog