Whenever I see an article on ways to make additional money, crafting and selling the items on Etsy.com or at local craft fairs is always included. But is crafting really a good way to make money?
I became interested in this question when I visited the home of an acquaintance. Crafting supplies were spread over most of the tables and counters. I don’t know how much money was scattered around the house in the form of supplies, but it had to be a few hundred dollars, at least.
I wasn’t sure, just based on the mess, what she was trying to make. She caught me looking and said, “I’m dabbling in jewelry, scrapbooks, and birdhouses.”
When I asked if this was a hobb...