When Stefania had her second child, she knew that what she really wanted was a fulfilling creative career that would allow her to be at home for her children.
She started teaching art around her dining room table. Today she runs her own successful online art club membership.
Mae owns a side-hustle arts & crafts club that “feels like a playdate” with her kids.
With a super supportive family behind her, Mae proves that you really can have it all, make extra money with fully-booked craft classes every Saturday whilst having a ball!
Watch Christelle's interview with Mae to hear all about the crazy crafts that make her club so popular, and find out how you, too, can grow your club from zero to booked-out in just 3 months.
With 4 children and 12 pets (including a pig!), Makayla started from scratch and built a thriving club in less than a year! She now runs classes for multiple groups of 30 kids at a school, as well as at a horse farm, at summer camps, and online for underprivileged kids in India.
A journey from self-doubt to 154 kids in her classes! Starting from humble beginnings, Heleen worked to turn her dream of starting a kids crafting club into a reality. But it didn’t happen immediately… Watch Christelle’s interview with CCC Academy member Heleen to find out how she juggles everything at once, and how she persevered through hard times to achieve success.
Lauren had previously taught once-off crafting sessions and wanted to do more. She didn’t know how to do it or where to go. She started contemplating going back to her old job as a primary school teacher... and then everything changed.
Qualified artist turned extramural kids arts & craft teacher. Lili teaches online and in person and her passion for creativity and working with kids is absolutely beautiful.
Tracy went from a job she hated in the big city to living in the bush (with the big 5 around them 🐃🐆🦁🐘🦏) where she started her own STEAM based kids arts & crafts club.
Now she gets to be her own boss, have her own time, be flexible and spend more time crafting with her son, whilst seeing him and herself grow.
Bethany shares how the tragic loss of her childcare business kick-started her kids craft club journey. She shares how she used 'soft launches' to build her confidence and how leaning into her community has helped her build connections and grow her club!
Joanna’s always been creative. She recognised that there is a bigger focus on academics than creative skills in schools. She wanted to create a space for families to come together to bond and create amazing memories through creative crafting. So she did!
When they were blessed with their foster child, Cinty realised her 7am - 6pm admin clerk job was not going to work anymore. She wanted more flexibility and purpose. She wanted to help children to learn and grow.
Kirsty used to do crafts at care homes and dementia homes. But, in 2020 as the world locked down... her business came to a complete halt. She didn’t know what to do or where to turn.
Dar used to teach art to high school students. When the pandemic hit, she was laid off. She decided to use this time to finally get her kids arts & crafts club off the ground. Art and literacy have always been her passion.
Emma has a background in fine art and teaching. While recovering from a fall, she set up an art business. When the pandemic hit, she had to close down her business as in-person classes were no longer possible. She had to regain confidence and figure out how to keep moving forward.
For over 10 years, Nicola wanted to start her own kids craft business. It just never got off the ground. When she returned to her teaching job after maternity leave, she started wondering about what she really wanted to do. She had zero experience in business and was terrified.
After being a full-time teacher at an academic ballet school for years, Lucinda started to become very tired. Lucinda was losing her passion for teaching. She wanted to be more creative. Something was missing.
Hear how Christelle, co-founder of the Creative Crafting Club, went from being overworked and stressed out as an architect to creating a flexible and creative life she loves!