Meet the mother-daughter teams who, together, have turned their passions and hobbies into fun and successful family businesses.
Born out of a mutual love for dogs and baking, Kaitlin and Kerry Anderson’s Etsy shop features healthy dog treats that are personalized for each client. All ingredients are vetted and used in their purest forms to ensure your pup gets only the best. Humans will enjoy the funny T-shirts in their shop, too. A portion of proceeds go to canine rescues across the country.
To buy: $28, treatdreams.etsy.com.
Little Fox Quilt Shop
Inez and Mariann teamed up to create handmade goodies for babies. With a distinctly boho vibe, their products—plush toys, rattles, blankets, pillows, and stuffed animals—are unlike any you’ve seen before. Order early: the shop is based in Hungary, and orders may take up to three weeks to arrive.
To buy: $15, littlefoxquiltshop.etsy.com.
Jerusalem-based Limore and Shuly are the creative force behind Bubal’e which means ‘baby doll’ in Hebrew. Together, this mother and daughter team leverage their backgrounds in fashion to make handmade dresses for flower girls and other special occasions.
To buy: $150, bubale1.etsy.com.
In 1973, Daphne Scott graduated from design school and opened up a pottery shop on Prince Edward Island in Canada. Now, almost 40 years later, Daphne runs the shop alongside her daughter, Suzanne. The store—both online and on Etsy—offers functional and decorative pottery of all kinds: mugs, wine glasses, butter dishes, spoon rests, and more.
To buy: $32, villagepottery.etsy.com.
This mother and daughter duo studied design together—Lesley (the mom) studied pattern making, while Hannah (the daughter) studied interior design. Soon after, they began collaborating on designs for women’s clothing and handbags. Now, their shop sells everything from gloves and handbags to dresses and cardigans.
To buy: $155, colehands.etsy.com.
City Chic Country Mouse
The products in this Etsy shop come to life thanks to a marriage of the mom’s sewing talent and the daughter’s sense of style and entrepreneurial skills. Though the two are based 120 miles apart, they still manage to work together to create an array of shabby chic kitchen and household goods.
To buy: $14, citychiccountrymouse.etsy.com.
This New York City-based mother and daughter team specializes in simple, timeless, and affordable wedding attire. Each piece is fully customizable, to ensure every bride finds a dress that’s just right. They also offer cocktail dresses and separates for other special events (or even the mother of the bride!).
To buy: $595, lankkabridal.etsy.com.