Many people just know, from an early age, that someday they will start a business. They have a plan. They are determined. And they know exactly how it will unfold.
This wasn’t the case for Katie and me.
In fact, neither of us ever envisioned starting our own business, let alone start a business doing something we enjoyed doing for fun—with one of our closest friends.
Katie and I are often asked about the start of Blue Pencil Home and what we wish we knew before beginning. For today’s post, we share just this.
Today is the first of a three-part series about Blue Pencil Home’s business beginnings. We’ll share how and when we knew we had a real business idea and all about our first steps in forming Blue Pencil Home. Next month we’ll share more behind the scenes details such as what we wished we’d known before starting and the amazing people who’ve been integral in our work. We can’t stress enough how much we’ve been supported by many people. In June, we’ll wrap up our series with our biggest successes and the major obstacles we’ve overcome in starting our organization and decluttering business.Read More