The Summer Candle Edit

Swimming, backyard BBQs, and golden evenings—we’re wild for summertime’s greatest hits! But the sunniest season isn’t all about the outdoors. We also enjoy revamping our summer candle line-up with a new twist. Citrus, tropical, floral, or sea-inspired, we love all the fresh summer scents dropping this year!  So shake up your candle collection with a…

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Deck Out Your Car With These Summer Road Trip Travel Essentials

It is officially summer, and we don’t know about you, but we are ready to hit the road! It’s time to check off a few more must-see destinations from the bucket list. Whether you’re bound for the coast, braving the great wide-open, or exploring a bustling city, these 9 handmade products will help make your…

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Enjoy Pride Month With These 8 Gifts Celebrating the LGBTQ+ Community

It’s June and you know what that means—it’s Pride Month! We love to see Indie collections erupt with celebration as they release special-edition goodies that celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Whether you’re looking to treat yourself or surprise a loved one, these candles and soaps are buzzing with rainbow spirit! Happy Pride Month to all of…

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Add These 9 Summer Skincare Essentials to Your Vacation Packing List

Memorial Day Weekend marked the unofficial start to the sunniest season. Now’s the time to get your skincare routine ready for a summer of adventure! Not sure what to pack? We’ve rounded up 9 summer beauty essentials to tuck into every beach bag, backpack, and travel tote!   We’ve got everything you need to make…

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Apply For IBN’s Q3 2022 Scholarship

The Indie Business Network was founded 20 years ago based on the transformative power of entrepreneurship. We believe it is time to replace traditional notions of entrepreneurship with the increasingly obvious reality that entrepreneurship is for everyone, and can be defined in different ways by different people with uniquely different lifestyle goals. You do not…

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These 9 Minimalist Decor Candles Prove Less is More

Goodbye ostentatious, over-cluttered chaos: minimalist decor is the style du jour! If you love clean lines, ultra-functional pieces, and open spaces that burst with white light, this minimalist candle guide is for you! Minimalism is all about simple, streamlined spaces, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun. We’ve rounded up nine handmade…

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Indie Business Network Spotify Playlist No. 1: Motivate

According to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “music is the universal language of mankind.” In celebration of the ubiquitous nature of song, we present for your enjoyment the first curated Indie Business Network Spotify Playlist composed of songs selected by our members for their motivational qualities. About the Motivate Playlist As entrepreneurs, our members have to maintain…

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Bright and Airy Personal Fragrances for Sunny Seasons

Summer is almost in full swing, inviting a new season of big sun hats, billowy dresses, and colorful patterns. As you shove the heavy coats and cable-knit sweaters to the back of the closet, make room on your vanity for a new season of perfumes and personal fragrances, too! That’s right: it’s time for flirty,…

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Snuggle Up to These 9 Cozy Farmhouse Decor Ideas

The farmhouse and cottagecore aesthetics are all about escaping the hustle and bustle. The right pieces create a cozy, intimate, and secluded vibe focused on slow living. Vintage finds, soft lines, gentle hues, and warm, nature-inspired decor adds to the beauty of this charming style! Whether you’re sprucing up your decor for summer visitors or…

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Book Review: Get Different

For the March 2022 edition of the Indie Business Book Club, we read Get Different:  Marketing That Can’t Be Ignored! by Mike Michalowicz. The book drives home the point that “different sells.” This article provides a summary of what we learned. If you’re not familiar with the Indie Business Book Club, you can click here for more…

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Surprise a Houseplant Lover With a Thoughtful Non-Plant Gift

Houseplants grew into a lively trend during the pandemic, filling 66% of homes with the greenery of dieffenbachias and umbrella trees. Just check out one of the nearly 50,000,000 Instagram posts hashtagged #plants to see some of the lush collections nurtured by proud plant moms and dads! Chances are, you have one of these passionate…

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