Lockdown turns an inspiring labour of affection right into a thriving enterprise

The Covid-19 pandemic modified, and nonetheless impacts, the best way most do enterprise.

However that break from workplace life resulted in husband and spouse John and Kerry Celeste (accompanied by Assistant/Workplace Chief/Head Honcho Simon the cat) turning a protracted working ardour for pictures right into a extremely profitable facet enterprise.

Cactus & Lime is the place to go when you’re trying to find fashionable printable wall artwork that’ll refresh your own home décor immediately.

The Etsy retailer was initially launched in 2018 however as busy house owners of thriving, Newcastle-upon-Tyne based mostly internet design and web optimization company Onit Internet Options Ltd, the Celestes had little or no time to dedicate to the institution of Cactus & Lime in the course of the early years. That was till lockdown hit…

“Each myself and Kerry have at all times liked journey. We repeatedly go to the USA –  our exploration of the Wild West even impressed the identify of our Etsy retailer. Over time, we’ve amassed fairly the pictures assortment, and with individuals frequently complementing our images, we thought, why not share them! Lockdown gave us the time to tinker with Cactus & Lime, and at last put our prints on the market. Actually, our little facet enterprise saved me sane, and it has actually began to take off!” mentioned John Celeste, Proprietor, Photographer and Creator at Cactus & Lime.

Cactus & Lime now boasts a 442-print sturdy assortment, all of which can be found to buy as digital downloads. The shop has made 795 gross sales to prospects all around the globe up to now. Cactus & Lime has additionally obtained rave opinions, giving it the coveted standing of a 5-star retailer.

Their rising assortment of printable wall artwork and digital prints sports activities a myriad of photos, starting from the wild west photographs their followers know and love them for to botanical prints and extra summary items.

“The USA fascinates us. The nation has so many unimaginable scenes to doc so for sure, we’ll by no means be caught for inspiration when creating wall artwork for our prospects. The pictures we produce nonetheless is firstly a labour of affection – and we hope that reveals in our prints! It’s thrilling to see our artwork in different individuals’s houses, with our prints fast, simple and inexpensive methods to spruce up any area,” concluded Proprietor, Photographer and Designer Kerry.

Lockdown turns an inspiring labour of love into a thriving business