Robyn Majuary’s, a full-time educational assistant, Cricut designs for makeup holders and a potted plant, for her side hustle business, New Look Crafts. Photo credit: Camryn Majuary
During the COVID-19 pandemic, some people have started creating freelance jobs on the side to generate more stable sources of income.
For some, like Lindsey Cybulski, a personal support worker alumni at Algonquin College who works full time at a local pharmacy as a home health worker, she has also invested in a craftier side hustle.
“I can make custom designs, pigments and colours. My most popular product is dog tags, but I also make ashtrays and earrings,” explained Cybulski, who is the owner of The Real Dog Mom Designs. “I use silicone moulds to pore epoxy resin and a hardener mix in.”
For Cybulski, her side hustle is mainly just a side job right now. “But if I’m working split shifts that are…