I'm a stay-at-home-mum and I make £3.4k a month without a full-time job – it’s so easy you can do it from your sofa | The Sun

I'm a stay-at-home-mum and I make £3.4k a month without a full-time job – it’s so easy you can do it from your sofa | The Sun


WHILE many people’s pockets are feeling significantly more empty as the cost-of-living crisis causes havoc for many, one woman has revealed that the standard 9-5 slog doesn’t have to be the only way to bring in an income. 

Single mum-of-two Anastasia, known on TikTok as ‘anastasiatemplates’ is an Etsy Seller Coach that earns thousands of pounds every single month in passive income, thanks to her savvy side hustle.

Anastasia has 52.5k followers and 148.9k likes on the video sharing platform and wants to encourage other women to pursue a side hustle too.

She recently shared a video explaining how she earns a living and uploaded the clip with the caption ‘SUPER profitable remote jobs for moms and creatives’.

She said: “Alright babes, let's cut to the chase – you’re going to make a lot of money on Etsy with minimal effort, it’s exactly what I did”.

Anastasia revealed that from January 2021 to April 2021, she had made $15,818.33 [£13,703.02] with 203 sales.

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She said: “How did I do it? I’ve been selling Showit website templates, Squarespace website templates and business templates that I’ve made on Canva, which you can do for free on Etsy.

“I started an Etsy shop, I put all that stuff up there, I didn’t really know what I was doing.

“But guess when I worked on this? When my three-year-old was napping.

“Mums, do this right now, you’ll thank yourself in four months or less.

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“That’s $3-4k [£2.6k-£3.4k] a month”. 

In simple terms, Anastasia revealed a step-by-step of how to carry out her side hustle. 

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She advised: “Open a shop (the scariest step for most).

“Created a website template.

“Created a system for making successful websites.

“Used Etsy ads.

“Posted to social media.

“Constantly updated listings and SEO”.

In another video, Anastasia revealed that she has created enough passive income to support her two children and to be able to buy her own home.

She explained: “POV: You’ve finally created enough passive income to support you and your babies as a single mum.

“Your past self who cried herself to sleep holding a baby, wondering how she’d pay the bills alone, is proud of you.

“Here’s to purchasing my first home without the help of or relying on a man whatsoever – all because I decided to start an Etsy shop.

“Don’t wait to start making your own serious income or side hustle money.

“You deserve to be financially free enough to leave a job, raise your babies, escape a toxic relationship or buy your own home solo”.


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TikTok users were very impressed with Anastasia’s side hustle and one of her videos has racked up a whopping 283.1k views, 29k likes, 944 comments and 2,952 shares. 

TikTok users wanted to know more about the side hustle and were stunned at Anastasia’s success. 

One person said: “I think you are my sign…” to which Anastasia replied “GIRL YES!! Please do it. You will seriously thank yourself! If you need any help I’m here for you!” 

Another added: “Can you tell me a little bit more about the website templates? What is their purpose?” to which Anastasia explained “The templates let business owners download a full website and easily customise it in half the time to launch it as their own”. 

A third asked: “How many of these different things have you made to bring in that kind of revenue? Awesome job!” to which Anastasia confirmed “I started with about 20 business and social templates then transitioned to bigger ticket items like website templates”. 

Another wondered: “How many listings do you have?” to which Anastasia said: “Around 70!”. 

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Someone else claimed: “This is genius!!!”. 

Meanwhile, another agreed: “Amazing!”.

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