Meet Sidra Awan of Junkies – A Woman Obsessed with Crafts

Tell us who you are?

My name is Sidra Awan. I am a Business Graduate of DHA Suffa University currently working as a social media intern in a Digital Agency. And an Owner of Junkies which is an art & craft venture.

How did you get your idea or concept for the business?

My love for crafting was since childhood and it is from where the idea & concept has begun. I decided on Business studies just to be acquainted with what business is & how to execute it. After my graduation in 2016, I planned to take my interest in my business and came up with Junkies – Craft Obsession in March 2017, Junkies means obsession for something.

What was your mission at the time of starting?

To inspire and empower talented women in our society.

What service(s) or product(s) do you offer/manufacture?

We offer the variety of crafts and stationery items but is not limited to Notebooks, Badges, Envelopes, Handmade cards, mixed media & other painted canvas, and much more.

How do you advertise your business?

Facebook & Instagram is the core source of advertising for our business, however, word of mouth works well too. Through Facebook ads, everything works fine for our business until now.

What is unique about your business?

Hahaha! the handmade business itself is unique because not everyone can do it. Junkies are unique by its quality, price, color & design.

What are your responsibilities as the business owner?

To run a business ethically on the way to serve society and become an inspiration for other talented women of Pakistan.

What are your other interests in life?

I have a great addiction for Pinterest. Exploring new Cafés & restaurants, photography & travelling is another side of me.

Where do you envision yourself from 10 years from now?

As a successful Woman Entrepreneur.

What two or three accomplishments that have given you the most satisfaction? Why?

  • First, when I scored 3.8 GPA in a semester which gave me the support that no I’m not lacking I can do way better.
  • Second, when I finally made my 3 orders at a time with only 150 total Page Likes.
  • Third, when I completed urgent order in just 1 day which was quite challenging for me at that time.

Any message you want to give to the readers of DHA today?

Don’t think handmade is cheap or easy it really take a lot of effort to make one thing. We’re exhibiting at Royal Rodale Club on 3rd December 2017 from 12-8 pm. Be right there to meet us and save the date.

How will the customers reach you? (Contact info)

Yes, you can contact us anytime at our Facebook page at and follow us to get updates @Junkies

This article is written by BINT-E-ALI | A Visionary Muslimah, who aims to Motivate, Empower & Revolutionize this world to a Visionary Islamic World. Welcoming all Female Entrepreneurs, Homemakers, Managers, Artist, Educationalist and Youngsters to join this Visionary Platform.

She holds a degree of Business Management with majors in Marketing and loves to write about business & products. Want her to review your product on Contact her here or Whatsapp at +92 333 2478157


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