50 Amazing Crafts To Make and Sell – For Extra Money
Crafts To Make
Whether your a stay at home mom, college student or busy mom looking to make some extra money we have some amazing ideas for you. Discover 50+ amazing crafts to make and sell for extra money. Learn what crafts sell better than others. Where to sell them and how to turn your love of DIY into a money maker.
Handmade crafts and homemade items are looked for when it comes to gift giving. Whether that be for Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, hostess gifts or just because. People also want to buy quality items, handmade items for themselves.
Handmade Items In Demand
People are looking for soaps, candles, handmade food items, jewelry and so much more. Discover 50 amazing crafts below you can make and sell to earn extra money. These are easy to make items you can make in your spare time.
Where To Sell Crafts To Make Money
Homemade crafts can be sold in a variety of locations. Via word of mouth, through family and friends is a great place to start. Farmers markets, craft markets, holiday markets and pop ups are a great local way to sell your crafts. Etsy and other online platforms are a great way to reach a larger audience and sell your DIY projects.
What To Sell At A Craft Fair
It all depends on the type of craft fair and who’s shopping? Determine what your audience wants and sell that. This could be homemade lotions, paintings, soaps, wooden signs, crocheted blankets, spices and etc. Every market has a certain type of audience. Holiday markets for example people are looking for small to medium sized gifts for family and friends. Farmers markets, people are looking for everyday items they need or want.
How To Earn An Extra Income From Homemade Crafts
You can definitely earn an extra income from homemade crafts. Determine what you enjoy making or creating. Find a sales source (market, online or both) that you want to use. Make a bunch of your craft and try a test day. See what sells and what doesn’t. Adjust your side hustle accordingly. Sometimes it takes a few markets to figure things out. Other times products are a hit and sell out. It all comes with supply, demand and want and need.
Trending DIY Items
Trending DIY crafts are always changing. What is really popular today could change six months from now. Currently, resin crafts, paper flowers, dollar store crafts, vintage upcycling, textile dying and home fragrance (candles and essential oils) are all real popular.
Crafts That Sell Well
Crafts that sell well are popular crafts, useable crafts, food related crafts, items you can use in the home and seasonal crafts. As long as the item is priced well it should sell.
Crafts To Make And Sell
We want you to be able to make some extra cash and get your creativity flowing. Below you will find 50+ easy crafts to make and sell. You can create these in your spare time, make a business out of it or get a few friends together for market weekend.
Easy Things To Make And Sell
Fresh Greenery Ornaments – The Merry Thought
Mason Jar Cozy – Pretty Cool Life
Easy To Make Lotion Bars – Saving & Simplicity
Vertical Plant Hanger – The Inspiration Board
10 Minute Lip Balm – Happiness Is Homemade
Hot Craft Ideas To Sell
Color Blocked Marble Coasters – A Kailo Chic Life
Homemade Soaps – Saving & Simplicity
DIY Bathtub Caddy – The Merry Thought
Hot Chocolate Bombs – Saving & Simplicity
DIY Ruler Growth Chart – Made To Be A Momma
Craft Fair Items That Sell Well
Lemon & Lavender Sugar Scrub – One Little Project
Air Plant Terrariums – Happiness Is Homemade
Marbled Clay Ring Dish – A Beautiful Mess
Clay Leaf Dishes – Garden Therapy
DIY Bath Bombs – Saving & Simplicity
Craft Ideas For Adults To Sell
DIY Gold Dot Champagne Flutes – Lulu’s
Etched Water Bottle – Creative Green Living
Metal Roses – Happier Homemaker
Bees Wax Wraps – Beyond The Chicken Coop
Flannel Rag Quilt – Quilting Digest
Handmade Crafts To Sell
Nesting Salt & Pepper Shakers – A Beautiful Mess
Glass Fabric Magnets– Mr & Mrs Phillips
Cork Trivet – Where The Smiles Have Been
Crocheted Blankets – Saving & Simplicity
Homemade Apron – Backroad Bloom
Crafts To Make And Sell From Home
Homemade Sugar Scrubs – Saving & Simplicity
Baby Headbands – The Lovely Drawer
Painted Clay Pots – 100 Directions
Personalized Mugs – Designer Trapped
Photo Coasters – Little House of Four
Tic Tac Toe Coasters – Funky Junk Interiors
Farmhouse Wire Baskets – Thrifty & Chic
Wind Spinner – Garden Therapy
Candle Making For Beginners – Saving & Simplicity
DIY Garden Lantern – Splash of Something
Craft Show Money Makers
Baby Onsies – How To Heat Press
Resin Cutting Board – Mod Podge Rocks
Homemade Dog Treats – Spaceships & Laser Beams
Barnwood Picture Frame – Our Crafty Mom
Pressed Penny Wind Chime – Instructables
DIY Projects To Make Money
Felt Pocket Pals – Lia Griffith
Christmas Gnomes – Love Our Real Life
Homemade Air Fresheners – Hearth & Vine
DIY BBQ Rub – Angie Holden
DIY Table Top Firepit – Mighty Mrs
Popular Crafts To Sell
Rope Coasters – Craftsy Hacks
Wood Bead Floral Wreath – Elle Marie Home
Caramel Popcorn – To Kooks In The Kitchen
DIY Lavender Eye Pillow – Mountain Rose Herbs
Natural Wood Garden Markers – Tidbits
What Crafts Are In High Demand
Crafts that are in high demand and sell out regularly are usually consumable items soaps, lotions, food related items or items of limited supply. Crocheted items, personalized gifts, custom jewelry, planners and anything made on a Cricut are currently in demand.
Can I Make A Living Selling Crafts
Yes, you can most definitely make a living selling crafts. Locally, we have a lady who makes quilts in her home studio both custom and everyday pieces and she work while her kids are in school. She supports her family with her crafts. If you love what you do and can do it everyday. If there is a market for your DIY crafts than yes you can make a living selling crafts.
How Can I Start A Craft Business With No Money
You start small and grow. Crafts and DIY projects are generally easy on the budget. Work at creating an inventory of crafts to sell. Once you have a few made sell them and put the money back into making more crafts. Then branch off and try selling crafts at the local farmers market or through marketplace. All while creating more products in your spare time. Build it slow and they will come.
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