One of the best ways women can make money from home is by creating different crafts and selling them online. If you are really great at sewing or if you are a super creative person, this side hustle makes a great way for you to make extra money every month.
In this post, I will share some of the best crafts to sell to make money from home. I will go into detail and share the most profitable crafts to sell.
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Why Selling Crafts Is A Great Idea To Make Money
If you are looking to work from home a great idea is to sell crafts to make money online. Currently, one of my friends create t-shirts and sells them online, and makes a great profit. It’s one of the best ways to make money from home. If you are into DIY projects then selling different crafts might be the perfect online business or side hustle for you.
Can You Make Money From Selling Crafts?
Absolutely! One of the best ways you can make money from home is by creating crafts and selling them online on places such as Shopify and Etsy. I know a lot of women and men who make a living just from selling crafts.
What Are The Crafts That Make Most Money?
This post will cover some of the best crafts to create to make the most money but some quick ones are children headbands, magnets, pallet coasters, jewelry, and pillows.
From my research online, there are a lot of different ways a person can create crafts and sell them for profit. One of the best ways moms can stay at home with their children is by setting up a store online to sell crafts.
Let’s dive into some of the best most profitable crafts to make money
The Best Crafts That Make Money
1. Head Wraps
One of the coolest ways to make extra money is by creating head wraps. My friend created a whole head wrap business and made a lot of sales each month in her shop. Below are some ideas for head wraps you can create.
Another great way to make money from home with crafts is by selling T-shirts. You can set up a T-shirt shop online on places like Shopify and Etsy or set up a shop directly on your actual website. Below are some resources for setting up a shop and selling T-shirts.
3. Purses & Handbags
Another awesome way to make money from crafts is by creating and designing purses. On the Etsy website, I found a lot of wonderful purses designed by different artists. So, if you can sew and if you love creating different purse designs check out the tutorial below to get started.
4. Homemade Quilts
Something that people will always need is bedding. With that in mind, another great craft to sell for profit is handmade quilts. If you are looking for ideas on how to get started with making homemade quilts check out the posts below.
I absolutely love bracelets, so this craft that you can sell is one of my favorites. If you are looking for ways to get started with creating bracelets and selling them online for profit check out the links below.
Candles are in season and one of the best profitable crafts to sell to make money. To find more information about how to create candles and to get started, check out the links below.
Are you a fan of mugs? I know I am! That’s why creating mugs and selling them online is another great craft to sell for profit. Below are tutorials on how to actually create and make mugs to get you started.
8. Wedding Signs
Wedding signs are fun to create. When I was engaged, I searched the internet for everything including wooden cards and gift signs. If you are looking for inspiration, Pinterest is a great place to start.
I have also included places online to help you started with creating your own wedding signs below.
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Who doesn’t need scarves? That’s why creating scarves is a great way to make money online with crafts. For scarves, you can crochet them or sew them.
Check out some online tutorials below to help you get started.
10. Personalized Onesies
How cute are baby onesies? When I was pregnant with my first child, I found a lot of personalized onesies online and I loved them. This a great craft that you can sell for profit.
Check out some of the tutorials below to help get you started.
I absolutely love earrings,m and there are so many different ways to style them, which is a huge plus.
If you aren’t sure how to get started creating this craft and selling them for profit, take a look at the tutorial below to help you get started this month.
If you love creating accessories for hair then this craft might be a great pick for you. Below I have a list of tutorials on how to create headbands and sell them.
13. Hats & Beanies
I love wearing beanies when I don’t feel like doing my hair. Can anyone else relate? That’s why this craft is one of the best to create and sell for profit.
Women are always looking for ways to spice up their style. Check out the tutorials below to get started.
14. Baby Bows
Baby bows are the cutest things ever. One of the best crafts you can sell online are bows. There are so many ways to create bows, and if you are looking for inspiration, click on the tutorials below.
15. Door Hangers
I love seeing the different door hangers in my town. This is a perfect craft to sell in an Etsy shop to make money each month. Check out the tutorials below on how to create door hangers.
16. Plush Toys
A great side hustle is selling plush toys. Below I have a couple of tutorials on how to create plush toys step by step.
17. Decorative Pillows
I am a pillow lover, so I am always looking for new pillows each year. Below I have tutorials on how to sew pillows in a few different ways. Check out the tutorials below.
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18. Wall Decor
Another amazing craft you can create right in your home is wall decor. With the proper equipment, you can create a different type of wall decor that people will love. Check out the tutorials on how to make and sell wall decor below.
Selling ornaments around the holidays is always a big hit, which makes this craft a win. Below I have some tutorials on how to create Christmas ornaments that you can sell online.
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Another great craft to create and sell for profit is rings. I really love rings and found some amazing tutorials you can check out below to get started today.
21. Name Signs
I love name signs, so I had to put them on this list. Not only are name signs amazing to put up in rooms in your home but they are also a great craft to create and sell online. Below I have tutorials on how to create DIY floral name signs to sell.
22. Plant Pots
Plant pots are so cute and an excellent craft to create to sell for profit. This is a great craft for all plant lovers. Below are different ways to create plant pots to help give you inspiration.
23. Wall Letters
Creating wall letters is a great way to make money with an Etsy shop. Below I have tutorials on how to create colorful wall letters and some ideas you can use to get started.
24. Mason Jar Crafts
With mason jar crafts, there is a lot of room for creativity to create different types of mason jars. Above is a photo of a mason jar tissue dispenser. To find more ideas of what you can create with mason jars and sell, check out the tutorials below.
25. Bath Bombs
Another huge hit to sell online for profit are bath bombs. Bath bombs are an amazing gift for yourself and for others. For more resources on how to create bath bombs, check out the tutorials below.
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Additional 25 Crafts You Can Sell For Profit
- Face Masks
- Cake Toppers
- Personalized Name Banner
- Weddings Bags
- Gloves and Mittens
- Welcome Mats
- Christmas Wreaths
- DIY Rope Bowls
- Pallet Coasters
- Leather Pencil Cups
- Fun Glitter Wine Glasses
- Yarn Ball Bookmarks
- Family Wood Signs
- Jar Candles
- DIY Makeup Bags
- Tote Bag
- Flower Crowns
- Dog Collars
- Handmade Soaps
- Eyeglass case
Where Can A Person Sell Their Crafts Online:
1. A Blog
One of the best ways to sell and promote crafts is by starting a blog. Since starting my blog I have been able to work from home. When you sign up and create a blog you can get the WooCommerce plugin and place your crafts right on your blog for people to purchase them.
How To Achieve This: If you are looking to start a blog, I have a tutorial right here on my site that goes over the steps that are required. Click here to see the post.
After you create your blog, click here to see posts on how to turn your blog into an online business to help promote your craft products.
2. Etsy Shop
Another great way to promote your crafts is by starting an Etsy shop. Etsy is an online platform where people can come together to create and sell crafts and other items.
If you are looking for the steps to get started with an Etsy shop, check out an interview I did with an Etsy shop seller by clicking here.
3. Shopify Shop
Shopify is another online platform where you can sell your crafts and earn money. It’s one of the best websites that is already set up for selling. Check out Shopify here!
How to Promote Your Crafts Online
1. Social Media Platforms
One of the best ways to promote your crafts online is by promoting your social media accounts. Platforms such as Instagram can help get your crafts and products in front of thousands of people on a daily basis.
If you are new to Instagram, check out a post on my site that shares some of the best tips to boost your Instagram presence to grow income here.
2. Email List
If you have a blog, I highly recommend starting an email list if you haven’t already. Your email list will be a list of your loyal readers who are more likely to purchase products from you.
Click here to read a post on how to get started with email marketing.
Do you currently sell crafts online? If so, which crafts are your favorite to create and sell?
Newton Onukwusi says
So many options to choose from, thanks a lot for the recommendations…
Latasha Peterson says
You’re so welcome! 🙂
Jo-Ann Primeau says
this is so great, I love to do crafts and love sewing. thank you
Latasha Peterson says
Yay! That’s awesome. 🙂 Thanks so much for stopping by. 🙂
Moksha Lifestyle says
Love this stuff! it is very very helpful for all of us and the article has helped me to solve various clarifications.
Latasha Peterson says
Thanks a ton. 🙂