Making crafts can be another job if you’re serious enough about it. And if people like what you make you can sell them and make a small (or sometimes large) profit on a something you love to do. If you want to get into the crafting industry but haven’t quite figured out how to do it then keep reading. There are thousands of different crafts that are fun to make and easy to sell. You just have to find your Niche; something that suits you and that you’re really good at.
For some people, finding their Niche is the hardest part about crafting. It’s hard sometimes to come up with a truly unique product that you’re naturally talented for. And for others, their niche comes very easily; they just know what it is. Even if it takes some time to find something you’re truly good at it can be so worth it in the end. Individuals looking to buy crafts are looking for something unique; something different that no one else has. Crafters love the idea that they could one of five truly unique crafts in their home. If you can develop a reputation for making and selling unique crafts your career in the craft industry will take off.
If, after much searching you still haven’t found that one things you’re great at yet then take a look at the following list of crafts that are fun to make and easy to sell. Maybe one of these ideas will help you get in touch with your creative side.
The great part about home decor items is you can make them as personal as you need or want to. And people love to have home decor in their house that no one else has. Home decor can include things like wood work or furniture (although the furniture need to be something you can make quickly and sell below cost), painted ceramic pieces, or wall hangings. A very popular trend today is to us vinyl lettering on ceramic tile pieces or wood boards. And what’s even better is that you can place custom orders to really please customers. These are so much fun and extremely easy to make. Purchase the board or tile, (or whatever you want the letters on); purchase the lettering and put the two together. It’s that easy.
You’re probably thinking, what are you nuts? Nobody wants to just buy an dumb magnet board; you can get those anywhere. While this is true, they cannot get a home made personalized magnet board. These little craft creations are a lot of fun to make and you can sell them for under $20. This is how they’re made; You buy a magnet board made of plain wood, paint it, (and here’s the fun part) find some cute trendy papers to cover the wood with. You can personalize them by putting words or pictures on them and can make them in any color the customer wants. The hardest part about this fun craft is cutting the pieces of paper up. Once the papers are glued to the wood wipe some mod podge over the papers; let it dry; and voila. They sell well because people can hang them on their walls, they look cute, and the fridge is no longer a landing spot for everything.
Scrapbooking and Stuff
Scrap booking is truly becoming an art form with so many different things to do with pictures. The idea has literally taken off and people are very into it. Scrapbook pages are very popular because there’s a large number of people who want to get their pictures into an album, but don’t have the time to do it. So you can do it for them. Gift cards and photo frames are another thing that people will buy. You can use a gift card for any occasion so that’s why they sell so well. Just make sure that you’re creations are unique to this craft item. There are a lot of people who make these types of things, so to truly sell your product you need to be unique.
These are just a few ideas of crafts that are fun to make and easy to sell. There is much more out there to look at and choose from to help you figure out what your niche is.