Have you ever stopped a craft halfway because it was too difficult? I have tons of unfinished crafts in my house that were just too tasking to complete – especially during the Christmas season, when lots of activities demand attention.
Well, that was until I found and tried some of these easy Christmas crafts to make and sell. Beautiful things don’t always have to be complicated. That is why I have created this list of simple crafts that you can make alone or with your kids this Christmas.
What Christmas Craft should I sell?
Numerous Christmas crafts are made yearly for online sales, craft fairs, and Christmas festivals. This makes it challenging to choose the most suitable one to sell. However, after going through our list of easy Christmas crafts to make and sell, you should be able to make a good selection.
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But, knowing the best Christmas crafts to make and sell is not all you need to make money this Christmas. You must also know how to reach your customers, make your craft presentable, and get them to buy your crafts.
With perfectly done crafts and well-arranged tables for crafts fairs, or eye-catching pictures taken for online sales, your customers will keep coming for more. Also, you can make high profits from selling to your neighbors.
With that said, let’s check out the easy Christmas crafts to make and sell this year.
Easy Christmas crafts for adults
- Star ornaments
Love this star ornament? It is relatively easy to make and takes just a few minutes to cut and fold, meaning that you can make a large amount of the beautiful star ornament in a short while.
Besides the body of the star ornament, you will need a sparkly embellishment to place in the middle. You can get this embellishment by gluing together some metallic pipe cleaner before placing it on the body of the style ornament.
- Vibrant Christmas bulb wreaths
Are you tired of the traditional wreaths? You can give your wreath-making skills a boost by using bulbs to make these lovely vibrant wreaths for Christmas. For this wreath, you need colorful bulbs and some lines of vintage lights with hot glue. You’ll also need a craft ring that’s about 12 inches. For the base, you need DIY cardboard or base.
- Advent calendar
Create different shapes and sizes of paper envelopes to countdown your days to Christmas. Fill these envelopes with various fun goodies and surprises like tiny toys, candy, and tickets, to keep your buyers surprised until Christmas.
Use rubber stamps to write the dates that envelopes should be opened. To make it even more fun, add strings, clip art, tags, washi tapes, and other fun items to make them beautiful. When you’re done making these envelopes, place them according to the dates on a lovely corkboard.
- Christmas candles
Candles are a timeless craft and are helpful in every season. So, you can customize candles for Christmas to make them look gorgeous.
Though you’ll be making candles from scratch, it is one of those very easy Christmas crafts to make and sell. Also, with a bit of cost, you will make huge profits from candles. It takes only a few minutes to melt the wax and pour it down with a little fragrance.
- Holiday skirts
During Christmas, people love to wear festive clothing, and if you have some hands-on sewing skills, then you can make money from sewing holiday skirts. All you need to do is find materials that relate to the season to make your skirts. Remember to make them fancy.
- DIY ribbons
If you have old plaid shirts with patterns on the inner and outer sites, cut them into strips. To have an even more fancy ribbon, fray edges to make a fringe.
If you want your strips to be longer, sew them together and tie them around your gifts. You can make the gift look better by adding candy canes or ornaments.
- Wooden spools holiday wreaths
If you have been wondering how to use your wooden spools at home, try this craft. Make beautiful wreaths from vintage wooden spools by wrapping them with ribbon, bakers twine, or a wide assortment of treats, and stringing them together to give a color pop. After this, attach them to form a wreath.
- Winter woodland sign
This beautiful winter woodland sign is lovely to have or sell. It is an easy Christmas craft to make and sell, and it tells Santa that you’re ready for the snow.
The profit margin for this Christmas craft is quite huge since you can make them from cheap materials like leftover timber and pallet wood. Even when it doesn’t require much work, some dark wood stains can make it have a vibrant finish.
- Handmade citrus Garland
Garlands never stop spicing up Christmas, and citrus Garland will spice up your Christmas tree. It is suitable for various shapes and sizes of Christmas trees and relatively easy to make.
All you need to make this citrus Garland are some pieces of thin wires, nylon thread, or twine, which you’ll use to thread down your dried pieces of citrus.
- Flannel trees
Who doesn’t like flannel Christmas trees? Make these lovely flannel trees if you have beautiful fabric materials. It is pretty simple to do as you just need to wrap the material around to form a tree and place a star on top.
- Festive dog treats
If you’re looking for an easy Christmas craft to make and sell quickly, then pet-related items are some of the best. Depending on the type of dog treat you want to make, it could take some minutes to a few hours.
- Dog bone Christmas wreaths
Dogs are also part of the family, and the dog bone Christmas wreath is an excellent piece to make. If you already have a wreath done, you can add dog bone “bows” to it with an adhesive.
- Christmas porch leaner
The porch leaner is very popular in craft fairs and can be customized to suit any season. That is why you should make it among your list of items to make and sell this year’s Christmas. Even if shipping can be expensive, you can sell them locally at craft fairs, farmers’ markets, and the Facebook marketplace.
- Cinnamon stick tree ornaments
Cinnamon scented mini trees and other decorations make the home smell like Christmas. So, you can make this easy craft and sell it for money. These lovely Cinnamon mini trees are great to sell at the craft fair, and you can even give them to family members as gifts.
- Homemade hot chocolate mix
One of the best homemade crafts to sell for Christmas is the hot chocolate mix. Of course, Christmas treats aren’t always the healthiest, but the most important thing is to make them delicious enough to make people smile.
One way to do this is by having the hot chocolate mix in the Mason jar or packing them for people to buy at the craft fair. It is one of the best things to sell to your customers on a Christmas morning.
- Christmas lights up signs
Homes look better with the light-up signs and are even more impressive when handmade. Light-up signs are easy Christmas crafts to make and sell, and you can sell them at a high price.
The hardest part of the work for this craft is simply drilling holes into the letters to put the lights. That, however, is if you will be buying readymade letters from the store.
These crafts look better when done with a few letters. So instead of spelling out Christmas, use words like Noel, Joy, Merry, and Yule.
- Wooden tea light candle
This nature-inspired candlelight is a beautiful centerpiece that will quickly switch the mood of your Christmas dinner party. With just a few minutes of work, your dinner guests will be drawn closer to nature with this beautiful Tea light candle stand.
- Candy cane soap
Many people avoid this soap because it looks complex to make. However, the look is deceitful because it is one of the easiest Christmas crafts to make and sell for profit. When you’re done producing them, simply use a ribbon, swine, or cellophane to wrap them and sell them at the Christmas craft fair.
Remember to make your candy cane soap scent lovely with some good essential oils.
- Christmas wood block gnomes
Woodblock gnomes are lovely Christmas crafts ideas to make and sell, and people quickly buy this décor to add to their mantle.
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- Road map Christmas gift wrap
Ditch the regular wrapping papers for atlas pages or road maps for packaging your Christmas gifts. Also, instead of the regular bow tying, pass a thin thread through a vintage button, knot it, and secure your gift.
- Rustic tobacco basket wreath
To make the rustic tobacco baskets, use DIY baskets wreaths alongside bright berries that complement each other. To add more beauty to the wreath, use a floral wire to attach greenery to your basket and some pine cones for a lovely scent.
- Christmas stockings
There are numerous variations of Christmas stockings, and if you’re good at the craft, you can create an entire product line.
For this craft, you need to know how to use a sewing machine well, and when that’s done, you can produce numerous Christmas stockings in a day.
Easy Christmas craft ideas for kids
- Snowflake stamped bags
After making holiday cookies in the kitchen, Move on to make some snowflake-covered gift bags to package your delicious treats.
To make this lovely craft bag, use brown paper and stamp some snowflakes with a snowflake rubber stamp. You also need different colors of ink to create the designs. Punch two holes in front of the bed and pass a red and white because through them.
- DIY hot cocoa kit
The DIY hot cocoa kits are so much fun to make with kids. Of course, they will need a hot cup of cocoa to make the craft more fun.
You will need a Mason jar, acrylic paint, chocolate chips, hot cocoa mixture, and mini marshmallows. Paint the Mason jar and allow drying, and then make a description of the content “hot cocoa” on the body of the jar. Put the chocolate chips, cocoa mixture, and mini marshmallows in layers into the container and close the container.
To make it look even better, add a piece of seasonal fabric around the container’s lid before closing.
- Jingle bell swag
Kids love to play with holiday bells, and the jingle bell swag is easy to do. This holiday craft looks perfect to be hung on the mantel, front door, or bed end. Let them help you pass the ribbon through the bells while you tie the bow.
For this craft, you will need three lengths of ribbon and large jingle bells. Pass the ribbon through the bells and knot each ribbon end to a wreath or circled wire. Tie an oversized bow and place it.
- Pine Cone tree crafts
The pine cone tree crafts are easy Christmas crafts to make and sell with kids. Since you will likely be getting the pine cone from your yard, you may spend little or no money making it. With some pine cones and paint, you are good to go.
- Felt acorn wreath
Minimalists will love this classy but straightforward wreath. All you need for the craft is a flat wire wreath ring, acorn tops, green felt leaves, and bright wool pompoms. It doesn’t require sewing, as you can just use hot glue to attach your wool pompoms to the acorn.
- Glitter festive-themed slime
Kids love the slime and will happily join you in making the Christmas gifts. They are one of those easy Christmas crafts to make and sell, and your kids should be able to make a lot of them in a day.
Though the list of easy Christmas crafts to make and sell is almost endless, the easiest craft for you is the one you love. Creativity mixed with fun will give the best results. So go through the list, choose the ones you enjoy and start crafting. I hope you make enormous profit from producing your favorite crafts for Christmas.
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