25 Most Profitable Crafts To Sell (in 2022)

Do you wish to make some extra bucks selling beautiful crafts? If so, you are at the right place because here you will find out the most profitable crafts to sell for some quick cash.

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Arts and crafts will never go out of season, which means the market is readily available. Also, no formal education is required, no need to rent an office space, there’s no need to employ anyone, and the payment for utility bills is not there. You get to be in charge of your time and can stretch your creativity to generate limitless ideas.

So if you’re looking for homemade and DIY most profitable crafts to sell, here are the top crafts with the highest profit margin in different categories. Check them out;

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Most Profitable Jewelry Crafts To Sell

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Every woman loves to make a fashion statement with a good piece of handcrafted jewelry. Making Jewelry requires low investment for people who want to engage in DIY. It is one of the most profitable and popular crafts to sell either online or offline.

The market for jewelry crafts is already saturated but your creativity and uniqueness can make you stand out among the rest.

Check out the most profitable jewelry crafts;

Beaded Jewelry

This is very profitable because they are made from cheap and readily available materials. Some of the materials needed are;

  • Beads
  • Beading elastic or cord
  • Superglue
  • Binder clip or tape
  • Scissors
  • Wirecutter
  • Hook and clasp
  • Needle nose pliers

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Stamped Metal Jewelry: 

This is one of the most trending and popular jewelry around – it means personalizing jewelry for customers. Some might be customized with dates, names, or any other form of special design as requested by the buyer.

Some of the tools needed for the production of stamped metal jewelry are;

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Enamel Pins: 

This also cannot be out of fashion because several people are always in search of the best-personalized designs. Enamel pins are worn to express certain messages or as a way of appreciating certain brands.

There are two types of enamel pins; soft and hard enamel pins. The soft type is the most common. The only difference between the two is that the soft pins are less durable and cheaper than the hard enamel pins which are more durable and slightly expensive.

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Most Profitable Home Decor Crafts To Sell

There are many creative ideas that one can make use of to create some home décor crafts to sell and make a good profit. This is also something that cannot be out of fashion because buyers will always come back as long as they love what you do.

Scented Candles:

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Scented candles for religion, birthdays, and holidays are in high demand. Also, they can come in different sizes, shapes, and colors. The profit margin here is high because it requires cheap materials for its production.

The materials needed for making scented candles are;

You could also get the candle making kit here

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Christmas Decors To Sell:

There is always a large market for Christmas décor especially towards the end of the year which makes it one of the most profitable crafts to sell.

Some of the Christmas decors to sell include;

  • Christmas place cards
  • Christmas cookie garland
  • Gift tags
  • Christmas bags
  • Wrappers and bags

Art Print To Sell:

It is often advisable to sell artworks, paintings, and images you produce – this is because it will give you the opportunity of being in control of the type of image and paintings to create. So, your creativity has a part to play in achieving this.

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Most Profitable Paper-crafts To Sell

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Remember that as a child, you were taught to do a lot with paper mache – using it to create several crafts. This same childhood knowledge can be used in making some profitable paper crafts to sell for some bucks.

The following are some examples of papercraft that can fetch you some cash;

Paper flowers 

This often comes out beautiful and can sell for as high as $6 to $8 depending on your creativity. Paper flowers are a suitable alternative to natural flowers. Interestingly, couples these days use paper flowers in place of the natural ones and they can also be used as home décor.

Starting is very simple – with a piece of scissors and some pieces of paper, you are good to go. Also, your profit margin is determined by the quality of your work – so, be dynamic.

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Paper jewelry  

You probably might think that jewelry has to do with gold, silver, or bronze – but alas, it will amaze you that there is paper jewelry that can be sold for money. Jewelry from paper can include bracelets, pendants, and necklaces. Earning can be between $35 to $50 per piece of jewelry.

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Paper Wallets 

One beautifully made wallet can fetch you up to $20. Though made from ordinary paper, they are made from a material that is waterproof and stronger than regular paper (Tyvek papers)

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Home Decors From Paper  

The use of paper is so dynamic that it can even be used for making home decors. This can include wall arts, photo frames, and storage baskets. 

Most Profitable Wood Crafts To Sell

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Making wood crafts that sell will usually require some level of skills and expertise in woodwork. However, the following are some of the most profitable wood crafts to sell to earn some money, check them out;

  • Pet homes like dog or cat house
  • Picture frames
  • Wine bottle holders
  • Wooden utensils like salad spoons, salad bowls, fruit bowls, etc
  • Wooden bottle openers
  • Knife blocks
  • Wooden toys
  • Coat racks
  • Business card holder

Most Wanted Handmade Crafts

These include;

  • Enamel pins
  • Stationery
  • Beauty products
  • Ceramics
  • Jewelry
  • Woodwork
  • Hats and headwear

Most Trending Crafts For 2022

Check out the most trending crafts for 2022

  • Artworks
  • Home décor
  • Jewelry
  • Candles
  • Pottery
  • Calligraphy
  • Tie-dying
  • Paintings
  • Resin
  • Yarn weaving
  • Crochet clothing

Where To Sell Crafts Online For Free

The purpose of creating these crafts is to sell and make some profits, therefore, the need to also be aware of where to sell your crafts.

It should no longer be news to you that Etsy is the most popular marketplace for selling crafts and other handmade items. On Etsy – you are not requested to subscribe to any membership platform but you will be required to pay a certain fee for listing your crafts.

However, the following are other platforms where you can also list your crafts;

Amazon Handmade

Amazon is the biggest online eCommerce platform in the world but unlike Etsy, Amazon Handmade does not charge you for listing your crafts but you will be required to pay a 15 percent commission on every sale that is made. Also, it allows users to list as many crafts as possible.

Artfire

Though it does not have the same traffic as enjoyed by Amazon and Etsy – it is also a good place where you could list your crafts.

It has three different subscription platforms; 

  • Standard Shop plan – $4.95 monthly plus $0.23 listing fee per craft and 12.75 percent commission fee.
  •  Popular Shop plan – no listing fee.  4.5 percent commission and $20 per month subscription. 
  • Featured Shop plan –  no listing fee, 4.5 percent commission and $40 monthly subscription charges

iCraft

This site is designed for handmade items alone. Users are required to pay a $25 registration fee and $5 monthly charges for unlimited product listing on the platform.

The following are additional platforms where you can sell your crafts for free;

Shop Handmade

Bonanza

Square

eCrater

Final Thoughts

The most profitable crafts to sell have been discussed in this post and are like their name suggest;- very profitable, provided you are creative and dynamic. Some of them like home decoration and jewelry are usually in demand all year round while the others like decorations do well during holiday and festive periods.

Besides, your marketing skills and knowledge of where to sell these crafts will determine how much you earn. So, what are you waiting for? Your creativity is all it takes to get started.  

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