7 Crafts to Make & Sell: How to Earn Extra Income at Home

Have you ever thought that your favorite hobby could become something more and turn into a successful business idea? The situation of the last 20 months made many of us rethink our old set ways and get out of our comfort zone. 

Many people have successfully managed to develop their hobby into a business project that today is not only a source for extra income but their main job. 

Today, handmade items are top-selling products that add that special touch for any occasion. Do you like to sew tapestries, paint, knit, or create different decorations for your home? If the answer is yes, you already have a clear idea of ​​where your extra income will come from while you are at home. 

Thanks to social platforms, you could successfully reach a wide range of potential buyers and show them your products at very little cost. You can start with creating your page on social media and adding an online store.

In this article, you will find our great ideas on how to earn extra income at home, using imagination, artistry, and craft skills. For all the materials needed head to a craft online store. 

7 Crafts to Make & Sell: How to Earn Extra Income at Home

1. Scented Candles

Scented candles are easy and cheap to make. Try to experiment with different fragrances, colors, and shapes. It is a great aromatherapy craft project. It is a perfect niche for the upcoming holiday season.

2. Knitted Stuffed Toys

Knitted stuffed toys are not only adorable, but they are a hit among moms. If you are keen on knitting, you can get huge success in this niche in a relatively short time, all it takes is a bit of practice. One of the advantages is that you can create unique and personalized toys that nobody else can make. 

3. Jewelry & Accessories

Creating handmade jewelry is a fun and addictive hobby but also has an enormous potential to be a successful home-based business. There are plenty of materials to work with- beads, clay, leather, and even gemstones.

4. Fabric Keychains

Most of the keychains are plastic or metal made. If you want to offer unique keychains alternatives,  you can craft ones using different fabrics and leather. Personalization of your crafts should be your priority to get more orders.

5. Baby Blankets

Here you can express all the artistry you have. From baby milestone blankets to soft crochet blankets that are one of the most desired baby shower gifts. 

6. Purses

Fabric purses, fashionable frame clutch, or grocery bags are ideal niches if you love to swе. They are easy to make and super trendy right now. So you would be able to sell them just like freshly baked bread. 

7. Soap

A fun craft you can make at home and increase your income. Same as crafting candles, it gives you the freedom to experiment with shapes, colors, and scents.  

Julie Higgins
Julie is a Staff Writer at momooze.com. She has been working in publishing houses before joining the editorial team at momooze. Julie's love and passion are topics around beauty, lifestyle, hair and nails.