Are you looking to make extra income by using your crafty skills? There are so many easy things to make and sell on Etsy for working or stay at home moms. You can make a little extra cash to cover those diapers, or a lot of cash to pay off some bills.
Although I cannot tell you exactly how much you will make because it will depend only on you, I can share some inspirational ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
1. Sell Home Decor On Etsy
Home decor is a very broad subject and can include anything from throw pillows to candles to decorations. If you feel like you are crafty at any of the possible choices, then go for it. Creating something that you love and are good at is the best way to go.
Even if you have no idea how to make home decor items, internet has a lot of awesome of tutorials you can learn from.
2. Sell Bath And Beauty On Etsy
If you take a look at the Etsy website, you will quickly see that a lot of people are selling bath and beauty products. Now, don’t feel like since so many people are selling it, you won’t have a chance. There are plenty of awesome products for different types of people. Come up with one that you are comfortable creating and put your own spin on it.
For example, if you are in the business of selling lip balm, you can make an eye catching label that’s very memorable. Let’s face it, most lip balm is simply lip balm, but people buy certain types because of aesthetics, not because of what’s in the lip balm itself.
3. Sell Collectible Stuff On Etsy
Collectibles are made for specific types of interests. For example, you can make Marvel collectible buttons, or you can create a Pikachu figure out of clay. For this section, you can use movies, tv shows, comic books to get some inspiration.
Just take a look at this awesome Baby Groot Polymer Clay Tutorial! You can find pretty much anything on YouTube and learn how to make it and then sell it!
4. Sell Kids’ Clothing And Accessories On Etsy
Next up are kids’ clothing and accessories. You will find that a lot of people are selling kids’ stuff on Etsy such as homemade t-shirts, crochet hats, baby suits, adorable hair bows, and so much more.
Since the list is so huge, you will definitely want to find something you are passionate about. If you love making hair bows, then create a store just for hair bows. You can even cross with other types such as collectibles and make Batman hair bows. A lot of little girls love all of the superhero stuff, yet industry simply doesn’t make it for them (which totally sucks, but this means that you can contribute and create things they will love).
Just take a look at how easy it is to make a cute hair bow. You can play around with size and fabric type and print. Pretty awesome and so much fun!
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5. Sell Jewelry On Etsy
Last but not least, you can sell awesome handmade jewelry on Etsy! This one is also fun because you can create pretty much anything and like with the kids’ stuff you can make them into collectible items. People LOVE collectible jewelry. The latest craze for kids are PJ Masks cartoons, so you can create a cute figurines out of polymer clay to wear as a charm or a necklace. Once again the ideas are unlimited.
Just take a look at this list of homemade jewelry tutorials posted by Buzzfeed: 46 Ideas For DIY Jewelry You’ll Actually Want To Wear