If you are looking to make some money or start a new business, there are plenty of easy crafts to make and sell on the internet, at craft markets, or to friends and family.
You needn't have a degree in arts, just a little time and a few dollars to spare. With some good ideas of easy crafts to make and sell you will be able to make some money, or even start your own business in no time. From painting ceramics, to knitting scarves, to creating your own line of greeting cards - there are plenty of ways to let your creativity blossom into profit! Your first port of call will need to be the local craft store to purchase materials. You will also need to make sure you have a spare table at home to work from.
- Greetings Cards are one of the easy crafts to make and sell for a good profit. The outlay for greetings cards is fairly small, depending on the type of card you wish to sell. You will need to invest in the card itself with envelopes and a means to decorate the card.
- Most craft shops sell stickers that can be used which are simple to apply. This is one of the easiest ways to make your own greetings cards. The added bonus with greetings cards is that they are are good product to sell all year round.
- If you are looking for popular but easy crafts to make and sell, beaded jewelery can be made by most people. There are so many styles of earrings, necklaces, bracelets and broaches you can choose from, so the opportunity for creativity is enormous.
- It's also a good craft to do in the evenings in the comfort of your own home. Supplies for beaded jewelery are available for all budgets. Glass, wood or plastic beads can be bought from most craft stores for pennies, or you can invest in specialist glass and crystal beads if you are planning to make more expensive or elaborate jewelery. You can also buy a full range of strings and chains to thread your beads onto. Jewelery is perfect to sell at craft fairs or on the internet.
- Flavored oils are such easy crafts to make and sell. You can buy a basic olive oil in large quantities from most grocery stores. Decant this olive oil into smaller bottles or jars. You can then put your choice of herbs, peppers, garlic or chillies into the oil. The flavors will naturally infuse into the oil gradually over a period of a few days.
- You can label the jars or perhaps tie a ribbon around them and sell them at craft fairs, farmers markets, food fairs or on the internet. Flavored oils are perfect to drizzle on salads, over pizzas, pastas or to dip bread into.