Some popular things to make and sell include holiday decorations, bath and beauty items, and jewelry. Original paintings on canvas are another idea for crafts that are often sold by artisans.
Holiday decorations such as wreaths and ornaments are craft items that are made in many different styles. Wreaths made with pine cones, ribbon, bells and plastic flowers are decorations that holiday shoppers frequently buy. Some wreaths are also designed for displaying on doors or walls throughout the year. There are numerous types of decorative holiday ornaments that are fun to make. Some ideas include painted ceramic ornaments, clay ornaments and felt ornaments.
Homemade bath and beauty products using natural ingredients are desired by many shoppers. There is a large selection of available recipes for making soaps and lotions, with ingredients such as essential oils and sea salt. Decorative soaps molded into various shapes are both eye-catching and creative ideas.
Jewelry is a very common craft item that is sold online or at craft fairs. Jewelry designers use gemstones, crystals and stylish beads to make the designs appealing. Jewelry sets that include a necklace, bracelet and earrings are also a good idea. Craft stores usually carry a wide selection of jewelry supplies, pendants and beads in various colors and styles.