14 Trending Crafts to Make and Sell on Etsy


Making extra money on the side can certainly help ease the stress of bills.

It never hurts looking for a new side hustle. One easy way to make money is making and selling your passion. For us crafty people there is no better way than making DIY crafts to sell. You can sell many crafts easily on places like Etsy, eBay, garage sales and swap meets!

These trendy crafts are very cheap to make, fast to make and easy to sell! You are going to have customers in no time with these trending crafts!

Let’s Get Crafty!

1. The Perfect Gift Etched Wooden Spoons

Found from Design Mom

Make these excellent hand etched wooden spoons to sell on Etsy or garage sale. These wooden spoons are super cheap to buy in bulk to decorate easily!

2. DIY Leather Tassel Keychain

Found from Persia Lou

I love these leather keychains perfect craft to make and sell fast!

3. DIY Fruity Print Slipper Purses

Found from The Lovely Drawer

These perfect DIY purses are great for make-up, hair accessories and even a pencil kit for school! Easy to make and customize quickly!

4. Dishwasher Safe Hand Painted Dishes

Found from Delia Creates

I’m obsessed with these hand painted dishes! I am a huge fan of the copper painted look on white dishes. This DIY craft is quick to make since you can find plain white ceramic dishes at any dollar store!

5. Kate Spade Inspired Key Fobs

Found from Flamingo Toes

Kate Spade is a major designer, and these key fobs work perfectly for the trendy girl out there. Once you go through this tutorial, you are going to want to make a ton of these!

6. Beach Tote Tutorial

Found from Radiant Home Studio

I love this pattern of the beach tote bag. I can use it for anything like a farmers market, overnight bag, and of course a beach bag. Use different colors on the inside and outside for a custom look.

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7. DIY Painted Terracotta Pot

Found from The Beauty Dojo

Although this craft is simple, these painted terracotta pots are fantastic for a quick craft to sell fast! Make each pot custom with herb names on the side or a family’s name! How cute is that!

8. How to Make the Cutest DIY Fabric Hair Bow

Found from Crafty Housewife

This DIY fabric hair bow tutorial is super easy! I thought this would be amazing for little girls first birthday gift or a little boys bow ties!

9. DIY Leather Chain Bracelet

Found from Moms and Crafters

I have seen these leather chain bracelets everywhere, and I am so happy I finally found a great tutorial! It is so easy and takes no time, so the labor involved is like nothing!

10. DIY Mini Mountain Photo Holders

Found from Sugar and Cloth

These mini mountain photo holders are so cute, and I love that they are perfect for an apartment or a small house. It is a creative way to display photos.

11. Basketweave Cup Cozy Crochet Pattern

Found from One Dog Woof

When fall and winter are here, this is going to be my go-to DIY craft project. Make this for the coffee and tea lovers out there! It’s a perfect homey craft to sell!

12. Celebrate the Boy Tutorial: Basic Boys Wallet

Found from Noodle Head

I am a huge fan of these wallets because they are a different and exciting pattern than the plain boring wallet you see everywhere. Mix and match the colors to fit your customer’s life better.

13. 5 Minute Sliding Knot Bracelets

Found from Crafts Unleashed from Consumer Crafts

Talk about an easy and excellent craft to sell! If you have 5 minutes than you can make these cute bracelets! Use different charms to make fun bracelets! I love the seahorse charm!

14. On The Go Reading Pillow Tutorial

Found from Polka Dot Chair

Here’s an on the go reading pillow is perfect for the bookworm in your life! I love the pocket adding a place to hold the book is impressive, and perfect for road trips! Love this pattern as well!


Making crafts to sell is an excellent way to earn extra money on the side, who knows maybe you will be quitting your day job and selling what you love to make! I mean that’s what Etsy is all about! Check out this post to learn how to make your own Etsy store and start selling your trendy crafts now!

Happy Crafting!


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