Etsy best sellers described in this article will give you clues for creating your own best selling crafts. Be creative. Don’t copy other Etsy shop sellers products. That’s copyright infringement and can get you booted off the site.
2020 IMPORTANT UPDATE:
- Consumers (almost 90% according to Forbes) want earth-friendly products that help save the planet.
- Etsy has seen a forty-three percent year-over-year rise in all categories for eco-friendly items (source: MarthaStewart.com).
- Lyst, a curator of fashion trends, has seen a 75% increase in searches for sustainable fashion since 2019.
- If you don’t make sustainable products, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity. Read more here.
Among the top selling wood products on Etsy are:
- personalized wood signs (personalized items outsell generic products)
- personalized wood blocks / home decor items like you would see on shelves or mantles.
- unfinished and finished wood cuts in various shapes like unicorns, clover leafs, letters, etc
- artistic looking lamps, birdhouses, ornaments (around xmas time)
- also see my post on blogger Top Selling Wood Products on Etsy
Bags and purses are also among the most popular Etsy items:
- totebags, handbags and purses imprinted with public domain art is a big seller
- themed images or printed fabrics make attractive handbags
- hippy and boho (bohemian style) bags and other accessories are Etsy best sellers
Bath and beauty items are top sellers on Etsy:
- handmade soap is a big seller
- handmade personal care items made with essential oils
- moisturizing creams, hand lotions, cosmetics
More Best Selling Things on Etsy
- scented candles in handpainted or hand-labeled jars
- have fun with colors and aromas
- reed diffusers also sell
- carved candles
- candles made from crayons
- soy candles
Selling digital downloads is big on Etsy. Searches for “Digital download” brought back results of around 3,000 monthly searches on Etsy and roughly the same on Google. Things to make and sell customers can immediately download (saving you the hassles of shipping) include:
- clip art
- art reproductions
- collage sheets
- stickers and labels
- daily planners
- ebooks and special reports
Ceramics and pottery
- handmade ceramic jewelry containers
- baptism gifts
- doggy named dog bowls
- cups, mugs, dishware — all can be customized with buyers names
People spend lots of money on their dogs. Among Etsy best sellers are: dog collars, dog beds, dog id tags, dog leashes, dog clothing and dog accessories. handmade dog products make great gifts for those who just got a new dog.
The weddings category is rich with ideas for handmade products.
- gift boxes
- bridesmaid apparel
- wedding favors
- engagement announcements
- hair bands
- wedding dress accessories
The above should give you plenty of brainstorming ideas based on the best selling things on Etsy that are in demand.
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