Are you looking to earn some extra cash for the upcoming Christmas holidays? Since people love buying handmade items for Christmas, therefore, it is the most suitable time to get crafty and an even better time to sell your crafts in the market. Because the holiday season is almost around the corner we have come up with some wonderful craft to sell before the Christmas holidays to make some extra money.
Easy Christmas Crafts to Make and Sell for Profit
Whether you are just a beginner trying to sell things or are already an expert and power seller you are sure to find a few new cool ideas for quick crafts to make and sell in this article. The best part about Christmas crafts is that no matter what kind of craft you’re good at, there’s almost guaranteed to be someone who’ll pay you for it. Keep on reading to find out which easy Christmas crafts to make and sell for profit.
Christmas Craft 1: Embroidery Hoop Ornament
- Embroidery hoops
- paintbrush or rag
- Printed Scrapbook papers
- Holiday Greenery
- Glue stick
- Hot glue gun
Loosen the embroidery hoop clasp and separate it into two sections. Paint the embroidery hoops and leave to dry. Using a pencil, trace the outline of your embroidery hoop on the backside of your scrapbook paper. Make sure to use the larger part of the hoop. Cut the circles out of your scrapbook paper using scissors. Place the two parts of your embroidery hoop back together and tighten the clasp so they stay securely together. Apply glue to the backside of your embroidery hoop.
With your scrapbook paper flat on your work surface, with the pattern side facing up, set your embroidery hoops in place and press down so the glue will stick to the paper. It is important to see your paper pattern while gluing to the embroidery hoop so that you can center the design as needed. Now, cut small sprigs of greenery and arrange together in small clumps. Hot glue pieces together if necessary. For a couple of ornaments, you can try the little arrangement together with a bit of twine. For the others, use hot glue in strategic places to hold the berries and greens together. Place a line of hot glue on your embroidery hoop, where you want to attach the greens. Quickly press greens in place as the glue cools.
Meanwhile, the glue cools cut a length of ribbon or twine approximately twelve inches long. String the ribbon through the small clasp of the embroidery hoop. Tie the ribbon together at the ends, and you are all set to sell your Christmas craft to earn some extra cash.
Christmas Craft 2: Coat Hanger Wreath
- One Wire Hanger
- Green Floral Wire
- Foraged tree clippings
- Ribbon of choice
Begin with dividing your greenery in half. Try to arrange it so that it arches upwards. Once it is attached to the wireframe, this will form the circular shape of your wreath. Secure the greenery with green floral wire. If you want a change of color to the wreath, blue spruce is a pretty accent.
Now, gently position the hanger above the greenery. Taking more floral wire, start securing the pieces to the hanger so that they begin to form a wreath shape. Do not secure all the pieces, you will want to leave some bits out front to cover the wire. At this stage don’t go for perfection, the imperfections are what make this wreath so beautiful.
Finally, hot glue a ribbon to the front to cover the wire, and your coat hanger wreath is all set to be sold.
Christmas Craft 3: Personalised Baubles
- Clear ornaments
- Sticker letters
- Glitter or confetti
This craft is the easiest and quickest of them all. You can find clear ornaments in glass or plastic in a variety of sizes at craft stores during the holiday season. You can also fill the inside of your ornament with a little sparkle if you want. You could even fill the ornaments with little candies too.
Simply stick your letters on in the words or phrases you would like. You can try names, memorable dates, etc. Use a funnel to fill with glitter or confetti. Tie on a festive bow and hang on the tree or sell it for profit. See, I told you it was easy.
Christmas Craft 4: Christmas Tree Earrings
- Gold wire
- Two gold headpins
- Two gold ear wires
- Twelve x Three mm beads of your choice in 2 different colors.
- Two x Four mm cube beads in the color of your choice
- Round nose pliers and wire cutters
Trim off a couple of coils of wire with your wire cutters and then use the tip of your round nose pliers to make a loop in one end. Then, place the pliers underneath the loop and shape the wire around one of the barrels and away in the opposite direction. Slide one of the round beads onto the wire and bend the wire back in the opposite direction, so that the bead fixes into place securely. This bead will become a bauble on the tree branch.
Each earring component will be done in a zig-zag pattern, with the wire going across and back again with beads at each bend. Start to bend the wire where you think your second bauble will need to be placed. Slide on another bead in alternate color and bend the wire back in the opposite direction.
Start to bend your wire slightly further away than last time, to make your second set of branches. Add a bead in the same color as in the last step. Continue following the steps to add on enough beads to make three sets of branches for your Christmas Tree Earring component. You should have six beads acting as baubles for each earring. Now, make a loop with your round nose pliers approximately halfway across the bottom and trim off any excess wire with your wire cutters.
Finish off your Christmas Tree Earring component by creating a tree holder at the bottom. To do this, slide a cube bead onto one of your headpins, make a loop with your round nose pliers and attach it to the bottom loop you made. Make as many earings as you think you will be able to sell.
Christmas Craft 5: Chocolate Dipping Spoons
- Squeeze bottle with caramel
- Candy canes
- Holiday Sprinkles
- Orange sprinkles
- Small round sprinkles
- Milk Chocolate chips
- White Chocolate
- Mini Chocolate Chips
- Mexican Chocolate Chips
- Two TBL half and Half
- Cellphone bags
- Baking sheet lined with wax
Start off with chopping chocolate then insert one orange sprinkle into mini marshmallow for the nose. Set aside. Create a double boiler by filling a medium saucepan with water. Bring to a simmer and place a metal heatproof bowl on top. Add chocolate and stir frequently until chocolate is smooth and velvety then remove from heat.
Now dip a vintage spoon into chocolate. Twirl back and forth and make sure to coat the back of the spoon. Shake the spoon back and forth until the chocolate evens out on the spoon. To decorate the spoon with a snowman, add three mini marshmallows to the spoon. Use the one with the orange sprinkle nose for the top. Dip a toothpick into the chocolate and place a dab onto the back of two mini chocolate chips. Gently and quickly place above the nose on the marshmallow. The chocolate will be hot and the mini chocolate chips will start to melt if you wait too long. Next, using a toothpick, place a dab of the white chocolate on the middle mini marshmallow. Then place three or four small round sprinkles for the snowman’s buttons.
Continue dipping spoons and sprinkle with crushed peppermint and holiday sprinkles. You can also use sanding sugar. I used a squeeze bottle to add some caramel to some of the spoons. Lay spoons on a baking sheet lined with wax paper. Place decorated vintage spoons in the fridge for thirty to sixty minutes to set.
Chop the Mexican chocolate and place it into a double boiler. Add two tablespoons of half and half. Stir frequently until the chocolate melts. It won’t be as fine and velvety as the other chocolate. It will be a little thick, similar to a brownie batter. Dip the vintage spoons into the Mexican chocolate and make sure to coat the back of the spoon. Sprinkle with cayenne. Place in the fridge for thirty minutes to set.
Cut cellophane to the desired size and insert a vintage spoon. Tie ribbon around.