Easy Christmas Crafts To Sell

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Do you want to make Christmas crafts to sell? I have 13 easy and adjustable holiday crafts that you can start making today! These easy Christmas crafts are sure to get you in the holiday spirit during this festive season. DIY Christmas decorations make great Christmas gifts and for the most part, use just basic craft supplies. They are also a fun way to make extra cash at Christmas time by selling them at local craft fairs, Christmas markets, holiday craft fairs or a holiday bazaar.

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Do you want to make Christmas crafts to sell?  I have 13 easy and adjustable projects that you can start making today!

What crafts can I make and sell for Christmas?

Here’s the list of Christmas Crafts to Sell

Do you want to make penguin and snowman decorations? I have 2 easy projects using items from the dollar store!


I have 2 easy handmade crafts using items from the dollar store! All you need are some baking pans, paint, and accessories. Here’s the full easy tutorial – Penguin and Snowman Decorations.

They were all ready! Next you add battery operated tealights to the top of the wine glasses. We'll be placing ours on our dining room table for the holidays.


For our next holiday craft, I created a snowman and reindeer candle holder I wanted to share with you. In addition to that, I created a wine bottle Christmas tree. These would make a great gift and you can adjust these easily and change up the colors. Here’s the full tutorial – Wine Glass Candle Holder

I'm at it again making more holiday decor with terra cotta flower pots! This time... Santa and a Snowman.


Do you want an easy DIY Christmas craft? Here are some Santa and snowman decorations. Create holiday decor with terra cotta flower pots! I used 10″ flower pots, and you can easily adjust these to any size. You can find the tutorial here – Santa & Snowman Decorations

My kids always enjoyed a holiday countdown calendar. This easy DIY kids advent calendar can be used every year and will create great memories.


My kids always enjoyed a holiday countdown calendar, in fact, it was such a huge hit they both still do them to this day. It’s an easy DIY kid’s Advent calender. This simple craft is a great way to spend quality time with your kids making homemade Christmas decorations. It can be used every year and will create great memories. This would also be the perfect item to share with family and friends during the Christmas season. Here’s the full tutorial – DIY Kids Advent Calendar

Depending on where you are putting these snowmen you might want to put a sealer them. I love how they turned out!


I love to decorate seasonally, then you can leave things up for 3 months rather than just one. I love snowmen for this very reason, and here is how I created a wooden snowman family for the winter months. You can find the full tutorial here – Wooden Snowman Family

I let the piece dry completely and LOVE him.


I love going to the thrift store and seeing what I can make from things I find without spending much extra money. I had found this amazing glass hat and knew I just needed to create a snowman for it. You can find the full tutorial here – Glass Candle Holder Snowman

I used Folk Art Home Decor Chalk paint that I had on hand in the colors black and white. I painted each of the Nutcrackers with 2 coats of paint and let them dry between each coat. After the last coat, I let them dry completely.

Modern Nutcracker

I found modern lacquer Nutcrackers on West Elm, Pottery Barn, etc for a minimum of $40! I grabbed a couple of dollar store Nutcrackers and did the same thing for only $2!You can find the full tutorial here – $2 Modern Nutcracker

Do you want to know how to make a Santa out of a mop head? Mop head crafts are fun and inexpensive. Here's my tutorial on how to make a mop head Santa.


Do you want to know how to make a Santa out of a mop head? Mop head crafts are fun and easy to make without spending a lot of money. Here’s my tutorial on how to make a mop head Santa. You can find the full tutorial here – How To Make A Mop Head Santa DIY


Want a great craft idea that is fun and unique? Do Nutcrackers always make popular home decorations? Make one of these flower pot Nutcrackers. You can easily adjust the size. You can find the full tutorial here – Nutcracker Flower Pot Solider

Learn more about “Creating Seasonal Decor for Your Home” to create seasonal decor that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.

Want to see some of my Christmas crafts to sell?

Watch my Christmas Home Tour and see if you can spot some of my DIYs in the video.

Some other great Christmas crafts you can sell include:

If you’re looking to capitalize on the holiday season with a selection of best-selling Christmas crafts to sell, Etsy is a fantastic platform to showcase your unique creations. Whether you’re into DIY crafts or have a knack for crafting Christmas ornaments, there are plenty of opportunities to delight buyers during the holiday season.

Mini Christmas Ornaments: One of the most sought-after Christmas craft ideas on Etsy is crafting mini Christmas ornaments. These tiny treasures can be adorned with ribbons, glitter, and scents to create a fragrant and visually appealing addition to holiday home decor. You can find inspiration for these best Christmas crafts on the platform, where other sellers showcase their artistic creations.

Gingerbread and Candies: Gingerbread-themed crafts, whether in the form of ornaments, garlands, or gingerbread-scented candles, are highly popular during the holiday season. Similarly, crafting candy cane-themed decor or holiday gift baskets filled with delectable candies can be a sweet addition to your Etsy store.

Jewelry for the Season: If you’re skilled in making jewelry, consider crafting Christmas-themed jewelry. Pendants with deer motifs, candy canes, or miniature lantern charms can be excellent sellers in the months leading up to December. Shoppers often look for unique pieces to wear during holiday gatherings or to give as gifts.

Wooden Christmas Crafts: Wooden Christmas crafts have a timeless appeal. Consider creating wooden ornaments, signs, or figurines with intricate designs. These best-selling Christmas crafts can be decorated with twine, ribbons, or a touch of glitter to add festive charm. If you have access to a Cricut machine, you can create custom wooden pieces that stand out.

Dollar Tree DIY Crafts: Crafting with affordable materials is a smart approach. Incorporate Dollar Tree finds into your Christmas craft ideas to keep production costs low, ensuring better profit margins. Shoppers love unique, budget-friendly holiday decor.

Other examples include:

Craft Shows and Christmas Bazaars: To maximize your sales potential, consider participating in local craft shows and Christmas bazaars that take place in October and November. These events are prime opportunities to showcase your Christmas crafts and interact with potential buyers in person.

In summary, Etsy provides an excellent platform to sell your best Christmas crafts during the holiday season. Be it mini Christmas ornaments, gingerbread-themed goodies, jewelry, or wooden creations, your shop can offer a wide range of unique and festive items. Participating in craft shows, using budget-friendly materials, and starting your holiday season sales in October and November will help you attract and satisfy eager holiday shoppers.

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Christmas Crafts To Sell Q & A

What sells best at Christmas craft fairs?

At Christmas craft fairs, certain items tend to sell well. Here are some popular Christmas crafts that are known to be successful at craft fairs:

1. Handmade ornaments: Customizable and unique Christmas ornaments are always in demand during the holiday season.
2. Festive home decor: Decorative items such as wreaths, table centerpieces, and garlands are popular choices.
3. Personalized gifts: Customized items like engraved cutting boards, monogrammed towels, or personalized mugs make thoughtful gifts.
4. Cozy accessories: Hand-knit scarves, hats, and gloves are practical and fashionable during the winter months.
5. Scented candles: Aromatic candles in holiday scents like cinnamon, vanilla, or pine are often sought after.
6. Homemade baked goods: Treats like cookies, cakes, and fudge are delightful gifts that can be packaged beautifully.
7. Unique jewelry: Handcrafted necklaces, bracelets, and earrings make for stylish and one-of-a-kind gifts.
8. Natural skincare products: Organic soaps, lotions, and bath bombs are popular choices for self-care and gifting.
9. Children’s toys and clothing: Handmade toys, clothing, and accessories for kids are always well-received by parents.
10. Seasonal artwork: Paintings, prints, or handmade cards featuring winter scenes or holiday motifs are great options.

Remember, it’s essential to offer a diverse range of crafts to appeal to a wide audience.

Where can I sell my Christmas decorations?

There are various platforms and locations where you can sell your Christmas crafts. Here are some popular options:

1. Local Craft Fairs: Look for holiday-themed craft fairs or markets in your community. These events often attract shoppers seeking unique and handmade Christmas crafts.

2. Online Marketplaces: Utilize popular online platforms such as Etsy, Amazon Handmade, or eBay to sell your Christmas crafts to a wider audience. These platforms provide a convenient way to showcase and sell your items globally.

3. Social Media: Leverage the power of social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest to promote and sell your Christmas crafts. Create engaging posts and use relevant hashtags to reach potential customers.

4. Local Stores and Boutiques: Approach local gift shops, boutiques, or consignment stores that align with your crafting style and inquire about the possibility of selling your Christmas crafts on consignment.

5. Pop-Up Shops: Look for pop-up shop opportunities in your area, especially during the holiday season. These temporary retail spaces provide a great way to showcase and sell your crafts directly to customers.

6. Home Parties: Host your own home party or join existing holiday-themed parties where you can display and sell your crafts to interested guests.

Remember to consider factors like fees, shipping options (if selling online), and marketing strategies when choosing the best platform(s) for selling your Christmas crafts.

Remember, it’s essential to offer a diverse range of crafts to appeal to a wide audience.

If you’re coming from my friend Kristin, welcome, and thanks for hopping with us. When you’re finished with my post, please check out my friend Stacy and her amazing Christmas post. Click on the highlighted links below to follow along on the tour. 

Stacy Ling – Bricks N Blooms –/– Chloe – Celebrate & Decorate –/– Anne & Ann Marie – Simply 2 Moms –/– Cindy – County Road 407 –/– Jenn – Down Shiloh Road –/– Kelly – The Tattered Pew –/– Rachel – The Ponds Farmhouse –/– Mary – Life At Bella Terra –/– Michele – Vintage Home Designs –/– Jen – MIdwest Life & Style –/– Kim – Shiplap & Shells –/– Kristen – White Arrows Home –/– Andrea – Design Morsels –/– Chas – Chas Crazy Creations

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  1. So many great Christmas craft ideas Chas! You are definitely the “craft queen”!!

  2. I am amazed at your creativity! You have so many easy ideas but my brain just doesn’t work like that. Wish it did. And wow – that glass snowman looks so delicate. Enjoyed hopping with you today! Have a great weekend.

    1. You are so very sweet Cindy, thank you so much

  3. You are so creative, Chas! It’s always so fun seeing the unique ideas you come up with and these Christmas crafts are great!

  4. So many cute ideas. I think my favorite is the snowman family. You are so good at coming up with creative ideas to repurpose things. I never thought of making this ahead and selling it. It’s fun to hop with you!

    1. Thank you so much Andrea, and thanks for sharing your favorite. I always love learning what speaks to each person.

  5. Chas,
    All of your ideas are so creative and fun. I’m so glad you joined us today.

    1. Thank you so much and thanks for hosting friend.

  6. So many great ideas Chas! But I have to tell you the mophead Santa is my very favorite. I always love how you repurpose items, so much creativity.

    1. Thank you so much Kim, always love what speaks to everyone

  7. Chas these are the cutest ideas! I love the mophead santa!!!

    1. Thank you so much Stacy, and thanks for sharing your favorite. Love learning which one speaks to everyone

  8. Chas, I love the mop head Santa! You are so creative in taking ordinary items and making them extraordinary! These would be fun Christmas projects with children too. So happy to be part of this talented team of bloggers! So many wonderful Christmas ideas.

    1. Thank you so much Mary, what a great idea to include kids in making the projects.

  9. So many creative projects here, Chas! Your flower pot characters are really cute and the glass snowman is beautiful! I especially like snowman projects because you can leave those decorations up through January without people thinking you still have your Christmas decorations up! Although there are always those that leave those Christmas decorations up until Easter! Do you have those neighbors too?

    1. Thank you Chloe, and yes – me too, I love projects and decor that I can leave up for a season 🙂

  10. I loved all of your ideas! Your are so creative…that Santa mop head brought back childhood memories…my mom had one! Now I’m ready to start getting ready for Christmas!

    1. Thank you so much Kelly, and thanks for sharing that beautiful memory with me.

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