making money with handicrafts66 Ways To Make Money With Handicrafts. Do you have a passion for making handicrafts? Then why not make some money off of your skills? There are countless ways to make money and supplement your income, perhaps one of these 66 ways to make money with handicrafts might be just what you’re looking for to bring in some extra money.

USING WOOD

1. Make house signs
2. Make walking canes
3. Refinish old-fashioned children’s desks
4. Mass-produce quality chopping blocks
5. Make wicker baskets
6. Hand-carve picture frames
7. Make wooden greeting cards
8. Specialize in creating quality doll palaces
9. Build miniature furniture for dollhouses and adult collectors
10. Create decorative birdhouses

USING CLOTH AND NATURAL FIBERS

11. Knit personalized sweaters
12. Specialize in batik wearing apparel
13. Tie-dyeing
14. Make old-fashioned quilts
15. Make quilts that tell a story
16. Sell macrame products from home, a shop, or mail order
17. Custom rugmaking
18. Create doll clothes and restore old dolls
19. Create unique ethnic and character dolls
20. Produce custom-made sandals
21. Make personalized leather snap-on bracelets

FROM GOURDS

22. Create eating and drinking utensils from gourds
23. Make lamps with gourds
24. Make gourd planters
25. Make gourd totem poles
26. Create gourd creatures
27. Create birdhouses from gourds

FROM MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS

28. Make face masks
29. Make copper cameos from photographs
30. Make babies’ hand plaques
31. Make dolls with faces similar to their owners
32. Moulding and casting faces
33. Dry flowers
34. Make book-safes: hollowed-out books for hiding valuables
35. Make personalized coffee mugs
36. Make jewelry from beads or seashells
37. Make bulletin boards
38. Embellish and redecorate household products
39. Make salt and pepper shakers from cow horns
40. Make custom wastebaskets
41. Create miniature replicas of antiques out of wood or ivory
42. Crate giant replicas of small insects
43. Decorate decanter stoppers with small clay caricatures of people
44. Offer natural tattooing with sun stencils
45. Make ceramic plaques of newborn infants’ foot or hand prints
46. Make lamps from wine jugs, seashells, etched metal, rocks, transparent plastic, etc
47. Make money from mobiles
48. Make mosaics to decorate functional items
49. Make ceramic lawn decorations
50. Manufacture sundials
51. Make costume jewelry
52. Make weather vanes
53. Make unusual products from seashells
54. Manufacture terrariums
55. Make and sell bottled boats
56. Tint and sell pussy willows
57. Decorate penny match boxes
58. Make bottle gardens
59. Create novelty bottles
60. Manufacture stained glass windows
61. Make sculpture candles
62. Gift wrapping service

SELLING

63. Operate a crafts marketplace
64. Operate a crafts consignment shop
65. Become a sales agent for handicrafts
66. Sell handicrafts at fairs

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