Looking to turn your passion for crafting into a small business? Earn some extra cash this year by making and selling crafts! Lots of people love handmade crafts— the amount of care and detail that goes into each unique piece is worth every penny. Aleene’s Glues makes it easier than ever to create quality crafts that you can start your own business with. Get inspired with our top 20 crafts to make and sell!
Handmade fiber art is a great craft to make and sell for extra cash! Aleene’s Stiffen Quik Fabric Stiffening Spray is used with these gorgeous macrame leaves to help hold their shape. Macrame leaves make for stunning home décor— they’ll surely be a hit at craft markets!
If you consider yourself a fashionista, consider making and selling crafts like this embellished fedora hat! It’s easy to add sparkling embellishments to accessories with Aleene’s DIY Craft Heavy Duty Adhesive.Create one-of-a-kind hats to sell at your local vendor markets and show the world your impeccable taste!
Here’s an easy craft to make and sell if you enjoy colorful floral designs! Aleene’s Decoupage gloss creates a hard, glass-like finish to seal delicate pressed flowers into a beautiful bookmark. These handmade flower bookmarks are a great addition to any vendor’s wares!
This next DIY is a great craft to make and sell at holiday markets! Handmade snowball ornaments have a fluffy, snow-like texture thanks to Aleene’s Glitter Snow. Your seasonal wares will get a sparkling boost of Christmas cheer with Glitter Snow!
Everyone loves the ambiance of candles— that’s why decorated candles are an easy craft to make and sell at craft markets! Use Aleene’s Premium Decoupage Glue to add dried pressed flowers to flameless pillar candles. White candles provide an elegant base for floral designs, so get creative with your placement to create truly one-of-a-kind home décor!
6. Pom Pom Wreath with Tacky Glue
Here’s another handmade craft to make and sell at holiday markets! Each pom pom on this seasonal wreath is handmade— it’s a labor of love that anyone will appreciate! This cozy décor DIY uses Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue for a permanent hold, so this wreath can be displayed year after year!
Turn your love of plants into profit with this unique craft to make and sell! Faux geode planters are easy to make with colored glass, metallic paint, and Liquid Fusion Performance Adhesive. Authentic crystals can be expensive, but this lookalike can be made for a fraction of the price!
Everyone loves fresh flowers, but it’s so disappointing to see them wilt and die! Keep the blooms bright forever with this faux floral craft to make and sell. Your creativity will blossom with this embroidery hoop wreath that's super simple to make using Aleene's Turbo Tacky Glue and bright faux flowers!
Looking for a craft to make and sell that really stands out? You’ll be shining all day with a shop full of stuff that’s blinged-out with rhinestones! Customize anything from phone cases to shoes with the help of Aleene’s Liquid Fusion.
Speaking of sparkly, aren’t these sunglasses such a statement piece? These stunning shades are a great craft to make and sell alongside your other sparkling stuff! Bright floral accents and glamorous rhinestones truly make these sunglasses one-of-a-kind. And they’re easy to make with Aleene’s Liquid Fusion, too!
Get creative with clay and Aleene’s The Ultimate Multi-Surface Adhesive for a dainty craft to make and sell. You can customize the figurines to anything you’d like— as long as you can make it with your hands, you can put it on a jewelry dish! Metallic paints add an elegant touch, but you can paint them however your heart desires!
If you’re going to sell jewelry dishes, why not make and sell jewelry too? Turn your thrift shop finds or old family heirlooms into fun modern jewelry with Aleene’s Jewelry & Metal Glue! It’s super easy to turn vintage buttons and charms into unique necklaces!
Earrings are always a popular craft to make and sell! We love the minimalistic look from this pair that really highlights the rich colors and textures of leather. Create your own gorgeous earrings to sell at your next pop-up shop with leather and Aleene’s Leather and Suede Glue!
Do you want to make and sell crafts that have a rustic, natural feel to them? This gold branch candle holder is the perfect project for you! These candle holders are super easy to make with Aleene’s The Ultimate Multi-Surface Adhesive. They create a warm, homey glow that no one can resist!
Tote bags are super versatile, whether you’re hitting the beach for the day or stopping by the farmer’s market after work. But have you ever thought of them as a handmade craft to make and sell? Customize some totes with fun fabric accents and Aleene’s Permanent Fabric Glue and you’ll have your new business in the bag!
Add some sparkle to your Christmas crafts to make and sell at vendor fairs, holiday markets, and more! This glitter tumbler uses the Tack-It method with Aleene’s Tack-It Over & Over to help hold all of that glittery goodness in place. Vinyl decals add an extra festive touch to this sparkling DIY!
If you enjoy taking photos, consider this easy craft to make and sell to earn some extra cash! Learn how to transfer your photography onto canvas journals using Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue and seal with Premium Decoupage Glue for long-lasting results. This simple craft is a unique way to show off your photography skills!
Faux stained glass keychains are an incredibly easy craft to make and sell alongside your other wares! This easy DIY uses paint and Aleene’s Clear Gel Tacky Glue to give plexiglass flowers a stained glass look, then are sealed with Aleene’s Acrylic Sealer for an extra layer of protection. Try using this technique on other items to create a variety of handmade keychains!
Here’s another whimsical accessory that you can create with Aleene’s! Add personality to a simple waist pack with a colorful pom pom trim.This easy DIY uses Quick Dry Fabric Fusion for a no-sew craft to make and sell!
Paint pouring art is a fun craft to make and sell at local art shows and craft fairs! Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue makes a great paint pouring medium— just mix with water until it’s the consistency of honey, then mix 2 parts paint to 1 part glue mixture. This paint pouring technique is easy enough for anyone to try, and it’s a great way to get your creative juices flowing!
What other crafts will you make and sell with Aleene’s Glues? We’d love to see your creations! Show us what you’re making and tag us on social @AleenesDIY!