72 Best Easy Handmade Christmas Craft Ideas To Sell 

Find festive DIY ideas your customers will love. Here are 72 handmade Christmas craft ideas to sell and boost your holiday income.

Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or just looking for a fun way to DIY your way to extra cash.

From Christmas wreaths and cards to easy DIY decorations and recipes, here are a wide range of the best Christmas crafts. So many can be personalised with different colours, sizes, and styles, ensuring that your creations stand out in the crowd.

Some of the best things you can make to sell:

  • use upcycled materials to reduce costs
  • are products you can batch produce
  • are gifts you can personalise.

Get ready to discover some great Christmas craft ideas that will not only bring joy to others but also to your wallet!


72 Handmade Christmas Craft Ideas To Sell 

Boho Yarn Christmas Trees

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These DIY yarn Christmas trees add a touch of bohemian charm to any Christmas display. Making them a trendy and appealing choice for holiday shoppers.

Poured-Resin DIY Christmas Ornaments

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These poured-resin DIY ornaments can be crafted in any colour. Allowing you to customise them to cater to a wide range of holiday decorating styles.

White Concrete Candle Holder

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These neutral-coloured candle holders complement most festive decor. Candle holders are a good choice for gift-givers when you don’t know the recipient very well.

Decoupage Coasters

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The design possibilities are endless as you can decoupage napkins, fabric, posters, and more. These coasters are a practical and versatile gift choice for the holiday season.

Fabric Mushrooms

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Festive fabric mushrooms are a versatile handmade craft to offer. They can be transformed into ornaments for the mantle, present toppers or a quirky gift idea.

Tiered Wooden Houses Advent Calendar

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This wooden house advent calendar is an impressive creation that can command a higher price. Its durability makes it an excellent long-term investment for customers.

Felted Soap

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These felted soaps aligns with eco-conscious shoppers’ preferences as it combines the usefulness of soap with a unique product design.

Gingerbread Welcome Sign

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Customers can personalise front door signs to include different family members or pets. Allowing them to create a one-of-a-kind decoration that holds sentimental value. 

Rose Gold with Rose Petal Bath Bombs

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Homemade bath bombs offer relaxation and luxury during the busy festive season. Both visually appealing but also promote self-care, making them thoughtful presents.

Crochet for a Cure eBook

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Delightful Christmas-themed crochet phone cover patterns are the perfect unique crafts to offer. These patterns make great stocking stuffers.

Jingle Bell Bracelet

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Jingle bell bracelets are a simple idea to make with just two supplies. These bracelets can be personalised, making them a perfect accessory for both kids and adults.

Snowman Mason Jar

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These jars are a budget-friendly craft suitable for beginners. Their charming design can be left empty or filled with treats, making them a customisable Christmas present.

Scrap Wood Framed Christmas Tree

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Selling scrap wood Christmas trees is a sustainable way to use excess wood while providing unique, handcrafted home decor that eco-conscious customers will love.

Ribbon Wreath

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These wreaths are not only budget-friendly, but they also look impressive, making them an ideal addition to your festive decor products to sell at Christmas bazaars.

Wood Bead Christmas Stocking Tag

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Wood bead Christmas stocking tags are an excellent holiday season craft. You can make the chains in advance and then customise them based on customer demand. 

3D Snowflake Ornament

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If you have a Cricut machine, 3D snowflake ornaments adds another design idea to your craft product line. So you can offer a wider range of Christmas decorations.

Stovetop Potpourri with Printable Tags

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You can easily create a large batch of these aromatic gifts. This efficiency allows you to meet the demands of a Christmas fair or online customers.

Pine Cone Christmas Trees

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Pine cone Christmas trees are not only easy to make but they are crafted from natural materials, making them a cost-effective product to create and sell.

Grinch Ornament

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Selling character ornaments like the Grinch is a great way to reach a wide range of customers. This makes them a must-have item for anyone who loves this character.

Denim Pot Holders

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This upcycled denim material adds an eco-friendly touch to kitchens while protecting hands. Making them a perfect combination of style and utility for holiday shoppers.

Wooden Plaid Christmas Tree

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These DIY wooden trees are easy to make using readily available supplies, making them a cost-effective and attractive option for holiday decorating enthusiasts.

Hot Cocoa in a Jar

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Selling hot cocoa in a jar is a simple craft and affordable. The charming presentation, complete with printable tags makes them best sellers for holiday gifting. 

Crochet Penguin Ornament

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Selling penguin crochet ornaments is ideal for beginners. They require minimal yarn, are cost-effective and a good way to make a profit.

Christmas Swag Wreath

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A Christmas swag wreath caters to individuals seeking budget-friendly yet impressive handmade decor. Get the look without the extensive effort usually involved in crafting.

Fabric Trees

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These fabric Christmas trees are a sustainable, and cost-effective way to add a touch of festive magic to any space. 

20-Minute Christmas Ornament

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The combination of speed, simplicity, and creativity makes these bauble ornaments the perfect time efficient craft to sell during the holiday season.

Round Cement Christmas Candle

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These candles’ neutral aesthetic ensures they’ll complement a wide range of interior decor styles. 

Wood Wreath for Winter

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This easy and festive DIY project features wooden slices, readily available from sources like Amazon or craft shops. Making them a popular choice for both buyers and sellers. 

Peppermint Ornaments

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Peppermint ornaments combine simplicity, visual appeal, and the joy of participation, making them an attractive and popular choice for handmade Christmas crafts.

Yarn Christmas Trees

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DIY yarn Christmas trees add a cosy feeling to wintery decor. This lets customers infuse their homes with a warm and personal touch during the holiday season.

Small DIY Gifts in Burlap Bags

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DIY burlap gift bags offer a perfect blend of personalisation and practicality. Either customise them with iron-on designs for your own products or sell them as they are.

Christmas Canvas Wall Art

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Canvas wall art is a great Christmas craft to sell because it lets shoppers acquire original and one-of-a-kind pieces that add a special touch to their holiday decor.

Grapefruit Bath Salts

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Grapefruit bath salts are an ideal Christmas craft idea for selling. Particularly to those who value self-care, pampering and the great gift of relaxation.

Gnome Christmas Ornaments

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These gnome Christmas ornaments are a breeze to make, taking just 5 minutes. Gnome ornaments are an on-trend choice that has gained popularity in recent years.

Crochet Mini Wreath Pattern

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With a free printable pattern, these crochet mini wreath ornaments appeal to those seeking both creativity and convenience during the holiday season.

Macrame Keychain

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In an age where boho-chic and handmade items are highly sought after, these macrame keychains are a trendy and stylish addition to your craft offerings. 

Gift Wrap and Tags

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By using decor transfers, even those with a limited artistic skill level can create beautiful and original holiday packaging and handmade Christmas cards.

Christmas Ornaments with Faux Greenery

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These natural, boho-inspired baubles allow you to showcase your style during the festive season. They pair beautifully with a farmhouse-style Christmas tree and decor. 

Gingerbread Man Soap Recipe

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These gingerbread soaps are a hit at holiday markets and online platforms like an Etsy shop. Create adorable soap bars with this easy-to-follow gingerbread soap recipe.

Gnome Shadow Box

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These delightful gnome shadow boxes are popular items to sell during the festive season. They are sure to bring joy to buyers and add a touch of whimsy.

Christmas Cookie Jar

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These Christmas cookie jars serve as the perfect mason jar gifts for teachers, grandparents, or anyone on your holiday gift list.

Christmas Felt Candy Holders

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The variety of designs of these adorable candy holders, some taking less than 10 minutes to make, let you cater to different preferences and time constraints. 

Santa’s Magic Key

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Santa’s Magic Key sign offers a magical touch at Christmas time. Craft a sign where Santa’s magic key can hang, symbolising the anticipation of Santa’s arrival. 

Stockings from Quilts

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Quilted stockings are a hot trend and blend of nostalgia and style. These vintage quilt Christmas stockings have proven to be a crowd-pleaser at craft fairs.

Crochet Santa Hat Ornament

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This pattern lets you make quick additions to your handmade ornaments collection to sell. Making them a lovely and marketable choice for your Christmas craft offerings.

Cone Christmas Trees

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Creating cone Christmas trees offers both creativity and simplicity. When you’re looking for charming items to sell, budget-friendly materials are a priority. 

Homemade Cinnamon Ornaments

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Homemade cinnamon ornaments are great for both kids and adults. With just two ingredients, these charming ornaments are an excellent Christmas craft idea.

Snowman Wreath

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A snowman wreath is a profitable option. By keeping your production costs low with budget-friendly materials, you can maximise your profit margin at a holiday bazaar.

Rustic Wooden Reindeer Family

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A rustic reindeer family, crafted from pallet wood is an ideal choice for Christmas wood crafts. They repurpose discarded items and take festive decor to the next level.

Santa Napkin Ring

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Crafted with simple materials like felt, these DIY napkin rings are not only easy to make but a wonderful budget-friendly Christmas craft idea to sell.

A Christmas Story SVG Cut File

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This versatile Christmas Story SVG file is the ideal starting point for plethora of DIY opportunities. From ornaments, signs, t-shirts, tea towels, pillows, and more.

Oversized Christmas Ornaments

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Oversized ornaments stand out from the crowd. Despite being larger, you can create personalised, budget-friendly decorations using Dollar Tree items and DIY stencils. 

Yarn Christmas Wreath

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A yarn Christmas wreath is very easy to make. It can be personalised with ornaments and a hot glue gun. Letting customers request their own unique holiday decorations.

Macrame Plant Hanger 

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These hangers offer a unique and stylish way to display plants during the holiday season. Especially given the current trendiness of macrame.

Sweater Gnomes

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Selling sweater gnomes provides a creative and sustainable way to upcycle old sweaters into unique holiday decorations and gifts.

Scrabble Tile Ornament

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Scrabble tile ornaments is an excellent choice because they can be personalised with custom quotes, names, or ‘Merry Christmas’ to make a meaningful holiday decoration.

North Pole Sign

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North Pole signs are a charming and sophisticated way to display Christmas decor in your home. Making it easy for customers to match their preferred colour schemes. 

Zodiac Christmas Ornaments

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Combine the allure of vintage zodiac art with festive charm. Thoughtful gifts connected to recipients’ star signs, making them cherished keepsakes for years to come. 

Cork Koala Ornament 

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When choosing gifts for distant friends, explore ideas from other countries. Cork koala ornaments, can be a meaningful ornament but also cost-effective to post.

Painted Mason Jars

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Painted mason jars are a delightful Christmas craft to sell at fairs and online. With their festive designs and easy customisation, these jars make charming holiday decor.

Unicorn Gift Bag

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Creating Christmas unicorn gift bags combines whimsy with creativity. This DIY project is not only easy to craft, using simple materials from the craft or dollar store.

Gingerbread Man Canning Lid Ornament

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Their festive and whimsical appeal, combined with their sustainable origin, make canning lid ornaments a huge hit for those who appreciate the art of upcycling.

Festive Tray

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These upcycled trays can be beautifully painted with Christmas-themed designs, offering a perfect blend of functionality and festive aesthetics.

Christmas Charm Bracelet

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The versatility of these charm bracelets make them a marketable choice for Christmas markets and craft fairs. Appealing to those who appreciate the magic of handmade.

Jadeite Ornaments

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These DIY jadeite ornaments appeal to those who appreciate the blend of elegance and artistry during the holiday season.

Cute Santa Ornament

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These Santa ornaments add a touch of whimsy and tradition to any Christmas tree. A great choice for those seeking heartwarming holiday decorations.

Crochet Mickey Mouse Ornaments

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The joy of crafting and the love of Disney’s beloved character make these ornaments a popular choice for those seeking unique and nostalgic Christmas decorations.

Tree Plans from 2×4

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These unique wooden Christmas crafts are a stand-out item for those seeking one-of-a-kind holiday decor. It’s a versatile craft project that can be made with scrap wood.

Whipped Peppermint Sugar Scrub Recipe

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Peppermint sugar scrub offers the gift of pampering and self-care during the holiday season. Whether you’re treating yourself or need a thoughtful and budget-friendly gift.

Whiskey Maple Syrup Recipe

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Homemade Whiskey Maple Syrup is a unique concoction to get in the holiday spirit. It makes it a good selling point for those hard-to-buy-for people on everyone’s list.

No Sew Christmas Soda Bottle Covers

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Soda Bottle Santa covers make great handmade Christmas craft ideas to sell, blending nostalgia with creative flair. Their popularity at craft fairs is a testament to their appeal.

Rustic Pom Pom Wreath

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With its neutral colours and natural elements, this rustic wreath with pom poms also transitions seamlessly into a versatile piece for general winter decor. 

Handmade Christmas craft ideas to sell summary

The holiday season offers a fantastic opportunity to tap into your creative side and make some extra money through easy Christmas crafts. From handcrafted Christmas cards to beautiful wreaths and DIY Christmas decorations, there’s no shortage of creative outlets to explore.

Whether you’re an experienced crafter or a newbie looking to start, there’s good news – you can turn your crafting hobby into a lucrative business venture.

With a little acrylic paint, a touch of creativity, and a dash of time and effort, you can transform simple materials into some of the best-selling Christmas crafts that will captivate your customers and make the season even more memorable.

The great news is that you don’t have to limit yourself to local markets and craft fairs. Thanks to platforms like Facebook Marketplace and Etsy, you can expand your reach and sell your creations to a wider audience.

So, embrace this wonderful time of year and explore the many different ways you can have fun and generate income by selling your homemade, handcrafted wonders. The holiday season is the best time to share your talents and spread the joy of easy Christmas crafts with the world.

Happy crafting and happy selling!

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    1. Absolutely, a crafting calendar for a whole year!

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