Craft Your Way to Wealth: 100+ Craft Business Ideas You Can Start from Home Today

Craft Business Ideas

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a whole room full of craft supplies and forgotten projects. And maybe, you need to make a little extra cash too. So why don’t we put some of those craft skills to good use and start our own craft business? Sounds like a plan to me.

Here are over 100 craft business ideas you can start from home today!

Photography, Paper, and Prints

Whether you are a master at photography, or just love the feel of a great piece of paper in your hand, these ideas might be perfect for you. I’m a sucker for a beautiful journal, myself.

  • Art Prints
  • Calligraphy/Hand Lettering
  • Collage Artwork
  • Custom Wall Art
  • Greeting Cards
  • Notebooks, Notepads, and Journals
  • Origami Art
  • Original Paintings
  • Paper Mache Sculptures
  • Personalized Stationery
  • Portrait Photography
  • Real Estate Photography
  • Scrapbooking
  • Stickers
  • Wedding Photography

Textile and Fiber Arts

Maybe textiles are more your thing? I can’t crochet a straight line to save myself. This is a category you might have to tackle on your own 🙂

  • Crochet Animals (amigurumi)
  • Cross Stitch
  • Custom Fabrics
  • Hand-Dyed Fabrics
  • Handmade Hats, Mittens, Scarves, and Shawls
  • Handwoven Rugs
  • Knitted Blankets
  • Macramé Wall Hangings
  • Quilt Making
  • Yarn Shop

Home Decor and Accessories

Wreath Making Business

It’s amazing how the right home decor piece can elevate and transform a space completely. Do you have an eye for great crafty decor? Here are some ideas for you.

  • Custom Ornaments
  • Custom Signs
  • Embroidered Home Linens
  • Fabric Flower Crafts
  • Gift Baskets
  • Handmade Dream Catchers
  • Handmade Picture Frames
  • Holiday Decor
  • Metal Wall Art
  • Neon Signs
  • Throw Pillows
  • Wire Sculpture Art
  • Wreath Making

Jewelry and Accessories

Some of the most beautiful pieces of jewelry have come from independent artists. This is an area where you can get really creative and explore your own style and designs when you create your pieces. Here are a few ideas to get your started.

  • Beaded Jewelry
  • Floral Jewelry Design
  • Fused Glass Jewelry
  • Gemstone Jewelry
  • Handmade Beads
  • Metal Stamping Jewelry
  • Polymer Clay Jewelry
  • Resin Jewelry
  • Statement Jewelry
  • Wire-Wrapped Jewelry

Candle Making

There must be great satisfaction in finding just the right scent combination when creating the perfect candle. Here are some candle business ideas.

  • Beeswax Candles
  • Candles in Vintage Containers
  • Scented Candles
  • Soy Candles

Health and Wellness

If you know how to make any of these items, you will probably become very popular with friends and family. We all could use a little more body pampering, relaxation, and stress relief, amirite?

  • Bath Bombs
  • Body Scrubs
  • Essential Oils
  • Natural Beauty Products
  • Soap Making

Nature-Inspired

Floral Arrangement Business

Bring the beauty of nature indoors. Here are some nature-inspired business ideas to consider.

  • Dried Flowers
  • Floral Wreaths
  • Flower Arrangements
  • Painted Plant Pots
  • Pressed Flower Art
  • Terrarium Building

Pottery and Ceramics

If clay is your thing, you could create and sell function and decorative pieces that have been crafted with love. Here are a few ideas.

  • Ceramic Candle Holders
  • Ceramic Mugs and Plates
  • Ceramic Plant Pots
  • Clay Fridge Magnets
  • Clay Sculptures

Wood and Leather

Wood and leather products are both pretty timeless. If you’ve got the tools and some know-how, you can make some beautiful pieces like the ones below to share with the world.

  • Custom Wood Signs
  • Hand-Painted Furniture
  • Leather Belts and Accessories
  • Leather Keychains
  • Leather Journals
  • Leather Wallets
  • Repurposed Furniture
  • Salvaged Wood Art
  • Wood Birdhouses
  • Wooden Boxes

Glass and Stone

There are some really creative things that people are doing with glass and stone lately. Here are a few ideas of things you could create.

  • Etched Glass Designs
  • Glass Blowing
  • Hand-Painted Glassware
  • Hand-Painted Rocks
  • Mosaics
  • Stained Glass Art
  • Stone Carvings

Clothing and Accessories

Clothing and accessories are such a great way to express your style and show off your personality. If that’s your thing, here are some great business ideas.

  • Costumes/Cosplay Outfits and Accessories
  • Custom Embroidery
  • Custom Phone Cases
  • Custom T-Shirts
  • Embroidered Baby Clothes
  • Hair Accessories
  • Hand-Painted Sneakers
  • Screen Printed T-Shirts
  • Upcycled Vintage Clothing

For Children

You could create pieces that help children explore their creativity or give them comfort. Here are some ideas.

  • Handmade Dolls
  • Handmade Stuffed Animals
  • Handmade Toys
  • Personalized Children’s Storybooks

Pet-Related

Show your love for furry friends by creating items like these for pets and their owners. 

  • Custom Pet Accessories
  • Pet Collars
  • Pet Portraits
  • Preserve Pet Ashes

Hobbies and DIY Kits

Terrarium Business

Maybe you want to help other crafters by creating patterns and kits to help them create? Here are some ideas to get you started.

  • Craft Patterns
  • Craft Supplies
  • Cross Stitch Kits
  • DIY Craft Kits
  • DIY Terrariums
  • Embroidery Patterns
  • Scrapbooking Kits

Digital and Online

If you love the idea of crafting, but don’t want to have to physically make products to send out to people, there are digital options as well. Here are some great digital product ideas.

  • Digital Illustrations and Designs
  • Digital/Printable Invitations
  • Digital/Printable Stickers
  • Digital/Printable Wall Art

Teaching

And of course, teaching is always a great choice. Share your knowledge and skills with those who are looking to learn. Here are some ways to do that.

  • Craft Blog
  • Craft Book Author
  • Craft Classes and Courses
  • Craft Influencer
  • Craft Podcast
  • Craft Youtube Channel
  • Kids’ Art and Craft Workshops

There you have it! Over 100 craft businesses you could start from home. Hopefully, this sparked some interesting ideas for you. Stick around and I’ll do my best to help you start and build your business, every step of the way.

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