From allowing people to make a little Benjamin on the side, to helping students fund their college education, Etsy has become one of the most popular marketplaces in the world that does not demand that you be a manufacturer or a businessman. All it takes is a penchant for art and the will to make handicrafts that look attractive.
If you have been late to join the bandwagon and have only recently discovered this fabulous website, then you are bound to have a lot of doubts about how this works and what to sell. To make your task easier, here’s a list of some of the easiest things that you can make and sell on etsy. This is not the most definitive list, but it’s enough to get you started.
Here’s a few easy things to make and sell on Etsy!
There is a fervent demand for DIY beaded bracelets that look fashionable, street smart or plain quirky. That’s the best part about it. The sky’s the limit, there’s no dearth of options when it comes to beads and threading is easiest thing to do. With some extra effort, you can easily replicate this on a wire or on an elastic as well.
Necklaces are another bestseller category on etsy. People just cannot have enough of an innovative necklace with dainty looking pendants that can be made of anything at all from a cork, to a seashell to scrap fabric. Once again, ridiculously easy to make and sell on etsy.
Tie Collar for pets
Halloween’s just around the corner. But if you are a pet parent who likes to dress up your pet and make them look dapper anyway, then making tie collars for pets is a guaranteed bestseller on etsy. Once again, the sky is the limit when it comes to finding designs. All you need is some creativity, some fabric, Velcro and hot glue. You are all set to make an impression on etsy.
Child art apron
Have a kid on an overdrive with crayons? Let them stay organized with a beautiful child art apron that has storage for all the crayons that they can carry. You can easily create a child art apron with a cheap store towel that can be bought for as less as $1. You will need access to a sewing machine to really speed this up.
If you have some cash to spare at the outset, then grab a heat press machine and go t-shirt making. This alone, can turn your store into a bestseller business on etsy. T-shirts are extremely popular and if you have a penchant with words, come up with your own slogans and one-liners that sell like crazy.
Another fashion accessory that never goes out of style, the tote. Have a sewing machine at home? Put it to good use and create some really cool looking totes. There’s no dearth of inspirational ideas on the internet. And hey, eventually it is all about what you can come up with churning some brain juice.