Looking to make some extra money this Fall? Check out our list of fun, easy and affordable Halloween crafts to sell! From pumpkin candles to spooky soaps, there’s something for everyone on our list.
Unlike the holidays, Halloween isn’t a gift giving occasion (unless you count the candy!) so we often forget that it is still a great time to make some extra money. Although people are not shopping for presents around Halloween, they are still shopping for things like decorations, party supplies and costumes.
These all make it one of the top times of the year for crafting side hustlers to make some extra cash, just in time for the winter holidays.
There are many different crafts that can be made to sell for this holiday. Some of the most popular Halloween crafts to make and sell include:
- Trick or Treating accessories
- Home decor
So if you are asking yourself what can I make to sell for Halloween, there are a ton of options.
Read on for a list of the bestselling Halloween crafts with tutorials for each one! All you need is some creativity and you’ll be in business!
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Halloween Crafts To Sell
Halloween is a time when people can be creative and have fun. There are many different crafts that can be made to sell for this holiday, from ghosts to bats and of course, pumpkin themed crafts,
Here are some of our top picks for Halloween crafts you can make and sell for a profit.
Halloween Ghosts Signs
These wooden signs are easy to make and really popular at craft markets and on Etsy. You can easily make a bunch of them to sell in groups of two or three - a ghost family if you will.
Jack Skellington Treat Cups
One Halloween craft to sell that is often forgotten are things like these little cups that are great for giving out on Halloween night or even as party favors.
Pair these treat cups with these cute Jack Skellington Jello cups (with or without alcohol) for a really fun Halloween treat.
Halloween Witch’s Cauldron
These homemade cauldrons are unique and awesome for decorating the house this Halloween. They are surprisingly easy to make and great for selling at craft fairs.
These lanterns are perfect for lighting the walkway on Halloween night or even placing in the windows for a creepy Halloween decoration.
Painted Pumpkin Mason Jars
These simple to make pumpkin crafts are really pretty for Halloween or fall centrepieces and decorations.
Halloween Candy Dish
This DIY candy dish with a spider web design is great for selling at craft markets and fairs.
Halloween Potion Bottles
The tutorial for these spooky potion bottles comes with the free printable labels so you can make your version look just as good as the ones in the photo!
Pastel Skull Wreath
These awesome wreath that has a Dia De Los Muertos feel to it is made using dollar store materials! Keep your costs low then sell for a profit!
No Sew Halloween BOO Fabric Tie Wreath
How cute is this Halloween wreath? Selling wreaths on Etsy is one of the most lucrative craft ideas if you love making things and need some extra money.
Haunted Mansion Halloween Frame
This creepy photo frame tutorial comes with the free printable artwork making it a super easy craft you can make and sell this Halloween.
Cricut Spider Web Hoop Art
I love Cricut crafts because they are easy to make and you can sell them easily on Etsy or even on Facebook marketplace.
If you want a fun Halloween craft to sell that you can make with your Cricut, this one is so perfect!
It's the perfect alternative to a Halloween wreath for your front door but it works just as well inside the house.
Burlap BOO Halloween Wreath
This easy to make burlap wreath is perfect for selling at Halloween and doesn't take long to make.
DIY Halloween Treat Boxes
If you love paper crafts to sell, then one of the most popular are favor boxes for parties. These cute haunted house favor boxes are awesome and so easy to make with the free printable.
Apple Head Doll Witches
You don't get much creepier than these apple head dolls that are made with a dried apple!
Halloween Pine Cone Flowers
These super cute flowers are one of the easiest Halloween crafts to sell at fairs and marketplaces.
Oozing Blood Slime for Halloween
Slime is one of the most profitable crafts that you can make and sell in a big batch. It is really popular for people who are looking for non-candy alternatives at Halloween or for use as party favors for school parties and events.
Hocus Pocus Mason Jar
You'll need a Cricut machine to make these mason jars but the tutorial comes with the free SVG file and tons of tips for making your mason jars look amazing.
How cute is this terrarium? It is surprisingly easy to make and sure to be a hit on Etsy and other places where you can sell crafts.
Spooky Halloween Witch Gnome!
Gnomes are one of the most popular home decor looks right now and this no-sew witch is sure to be a hit!
Halloween Resin Jewelry Pendant
If you are feeling extra crafty or are already making resin crafts to sell, then get seasonal this Halloween and make this cute spider web pendant.
Halloween Ornament Wreath
You have probably seen these eye-catching wreaths at Christmas but how about making and selling a Halloween version? With a hot glue gun, floral wire and some shatterproof ornaments, this craft is easier than the finished looks!
More Halloween Ideas To Make Money
If you’re looking for ways to make some extra money this Halloween, you’re in luck. In addition to the fantastic craft ideas above, there are a number of fun and easy ideas that can help you bring in some extra cash.
Here are a few of the best ways to make money on Halloween:
- Start a costume contest. Run a contest where people can submit their best costumes. Prizes can include cash and gift cards
- Get paid to sleep in a haunted house of horrors (yes, it is a thing!)
- Host a Halloween party: This can be a lot of fun and it’s also a great way to make some money. You could charge people for admission, sell food or drinks, or offer door prizes.
- Make costumes: If you have any sewing skills, you can create costumes and sell them to other people.
- Hold a haunted house party. Charge guests an admission fee to enter your home and enjoy all the scares and thrills.
- Sell homemade Halloween treats. Bake up some spooky treats like pumpkin cookies, mummy brownies, or bat cupcakes, and sell them at your local farmers market or street fair.
- Host a costume contest. Charge people a small entrance fee to enter their best costumes, then award prizes for the best ones.
- Carve pumpkins for sale.