If you are an avid crafter and want to make some fun DIY treasures, these pinecone crafts to sell are perfect for you. Not only are they easy and cute, but they are one of the most profitable crafts to sell for a profit.
Why? Well, for the most part you can get your pinecones for free by foraging around on a nature walk.
This is a fun fall and winter activity that will get you out in nature and help you to save money on material costs. The other great thing about pine cone crafts is that they are one of the easiest crafts for your kids to make and sell with you.
So if you have a budding entrepreneur in the family, make sure to check out this list of fun pinecone crafts to make and sell this fall!
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Below you find will find some awesome pine cone crafts to sell at craft fairs, on Facebook or in your Etsy store. To get the full tutorial for each one, simple click through the link and start crafting!
Christmas Gnome Pine Cone Ornaments
Gnomes are all the rage right now and what better way to make one that with an adorable pinecone beard? This is a fantastic Christmas craft to make and sell for a profit at craft fairs and Farmer's markets.
Winter Luminaries: Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars for winter
I just love mason jar crafts and these cute luminaries are perfect for the winter holidays.
Pinecone Flower Wreath
Although most pinecone crafts are winter themed, this beautiful fall wreath could easily be painted to work for any season at all!
Potpourri With Pine Cones
Potpourri makes a great room freshener and is also a wonderful hostess gift that you can sell as a teacher's gift or hostess gift.
DIY Gold Leaf Pine Cone Garland
This simple pinecone garland is perfect for fall or holiday decor and the gold leaf makes it look much more expensive and hard to make than it really is!
Looking for an extra special pinecone craft to sell? These roses can be sold as singles or bouquets and are perfect for people who want some a little bit different.
Pine Cone Napkin Rings
Add a little bit of nature to your dining table with these gorgeous napkin rings made with real pine cones.
Pinecone Flower Heart Decoration
If you are looking for some cute Valentine's Day crafts to sell, how about his artwork made from pinecones? In fact, you can take the technique outlined in the tutorial and made artwork to sell for all kinds of occasions - weddings, anniversaries, last minute Mother's Day DIY gifts.
Pine Cone Firestarter Place Card Holders
Looking for a fun wedding favor for a fall wedding or Thanksgiving dinner? These firestarter pinecones double as cute placecard holders too! Great for selling on Etsy or Facebook if you target brides!
Pine Cone Succulents
Sure, succulents are easy to look after and one of the best plants to sell on Etsy but these pinecone succulents will literally last for years and can be sold at craft fairs and markets for a profit.
A pinecone wreath like this one can be sold as is or spruced up for specific holidays. Think cute Easter egg additions for Easter or tartan ribbon and a red bow for the holidays.
There are so many things you can do with these glittery pinecones - from filling a hurricane jar with them and selling them as Christmas decor or tying ribbon to the ends and using them as Christmas ornaments, they are easy to make and versatile.
Pine Cone Ornaments
Talking about holidays ornaments, click through this photo to get the tutorial for making these adorable tree decorations.
Pinecone Bird Feeder
If you are looking for a cheap and quick pinecone craft for kids to make and sell at a school market or as a fundraiser, these easy to make bird feeders are perfect.
Rustic Wood Slice Ornaments
I love finding cute wooden Christmas ornaments to make and sell and these cinnamon scented wood slices are sure to be a hit around the holidays.
Here is another easy to make wall decoration that you could take and make your own with different ribbons, frames and even shapes.
Pinecone Crafts To Sell FAQS
Where Do You Gather Pinecones?
Although you can buy pine cones at craft stores like Michaels, part of the fun of this fall craft is to search for them yourself. Not only does this mean you will get them for free but it is kind of fun and satisfying too! Much like my list of recycled crafts, using pinecones for the basis of your creation is a fun way to use what you already have.
Do You Need To Bake Pine Cones Before Crafting?
You will most certainly need to clean and sanitize your pine cones before you begin crafting. Baking them will help get rid of any bugs and insects that might have been hiding in the pinecone layers. Here is a tutorial on how to dry your pinecones so you can make things with them.
Can You Make Money Off Of Pine Cones?
Yes! In addition to the fun and profitable pine cone crafts to make and sell above, you can also sell pinecones on their own. Specifically pine cones that are unusually large or have a special shape can be sold at craft fairs as-is. You could also consider making scented pine cones to sell too.
Where To Sell Your Pinecone Crafts
There are many ways to sell crafts, and the best way to sell them depends on the type of craft and the audience you are targeting.
You can sell your crafts at local craft fairs, online markets, or through consignment stores. You can also create your own website or blog to sell your crafts online. Whichever route you choose, make sure you price your crafts appropriately and market them effectively.
How To Sell Pinecone Crafts On Etsy
It is really easy and free to get started on Etsy.
If you haven’t started your shop yet, make sure to go through this tutorial on How To Start An Etsy Store Successfully
It will take you step by step through from creating to launching your Etsy shop.
It also includes a link for 40 free listings which will help you to start your store for free.
Promoting Your Etsy Store
Learn how to use Pinterest for Etsy and start promoting your store as soon as you open it. In addition, learn everything you can about Etsy SEO.
This is how you will get your crafts to show up in the Etsy home feed. You can use my handy Etsy SEO checklist to help you with this
How To Sell Crafts At Local Stores
You can sell your handicrafts at local stores if they will allow you to display them in for free in exchange for a commission.
This can be a really good way to become known locally for your work.
Selling Pine Cone Crafts On Facebook
Facebook is a really good way to get started if you are new to making money with your hobby.
There are three different places to try on Facebook:
This is the obvious place to start selling your handmade items as you don’t need to pay anything and can reach a local audience.
You can create as many listings as you like for free. The only downside is arranging shipping or pick ups with your customers.
Your Own Facebook Page
You should make a Facebook Page to promote your crafts. Make sure to post photos of anything new you make and also ask customers for reviews.
Facebook groups are a great way to sell crafts of all kinds. Join groups that are local to you as well as groups of other crafters.
Start A Craft Blog
Starting your own website is a great way to cut out the middle man, especially once your business gets going.
You can start a blog and then make money through affiliate marketing, advertising and also sell your products via your site.