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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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.