8 Best Creative ETSY Product Ideas for Housewives

Before discussing the best creative ETSY Products, we need to know what ETSY is exactly? ETSY is an online marketplace for independent crafters, artists, and collectors where they can sell vintage, handmade, or custom-made jewellery, clothing, home décor, art, toys, and more. It offers a wide variety of shopping options. It was founded in 2005. Since then it has connected the small, Indian artists, creators and collectors with customers looking for gifts, collectibles, and goods with a more personalized touch.

ETSY has achieved two million sellers and 50 million products; this rapid and continued success is not through warehouses but through its web of independent sellers. ETSY is unlike Amazon because everything on the site is made, collected, curated, and sold by its sellers. It acts as the middle-man between creators and customers, giving smaller, independent creators a platform to find and attract customers.

Etsy Online Store

ETSY is a fortune for housewives or you can say at ETSY, women rule. Around 86% of Etsy sellers are women. The talented women who are sitting at home due to some responsibilities, now can earn through their talent.

Here  we are listing some of the best creative products which you can make at home and gain good profit by selling at ETSY. Let’s discover! 

1. Snacks for Pet

Owning pets like dogs is in trend. People love their furry best friends and want them to stay healthy. Feeding with commercial food regularly is not less than a risk. So the pet owners demand tasty but nutritious treats for their pets. Also, there are very few sellers which supply natural homemade food for pets. It can be the biggest advantage for you.   

2. Handmade Stickers

Handmade stickers have been trending in ETSY since 2018. If you like paper craft and usually decorate things with paper at your home, then shouldn’t it become something more than a hobby? Transform your interest into a small business. People use stickers to decorate notebooks, gift cards, coffee mugs, cupboards, shelves, study tables etc. You can also prepare message giving stickers, stickers for notice boards, stickers for festivals, stickers based on games, foods, clothes, slogans etc. Even if you don’t know about paper crafting, you can start making stickers. Only things you need are sticker printing paper, a cameo machine and a design software like canva.    

3. Sewn Items

If you know how to sew then believe me you own a great potential to earn. This will prove to be your best strength to make money. People especially ladies love to have curtains, table clothes, sofa covers, bedsheets, aprons and much more with different texture, design and colour. You may simply sew the cloth and use brush, thread or block painting to design them.

hand sewn items etsy

4. Jewellery & Fashion Accessories

As a woman you surely have a great knowledge of jewellery and fashion accessories. All you need is beads, crystals, wires, chains, pearls, wool, threads, acrylic colours and other tools. You can get this raw material from any crafting wholesaler at an affordable price. Design jwelleries according to customers demand. Keep an eye on what is trending and popular. Design according to seasons like festive season, wedding time etc. Also, make jewelry of all price ranges.

5. Bath Bombs & Soaps

Making bath bombs and soaps is an attractive business idea. Since self care is the very basic and important thing for all people, so you will always be on the profit side for sure. Also you can prepare bath bombs’ base very easily with a few cheap ingredients. To make them skin friendly use oils. Your bath bomb will look attractive if you add cosmetic glitter to it.  If you have molds of these then you can make dozens of bath bombs in a day. These can be sold for at least $7. People also like the homemade soaps as these are more natural, skin friendly and a gorgeous way to get clean. Hypoallergenic soaps and those for sensitive skin are very hot selling nowadays.  But do not forget to add a floral or another gentle fragrance to your soaps. 

6. Candles

Candles are the easiest  craft for a beginner. Moreover it is the easiest one as its melting and pouring methods do not require any experience or previous craft skills. Since there are many sellers of candles, you need to design something new. Try to offer a variety of candles for the customers. You can design theme based candles like birthday candles, anniversary candles, valentines day candles, candles for decoration, candles to feel good at dinner like sweety-scenty candles. Generally, the profit margin ranges from $5-20 per candle. But this can vary depending on the type and quality of your candles.

7. Organizers

Organizers are always in-demand items. These are very simple and take small time to create. You can make books and small stationary(pen,pencil,erasers,sharpeners, scale etc.) organizers for students. Utensil & spices holders and decorative boxes for storing files are another good options. For book organizers, use the cardboard you have in your house such as a packing box for the washing machine, refrigerator, t.v. and other appliances. For pen holders you can make use of plastic or glass bottles of cold drink, honey. It will reduce your revenue and enhance the profit.

kitchen organizer

8. Art & Décor

As a woman you have a lot of ideas about how to decorate your home. You very well know what to hang on walls, what to keep in a room, corners, which frame to use for staircase photographs etc. These ideas will enable you to earn a lot of money. If you are good in painting then you may paint mason jars, wall plates, dishes, cups, glass and the most popular alcohol bottles. You can make handmade vases, wall hangings, door hangings, show pieces, etc.


 Women have a lot of skills. You may know cooking, painting, designing, decorating, sewing, crafting and much more. So start with determination, use your skill and see how you develop your own business.      

Charu decided to unite her Honors Degree in New Media and lifetime of geekiness to pursue a career in tech and gaming journalism. You can usually find her writing about a variety of topics and drooling over new gadgets and games.