DIY Autumn Crafts to Sell

Fall is right around the corner! That means color changing leaves, apple cider, pumpkins, sweaters and more! People are beginning to search for cute fall home décor and clothing to adjust to the colder season. You may think of doing traditional crafts like scarecrows and pumpkin carving but here is a list of so much more!

Painted Leaf Mugs

Who doesn’t love hot drinks during the cold. We are all going to need to grab our big ole mug cups. Most people are looking to drink up while In style.

You don’t have to choose any kind of fancy or expensive paint for dishes. Acrylic paint works just fine. You will have to use a gloss enamel to seal it. You will have to put a gloss enamel over the cup and then let it harden.

You don’t have to choose any kind of fancy or expensive paint for dishes. Acrylic paint works just fine. You will have to use a gloss enamel to seal it. You will have to put a gloss enamel over the cup and then let it harden.

You can even paint with paint pens and sharpies.

Below is a wiki article which explains 3 popular methods to painting mugs

Autumn Wreath

Some of the most beautiful wreathes created were with the colors of autumn. You don’t have to stick to making this craft for just winter or even floral spring wreathes. Fall wreathes are often composed of bright fall colors like oranges, reds, yellows, and browns. People throw in little fall festivities like faux pumpkins, acorns, pine cones, and apples.

People often seal it all together with grape vines and ribbons.

See those are what people think wreathes normally look like. Autumn wreathes are just as unique and stunning.

Watercolor leaf art

You know how you can use stamps to create imprints simply. This is such an easy craft and they make great wall decor. You will have to buy a canvas and paint to make this one.

Crochet High Collar

If you don’t know how to crochet, you might want to learn! This is the ultimate fashion statement. It is warm and stylish. Autumn may not necessarily be cold enough for scarfts but just chilly enough to feel like something needs to be around your neck. Yes, you could wear turtle necks everyday..but why do that if you don’t have to! It is also always easy to sell stuff when you can wear it yourself and advertise it.

Other Crochet or Knitted Clothes Ideas

  • Berrets/ Beanies
  • Sweaters
  • socks
  • gloves
  • dresses
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Scented Chaptstick

This is a unique idea. Most people don’t think of chapstick when thinking of crafting. The cold season often promotes dry lips. Chapstick can easily be made and it definitely not a hard craft. You should really focus on making good scents and aromas.

How do you make it scented?

It is not as complicated as you may think. No, you don’t have to get orange extract or crush up strawberrys. Most people stick with essential oils, A lot of people make perfumes, candles, and scented lotions with essential oils. They are not harmful or oily and they add a nice shine to chapstick.

How to make the Pumpkin Spice Scent

organic cinnamon essential oil

organic ginger essential oil

 organic nutmeg essential oil

 organic clove bud essential oil

organic cardamom essential oil

How to make an Apple Cinnamon Scent

How often do you go to the store and see those scents? Not Often! People will be happy to buy this unique product from you.

Leaf origami

Who said origami was just for kids? Origami is a great skill to stay creative and use your mind to do strategic planning. It gets you engaged in math and have a feeling of satisfied pleasure for completing a project. My favorite thing is add this to the ends of pens.

It adds a unique creative flare.

Or you can make wall hanging and use the leaves to decorate your home.

If you don’t feel like like just doing leaves, then why not make the whole tree. Compile multiple leaves together and make a mini tree.

Or try your luck at making origami pumpkins ! Sunflowers are also nice beautiful crafts.

how to make origami flowers

How to make origami trees

Hot Glue Tree

The tree can either be freestanding or stuck to a canvas.

This is an easy craft that requires minimal tools. You don’t even need paint to complete this craft. It could add a nice touch.

Wood Burned Tree

Did you know that you could create a wood burned electricity tree. You take alot of high power voltage and burn wood, creating a tree branch like effect. It is a complicated craft that could double as a science experiment. I would be a unique experience and the design is much more detailed than normal wood burned trees.


First off, what is a garland? Here is the google description.

garland[ˈɡärlənd]NOUN a wreath of flowers and leaves, worn on the head or hung as a decoration.synonyms:festoon · lei · wreath · chain · loop · ring · circle · swathe · swag · coronet ·

First off, what is a garland? Here is the google description.

Leafs, faux pumpkins, sunflowers, pinecones, acorns, and other fall festive décor. pretty much the same things that can be used to build the wreath can be used on your garlands.

Polymer Clay Leaf

Polymer clay is one of the most simplest clay to mold into materials. You don’t have to worry about using special heating tools.

Polymer clay leaves can be dried in the oven or microwave. They only need one material : clay. However, you could paint the leaves to add a nice a little flare.

leaf molding tray

Of course you do not need a molding tray. I have sculpted many of these by hand. More unique designs are created that way as well.

You can use a lot more clay and create plates.

Autumn Mason Jars

Painting a mason jar to use a a vase is a wonderful idea. You can put anything inside so they can make nice little storage jars. Putting flowers inside can really complete the look

Mod podge can seal a leaf on top and create a nice gloss as well. Ribbons always seem to be a nice little addition to the crafts so you may want to purchase some of these before hand.

Want to make this craft but don’t know how to get started?

Acorn Jewelery Pendant

I love this craft because acorns are extremely accessible. I mean after you get about a month into fall, they are literally everywhere. You don’t even have to worry about fighting with the squirrels as there are enough to go around.

These are sweet simple gift ideas that also require minimal effort and material. You can easily create a lot of these and sell in bulk.

Add glitter and stylize your acorns.

painted acorns

Fabric Modpodge Pumpkins

These look so good and you will not have to go through all the time and effort to paint detailed designs or vintage prints.

DIY Fabric Covered Pumpkins

Macramé Leaf

This will take a little more time and skill but macramé is a great skill to learn. I attached an article to help you get started.

Macramé for beginners

You can make leaf macramé jewelry and it is super defined and unique. This jewelry is perfect for Boho, colorful, exotic jewelry lovers.

Macrame leaf

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