What items can I sell on Etsy?
You can sell anything that is handmade or, a bit more loosely put, hand-assembled or hand-altered. For example, screen-printed shirts are OK. A custom-built computer is OK, as long as you're making the case and not buying prefab. Furniture is OK as long as it's nothing mass-produced (yes, you can use power tools to build it). If human hands put some love into the object, odds are you can sell it on Etsy. Please note: we do allow some non-handmade items in the Supplies & Vintage categories.
What items can't I sell on Etsy?
Anything that is mass-produced or a knock-off. Yes, some of that stuff may be made by hand, but it's not made in the right spirit. Such items will be unlisted by Etsy admins and listed fees refunded.
Perhaps this might help?
Also- the ETSY Forums is helpful too.
I do see some people selling prints that they make on their computer, that could considered be mass produced. maybe Etsy doesn't notice them?
anyway thanks! this clears it up a little bit! LOL!
I think it is a Great way to be able to buy art from artists I really like!
With my drawings, I have a set number of prints that I make and run using an archival pigmented ink printer. I set a limited run for ETSY- and sign and number them. Once they are sold, I no longer sell them on there again. I think this way they become more valued and limited.
Now if I could only find more time to draw!
You should try it out!
i would LOVE to be able to get some of your cards there!
I hope you get an etsy store!
Go ahead! Open a store!
As Annie said above, theblackapple sells tons of prints of her own paintings and is etsy's top seller... they're happy to have her (and all of us...) sell there.
I sell prints there, as well as originals and fabric creations... www.carlasonheim.etsy.com