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Fresh Shop: badhairmountain

An artist draws inspiration for his drawings from animals, oddments, and heavy metal fans.

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Fresh Shop: BoonesHooks

An 18th-generation blacksmith creates utilitarian pieces for the home that transcend mere hardware to become works of art.

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Fresh Shop: FILOMENAsHouse

Delicate wearable sculptures straddle the line between jewelry and art.

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Etsy.com handmade and vintage goods

Customer Care Tip: Privacy and Custom Orders

Dear Sellers: We love all of the custom items available on Etsy.  However, there are some things to keep in mind when making and listing custom and personalized items. With such amazing artists and designers here, there’s a great opportunity for buyers to request handmade creations like custom designed invitations and promotional materials.  Typically, sellers…

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Etsy Couples: Check out These Pairings!

In this season of love, we have to showcase all the love betwixt Etsians and their handmade wonders in our series Etsy Love Stories. With a community as great as Etsy, lots of fantastic brains get to interact and it can turn into a craft coupling! We found out about these collaborations in the Etsy…

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Fresh Shop: kmaclean

Discarded bits of technological hardware are reborn as home goods and jewelry.

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How-to: Photoshop Techniques for Mature Listings

People on Etsy come from many different walks of life: we’re an international, multi-cultural marketplace. On a website of Etsy’s scale, certain words and images need to be concealed. These policies are about keeping this community healthy — and growing. Reaching a diverse audience is essential to the success of our marketplace.   You can view…

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Forty’s Foto Tips, #3: Fabric is a perfect backdrop for earrings!

Ahoy! Thanks for stopping by my advice column in The Storque. I’m no professional photographer, but I figured that would just make it easier for me to pass on some fun and simple tips that can help anyone! If you have any suggestions, please feel free to email me at Lori@etsy.com. Come back soon for…

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Forty’s Foto Tips, #2: Make a light box!

Ahoy! Thanks for stopping by my advice column in The Storque. I’m no professional photographer, but I figured that would just make it easier for me to pass on some fun and simple tips that can help anyone! If you have any suggestions, please feel free to email me at Lori@etsy.com. Here’s the first tip….

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Customer Care: Smart Shopping

As of September 2007, Etsy has nearly 80,000 sellers, each of whom represent themselves as independent businesses. As a group, they are proudly known as Etsy Sellers. When you shop on Etsy, you become a part of this community. Etsy is unique because we specialze in small business. While small businesses cannot always provide the…

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