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Get the Look Decor: From Generation to Generation

Helene says her father visits flea markets and second-hand shops almost daily and has taught her everything she knows about decorating.

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Get the Look Decor: Signs of Peace

Katy’s favorite part about her home is that “no matter where I live, the pieces in my home speak of my history and stories, and so many before me.”

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Get the Look Decor: No Bare Cupboards Here

Holly’s rustic home is chock full of her collections, which are displayed on walls, shelves and cupboards. Add some warmth and comfort to your nest.

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Get the Look Decor: Love at First Sight

With its original built-ins, pine floors, doors, and moldings, Martha Stinnett knew this 1923 bungalow was meant to be hers.

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Get the Look Decor: Memory Lane

After years spent across the globe, Paula’s Australian home is peppered with a collection of mementos that remind her of where she came from.

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Etsy Halloween 2010: Jewelry & Accessories Guide

Entice them to take one step closer with unexpected accent pieces, creative embellishments, and seasonal details.

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Etsy Halloween 2010: Decorating and Party Ideas

Before your doorbell begins to ominously chime, get your home ready for a Halloween night filled with frightening tricks and delightful treats.

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Handmade Kids: A Parent’s Guide to Creative Summer Fun

Are you ready for long summer days with the kids out of school looking for something to do? We’ve got you covered.

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How-Tuesdays: Bleeding Vampire Cupcakes

MP4 | Subscribe on YouTube | blip.tv | Subscribe to out iTunes Podcast We’re bringing this goodie back to the top. Last year’s vampire cupcakes are totally not stale — still full of sweet blood. Mwahahahah! [Originally published October 21, 2008.] Welcome to Etsy How-Tuesday. This week, in preparation for Halloween, we bring you Alicia and Tracy…

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Holiday Shopping Lists: Holiday Party Hosting

Deck the halls and the tabletop this joyous season with a handmade touch that is sure to add a special spark to your holiday celebration. Can you just see it now… While your guests are mingling and toasting their glasses, you’ll be busy in the kitchen preparing your favorite family recipes, which will be presented…

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Holiday Shopping Lists: Seasonal Decor

Tis the season to add a bit of festive decor to your home. Whether you’re hosting or need a gift for a friend, these items are sure to ring in the holiday spirit! Check out stockings, wreaths, garlands, even handmade tree skirts in the Holidays Category on Etsy. Holiday Parties and Decorating Gift Guide |…

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Etsy in Action: Upcoming Events September 6 – 12, 2008

Summer is winding down, and the holidays are soon approaching. Why not start planning early and take a peek at what your favorite art and craft lovers are up to? Here are a few of our picks. Let us know what’s happening in your area by sharing in the comments below. Providence, RI: September 6…

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Fresh Shops: johnmurphy

I had the pleasure of meeting John Murphy at the Brooklyn Flea, a flea market that takes place every Sunday in Ft. Greene, Brooklyn, where he was selling his photography in the most colorful of frames.  I immediately recognized his work, as I had been eyeing it on Etsy for weeks before our run in. …

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Etsy Design Face-Off Part III Back with a Vengeance: The Votes Have Been Tallied

We received some amazing Etsy logo designs as part of the Etsy Design Face-Off. The Etsy Community voted and the ballots have been run through our special vote tallying machine. If you missed out on the Face-Off, check out the Competitions & Opportunities Featured Column within the Storque for more info. Congratulations to argylewhale.etsy.com! The…

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Etsy Design Face-Off: Part III Back with a Vengeance

UPDATE:Voting will be ending on Wednesday June 11 at 7pm Eastern time (that’s tomorrow, folks!) The Etsy Labs has noticed your requests for a more diverse style of promo merchandise and have created the Etsy Design Face-Off with the intention to involve you, our beloved Etsy community, in the design process of our new line…

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My Top 10 Moustaches

I’m pretty sure anyone who knows me has found out about my obsession with mustaches, moustaches, handlebars, fu manchus, walruses (my favorite!) and mustachios.  I like them all, and I like them alot!  In fact, I like to search for all those terms on a daily basis just to keep up with what’s new in…

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Etsy How-to: Make a Miniature Moustache

This week, Christine (aka iheartmoustaches) breaks it on down and shows us how to use #6 plastic to create miniature moustaches! (Christine has made a bunch of these in the past, as she is a lover of the moustache in all its various forms.) #6 plastic is not recycleable in New York and so this…

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The Etsy Design Face-Off Part Deux: The Votes Have Been Tallied

We received some amazing Etsy logo designs as part of the Etsy Design Face-Off. The Etsy Community voted and the ballots have been run through our special vote tallying machine. If you missed out on the Face-Off, check out the Etsy News section within the Storque for more info. Congratulations to AngelDamico.etsy.com! The community has…

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The Etsy Design Face-Off: Part Deux

*UPDATE!* The votes have been tallied, and the results can be found here! Thanks for voting! The Etsy Labs has noticed your requests for a more diverse style of promo merchandise and have created the Etsy Design Face-Off with the intention to involve you, our beloved Etsy community, in the design process of our new…

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Japanese Origami Techniques with Atelier Kanawa

Atelier Kanawa is a Japanese Etsy seller who specializes in creating traditional and modern Japanese pieces based on Kimono, Geisha/classical Japanese dance, Tsumami Kanzashi and Bingata/Katazome Kimono dyeing techniques.  She is passionate about honoring and educating others about the traditional crafting techniques within her culture which have been passed down in her family over the…

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