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Not Your Average Doll: Upcycling With an Impact

See how an unexpected layoff and an eye for upcycling led this Australian-based maker to develop an award-winning line of down-to-earth dolls.

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The Fantastical World of Fairy Houses

Learn how two dedicated makers of fairy houses became enchanted with the art form — and how you can get started, too.

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How to Ace Valentine’s Day (Let Etsy’s Love Experts Help)

Want to show your love, but don’t know how? These talented artists will express your heartfelt emotions in unique and unforgettable ways.

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Elizabeth Gilbert Has a New Book (and We’ve Got the First Look at the Cover!)

The best-selling author of “Eat, Pray, Love” gives us the exclusive on her upcoming book on living creatively, “Big Magic.”

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CraftFail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong

We talk to Heather Mann about her new book, “CraftFail,” which celebrates the unique (and hilarious) glory of DIY disasters.

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Giving Thanks by Giving Back

Many Etsy sellers include giving back as part of their way of doing business, and the ways they do it are as unique as their talent and craft.

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An Interview With “Worn Stories” Author Emily Spivack

We talk clothing and memory with the fashion historian, writer and editor.

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Little Houses: Small, Hand-Built, and Mortgage-Free

How the tiny house movement changed the life and business of one Etsy seller.

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Sticks and Stones: Making Something Out of Nothing

Meet Etsy sellers who make something amazing out of the simplest of materials.

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Exploring Vintage Around the World

The latest on how Etsy vintage shoppers enjoy culture, history, and style from around the world.

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An Interview with Sweet Paul’s Paul Lowe

The food and craft connoisseur shares his new book and stories about the women who shaped his young life.

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Inspired by Science

Five Etsy shops blend art and science in an array of gorgeous experiments that empirically prove beauty and brains go together.

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Next Chapters

Etsy sellers are enjoying creative and financial success in second, third and fourth careers — even post-retirement. Want to be inspired? Read on.

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The Business of Collaboration

How two Etsy sellers shared their needs and talents to help their businesses grow.

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An Interview With Alice Waters

One of America’s most influential chefs talks about dining with the Dalai Lama, collaborating with friends, and teaching the next generation.

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An Interview With Tom Dixon

Acclaimed British designer Tom Dixon talks to Karen Brown about making the leap from music to design, ecological materials and “anti-fashion.”

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Tim Gunn: “I Am Crazy About Etsy”

Everyone’s favorite fashion mentor talks about Etsy, the importance of craft, and why he almost didn’t join “Project Runway.”

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An Interview With Frances Moore Lappé

Her “Diet for a Small Planet” changed the conversation about food forever. In “EcoMind,” she tells us how changing our outlook can change the world.

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The Art of the Party: An Interview with David Stark

Party superstar David Stark shares how his creative approach to events for Beyoncé, Martha Stewart, and The Metropolitan Opera can work for you, too.

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An Interview With Sir Ken Robinson

He has the most viewed TED Talk of all time. Now, Sir Ken Robinson talks with us about creativity and finding your “Element.”

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An Interview With Anthony Bourdain

He’s big, he’s bad, and he’s all ours — for a conversation about food, dead rock stars, and doing it by hand.

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