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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. handmade and vintage goods

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. handmade and vintage goods

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. handmade and vintage goods

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.” handmade and vintage goods

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. handmade and vintage goods

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. handmade and vintage goods

An Interview With “Worn Stories” Author Emily Spivack

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

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

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

Sticks and Stones: Making Something Out of Nothing

Meet Etsy sellers who make something amazing out of the simplest of materials. handmade and vintage goods

Exploring Vintage Around the World

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

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. handmade and vintage goods

Growing an Eco-Friendly Business

Ready to go green? In honor of Earth Day, Etsy sellers share their advice for building a sustainable business that fits your personality. handmade and vintage goods

Inspired by Science

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

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. handmade and vintage goods

The Business of Collaboration

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