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Make Your Art Your Work

Celebrate the one year anniversary of Etsy’s Twitter Artist Series with inspiring words from German designer Catharina Burns.

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Identify Yourself

Open minds. Dirty hands. Full hearts. That’s the motto from Austin designery Ptarmak, who takes over our Twitter background this month.

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Read Between the Lines of a Beach Ball Frenzy

Typography designer Aubrey Stalnaker offers your digital horizon a new look for summer in this month’s installment of the Twitter Artist Series.

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James Victore Knows Where Great Ideas Happen

From the permanent collection of MOMA to a free download on Etsy, this artist creates sexy, strong and memorable work.

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Twitter Artist Series: Doug Solomon’s Unamused Rabbits

‘Tis the season to get your digital background all hopped up on sugar-encrusted marshmallows.

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Twitter Artist Series: Spring Bikinis With AnnaDenise

Along with offering up a free wallpaper, this Dutch illustrator chats about summery veggies, dreaming cats and the challenges of being a designer.

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Toro Y Moi: An Etsy Music Collaboration

Etsy and music go together like T-shirts and jeans. Head down to the garage, plug in the band saw, and turn the amp up to 11.

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Twitter Artist Series: It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s time to hang out with a beady-eyed white cat, courtesy of this month’s Twitter Artist Series. Make it your background!

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Twitter Artist Series: Pursuit of Radness With Marc Johns

New year, new digital background. Check out Marc Johns’s illustrated prediction for 2011.

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Twitter Artist Series: Circle Around With Mr. Gareth

Is your digital background getting a bit stale? Throw it out with yesterday’s bread and give this bold design a twirl.

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Twitter Artist Series: DIY Clouds with Dylan Ousley

Does your digital background need a makeover of the cute variety? This month’s design is described as “looking the way Etsy makes me feel.” Aww!

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Twitter Artist Series: Spooky Ghosts by Joy Charde

It’s time to light the séance candles — this month’s illustrated background calls forth the spirits of your favorite digital device.

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Etsy Launches Artist Series Twitter Project

Looking to spice up your digital backgrounds? Find free designs from emerging artists with our Twitter wallpaper project!

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Introducing Our New Captain of Social Media: Dave Brown

Set your status to awesome because Etsy’s social media is about to hit level rad.