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Etsy Around the World: Israel

A can-do attitude and a thriving entrepreneurial scene energizes the growing community of Etsy sellers in Israel. Read on to learn more.

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The World of Unconventional Love Tokens

Flowers and cards are nice, but the most memorable Valentine’s gifts draw on your own individual quirks.

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Turning Wood Into Keepsakes

Meet A. Pate, one of the one-of-a-kind gift makers featured in Etsy’s 2013 holiday campaign.

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Making Magic Out of Metal

Meet Catherine Niarhos, one of the one-of-a-kind gift makers featured in Etsy’s 2013 holiday campaign.

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Putting an (Ethical) Ring on It

Want some sparkle without the worry? Modern pieces crafted from recycled metal and conflict-free stones or pre-loved vintage pieces are good options.

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Making Memories, One Coat at a Time

Meet Molly Goodall, one of the one-of-a-kind gift makers featured in Etsy’s 2013 holiday campaign.

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The Perfect Mug

A few of Etsy’s expert mug makers weigh in on what makes a favorite mug so special.

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The Cult of Nostalgic Toys

For many of us, the toys of the 1970s and ’80s still hold an indescribable magic.

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Girl Scouts: A Legacy of Entrepreneurship and Craft

Juliette Gordon Low’s desire to instill girls with a sense of self-reliance blossomed into powerful organization that is still going strong today.

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Summer Camps for Grownups

Who says kids have all the fun? Feed your creativity with outdoorsy escapes for and by makers.

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The Handmade Soul of Surfing

While surf culture has become big business, the heart of the community is a self-sufficient, indie affair in tune with the rhythms of nature.

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The Art of Flower Arranging

With a few inspired women at the forefront, floral design is seeing a new surge of creativity and popularity.

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Bringing Home a Pair of Mouse Ears

For Lisa Butterworth, Disneyland collectibles offer a tangible link to childhood memories of family trips to the most magical place on earth.

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Ladypoints: Celebrating Women’s Creative Working Lives

A brand-new web series, created by four female film school grads and funded by Kickstarter, looks to share a fresh slice of the female experience.

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This One Is for All the Marbles

Knuckle down and read on for the colorful, twisty history of this beloved classic.

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Macramé on the Runway

A macramé artist goes from selling his wares at handmade markets to debuting his designs on the Paris catwalk — and decides he prefers the market.

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Making It Custom

A growing number of Etsy sellers are dedicating their businesses to making anything (and everything) their customers can dream up.

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Creative Couples: Making it Work in Love and Business

Ever imagined making your life partner your business partner? Four creative couples share their insights on sharing a life and a company.

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The Marvelous World of Modern Miniatures

A passionate group of makers embraces the power of thinking (and creating) small.

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The Resurgence of Zines

Handmade and self-published, miniature magazines are an addictive and artful encapsulation of a dizzying array of obsessions and interests.

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For the Record

Turntables and albums were supposedly doomed by the advent of the MP3, but a new generation of collectors is reveling in the rich sound of vinyl.

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