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How-Tuesday: Poison Apple Cocktail

This scary-simple cocktail makes for a delicious addition to any Halloween bash.

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It’s All in the Details: Etsy Wedding Trends for 2014

Need ideas for the big day? Check out the must-have cake toppers, guestbook alternatives and favor ideas that will make for an unforgettable event.

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2014’s Hottest Wedding Trends

Mary Andrews shares the Etsy Merchandising Team’s picks for must-have bridal gowns, headpieces, bridesmaids’ dresses and jewelry.

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Real Weddings: Southern Sparkle

A wedding in Richmond, Virginia, showcases regional style with charm and heart.

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How-Tuesday: Upcycled Pallet Shelf

Kick off a season of spring cleaning and gardening with this perfectly repurposed project.

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Quit Your Day Job: Elephantine

“My ultimate goal is to just keep enjoying what I do, whatever that means, wherever it takes me.” – Rachel Blakley

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Quit Your Day Job: Phipps Art

“It’s wonderful to be able to choose the projects that interest me the most. It’s also nice to know I can’t get laid off.” — Michael Phipps

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Quit Your Day Job: Chris and Laura of The Wood Garden

“The job market is so uncertain these days, and we feel owning our own business has given us a feeling of security that we never had before.”

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Quit Your Day Job: Creative With Clay

“At the end of day, if I have accomplished something great, then I know it. I am not looking for that validation from upper management.”

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Quit Your Day Job: Blue Hour Designs

“Often times in corporate America, slackers get paid just as well as those who work hard. If we do well, it’s because we worked for it.”

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Quit Your Day Job: AutumnEquinox

“My experience in the printing industry taught me that things don’t always go as planned, but a little ingenuity and creativity can get the job

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Quit Your Day Job: Ruff House Art

“When working out of a home studio it’s a struggle to balance your work life and your personal life. It is important to not neglect either.”

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Quit Your Day Job: Oh Dier

“Having a safety net allows you to continue to design and create out of passion, rather than necessity or fear.”

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Quit Your Day Job: snapcrafty

“Life is too short to settle for a mediocre job you’re only ho-hum about. When you start down a creative, entrepreneurial path, the sky is the l

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Quit Your Day Job: Anna Joyce

“My business is growing right now to the point that in the next year or so having employees and moving my studio out of the house is on the horizon.”

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Quit Your Day Job: LoveandDream

“A friend called and said, ‘Mine, I found a great marketplace for your work,’ — and that it was global. That was the greatest news.”

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Quit Your Day Job: Cheerupcherup

“I began thinking that maybe I had a future in this. It was exciting, and scary at the same time.”

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Quit Your Day Job: uniqueartpendants

“One of my favorite quotes comes from George Eliot: ‘It’s never too late to be what you might have been.'”

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Quit Your Day Job: Seven Ply

“I was instantly hooked on the idea that I could make a living doing what I loved most while staying home with my newborn.”

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Quit Your Day Job: somavenus

“I decided to solely focus on books. I wanted to home in on what I loved most, and wow did it really help my shop take off!”

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Quit Your Day Job: SpinSpanSpun

“I’m working locally to encourage farmers to consider raising animals for fiber. It’s my dream to become an ambassador for French wool.”

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