The Etsy Blog

Jim Power and the Mosaic Trail

For over thirty years, Jim Power has been transforming Manhattan’s East Village with mosaics, one lamppost at a time.

The World of L’argento Lab

Watch as jeweler Panagiotis Gourlonis crafts a ring by hand in this moody, mesmerizing video.

Let Love Lead the Way

Wherever the day takes you — past rock ‘n’ rollers, friendly mimes, or rainbow boot wearing yetis — follow your heart.

Tale of a Motorcycle Man

A young Maine filmmaker crafts a portrait of a mentor who has found an unexpected passion: building custom motorcycles.

Collecting English Transferware: One Woman’s Story

One woman’s passion for collecting created an unexpected opportunity when her family faced dire financial hardships.

Handmade Portraits: The Sandhills Boot Company

Former ranch hand Kyle Rosfeld found a new path making traditional cowboy boots.

The Bone Carver

Sylvester Ayek continues to uphold the traditions of his Iñupiat elders: hunting, foraging, and the craft of carving walrus ivory and wood.

Handmade Portraits: Mabel Pike

With a deep-seated passion for beading, Tlingit Native elder Mabel Pike is dedicated to passing on the traditions of her clan’s culture.

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Handmade Portraits: Black-Eyed Suzie

Sarah Faber’s art dolls tell tales of dire lives of Victorian England, but not without a certain playful wink.

Handmade Portraits: The Public Art of Maya Hayuk

Muralist Maya Hayuk creates more than just a painting on the wall in this once-thriving steel mill town.

How-Tuesday: Light Bulb Terrariums

Just because the first flurries have decimated your window garden, there’s no need to settle for a season lackluster and dreary.

Handmade Portraits: Rob Ryan

Intricately slicing through one sheet of paper with a flick of the fingers, Rob Ryan embraces the beauty of interconnectedness.

Noted: Woodworking With Nature

Fellow visual storytellers, The Scout, follow woodworker Josh Vogel of Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co. under a shady canopy of materials.

Handmade Portraits: The Beerhorst Family

Wherever Rick and Brenda go with their six kids, they inspire curiosity. From un-schooling to art-making, it’s life as usual for the Beerhorst clan.