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Make a Mid-Century Cookie Village

Inspired by glittery Putz villages, this ’60-inspired cookie house will add retro charm to your holiday table.

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Cool Best Friend Gifts to Buy or DIY

Salute your BFF status with these creative make-or-buy gift ideas.

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Elegant Almond Pinecones for the Holiday Table

Add these tasty treats to your centerpiece or place settings to add a dose of rustic charm to your next gathering.

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Bake This: Butter Cookie Owls

Send your guests home with something sweet and creative, like these tasty butter owl cookies by Heather Baird.

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Download and Carve Jack-o’-Lantern

Not a carving whiz? No problem! Create an enviable pumpkin with download-and-trace templates designed by Etsy artists.

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Make a Scary-Good Skeleton Cake This Halloween

There’s a creepy surprise inside this delicious red velvet cake.

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Three Modern Knit and Crochet Projects

Satisfy your need for knits.

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A Skeleton Wreath You Can Make At Home

Ghoulish doesn’t have to mean garish. Strike a balance between chilling and chic with this DIY skeleton wreath by Aunt Peaches.

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Make an (Edible!) Haunted House

Why should gingerbread houses get all the glory? This cookie-and-candy haunted mansion is wickedly welcoming.

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Intro to Needle Felting: Tips and Advice from Etsy Experts

Learn time-tested techniques from Etsy artists for this fun (and fuzzy) craft.

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Make Fairy Bread Cookies

Discover this bite-size take on a colorful (and irresistible) treat.

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Make DIY Nautical Knot Bracelets

Create a rope bracelet worthy of the high seas.

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Make Your Own Temporary Tattoos

With printable temporary tattoo paper, creating your own tattoo designs couldn’t be easier.

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Buy or DIY: Felt Pennants

Pay tribute to your favorite people, places and things with these clever buy-or-DIY pennant ideas.

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Buy or DIY: The Tassel Wall Hanging

Add dimension to your space with creative buy-or-DIY wall hanging ideas.

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Make a Crystal-Topped Jewelry Box

You don’t have to be an alchemist (or even a chemist) to create your own pretty crystals — and turn them into an undeniably precious present.

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Make Ice Pops for Your Pup

Help your dogs keep their cool with a tasty pup pop recipe from Heather Baird of Sprinkebakes.

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A Fantastical Fairy House You Can Eat

Build a magical (and fully edible) hideaway using pantry essentials — and a dash of creativity.

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Make This: Tropical-Leaf Spring Wreath

Get creative with this front-door DIY by author and crafter Amanda Kingloff.

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Mother’s Day Craft: DIY Rope Vase

Use embroidery floss and rope to create a stunning DIY vase.

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DIY Botanical Decor: How to Bleach-Dye Fabric at Home

This unexpected technique lets you create unique patterned textiles using shapes found in nature.

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