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3 Smart Organization DIYs to Try

There’s no time like the present to make your place more presentable.

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Featured Shop: Jésabelle B.

It takes a knitter to know a knitter’s needs, and with her shop for project bags and needle cases, Jésabelle B. puts her own experience to good use.

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DIY Trend: 3 Fun (Faux) Cactus Projects

Because there are people who can kill even the most low-maintenance of plants.

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3 Christmas Cookie Recipes to Try

Nothing says “happy holidays” like a mouthful of gingerbread.

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3 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffer DIYs

Create stocking stuffer magic with these creative DIY ideas.

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Featured Shop: Hawthorn Handmade

Everyday wildlife sightings near Stephanie Carswell’s rural UK studio inspire many of her crochet and needle-felted creatures and DIY kit designs.

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A Simple and Cute DIY Gnome Ornament

Add personality to your tree with this adorable (walnut!) gnome ornament.

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Make a Holiday Wagon for Gifts (and More)

Spruce up your fir with a festive gift wagon, upcycled from an old clementine crate and some jam jar lids painted like peppermints.

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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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Featured Shop: Oake and Ashe

This talented textile maven shares her love of weaving with the world through sustainably produced wooden looms and beginner-friendly kits.

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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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Five Creativity Questions for Danielle Krysa

Could your daily routine use a little more color? Let the Jealous Curator blogger (and author of a brand-new book on creativity) lead the way.

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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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Featured Shop: Muki Crafts

Make a cozy cap adorned with bunny ears or a snuggly hood fit for a fox with these downloadable knitting patterns from a self-taught crafter and mom.

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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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Featured Shop: Elfenwolle

Inspired by all things mystical, this fiber artist creates bold, hand-dyed yarns with names like “Troll King” and “Forest Dancer.”

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