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Why I Collect Vintage Travel Guides

One globetrotting travel writer’s old-book obsession.

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How to Make a Woven Headboard

This DIY headboard project only looks like it requires an advanced degree in weaving. (Surprise: It’s actually easy enough for beginners to make.)

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4 Halloween Treats You Won’t Find in the Candy Aisle

This Halloween, up your spooky snack game with four wickedly delicious DIYs.

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How to Make a Customized Letter Board Cake

Spread the word: The most on-trend food craft of the season—a customizable cake modeled after a letter board—is as easy to make as A, B, C.

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Real Weddings: An Unconventional Beachside Bash

After years of long distance, this couple had the laidback, donut-filled wedding of their dreams—just four years after technically tying the knot.

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Make Simple, Stylish Woven Shoe Clips

Start the school year off on the right foot with these fun, beginner-friendly DIY shoe clips from textile artist Maryanne Moodie.

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How to Make a Chic Circle Purse

The secret ingredient in this eye-catching pouch? Iridescent leatherette.

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Easy-to-Make Magnetic Memo Boards

Make this school year the most organized yet with a colorful, customizable DIY magnet memo board.

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The Ultimate DIY Birthday Party Playbook

Mix and match your favorite handmade ideas—from a sweet (and easy) dessert station to favors guests will treasure—for a more personalized party.

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How a Mother’s Etsy Shop Saved Her Family From Eviction

When her family was two weeks from losing their home, this mom opened a business that fulfilled her creative calling and changed their lives forever.

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Make an Easy Upholstered Bench

Create a bench that’s just your style with this upholstery DIY from Honestly WTF.

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A DIY Wedding Favor That’s Just Your Taste

Create a signature tea blend your guests will love with aromatic ingredients like rose buds, dried vanilla bean, and black tea leaves.

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Crafting a Community

As an artist, then a gallery owner, and now curator of the shop Golden Rule, Erin Duininck has always found magic in the connections between makers.

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Celebrating Pride With Tate Britain

This year, we’re proud to celebrate Pride in partnership with Tate Britain at the Etsy You Belong Here pop-up market.

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Make Cute and Colorful Rainbow Soap

Make your next celebration a memorable one with these easy DIY party favors.

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Welcome to the Etsy Journal

We’ve got a new name and we’re embracing new mediums to tell Etsy’s story—including a digital magazine.

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Discover a One-of-a-Kind Design Hotel in the Pacific Northwest

How a Kickstarter campaign, a dream—and the help of a handful of talented designers—turned this historic hotel into a unique artists’ retreat.

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A Day in the Life of Hecho en Harlem Jewelry

Pounding the pavement and polishing metal with Harlem-based jewelry designer Ifétayo Abdus-Salam.

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Get Organized With a DIY Leather Cord Keeper Keychain

This easy DIY is the perfect last-minute Father’s Day gift for dad.

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Make a DIY Lavender Eye Pillow

Take your next at-home spa day up a notch with this soothing, lavender-filled DIY eye pillow.

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Studio Visit: Kara Leigh Ford

The beauty of nature provides endless inspiration for this maker of functional ceramics.

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