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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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Make a Fun Beanbag Toss Game

Take family game night to the next level with this easy-to-make beanbag toss game.

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Inspiring Workspaces: PataPri

In a seaside sunroom overlooking Mount Fuji, this Japanese screenprinter makes baby blankets and bags for her 10-year-old Etsy shop.

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5 Fun Ways to Decorate Balloons

Extra-special balloons you can make with everyday materials.

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Make a Quick and Easy Bouquet With Farmgirl Flowers

Farmgirl Flowers founder Christina Stembel shares a simple DIY bouquet guaranteed to make you smile.

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Quit Your Day Job: MOSTLIKELY

A donkey mask made—and rejected—for a theater production led to a lightbulb moment that changed everything for this Austrian architect.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Finding Art You (Actually, Genuinely) Like

In her brand-new book, art aficionado Bridget Watson Payne shares just how easy it is to make art a source of joy in our lives.

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Make an Edible Pansy Bouquet for Mother’s Day

Realistic edible-paper pansies and pretty pastel macarons take this giftable edible bouquet to new heights. Here’s how to make your own.

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5 Ideas for a DIY Ice Cream Party

Swap the cake and candles for a breathtaking DIY ice cream bar at your next summer birthday party.

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