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Go Behind the Scenes of the Whimsical World of Etsy

Discover how some of the most stunning, special, and surprising items on our site come to life.

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How Etsy Sellers Are Bouncing Back in Puerto Rico

Six months after Hurricane Maria’s devastating landfall, Puerto Rico-based Etsy sellers are finding strength in community—and creativity—to carry on.

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A Day in the Life of Barnaby Jack

Sourcing, styling, and thrift store–hopping with Berkeley-based vintage collector Sara Ruhe.

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5 Inspiring Etsy Shops to Discover This Women’s History Month

Kick off the month with fun finds from these five women-owned and operated Etsy shops.

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Artists in Paradise

Four makers—based in Hawaii, Greece, coastal Mexico, and Ibiza, Spain—share a glimpse into their creative lives in idyllic locales.

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Make an Easy, Flower-Infused Bath Soak

Take bath time up a notch with this restorative botanical soak.

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A Day in the Life of Rough & Tumble

Lusting after leather and lobster with Maine-based handbag designer Natasha Durham.

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Make a Rhinestone Cocktail Ring

This dazzling statement ring takes 30 minutes to DIY.

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How To Make Shibori Placemats

Transform lackluster table linens with shibori to create stunning (and giftable!) placemats, napkins, and more.

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Last-Minute Gift for Her: DIY Pom-Pom Earrings

Present procrastinators, take note: These colorful, whimsical (and easy-to-make) DIY earrings are here to save the (holi-)day.

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Last-Minute Gift for Him: DIY Beard Oil

Surprise the bearded guy in your life with a custom-scented smoothing oil made just for him.

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4 Charming, Woodland-Themed Holiday Treats to Make This Year

From cute owl cookies to an enchanting gingerbread gnome home, branch out from ho-hum holiday desserts with four woodland-inspired treats.

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Make an Alternative Metallic Holiday Wreath

Ditch the tinsel and add some natural shine to your holiday decor with this minimalist gold-leaf wall hanging.

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A Day in the Life of the Pretentious Beer Glass Company

Blowing glass and brewing beer with Knoxville-based glass artist, bar owner, and craft beer enthusiast Matthew Cummings.

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How to Make Festive Pressed-Flower Coasters

Add a splash of color to your home (and protect against pesky spills and scratches) with these easy-to-make pressed-flower coasters.

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A Day in the Life of Spirit Speak Tarot

Drawing, dog-walking, and divination—these are all part of an ordinary (ultra-inspiring) day for artist and Spirit Speak tarot card maker Mary Evans.

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Make a Color-Blocked Pendant Lamp

Because who cares if it’s getting dark earlier when you have this adorable (and easy-to-make) pendant lamp around?

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Make a Glam Velvet Pumpkin

Skip the carving mess and create a polished pumpkin patch at home with these easy-to-sew velvet stunners, complete with real stems.

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Style DIY: Denim Meets Weaving

This beginner-friendly fall fashion DIY combines two of our favorite trends: embellished denim and chunky rope weaving.

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How to Make (Faux) Woven Ring Dishes

There’s no better way to keep your favorite jewelry within arm’s reach than with a trio of DIY ring dishes designed to look like tiny baskets.

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8 Easy Jewelry DIYs You Can Finish in 15 Minutes

Calling all time-strapped crafters: Each of these super-simple jewelry projects is a literal snap to make.

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