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Eco-Chic Lighting to Buy or DIY

Add some warmth and style to your home with lighting made from wood, cotton, paper, ceramics and more—inspired by Making It Episode 5.

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Seasonal Door Decor to Buy or DIY

Creative ideas for welcoming each new season, inspired by Episode 4 of Making It.

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Personalized Backyard Games to Buy or DIY

Get inspired by this week’s episode of Making It and upgrade your next backyard bonanza with a custom game set crafted just for—or by—you.

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How to Make the Dreamiest Flower-Petal Popsicles

Fruit-flavored frozen treats dressed up with edible blossoms are the ultimate summer refresher. Here’s how to make your own.

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How to Make a Personalized Terrarium

Craft a tiny, self-contained representation of your hometown—or your happy place—with a custom DIY terrarium, inspired by Episode 2 of Making It.

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Sentimental Photo Keepsakes to Buy or DIY

We took a page from the Master Craft Challenge on the series premiere of Making It to bring you sweet ideas for preserving special photos.

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How to Stream NBC’s Making It

Here’s how to watch your new favorite TV show—whenever and wherever you want.

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Creative DIY Trends to Try Now

Four hands-on projects everyone can get excited about.

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Introducing Summer’s Most Inspiring New Show: Making It

Buckle your seatbelts and grab your hot glue gun: This summer’s TV lineup is about to get a whole lot craftier. 

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A Day in the Life of CreativeIngrid

Watercolor artist Ingrid Sanchez finds inspiration everywhere she looks—including the leafy parks and elegant flower shops of her London neighborhood.

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Show Your Pride With DIY Rainbow Cookies

Bonus: They taste as good as they look.

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3 Easy DIY Gifts You Can Still Pull Off for Father’s Day

It’s not too late to impress your pop with a handmade (and personalized) present.

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How to Make a Festive Paper-Flower Wreath

With a simple foam wreath form and a bounty of paper blooms, you can create a cheerful, wilt-proof wreath in an hour or less.

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A Day in the Life of Pottery by Osa

Throwing pots and perusing records with Baton Rouge-based punk rocker-turned-potter Osa Atoe.

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Etsy Celebrates Innovation This National Small Business Week

It’s National Small Business Week, which means it’s time to revel in Etsy sellers’ endless ingenuity—and shop for a chance to win a $5,000 gift card.

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Real Weddings: In Love and Lawn Games

This Broadway choreographer said “I do” to her one true love in a rustic barnyard bash brimming with thoughtful details and a truly epic dancefloor.

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Use-What-You-Have Crafting: How to Make Natural Dyes at Home

Avocado pits are the secret ingredient in this easy (and eco-friendly) DIY.

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Make Embroidered Postcards

Give old memories new life with this photo embroidery project.

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Your Favorite Featured Shops This Season

Get inspired with a look back at four Etsy seller stories that moved us—and you—in recent weeks.

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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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