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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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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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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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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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