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3 Christmas Cookie Recipes to Try

Nothing says “happy holidays” like a mouthful of gingerbread.

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A Simple and Cute DIY Gnome Ornament

Add personality to your tree with this adorable (walnut!) gnome ornament.

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4 Unique Holiday Table Ideas to Try

We asked our favorite stylists, bloggers, and lifestyle gurus to share how they’d create a unique and festive holiday table — and how to get the look.

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A New Twist on the Holiday Table

Style expert and boutique owner Amanda McClements shares her favorite Etsy shops for taking your holiday tablescape to the next level.

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Say Goodbye to Cookie-Cutter Holiday Decor

Express your personal style and bring the spirit of the season home with creative holiday decorating ideas.

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Warm Up With Scandinavian Glögg

Serve this Scandinavian spiced wine at your next party for maximum holiday cheer.

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What’s Your Holiday Decorating Style?

The home editors from Real Simple magazine pick festive holiday decor for three distinct aesthetics.

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Decorating With Vintage Holiday Collectibles

Explore charming mid-century ceramics, glitter-encrusted cardboard villages, and the cutest Swedish gnomes from vintage sellers on Etsy.

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Kitchen Histories: The Gingerbread House

Learn the history of this holiday icon — and get tips for constructing your own extra-special version.

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Kitchen Histories: Bûche de Noël

A charming log-shaped mold triggers an exploration into holiday history and how the traditional Yule log morphed into a frosted treat.

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Deck the Halls With Handmade Treasures

The editors at Country Living magazine share their favorite Etsy finds for holiday decorating.

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9 Easy Ways to Decorate Your Holiday Table

Hosting dinner, but haven’t thought about the tabletop? We’ve got you covered with simple and stunning DIY ideas from around the web.

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Home(made) for the Holidays

Creating new Christmas traditions keeps Etsy shop owners engaged all year long.

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How to Throw a Halloween Party Like a Pro

Expert entertaining tips from Etsy’s own in-house hostess.

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Kitchen Histories: Trick-or-Treat

Halloween is a night for costumes, jack-o-lanterns, tricks and treats — but when did we start running through the streets demanding candy, anyway?

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Make a Halloween Fringe Banner

Step up your Halloween celebration with a festive DIY banner.

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Holiday Happy Hour

Our editors share their favorite holiday cocktails and the traditions that make them special.

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A Very Etsy Holiday

The team at Knot & Pop have created seasonal dreamscapes that showcase the one-of-a-kind spirit of Etsy holiday wares. Take a peek!

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Kitchen Histories: The Great Cookie Swap

Holiday cookies are more than sugar and sprinkles – they hold cherished memories. Etsians are exploring creative ways to capture and share the magic.

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Oodles of Ornaments

Mallory McInnis pairs colorful collections of new and vintage ornaments with classic tree-themed tunes to inspire you as you deck the halls.

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How-Tuesday: Sugared Cranberry Pie Garland

This Thanksgiving, make an edible pie topper that looks as good as it tastes.

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