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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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How-Tuesday: Meringue Mushrooms

Delight your dinner guests with a favor that looks freshly foraged.

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Eatsy: Ancho Cinnamon Chocolate Bark

Make a salty and spicy twist on that holiday classic, chocolate bark.

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Four Styles for Your Holiday Table

Dress the table with meaning this holiday season by incorporating handmade and vintage touches in styles ranging from rustic to whimsical.

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Make It a Party: Let’s Have a Chili Supper

Set the table for a hearty autumnal dinner party with Erin from House of Earnest.

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Featured Shop: Nelle Design

“I am woman on the path to finding her way in this world, but I do know one thing: I have to make something every day.” – Nelle

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Featured Shop: Pretentious Beer Glass

“A handcrafted beer deserves a handcrafted glass.” – Matthew Cummings

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Featured Shop: Cattails Woodwork

“Every once in a while, you just have to think like a 9-year-old and have some fun.” – Brenda Watts

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The Art of the Party: An Interview with David Stark

Party superstar David Stark shares how his creative approach to events for Beyoncé, Martha Stewart, and The Metropolitan Opera can work for you, too.

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Kitchen Histories: Cranberry Sauce Serving Set

This faddish object combined old school elegance and modern day convenience to showcase the side dish everyone overlooks: cranberry sauce.

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