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Real Weddings: In the Garden

Etsy seller Shlomit Ofir tied the knot in a Tel Aviv garden surrounded by DIY projects and lots of love.

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The Cult of Nostalgic Toys

For many of us, the toys of the 1970s and ’80s still hold an indescribable magic.

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Letter From the Editor: October 2013

Get ready to revel in costumes, candy and all things Halloween (with a few glimmering opals thrown in for good measure).

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The Halloween Wonder Years

The transformative power of Halloween can serve as a year-round lesson in parenting.

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Kitchen Histories: The Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Sarah Lohman digs into the sticky history of a classic combo and shares the source for the original PB&J.

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An Interview With Tom Dixon

Acclaimed British designer Tom Dixon talks to Karen Brown about making the leap from music to design, ecological materials and “anti-fashion.”

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Real Weddings: A Very Custom Celebration

From coordinated bridesmaids’ dresses to engraved wedding bands, Terriana and Jay’s Texas wedding was a very custom affair.

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The World of Lisa Frank

Take a peek at the glittery world of Lisa Frank in this rare video, shot at her headquarters in Tucson, Arizona.

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Girl Scouts: A Legacy of Entrepreneurship and Craft

Juliette Gordon Low’s desire to instill girls with a sense of self-reliance blossomed into powerful organization that is still going strong today.

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Tim Gunn: “I Am Crazy About Etsy”

Everyone’s favorite fashion mentor talks about Etsy, the importance of craft, and why he almost didn’t join “Project Runway.”

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Letter From the Editor: September 2013

This month, we’re exploring the wonderful world of childhood. Look for incredible items, must-try DIYs, and Halloween inspiration!

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Memories of Camp

It may not be possible to recreate those carefree weeks in the woods, but reminders of summer camp can make the workday world just a little sweeter.

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Real Weddings: A Weekend at Camp

Lindsay and Bobby’s wedding weekend was set against the beautiful backdrop of Camp Wandawega.

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Kitchen Histories: Tiki Time

A campy post-war cultural moment is experiencing a popular resurgence as a new generation discovers cocktails like the Mai Tai.

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Rescuing Memory

Two rolls of Super-8 film survived a fire, moves across two continents and twenty years of neglect. Could their images be saved?

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Summer Camps for Grownups

Who says kids have all the fun? Feed your creativity with outdoorsy escapes for and by makers.

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The Mad Hatter

Milliner Heidi Lee’s imaginative hats prove inspiration can be found anywhere.

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The Photo Man

One man’s obsession with found photos brings joy to his customers.

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A Second Life for Seashore Treasures

Beyond its traditional fishy bounty, the sea offers a dazzling array of items ready to be reborn thanks to the artistic visions of Etsy sellers.

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Letter From the Editor: August 2013

Grab your rucksack and get ready to head to summer camp Etsy-style, as we spend the month wandering the trails of camp-themed stories.

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The Handmade Soul of Surfing

While surf culture has become big business, the heart of the community is a self-sufficient, indie affair in tune with the rhythms of nature.