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11 Expert Tips for Ordering a Custom Wedding Dress

Purchasing a custom gown online is a little nerve-wracking, so we’ve compiled tips from the pros to help you get the dress of your dreams.

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Real Weddings: A DIY Backyard Brunch

From the waffle bar to the bride’s own breathtaking dress, Victoria and Frank’s big event was crafted with love, one detail at a time.

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Making History: Crafts With a Past

See how these four Etsy sellers put their own contemporary spins on traditional techniques.

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Etsy Around the World: Australia

See what makes the Aussie Etsy scene unique — then send your favorite AU maker to apply for the Etsy Design Awards!

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Etsy Around the World: Greece

A lust for life and a love of color define Greece’s Etsy seller community.

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Day in the Life: Fink Toys

Find inspiration in the furry friends created by toymaker Michelle Jewell.

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Modern Day Homesteading: A Story in Photos

Milking goats, tending bees, and baking bread on the grill are all part of everyday life for one family in rural Oregon.

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Day in the Life: Mercy Supply

Check out a day in the life of Ryan Zylsta, the leather goods maker, Seinfeld lover, and school bus dweller (yes, really!) behind Mercy Supply.

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Join Us on the Etsy Road Trip

Etsy is embarking on its first-ever road trip, and we’d love to see you along the way.

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Day in the Life: Scout and Catalogue

Take a trip to Vancouver to meet the designer behind leather goods and accessories line Scout and Catalogue.

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Etsy and the Rijksmuseum Present Guild of ’14

Ready to be inspired? Check out nine Etsy designers’ creative interpretations of artwork from Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum.

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Little Houses: Small, Hand-Built, and Mortgage-Free

How the tiny house movement changed the life and business of one Etsy seller.

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Share Your #dayinthelife

You’ve seen makers and collectors take over Etsy’s Instagram — share an inspired moment from your day and your photo could be featured on Etsy’s Blog.

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Kitchen Histories: The Sexist Story of Summer Grilling

Step aside, fellas! The art of grilling is an equal-opportunity activity, despite generations of marketing designed to make it look guy-centric.

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Sticks and Stones: Making Something Out of Nothing

Meet Etsy sellers who make something amazing out of the simplest of materials.