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Real Weddings: Tropical Paradise in Idaho

An outdoorsy couple brought the beachy wedding of their dreams to life in the wild woods of the American west. handmade and vintage goods

Ink Meets Paper

In Los Angeles, a letterpress printer and a shop specializing in fine artists’ papers work together to stay afloat in a precarious market.

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Memories of Mom

We asked, and you answered! Read on for stories shared by Etsy members about the remarkable women who fostered their creative talents.

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Cake as Art

Feast your eyes on the amazingly gorgeous sweet treats created by Marcella Robin of Portland, Oregon.

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The Magic of Marbling Paper

Watch a master practitioner compose delicate patterns that transform a simple sheet of paper into a work of art.

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Kitchen Histories: The Indestructible Cast Iron Pan

Hardworking and unpretentious, this is one kitchen tool that gets better with age.

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Letter From the Editor: May 2013

Our Editor in Chief takes a moment to say hello and shares what to expect on the Etsy Blog this month.

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Real Weddings: Handmade and Handfast

Jo and Stu honored their shared love of art and music in a humanist ceremony that included planting an olive tree and reciting personal vows. handmade and vintage goods

Teddy Gray’s Sweet Factory

A small British factory keeps candy-making a family affair, using traditional methods passed down through the generations.

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History Lesson: French Beaded Flowers

Stunning blooms crafted from glass beads and wire were popular in eras when fresh flowers were a scarce and seasonal luxury.

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Macramé on the Runway

A macramé artist goes from selling his wares at handmade markets to debuting his designs on the Paris catwalk — and decides he prefers the market.

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News From the Craft + Style Blogosphere: 4/19/13

After a long hiatus, we’re back with your weekly round-up of Internet awesomeness. Alcoholic Dippin’ Dots, anyone?

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Pack It Up

The sales are rolling in, so what’s next? Pack it perfect with handy tricks and tips from your fellow sellers.

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Message in a Bottle

This short film by Smith Journal profiles Ray Gascoigne, maker of magical ships in bottles.

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Kitchen Histories: The Velveeta Grilled Cheese

This fascinating slice of history may have you giving processed cheese a second chance at the dinner table.

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Out of the Blue: The Story of Indigo

Modern-day textile artists prize a centuries-old dye for its vibrant color and environmentally-friendly nature.

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Making It Custom

A growing number of Etsy sellers are dedicating their businesses to making anything (and everything) their customers can dream up.

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Incredible Edible Todmorden

A small English town has embarked on an ambitious plan to achieve “food independence” — growing and raising everything it needs as a community.

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A Visit to The School of Life

An experimental school with a focus on philosophy opens an outpost in Melbourne, Australia.

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Saving the Date, Setting the Tone

Give guests a glimpse of your wedding style from the get-go with a save-the-date that’s uniquely you. handmade and vintage goods

The 91-Year-Old Cobbler

Frank Catalfumo has been repairing his Brooklyn neighbors’ shoes for over seventy years.