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Sharing What You Know to Grow a Business

Discover how two Etsy shops have transformed their business by selling patterns, instructions, and essential know-how.

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Irving Harper: Works on Paper

This little-known master of 20th century design reveals another fascinating facet of his creativity: paper sculptures.

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Making a Mark: Elizabeth Conrad Hickox’s Baskets

An early 20th century mother-daughter team figured out their own recipe for success, creating a brand of baskets still coveted today.

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Real Weddings: A Jet Set Soiree

Erin and Matt said “I do” surrounded by vintage planes and aviation-themed retro decor. handmade and vintage goods

Visiting a Small, Family-Owned Olive Press

A visit to Israel opens a window on to one family’s commitment to environmentally responsible farming.

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Get the Look: Rustic Romance Wedding

Wedding stylist Ginny Branch draws inspiration from Emily and Paul’s simple, beautiful wedding in the prairies of Wisconsin. handmade and vintage goods

Love Arrows

Watch Mark Poulin craft one of his signature message arrows from metal and glass.

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Mouthwatering Winter Recipes

Need an idea for dinner tonight? Let this appetizing array of beautifully photographed recipes inspire you.

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The Evolution of a Train Table

The expanding tracks of a wooden train set creates unexpected parallels to a child’s growing understanding of the world.

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Kitchen Histories: The Measuring Spoon

Fannie Farmer was celebrated and criticized for standardizing American recipes, and her legacy remains powerful today.

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Sally Fox and the World of Naturally Colored Fiber

One woman revolutionized the world of fiber by developing eco-friendly cottons that don’t need dyes and can be spun by conventional mills.

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Real Weddings: A Doughnut-Filled Day of Love

Seth and Lynn’s sweet California celebration included candy and cocktails galore, a forest of doughnuts, and a magical amount of love. handmade and vintage goods

Scarlett Garnet: The New Face of Made in the USA

For two young jewelers, growing their business has created opportunities to support other local makers and industries.

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The Art of Scent

A new exhibit at New York’s Museum of Art and Design asks: can a smell be a work of art?

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Making a Life in Print

For 25 years, Iowa printer Tim Fay has chronicled Midwestern life through the Wapsipinicon Almanac.

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Tale of a Motorcycle Man

A young Maine filmmaker crafts a portrait of a mentor who has found an unexpected passion: building custom motorcycles.

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Building a Healthy Bakery in India

A young couple with big dreams are using their passion for change to transform a community’s food habits.

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Adam Savage: “It Thrills Me to Surf Etsy”

MythBuster host Adam Savage shares why “Etsy is one of the favorite things in my life” and makes himself available to answer your questions.

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Kitchen Histories: The American Cookbook

Mary Randolph’s cookbook helped shape American culinary identity and captured the domestic realities of its time.

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Becoming Modern

Reflections on the cataclysmic artistic and social shifts of the early 20th century raise the question: what will our legacy be?

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Real Weddings: A Scottish Fling

This couple took a leap of faith, hosting a private ceremony for 14 guests in the gorgeous ruins of a Scottish castle they had never seen in person.