The Etsy Blog

Tune Up Your Bicycle for Spring

With Susan Lindell from Brooklyn’s Recycle-A-Bicycle leading the way, your dusty, rusty bike will be ready to roll in no time. handmade and vintage goods

Halloween Mermaid Makeup Tutorial

Embrace your inner siren with this lesson in cosmetic metamorphosis. handmade and vintage goods

How-Tuesday: Needle Felted Eyeballs

This week, we learn how to make DIY bloodshot peepers — perfect as a memorable party favor or a gory accessory to complete your Halloween ensemble. handmade and vintage goods

Jim Power and the Mosaic Trail

For over thirty years, Jim Power has been transforming Manhattan’s East Village with mosaics, one lamppost at a time. handmade and vintage goods

Shoes With Soul

An artisan shares his passion for handcrafted shoes with admiring customers all over the world. handmade and vintage goods

Let Love Lead the Way

Wherever the day takes you — past rock ‘n’ rollers, friendly mimes, or rainbow boot wearing yetis — follow your heart. handmade and vintage goods

Liberating Lingerie

Virginie Rouffignac designs undergarments for rule breakers and free spirits. handmade and vintage goods

Are You a Twenty Four Hour Woman?

365 illustrations of a woman tackling everything from air conditioner installation to alligators are a compellingly quirky take on female empowerment. handmade and vintage goods

How-Tuesday: Raspberry Jello Cosmo

At this year’s holiday party, serve up an undulating glass of fruity flavor. handmade and vintage goods

Dress Your Door: The Modern Wreath

Today’s wreaths have moved far beyond the traditional twist of greenery thanks to a group of impassioned makers who’ve put their own stamp on the art. handmade and vintage goods

Inside the Milliner’s Studio

Hat-maker Behida Dolić shares a glimpse of her creative process in this video lookbook. handmade and vintage goods

Collecting English Transferware: One Woman’s Story

One woman’s passion for collecting created an unexpected opportunity when her family faced dire financial hardships. handmade and vintage goods

Costumes, New Orleans Style

This costumer’s passion for her city is channeled through spandex, feathers, glitter, and over-the-top chapeaus. handmade and vintage goods

FACARO: Recycled Bicycle Chandeliers

Carolina Fontoura Alzaga’s social and political consciousness are reflected in the salvaged bicycle chandeliers she creates. handmade and vintage goods

The USB Typewriter

Inspired by fellow tech-savvy enthusiasts at hackerspace Hive76, inventor Jack Zylkin breathes new life into vintage typewriters.