The Etsy Blog

Handmade Portraits: Ole Man’s Rub

For Joe Threat, barbecue is a family tradition; creating the ultimate rub is a lifelong quest. handmade and vintage goods

Handmade Portraits: The Sandhills Boot Company

Former ranch hand Kyle Rosfeld found a new path making traditional cowboy boots. handmade and vintage goods

Classic Wrecks: The Rusted Car as Art

John Findra’s love of classic cars is given creative expression through scale models, affectionately reproducing the rusty beauty of abandoned autos. handmade and vintage goods

How-Tuesday: How to Stay Cool

Having trouble slogging through this steamy haze? There’s more than just air conditioning to help you beat the heat. handmade and vintage goods

Handmade Portraits: Brooklyn Watches

David Sokosh found an unexpected vocation after his art gallery closed: watchmaker. handmade and vintage goods

Fatherhood: A Great Adventure

Mike Sabatino and his sons are the forces behind Jerky Tracks, a gourmet jerky business born from their love of food, the great outdoors and hunting. handmade and vintage goods

The Bone Carver

Sylvester Ayek continues to uphold the traditions of his Iñupiat elders: hunting, foraging, and the craft of carving walrus ivory and wood. handmade and vintage goods

The 99 Feelings of ArtMind

How do you visualize the human experience — courage, happiness, hope? Ceramicist Mitsy Sleurs started with a Matryoshka doll and 99 emotions. handmade and vintage goods

Finding the Balance: Ursula Dean of Modaspia

For clothing designer and mother-of-two Ursula Dean, creative work and family life form a harmonious whole. handmade and vintage goods

The Ties That Bind: Ayşegül & Sebahat

Work, life and love are stitched together for a mother and daughter in Turkey, who use their bond to create one-of-a-kind wearable art. handmade and vintage goods

Alabama Chanin: A Cottage Industry Success Story

What began as a simple clothing line now empowers local economies across the South. handmade and vintage goods

The Joy of the Ride: Pogo Boards

For longboard pioneers Martin and Jogi, quality craftsmanship and quality of life go hand in hand. handmade and vintage goods

The Aesthetic of Funk With Xenobia Bailey

This fiber artist learned to “funk it together” by watching the women in her community beautify their environments with limited resources. handmade and vintage goods

Happy Valentine’s Day

Spread the love! handmade and vintage goods

The Missed Connections of Sophie Blackall

What would you say to the one who got away? Artist Sophie Blackall’s illustrations are inspired by the Internet’s love lost and found.