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A Painted Menagerie at the Outsider Art Fair

The stodgy Chelsea gallery scene gets a jolt of raw creative spirit when cereal box tapestries and blunt paintings move into town. handmade and vintage goods

A Makeover? Who, Us?

You might notice we have a smart new look and feel today. Let us know what you think. handmade and vintage goods

Connect With Etsy on Tumblr

You’re familiar with this here Etsy Blog, our presence on Facebook, and even our perky Twitter. However, there’s more.

Take Etsy's Survey for a Chance to Win an iPad and Handmade Case

We are very excited to launch our Etsy Survey today. We encourage everyone to take the survey, whether you're a buyer, seller, or visitor who has yet to buy or sell. Our goal is to get a better understanding of our visitors and what is important to our buyers, sellers, and our community in general…. Continue reading handmade and vintage goods

Etsian Janeane Marie Ceccanti on Project Runway Season Seven

Oh, Etsy! It’s time to give ourselves a big pat on the back as another talented Etsy member has made it into the ranks of reality TV fashion phenomenon Project Runway. Portland-based designer Janeane Marie Ceccanti, 28, a.k.a. janeanemarie, is just one of the many talented couturiers featured in the just-started season seven. She describes… Continue reading handmade and vintage goods

Handmade Holidays With the One of a Kind Show

As we all know, once Thanksgiving passes, it can feel like a freefall through the holiday season, rushing from one event to the next and desperately cramming shopping in between. Before you let yourself get carried away on that manic bandwagon, Etsy and The One of a Kind Show have something to say about it!… Continue reading handmade and vintage goods

Tech Update: Unscheduled Forums Maintenance 7/24/09

On Friday, July 24, 2009 from 12 a.m. – 2 a.m. ET we will be doing unscheduled maintenance on Etsy’s Forums. (Click here to translate this time on a world clock.) During this time period, all functions on the site will be available, with the exception of the Forums. For updates during the maintenance window,… Continue reading handmade and vintage goods

TakeOffYourClothes Wins Leonard Lopate’s T-Shirt Design Contest

Congratulations are in order! Brooklyn clothing and accessories designer (and Etsian!) takeoffyourclothes was recently chosen as one of five winners in a T-Shirt Design Contest through The Leonard Lopate Show, a popular public radio talk show in New York. Entries were judged by fashion designer, author and television personality Isaac Mizrahi. Takeoffyourclothes‘ design is called… Continue reading handmade and vintage goods

Etsy in the Press: Good Morning America

UPDATE: Here is the link to the video. Tory Johnson, founder of Women For Hire, was on Good Morning America on Wednesday, August 6th, 2008, presenting Etsy as a great place to open a home-based business. Johnson recently authored a new book, Will Work From Home: Earn the Cash Without the Commute. Chanel Kennebrew from… Continue reading handmade and vintage goods

The Industry Standard Innovation 100: Vote For Etsy!

Tech news site The Industry Standard’s Innovation 100 Award nominations have been announced, and Etsy is nominated as one of the top 10 retail sites on the web! Voting goes on now through October 3, 2008. Vote for Etsy! More on the source: The Industry Standard features news and analysis that covers emerging technologies and… Continue reading