handmade and vintage goods

PlushTeam Scramble Hunt Contest!

The Etsy PlushTeam has put together a fantastic contest for this first week in October — it’s a scavenger hunt / word scramble, and it sounds very, very fun.  The game is very easy: 14 PlushTeam members have hidden a version of their logo, PT Stitchy into their shops. Each logo has a different letter….

6 handmade and vintage goods

Etsy Teams Spotlight: Etsy Texas Crafters

The Etsy Texas Crafters Team is taking Brooklyn by storm this weekend, and they’re kicking things off with a trunk show at the Etsy Labs on Friday evening.  I had a chance to ask their fearless leader, Milly of Thistlecraft, and their Trunk Show coordinator, Danielle of FabFrills, some questions about running such a large…

15 handmade and vintage goods

Mymy’s Indie Craft Fair Guide

Looking for an awesome upcoming event to score some amazing handmade goodies from?  Kind of bored of selling at the same few events and curious how to find more? Taryn from MyMy puts together and updates a really incredible, adorable guide to Indie Markets all over the country at her website,  She also has…

2 handmade and vintage goods

Etsy Teams Spotlight: Back to School with EtsyKids!

When I was growing up, long before Etsy was even a twinkle in anyone’s eye, “Back to School shopping” was a yearly event for my family.  New shoes, new backpack, new clothes, new pencils and notebooks — all very exciting, but so much shopping was also extremely tiring and our days usually ended in my…