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Artists and Fleas declares an Etsy Day!

Oh man, this is a sweet deal you guys will want to be a part of!  We just got word from Artists and Fleas, one of the hippest indie shopping venues in Williamsburg Brooklyn that they want declare an Etsy day on November 17th!  Anyone who lives in the area knows that Artists and Fleas…

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Majestica x Etsy Labs: Artist Residency 2007 Calendar

Hey, we’re Majestica and we’re visiting Etsy Labs for the week. They’ve invited us to come do what we do and see if we can’t inspire some new moves in the zone. Majestica is comprised of three different creative parts, sort of like voltron, but not animated, although we are sci-fi. Our “collective” sort of…

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Seller Help in the Virtual Labs: Taking the best photos for your products!

Join us Wednesday, October 24th in the Virtual Labs, specifically the "photo lab" room at 2pm Eastern sharp for the next online Labs workshop!!!  We will be talking all about how to take the best photos that you can for your product line.  We all agree that photos could arguably be the most important part…

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Poster Contest Opt-Out Week

The time has come to begin printing the winning entries from the poster contest we had last month.  The contest itself was a great success.  We had over 1000 entries, 60 winning posters, and 180 honorable mentions. The original plan was to individually contact every seller who had an item included on a winner poster. …

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Etsy at Maker Faire, Austin!

Maker Faire is here again! If you’re in or around the Austin, Texas area this weekend, come down to partake in the madness that is Maker Faire. Etsy’s Chillionaire and Adam will be holding down the Etsy fort, handing out awesome promos and informing all the makers and looky-loos about the wonder that is Etsy….

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Online Live Critiques in the Virtual Labs October 19

Tune in to the online critique this Friday, October 19, in the Virtual Labs, specifically in the Photo Lab room!  We will be turning on the "critique-cam" at 1 PM Eastern time sharp for more shop critique goodness.  The lucky shops to take the hot seat this week will be: misscourageous fiberstation You may be wondering…

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Etsy Teams Digest: What’s Up With the Etsy Teams Lately?

The Etsy Teams have been up to so much good stuff lately, it’s been nearly impossible to keep track of all the events, activities, sales, contests and fundraisers that have been happening. The land of the Etsy Teams is a busy place, but here are a few events that have caught our eye lately. The…

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Come out and see us in Virginia this weekend!

Hey guys!  The ladies of the Etsy Labs will be packing it up and hauling down to good old Richmond, Virginia this weekend to represent Etsy at the Centerville Pumpkin Festival!  We plan on getting all our pumpkins at the festival while spreading the Etsy word all over Richmond.   Here’s the scoop: 10am-4pm in…

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Get Made: SF Craft Mafia’s Annual Fall Shopping Extravaganza

  Since many Etsians are Craft Mafia members, we thought we’d spread the news of this San Francisco event.  To those SF Etsy shoppers who want to support indie artists by buying handmade, this promises to be a wonderful event.  Here are the details from Leslie Yang of the Craft Mafia: The San Francisco Craft…

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Your Shop 101 in the Virtual Labs: Get Your Shop Ready for the Holiday Rush!

Join us Wednesday, October 17th in the Virtual Labs, specifically the “shop setup” room at 3pm sharp for the very first live VL workshop!!!  We will be talking all about how to get your shop and business ready for the holiday rush this season.  We firmly believe that everyone should be ready and prepared for…

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Come party with us for Halloween!

Who: YOU’RE INVITED! What: The hottest Halloween party you’ve ever been to…for realz. Where: THE ETSY LABS: 325 Gold Street, 6th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201 When: Saturday, October 27th from 6pm-11pm What to wear:  Your finest Halloween costume! How: You must rsvp to events@etsy.com. Space is limited! Rsvp today!  If you’re still making Halloween party…

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Next Visiting Artists at Etsy: Majestica

We are proud to announce that Seattle-based collective Majestica will be the next participants in our Visiting Artists Program. Majestica will be working and teaching here at the Etsy Labs from October 21st – October 28th. Over the course of the week they will be holding seminars, online workshops, and live performances, as well as…

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Portland Team Shopping Party at Etsy Labs: Friday, 10/26

Attention! The Etsy Portland team is coming to Brooklyn for a two-day selling extravaganza! The festivities start Friday night, with a trunk show from 6-8PM, October 26th. There will be free wine, and plenty of awesome handmade goods to buy and browse! Here’s who will be representin’: LittlePutBooks, DaisyChains, Mmmfiber, LeahPellegrini, urbana, prettythingsjewelry, leakarts, MissPurl….

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North Carolina: Crafting Patch Handmade Market

Are you in North Carolina? Are you anywhere near Charlotte? Do you have plans for the weekend? You’re in luck! This weekend, join over 30 Etsy sellers in Independence Park for the Crafting Patch Market, on Saturday October 13, 2007 from 9am-5pm. For more information and a full list of vendors, visit the Crafting Patch…

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Etsy Labs Classes: October Calendar

Hey guys! We sure have been busy here in the Labs, and we have a full October class schedule for you.  If you live in the area or are travelling our way, we’d love see you at some of these great classes.  I know that I’ll be getting some great makeup tips at the Horror…

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American Craft Council Salon Series: Boutiques and How They Blog

Etsy recently attended one of the American Craft Council’s excellent salons. The Council’s book-filled offices (it’s actually a library that’s open to the public — a well-kept NYC secret!) in Manhattan were filled to capacity.  What brought people down? Brooklyn store owners Amy Shaw of Greenjeans and Rena Tom of Rare Device shared their secrets…

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Etsians Out and About in Chicago: Rockwell Crossing Artwalk

Beadoodles sent this event — The Rockwell Crossing Artwalk — into us at The Storque.  She says many an Etsian will be there there, selling their fine artwork! The crossing of Lincoln Square is one of the few places in Chicago where the “El-Tracks” meet street level. A quaint little part of Lincoln Square, the…

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Oh la la, Puces Pop! Etsy goes to Montreal!

This weekend (Oct. 6 & 7), Anda and I are off to Montreal (my very favorite city in North America).  We will be spreading the Etsy word at the Puces Pop Festival and I will drag Anda to the 24 hour bagel bakery.  Please come by and pick up some stickers, posters, buttons and love….

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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….

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Online Workshop: All about Tagging (Your Shop: 101 series)

Join us in the workshop Wednesday at 1pm EST (17:00 UTC) for a session on how to tag correctly and effectively. We’ll review items and give you suggestions on how to make the most of your tags so that buyers can quickly and easily find your items. If you have an item you’d like tag…

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