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Etsy Christmas: Part 2

As much as I love the traditional red, cream and green themes that come back round every year it’s great to see lots of alternative ideas popping up too. Our Kitsch Christmas is focused around all the beautiful vintage accents available on Etsy which, when combined, can make a pretty standout centrepiece for the home to…

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Advent DIY Day 7: Joy Pinwheel by AKA Design

Every day between December 1st and December 25th, we bring you a new festive ‘how to’ as part of our DIY Advent series. Shannon Acheson is one half of the Canadian husband and wife team behind AKA Design, a blog about pretty things, thrifty design finds and affordable DIY projects, among other things. Shannon lives…

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Etsy Christmas: Part 1

With Christmas right around the corner we wanted to share some home decor ideas for the festive season! We’ve chosen a few of our top stationery picks, some quirky accent ideas for around the home and a couple more traditional takes. Keep your eyes peeled for more ideas to follow soon! All images styled by the…

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Advent DIY Day 6: Festive Hair How To by Carnetprune

Every day between December 1st and December 25th, we bring you a new festive ‘how to’ as part of our DIY Advent series. Angéline is a blogger and a communications student. She created her blog, Carnetprune after making yet another bathroom shelf collapse… This is where she shares small tips about homemade beauty recipes and reviews of her…

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Advent DIY Day 5: DIY Christmas Plate by BeyondBeyond

Every day between December 1st and December 25th, we bring you a new festive ‘how to’ as part of our DIY Advent series. Amma Adjubi-Archibald is Editor of Beyond The Magazine an interactive iPad Wedding Publication. She is a UK and International Wedding Photography and style blogger at Beyond Beyond, and a graphic and web…

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Advent DIY Day 4: Geometric Christmas Ornaments by Madame Citron

Every day between December 1st and December 25th, we bring you a new festive ‘how to’ as part of our DIY Advent series. May is a blogger on Madame Citron, where she offers light, fun and playful DIY projects, and vitamin-filled tutorials to bring a little cheerfulness in everyday life. In which ways do you…

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Advent DIY Day 3: Hand Printed Wrapping Paper and Ribbon byBeehiveCraft Collective

Every day between December 1st and December 25th, we bring you a new festive ‘how to’ as part of our DIY Advent series. The Beehive is a craft and urban homesteading collective. Bound together by a common thread of making things by hand, this collective was formed in 2011 by members of the arts community…

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Advent DIY Day 2: Marbled Christmas Crackers by Francesca Stone

Every day between December 1st and December 25th, we bring you a new festive ‘how to’ as part of our DIY Advent series. Francesca is a UK blogger and runs Fall Foy DIY. She loves making and is always looking for new DIY project to get stuck in to. What would be your perfect Christmas…

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Advent DIY Day 1:Christmas Spice Biscuits by Fraise and Basilic

Every day between December 1st and December 25th, we bring you a new festive ‘how to’ as part of our DIY Advent series. Behind Fraise & Basilic is a girl who works as a graphic designer by day and as a blogger by night, who likes cooking, nice things, and thinking everything is possible. Fraise &…

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One-of-a-kind gifts: Creative coats

Meet Molly Goodall, one of the one-of-a-kind gift makers featured in Etsy’s 2013 Christmas campaign.

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Cockpit Arts: Digital Storytelling Part 4

Cockpit Arts is a London-based organisation that supports designer-makers with studio space and entrepreneurial coaching. Ellen, an accredited business coach, joined the Cockpit team in 2006 and is responsible for Cockpit Arts’ business development services. She has worked with over 300 designer-makers to grow their businesses. If you’ve been following along with the Cockpit Arts four part series…

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Guest Curator: Maria Soxbo

Blogging from her 1930’s home – Maria Soxbo, freelance journalist and busy mum of 8 month old twins, lets us into her dream design world for kids.

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Quit Your Day Job: DyeForYarn

Friends and business-owners Cordula and Nicole share the story of their Etsy shop, DyeForYarn.

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UK Christmas shipping: 15% discount offer from Collect+

Shipping to your UK customers will be even easier this Christmas season.

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Translating the Marketplace in More Ways Than One

With transactions occurring in 200 countries around the world, we’re proud of our vibrant, global Etsy community.  As Chad mentioned in his August blog post, one of our priorities is to make it as easy as possible to transact in our marketplace no matter where you are; we’ve translated the site into eight languages, namely…

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We Got Creative… Now So Can You

Thanks to everyone who came along to one of the Etsy workshops or to see our sellers crafting ‘live’ in the windows of Liberty for ‘Get Creative’ – we had a blast! It was a strange experience being on the other side of those famous windows – one seller described it as “feeling like you’re…

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Guest Curator: Sandra Beijer

Swedish based lifestyle blogger, Sandra Beijer shares her top finds on Etsy.

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Shop the Refinery29 and Etsy collaboration

Need a style pick-me-up? We’re excited to announce a collaboration between four Etsy designers and one of our favourite fashion websites, Refinery29. Best of all, you could win Etsy gift vouchers to get your hands on the collection – courtesy of Refinery29. US fashion and lifestyle powerhouse Refinery29’s esteemed editors teamed up with with four talented…

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Etsy and Liberty Get Creative

Three British Etsy sellers will be running workshops at one of our very favourite retailers, Liberty, as part of their 10 day ‘Get Creative’ extravaganza taking place this week. One of London’s most iconic stores, Liberty, is set to become a creative hub of design activity this week, with a ten day Get Creative event…

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Etsy’s Top Halloween Picks

Etsy’s Top Halloween Picks.

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