Posts tagged "handmade"

Gift Guide: Handmade Gifts From Artisans I Found Through Instagram

Instagram is of course awesome for documenting your daily life in photographs, and following the happenings of your friends and loved ones. But I actually follow a whole big list of total strangers on Instagram, many of whom are artsy craftsy types who make beautiful handmade home decor, accessories, jewelry, etc. There's a whole interconnected…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 11, 2014

18 WTF Celeb Tributes For Sale On Etsy

There's a lot of beautiful weirdos out there. And a lot of them sell crap on Etsy. Specifically, we're talking about the strange amalgam of celebrity-oriented craftery that's available on Etsy. Need an R. Kelly prayer candle? Yeah, we've got one. A wine glass etched with the glorious visage of Julia Roberts? Of course you…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 8, 2013

Etsy Spotlight: Marvelous Mittens

As much as we'd love to embrace the springy fashions that are starting to pop up in stores, it is still very much winter, and bundling up is the name of the game. Here are eight of our favorite mittens--all handmade by Etsy artisans, and all 20 bucks or less. Throw on a pair. Your…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 22, 2012

Bitchin’ Stitchin’ Saves Lives

Crafting is the hobby du jour for ladies -- myself and my homemade superhero cape included. While I think my cool cape gives me the appearance that I can save lives, Shannon Gerard’s "Boobs and Dinks" actually do just that. Every three minutes a woman in the U.S. is diagnosed with breast cancer, which mea…

By: Simcha / March 13, 2008