Etsy is an e-commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items and supplies, as well as unique factory-manufactured items. These items cover a wide range, including art, photography, clothing, jewelry, food, bath and beauty products, quilts, knick-knacks, and toys. Many sellers also sell craft supplies such as beads, wire and jewelry-making tools. All vintage items must be at least 20 years old. The site follows in the tradition of open craft fairs, giving sellers personal storefronts where they list their goods for a fee of US$0.20 per item.As of December 31, 2014, Etsy had 54 million users registered as members, and the online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods connected 1.4 million active sellers with 19.8 million active buyers. At the end of 2014, Etsy had 685 employees, and had 29 million items listed on its website. In 2014,

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  • What happens when you combine eight talented makers, two celebrity hosts, a pair of savvy and spirited judges—including Etsy’s very own trend expert Dayna Isom Johnson—and a spectacular slew of handmade craft projects? To find out, tune in to NBC on Tuesday, July 31, at 10/9c for the series premiere of Making It, a lighthearted crafting competition hosted by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman. What ...

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  • Photo by Anna Carson DeWitt Just as creative couples the world over delight in designing one-of-a-kind weddings that express their truest selves, many wedding guests get a similar kick from bypassing the surprise-proof gift registry and seeking out something completely unique to wrap up for their soon-to-wed friends. While there’s no shortage of memorable big-day presents on Etsy, Jordan Grace Ow...

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  • Photo by Florologie Buttercream or fondant? Ivory or ecru? Chiffon or crepe? When you’re planning a wedding, it can quickly start to feel like every little decision carries a tremendous weight. Luckily, you’ve got a trusted network of bridesmaids who’ve always encouraged you to do things your own way. Never mind what your great-aunt Bernice thinks—your bride squad will be the first to remind yo...

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  • Etsy’s mission is to Keep Commerce Human.   We honor this mission every day by building technology that empowers 1.9 million creative entrepreneurs around the world to make a living while they make a life. When Etsy revealed our new mission, impact strategy and goals last month we explained, “in a world of increasing automation and commoditization, creativity cannot be automated and human connect...

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  • One of my favorite things about Etsy is discovering unique items lovingly created by sellers from every corner of the world. Whether it’s a bead necklace from Kenya, a perfectly-imperfect wabi sabi vase from Japan, or a hand-carved wooden table from Canada, every piece tells a story and, very often, incorporates the rich history from where it was made. From its earliest days, Etsy has been been a...

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  • 40 years ago, Gilbert Baker designed one of the most recognizable symbols of the LGBTQ+ movement: the Pride flag. The rainbow colors are symbolic of the diverse community the flag represents, and have become synonymous with equality. Etsy sellers are honoring Baker’s legacy by reimagining his iconic symbol of unity, inclusion, and love. From abstract portraits of Baker himself, to their own interp...

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  • Today, the Supreme Court released its decision in South Dakota vs. Wayfair, overturning Quill, a decision that has kept states from taxing purchases made from online sellers that lack any physical presence in the state. While today’s decision is not the one for which we advocated, the Supreme Court did acknowledge the important difference between big internet retailers and the creative entrepreneu...

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  • Overview: The Etsy Trend Guide is a compilation of fresh trends our expert is noticing across Etsy and the beauty industry as a whole: what sellers are creating, what shoppers are loving, and what’s hot right now in the wider market. These trend predictions for 2018 are based, in part, on past top searches across categories on Etsy.com. So long, contour. Good riddance, heavy foundation. Let your s...

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  • Today is Etsy’s 13th birthday – a big moment for any young adult, us included! To celebrate, from today through June 22, we’re hosting a birthday sales event – so bring on the party hats, custom cake toppers, and of course the only-on-Etsy find of “personalized confetti”.  It’s an opportunity for us to celebrate our community of buyers and sellers who make Etsy special.   A lot has changed since 2...

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  • Running a creative business is a journey, one with evolving goals and ever-changing challenges. From listing her first item, to running a shop full time, to having multiple employees, a seller will have vastly different needs. At Etsy, our job is to listen closely to our sellers so we understand their needs and then equip them with critical tools to help them succeed at every step along this journ...

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  • Rainbow is our favorite color every month. And this June we are proud to help shoppers show their pride while directly supporting LGBTQ+ owned businesses. Did you know there are nearly 1.2 million search results for ‘rainbow’ on Etsy? Below are just a few sellers and items we’re celebrating this month, and every month: Hello Productive As a young couple, Megan and Megan noticed that there weren’t...

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  • It’s officially Dads and Grads season! This year, up your gift-giving game. Etsy’s global community of 2 million sellers offer unique, personalized and one-of-a-kind gift options for Father’s Day and Graduations. From what shoppers are searching for on Etsy, to what sellers are making, below are the freshest trends in gifting to make your Dad or Grad blush.   Old School Pride A tasteful token to ...

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  • I’ll let you in on one of my favorite travel secrets: I always pack a spare duffel in my luggage when I’m vacation-bound because I know I’ll come back with great finds. I love shopping locally when I travel globally. No matter where I’m headed—from the boutiques of Paris to the street stalls of Southeast Asia—shopping from local artists and makers is how I get to know the unique culture of a new d...

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  • Millennial Pink is getting some tough competition from the new it color in town: Gen Z Yellow. From soft buttercup to citrus lemon, this “must-have” hue is showing up just in time for summer in every imaginable category, including home, fashion, and even beauty. Etsy shoppers are filling their lives with this primary color: in 2018, we’ve seen a 20% surge in searches for yellow items compared to t...

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  • Today, Etsy is continuing its fight to restore net neutrality by joining hundreds of companies, organizations, and individuals calling on the Senate to vote in favor of the Congressional Review Act (CRA). This will bring us one step closer to overturning the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of the rules that protect the open internet. Senators need to hear directly from the people who w...

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  • The Etsy Trend Guide is a compilation of fresh trends our expert is noticing across Etsy and the accessories industry as a whole: what sellers are creating, what shoppers are loving, and what’s hot right now in the wider market. These trend predictions for 2018 are based, in part, on past top searches across categories on Etsy.com. This spring, as we all eagerly check (and re-check) the weather re...

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  • If your mom is anything like mine, her only request is the love of her family for Mother’s Day. While that’s beyond sweet and sentimental, I also want to gift the #1 lady in my life something special and memorable. Here’s where Etsy saves the day: Whether you’re shopping for mom, grandma, pet mom, or any other mother figure in your life, Etsy’s global community of 1.9 million sellers offer unique ...

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  • The Etsy Trend Guide is a compilation of fresh trends our expert is noticing across Etsy and the home industry as a whole: what sellers are creating, what shoppers are loving, and what’s hot right now in the wider market. These home decor trends are based, in part, on some of the top searches within the home decor category on Etsy.com over the past year. The best reward for a dutiful spring cleani...

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  • Today, Etsy is filing an amicus brief in a Supreme Court case that may determine the future of internet sales tax. Over the years, we’ve fought against proposals that would force Etsy sellers to calculate, collect, and remit taxes on every single sale, no matter the place, which would have left microbusinesses to track rates in nearly 10,000 different tax jurisdictions. Later this month, the Supr...

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  • Etsy may be followed by .com, but it’s so much more than a website. Etsy is an entire world, built from the ground up by our sellers’ imaginations, and inhabited by special and unique merchandise. Today through March 29, we’re inviting shoppers to save on thousands of items as part of the World of Etsy Sales Event, to inspire them with a world of imagination that can only be found on Etsy.   Shopp...

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  • The Etsy Trend Guide is a compilation of fresh trends our expert is noticing across Etsy and the wedding industry as a whole: what sellers are creating, what shoppers are loving, and what’s hot right now in the wider market. These trend predictions for 2018 are based, in part, on past top searches across categories on Etsy.com. In case you haven’t noticed from your (suddenly diamond-filled) Instag...

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  • This morning, the FCC will vote to overturn the net neutrality rules that Etsy, our sellers, and our many allies fought so hard to win back in 2014 and 2015. Today is a sad day for those of us who fought for the strong net neutrality protections that enable millions of microbusinesses to start and grow online. As our CEO Josh Silverman wrote yesterday in this op-ed, “1.9 million Etsy sellers and ...

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  • Photo by Among The Flowers In addition to hunting down the best stroller, baby-proofing cupboards and outlets, and making sure your nursery decor is on point, many new moms and moms-to-be can relate to the urge to purge chemicals and other potentially harmful substances from their homes. But not every new parent goes as far as to whip up their own 100% organic line of small-batch bath and beauty ...

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  • Photo by Inna Kostukovsky A lush, overgrown garden bursting with blooms. A strawberry patch in summertime. The star-flecked reaches of deep space, or the bruised and cratered surface of a silvery moon: Whatever the subject matter, watercolor artist Ingrid Sanchez’s dreamy canvases are nothing less than transportive. So it’s fitting that one of the things she cherishes most about her current calli...

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  • Photo by Lovely Earthlings There’s no universal recipe for success—creative or otherwise—but for self-taught artist and illustrator Karina Parris of Lovely Earthlings, persistence and passion have been key ingredients. “There have been so many times I’ve almost quit—so many times I’ve failed, cried, thrown away stuff I shouldn’t have thrown away and dug it back out of the trash can,” she says. “...

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  • Photo by Olive + Thread Slap on a sun hat, ignite the grill, and ready your sparklers: July 4th is here! And once your party plans are firmly in place, sit back and join us for a (virtual) road trip across the USA, popping in on 15 newly opened Etsy shops from sea to shining sea. After all, what better time could there be for celebrating the independent spirit of creative entrepreneurs right her...

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  • Photo by Hadas Peretz Even as a little girl, Israeli swimwear designer Irit Gromy demonstrated a flair for fashion. “When I was growing up, fabric was all around my house,” she says. “My grandmother was a fashion designer, and I learned by watching her. I used her fabric to make clothes for my Barbies.” By the time Irit reached college, however, she opted to pursue industrial design instead, foc...

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