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How to Make a Spooky DIY Bat Costume

Swoop into Halloween with this easy-to-make, oh-so-creepy DIY bat costume that's made by altering a simple knit shirt.

Featured Shops Inspiration

The Winners of the 2022 Etsy Design Awards Are Here!

Explore (and shop) the 12 prize-winning pieces, and discover the stories that make them just so extraordinary.

Inspiration DIY

How to Make the Dreamiest Flower-Petal Popsicles

Fruit-flavored frozen treats dressed up with edible blossoms are the ultimate summer refresher. Here's how to make your own.

Inspiration DIY

Paint Night Ideas for a Fun Sip and Paint Party With Friends

Meet your step-by-step guide to hosting a successful sip and paint night, from beginner-friendly kits to our handy list of supplies.

Style Inspiration

Unlock Coastal Grandmother Style in 8 Easy Steps

Achieve the summer’s trending-yet-timeless coastal grandmother aesthetic one classic core piece at a time.

Inspiration DIY

The 16 Best Embroidery Kits for Beginners to Start Stitching

These unique embroidery starter kits from Etsy come with rave reviews and will make you fall in love with embroidery from the first stitch.

Style Inspiration

10 Uplifting, Colorful Finds From This Year’s Etsy Design Awards Finalists

Feast your eyes on a few of this year’s vibrant creations, then vote for your favorite find from our top 100!

Gift Ideas Inspiration

21 Father’s Day Gift Ideas To Celebrate What You Love About Dad

From his silly sense of humor to his insatiable sweet tooth, honor your favorite things about your dad with a unique gift for Father’s Day.

Shopping Guides Inspiration Home and Living

How to Set a Colorful Hanukkah Table

Natural materials, bright accents, and a showstopper menorah come together for a cheerful tabletop tableau.

Inspiration Weddings

Colorful Weddings: The 2022 Trend We're Loving Right Now

See why couples are bringing bright, bold hues to their “I do’s”, then feast your eyes on our favorite wedding color trends and combos of the moment.

Inspiration DIY

How to Make an Easy Upholstered Bench

With a little help, you can learn how to upholster a bench yourself that’s just your style with these DIY upholstery tips from Honestly WTF.

Shopping Guides Inspiration

5 Refreshing Decor and Style Ideas to Try in 2022

Bring a sense of balance to your new year with these uniquely uplifting looks, and shop our favorite finds.