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You Deserve It: 8 Little Luxuries to Treat Yourself

The holidays may be over over, but there’s still one last gift with your name on it.

Photo by: Alex Bender

After weeks of frenzied baking, parties, and White Elephant exchanges, the holidays are finally over...and you never received that one indulgent gift you were hoping for. Now is the time to treat yourself to all the gifts your family forgot. Want some inspiration? Read on for a carefully curated list of pretty little things: sumptuous leather bags, fresh floral arrangements, and silky-soft bedding. You deserve it.
And the gifts keep coming: Now through December 27, spend $50 in one shop and get $10 toward your next purchase.*

Covas flower vase by Light and Ladder, $42
Treating yourself to a beautiful bouquet doesn't have to break the bank: Five-dollar carnations can reach new levels of elegance when skillfully arranged in a minimal vase. Need ideas for how to display your stems? Check out this handy how-to.
Blush gauze duvet bedding set by Magnolia Amor, from $210
You spend almost 3,000 hours a year in bed, so you're actually depriving yourself if you don't spring for some truly luxurious sheets — like these, which come in the prettiest blush hue. Planning a Netflix marathon for your new and improved bed? Don't forget to pick up some cozy pajamas and slippers (and hot cocoa).
Lip and cheek stain by Fat and the Moon, $12
Versatility, thy name is lip and cheek stain. This universally flattering, all-natural beauty balm gets its signature plummy shade, in part, from beets (!). Bonus: The two-in-one formula frees up space for even more glam-making goodness in your makeup bag.
Printed silk kimono top in Midnight Ink by Squeak Design, $120
Digitally printed in a deep indigo marble, this swingy silk kimono top is the definition of easy style: Pair with jeans and a white tank and you're out the door.

2017 Stitch the Stars calendar kit by Heather Lins Home, $25
Need a calendar for the year ahead? Of course you do. Add DIY whimsy to your desktop with this fun Stitch the Stars calendar kit from Heather Lins Home; simply connect the dots using the included needle and glow-in-the-dark embroidery thread to create a new constellation for each month of the year.
Brass hairpin by Christina Nicole, from $85
Make any ol' topknot date night–ready with a glimmering brass hairpin. (Also suited for work, play, and sitting around in the aforementioned pink sheets.)
Bordeaux leather saddle bag by Alex Bender, $160
Can you imagine a more sumptuous purse? (I didn't think so.) This buttery-soft pebbled leather saddle bag comes in the deepest burgundy, as well as olive, cobalt, glossy forest green and classic black; choose between brass and silver hardware for an everyday piece that's just your style.
14k gold diamond stud earrings by Envero Jewelry, from $160
Diamond studs are the little black dress of the earring world, adding shimmer and shine to business-casual sweater sets and evening wear alike. These brilliant-cut facet earrings are available in rose, yellow, or white gold and come in a variety of sizes, depending on your preferred level of bling. *Buyers who make a purchase of at least $50 with one Etsy seller will receive a $10 gift card from Etsy. Limit 1 per buyer, ends 12/27/2016, redeem by 1/31/2017. Terms and conditions apply.

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Alison Feldmann

Alison Feldmann is the head of editorial and brand content at Etsy. When she's not trawling Etsy for pottery, folk art, and vintage oddities, she enjoys traveling, historical nonfiction, thrift store shopping, and cooking (poorly). She loves a good cat video.

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