my dream lodge's furnishings →
I was looking at photos of someone’s gorgeous snow lodge yesterday and dreaming of having one of my own. I’d stock it with fluffy down pillows and cozy throws (cause I’m always cold), hand-thrown ceramic mugs just right for hot chocolate (cause it’s delicious), and modern Etsy folk art…
de bruir's leather goods →
My mom wanted a new piece of luggage for the holidays, and though she had her sights set on “one of those suitcases that practically walks by itself,” I thought it was a good time to check out Etsy’s carry-on bags. De Bruir wowed me with their classic vintage military-esque bags, the Parachuter (shown, $495) and the Aviator, not to mention their sumptuous satchels, messenger and...
coumon's knotted silk necklaces →
One of my favorite finds at the Bust Craftacular Holiday Sale was Etsy seller Coumon’s Knotted Silk Headbands and Necklaces (from $40). Stunning vintage kimono silks in a variety of patterns, hand-sewn and filled, then artistically knotted to create a truly unusual look. Perfect gifts for earth-mother types, urban hipsters, and jewelry aficionados who thought they’d seen everything.
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And drop by the amazing BUST Holiday Craftacular this Sunday, Dec 12th at Metropolitan Pavilion in NYC (125 West 18th St) to see Tider Design and lots of other Etsy Favorites!
a e mcdraw's typewriter love prints →
Tacked up on the wall of your writing corner, or framed as a gift for your long-term pen pal, your novelist-to-be boyfriend, or your art-loving sister, A E McDraw’s Typewriter Love Watercolor Prints and Note Cards (from $8) are something special.
the mosaic shop's porcelain buttons →
Knitting a sweater and still searching for the pièce de résistance, the perfect buttons? The Mosaic Shop imprints its handmade porcelain buttons with classic art, botanical and architectural patterns, then glazes them with soft Arts and Crafts colors, to beautiful effect (from $18/set).
larry's beans coffee →
My husband wants fair trade coffee for the holidays. And it occurred to me that there might just be a roaster or two on Etsy…and lo and behold, there are! Larry’s Beans of Raleigh, NC, caught my eye with tongue-in-cheek roasts like Sammy Decaf Jr. (it’s smooth), and gorgeous photos of their coffees’ origins, in Sumatra, Guatemala, and around the world. The more I read about Larry’s Beans, the...
the little factory's uppercase scarf →
Like fonts? Want to wear them? The Little Factory’s jumbled Uppercase Scarf ($60) ensures you’ll never be left speechless. Also available in a more straightforward lowercase.
kalyx craftopia's dachsund hats →
Is there a special dachsund in your life? Does it get cold and shivery easily? Does it look adorable in outfits? If you answered YES to the above, Kalyx Craftopia Elfin Fudd and Fuddette Doxie Flapjack Hats ($11.75) are for you…er, for the special pup in your life. And if you answered NO, you can still check out their jewelry and stationery.
sweet addictions' tattoo gloves →
Like the look of finger tattoos but not the commitment? Want to switch up your vibe every now and then? Sweet Addictions lets you dabble with their fingerless tattoo gloves (from $10), from sailor chic to rockabilly punk.
layer x layer's clamp trees →
Looking for an elegant, unfussy Christmas tree, without kitschy plastic or messy needles? Check out Layer x Layer’s Spruce and Elm Clamps ($75-$100). Just clamp to the table of your choice and hang your earmuffs or ornaments as you wish…
engler glass' antler bottle stoppers →
Feeling merry? Want to show it? Jazz up your liquor cabinet or put a cork in your holiday cheer with Engler Glass’ Antler Bottle Stoppers ($32).