We've come to rely on Etsy's online marketplace of handmade goodies and one-of-a-kind finds for almost every facet of our lives, and decorating for kids' birthday parties is no exception. Where else would we be able to score such a wide variety of artisanal goodies (many personalized), with just the click of a button? To make the search a tad bit more manageable, we've rounded up some of our very favorite Etsy resources for planning your child's ultimate birthday bash. Click through to see where we're shopping!
Etsy might not be the first stop you think of when you're shopping for kids clothes, but we found six adorable shops that will change your mind. Carrying everything from hipster baby leggings to sweet, girlie dresses, these retailers prove that with a little digging (don't worry, we did it for you!), you really can find almost anything and everything for kids on Etsy.
If you're still searching for the perfect gift for your mom, we've found a few budget-friendly gifts that will make her feel loved. From sparkling jewels to heavenly scented soaps, these handmade gifts from Etsy crafters are a unique way to show Mom she is special. And these gifts are also inspiration for Mother's Day DIYs that are easier than you think to pull off. What are you waiting for? Get clicking to find the perfect gift for your mom!
A cake topper is a great place to get a little bit playful when planning a wedding. We scoured the pages of Etsy and handpicked 27 of our favorite finds, from classically beautiful to some very unique options (fiddlehead fern cake topper, anyone?). Click through for some wedding cake inspiration!
Finding a cool mobile that adds style to your nursery, but is also appealing to your baby can be a harder task than most new moms realize. Go with those ubiquitous big-box store mobiles and you'll get the lights, colors, and sounds that just might make your newborn fall in love with his crib — which for some new moms can feel like an impossible goal — but you're stuck looking at a plastic monstrosity in your otherwise-chic baby's room. Scour the upscale baby boutiques, and you'll find some incredible mobiles, but they can come with some equally outstanding price tags. Not to worry! We've scoured one of our favorite sources for creative decor, Etsy, and have found 20 gorgeous mobiles at a range of price points. The only problem now? Choosing just one!
It's National Poetry Month, and if you're looking for another way to enjoy your favorite poems — besides reading them — hang some poetic words on your walls with these pretty prints on Etsy featuring quotes from famous poets like E.E. Cummings, T.S. Eliot, and Emily Dickinson. See some of our favorite pieces that show the beauty in poetry.
The best way to ensure that your gift stands out from the crowd at a baby shower? Choose something that's completely one-of-a-kind. Thanks to Etsy, and a general upswing in the popularity of shopping through small businesses, finding high-quality, unique, and handmade goods has never been easier. Check out 15 of our favorite finds for personalized, customized, and handcrafted gifts for baby and mom-to-be.
If you're looking for stylish, sustainable decor, then look no further — Etsy has you covered. The site boasts a surprising variety of chic, eco-friendly items, including handmade lighting, reclaimed wooden furnishings, all-natural linens, and more. To get in the mood during Earth Month, take a look at some of our favorite eco-friendly Etsy picks!
We've seen paper books finding new life as smartphone charging docks and book jacket art functioning more as ereader accessory than bookshelf beacon, but never have paper goods taken on the digital world in such an essential way as with Etsy shop BeautifulComputers' external hard drive books.
Each book (priced from $140-$220) hides a portable 500GB hard drive for the preservation of all your photos, music, films, and future novel manuscripts. The drives are powered by USB drive, making their use as discreet as their appearance. Read on for a few of our favorite undercover literary hard drives.