You may be surprised how many fabulously unique handmade finds you can make online. Erin Green from Etsy shares just some of the original creations you can find on the vibrant handmade marketplace.
For the kids: Cate and Levi
Cate and Levi features one-of-a-kind pieces made by a father who was inspired after the birth of his first child. Each creation is as individual as any child.
Look for all-natural fibres and easy care when shopping for kids.
For the sweet tooth: Cocoa and Honey
Shopping for food might be unexpected on Etsy, but who doesn't love chocolate?
The chocolate truffles from Cocoa and Honey are absolutely amazing, and delivered right to your door. Great for any holiday, these chocolates are all fair trade, using locally sourced salt and ingredients.
For Around the House
There's a huge array of beautiful home decor pieces on Etsy. Whether you're looking for a one-of-a-kind piece from a local artisan, beautiful art prints or custom coasters, you're only limited by your imagination. If you need some inspiration, check out the Pages area where pieces have been seleted by tastemakers like Martha Stewart, West Elm and Lucky magazine to name a few!
When shopping online, accessories are the easiest choice because there are no sizes! On Etsy there are beautiful pieces inspired by edgy streetstyle to more refined jewellery. You can even find diamond engagement rings! If you're feeling overwhelmed by the choices, the key is using the search function. Some great keywords for some of the finds shown on the show are: statement necklace, eternity necklace or infinity scarf.
The men's are is a growing one. Many of the sellers started their shops as a hobby and have now made it their full time jobs!