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Support Local Artists - Buy Gifts on Etsy

Updated on August 11, 2011

If you've never really browsed, I would suggest it. Whether you are a crafter or just a buyer, everyone can find some interest in Etsy.

I'm new to the website, but I've found myself searching available products and supplies to make my own crafts. I've spent hours upon hours just searching the website, and in a way, I've found many similarities to Ebay.

Now, that said, if you're looking for a gift, you can find it on It doesn't matter what occasion you are shopping for or who you're buying for.

Etsy is geared at helping starter business, home-grown products, and your average crafter next door. Etsy is a place for good prices and convenience, and you can converse with crafters to have something custom-made to meet all the needs you're looking for.

I, not only use Etsy to sell homemade products, but I've purchased gifts for family and friends. I know that when buying on Etsy, I'm helping people just like myself- people who just want to make their crafts and put a smile on someone's face when they open the package that you created.

When you buy from Etsy, you're buying quality. You're buying custom. You're choosing unique gifts that can't be found anywhere else.

What's Available on Etsy?

When you're looking for a specific gift, you probably want to start your search somewhere that you'll get options. When shopping on Etsy, you'll find gifts ranging from vintage to homemade.

  • Art- paintings, drawings, oil pastels, photographs
  • Bath and body products
  • Ceramics, pottery, and household products
  • Clothing
  • Edible products
  • Furniture
  • Jewelry
  • Pet supplies
  • Purses and bags
  • Toys

On Etsy, you'll find glass products, clay, wood, acrylic, cloth, knitted, and everything in-between.

The best thing about buying gifts on Etsy, is that you're buying custom and home-made. You're also supporting local crafters and very small businesses.

By purchasing from a local crafter, you're ensured that your gift will have that special touch that you can't achieve when purchasing from the store and buying a mass-produced product. When small crafters produce their work, they spend the time to ensure that all is well and the product is perfect.

Whether you are shopping for your spouse, parent, child, boss, coworker, friend, or someone in-between, you will be able to find a gift on Etsy.

Homemade Gifts on Etsy

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ASweetSweetBoutique Lawrenceville, Georgiacountrycraftsncandie Williamstown, MassachusettsHOUSEofLOVELY Dallas, TXcindymars7 Denver, Coloradotootlewear keene, Canada ColoredGlassByOlia New York, NYhopee Redlands, CA,  CertainBubbles Carthage, TexasCjohannesen  York, Pennsylvaniaquirkycreatures  Los Angeles, California
ASweetSweetBoutique Lawrenceville, Georgia
ASweetSweetBoutique Lawrenceville, Georgia
countrycraftsncandie Williamstown, Massachusetts
countrycraftsncandie Williamstown, Massachusetts
cindymars7 Denver, Colorado
cindymars7 Denver, Colorado
tootlewear keene, Canada
tootlewear keene, Canada
ColoredGlassByOlia New York, NY
ColoredGlassByOlia New York, NY
hopee Redlands, CA,
hopee Redlands, CA,
CertainBubbles Carthage, Texas
CertainBubbles Carthage, Texas
Cjohannesen  York, Pennsylvania
Cjohannesen York, Pennsylvania
quirkycreatures  Los Angeles, California
quirkycreatures Los Angeles, California


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