10 great etsy shops you need to know

I’ve been spending a lot of time on Etsy lately, and I have to say, I’m impressed and a bit shocked by how quickly it’s grown and changed. Etsy is rapidly becoming my go-to place for gifts, clothing, home decor and even craft supplies on occasion. As the traffic on the site grows, more designers and artists are setting up full-time shops there, and the quality of goods definitely reflects this trend. So for this week’s post on MyLifeScoop, I wanted to share 10 of my favorite shops; some are old favorites and some are newly discovered, but none of them should be missed. Click here to read the full post, and please let me know which shops are your favorites, so my exploration can continue. Enjoy! — Kate




  1. Jill says:

    Great picks! I love etsy but sometimes find it overwhelming to sort through.
    I like really simple jewelery and these are my favourite etsy shops currently:


  2. http://www.etsy.com/shop/skinnylaminx is definitely one of my favourites. I love the cute cards from Erin Dollar too, in this etsy shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/erindollar
    And I love the My Aunt Agatha shop homewares… here , especially the teacosy .. http://www.etsy.com/shop/MyAuntAgatha
    and the Eames here is definitely calling my name ….http://www.etsy.com
    /shop/AMBIANIC now for the bigger paypacket !!!!!!

  3. I’m on Etsy..it is a bit of a sea of goods and hard to get discovered. As there is no jury system it can get pretty sketchy too. That that is good is often way under priced as the market is so competitive. Thrilled to see Heather Moore of Skinny Laminx on the list. Love her work.

  4. I am on etsy and sell my jewelry under the name Ahkriti! Lovely picks and I think my new favorite is anything in chevron prints

  5. Thrilled to bits to have been included in this roundup, amongst a bunch of shops that I’m already a huge fan of too. Thanks so much for this – a great way to start the year :)

  6. patricia says:

    Thank you so much for the mention! I’m in such great company—love all the shops on the list. I totally agree with Heather—it’s great way to start the year!

  7. Looking forward to checking out your top picks Kate ;)

  8. I’m also an Etsy shop owner, and its great to see a great list promoting talented shops! I am still surprised by how many people I meet that still don’t know about Etsy or how it works – all of us sellers appreciate it when people take the time to explain it and of course, buy handmade!

  9. Nick says:

    Great post, if anyone likes modern design you should check out Flowers in May. Great stuff to hang up on your walls. Goes well with any of the above decorations as well.


  10. danielle says:

    i love them all! thanks for sharing!

  11. The Design Pallet on etsy has beautiful hand made, locally made furniture in Seattle. Lots of reclaimed lumber. http://www.etsy.com/people/TheDesignPallet

  12. arounna says:

    thanks so much for including our shop!
    yeah handmade

  13. Pixel Parchment says:

    I love the vintage shop Bit of Butter — http://www.etsy.com/shop/bitofbutter?ref=si_shop

  14. Amanda says:

    This is a great post… I think it should become a regular DS feature!


  15. Elena says:

    I always get lost in Etsy so this blog is very helpful.

  16. Thank you these are all so original. It can be so difficult to weed out the not so great shops on etsy, so this is a big help.

  17. Leah Duncan says:

    Thrilled to be featured here alongside such great company – thanks so much! : )

  18. I’m on Etsy and I’ve found that their community makes it easier to get noticed than if I just had a standalone shop. Love your picks!


  19. Lisa Belt says:

    These are great picks and reflect my own love of etsy. I sell handmade jewelry on Etsy, which is great, but I have come to rely on the site for the best vintage shopping on line!

  20. Cat says:

    I know fragrance is difficult to convey online, but this stuff is AMAZING:
    …”Antique Setee” is my fav.

    Also, for great prices on cute screenprinted housewares:

  21. NaLa says:

    Always glad to see Etsy mentioned in a favorable light. It truly is a fabulous place to discover handmade and vintage treasures …

  22. Andrew says:

    I am not only an ETSY seller (obelisk: fine concrete) but ALSO a buyer and this is a great sampling of what’s available on ETSY….

  23. This is so inspiring! I am trying to start my own Etsy shop and I love to see how all the designers come up with such unique and creative ideas. Here is my little store, if anyone wants to give me some much appreciated feedback: http://www.etsy.com/shop/theredaccent?ref=si_shop

  24. Christina says:

    There are so many Etsy shops that I love, here’s the best of the best.
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/LukeLampCo – I think I may have found this shop on D*S actually. Gorgeous industrial light fixtures.
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/luola – This vintage shop is BY FAR the best I have ever seen at utilizing the Etsy shop format to display her wares beautifully. Be sure to view it organized by “Custom” because she groups things of similar color together and the effect is intoxicating!
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/PigeonToeCeramics – You’ve probably seen this one. They’re amazing.
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/EidelPrecious – There’s a good chance I will get my engagement ring from this shop. GORGEOUS rings.
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/Blushie – I bought some soap from this seller as a gift and truly did not want to give it away. The smell was heavenly! (Especially The Breakfast Bar.)

  25. Jane T says:

    Miles of Light, A Little Hut are my favorites on your list.

  26. vrensen says:

    wow, those bookshelves and pillows are awesome, definitely worth a look:)
    do you guys know DaWanda.com?
    Some recommendation for great DaWanda-shops (prints) you can find here:
    have a nice day!

  27. Greer says:

    this is one of my favourites… http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtMind

  28. Hi, I’m on Etsy and am in the process of building up the items in my shop. I am a ceramicist and design and hand make money boxes, procelain decorations and ornaments. The range of artists and craftspeople on Etsy and the variety of work is really inspiring.


    I love Emily Hogarth’s work.


  29. My favorite Etsy shop features jewelry, copper and ceramics by Jenny Topolski. Her squid necklace WILL be mine someday!


  30. Oh, and how could I forget La Belle Vie Design for the most gorgeous stationery and invitations ever?


    1. Amy Azzarito says:

      Thanks, foobz! xo Amy

  31. Oleia says:

    Right now I am loving these for a super easy and inexpensive gift: http://www.originalanimalmagnet.etsy.com

    But there are soooo many great shops to spend your paycheck on ;)


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