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Our greatest joy here at R29 is supporting clever small businesses and hobbyists with creative savoir faire — and bringing you inspired, off-the-beaten-path designs. So, naturally, trolling the handmade fantasyland of Etsy on the reg is mandatory for both work and play. But with more than a thousand pages dedicated to art alone, the site can easily cause e-fatigue after just a few (very addictive) hours.
And let's face it, not every seller knocks it out of our particular aesthetic park (to each her own!). So, to save you from sifting through endless art projects gone wrong, we've curated a collection of some homespun-chic clothes, neat knickknacks, and badass baubles. Prepare to be awe-stricken with the amount of talent in the world, and just remember that every piece you purchase comes equipped with the warm fuzzies of knowing it was a labor of love.
The scent of fall is in the air — and you may also detect the sweet smell of books. Maybe it’s the memories of back-to-school reading lists, or the coziness of couches in cooling weather, or how a steaming mug of cider just calls for a novel to join it, but autumn weather always seems to demand new reading material. read
The wedding dress may be the first thing people notice coming down the aisle, but no outfit is complete without shoes. Just ask Cinderella. Those seemingly small finishing touches are what turn a gown into a moment. They're like the sprinkles that turn plain ice cream into a sundae, if you catch our drift. And, since we're read