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Local crafters gear up for the holidays on Etsy

It’s always nice to give something handmade for the holidays. But that doesn’t mean you have to make it yourself. Etsy, the website where thousands of DIY-ers sell their creations, offers a seemingly endless assortment of crafty stuff for everyone on your list. And lots of those artisans are right in our own back yard.

Shop: J Hill Design, www.etsy.com/shop/JhillDesign. Quirky and colorful abstract travel-inspired prints, printables, and desktop staples

Seller: Jennifer Hill of Boston

Products:2013 “Places I have never been” wall calendar, $25; custom family tree print, $85; 2013 “Places I have never been” desk calendar, $15; Boston Celtics Map print, $30.

Shop: Ava Hope Designs, www.etsy.com/shop/AvaHopeDesigns. Simple feminine everyday and special occasion jewelry. Seller donates $1 from each sale to the Brigham & Women’s NICU.

Seller: Terri Gardella of Boston

Products: Tiffany blue and gray dangle earrings, $38; champagne teardrop dangle earrings, set of three pairs, $81; delicate gold initial necklace (can be personalized), $27; “Pop the Cork” silver dangle earrings, $28 at AvaHopeDesigns.

Shop: Hibou Designs, www.etsy.com/shop/HibouDesigns. Whimsical, intricate hand-sewn plush toys and art.

Seller: Anne-Claire Minet of Boston

Products: “La Goulue” French Cancan dancer plush art figure, $400; “Love Bob,” the bad-mood-eating monster plush figure, $80; voodoo “breakup” dolls, $30.

Shop: The Chalk Shop, www.etsy.com/shop/thechalkshop. Skillfully blended and molded chalk favors and coloring sets.

Seller: Mel Carota of Lowell

Products: Glittery mini cupcake party favor, $1.50 each; dreidel chalk set, $9.50 for six; twin popsicle chalk set, $9 for six.

Shop: Frosted Willow, www.etsy.com/shop/FrostedWillow. Nature and nautical-inspired bangles.

Seller: Katrin Lerman of Boston

Products: Nautical bangle set, $67 for three bangles; your choice gemstone bangle, $39.95; Personalized chevron quote bangle, $39.95.

Shop: Jill Rosenwald, www.etsy.com/shop/jillrosenwald. Chic contemporary pottery and other goods handmade in Boston’s Fort Point.

Seller: Jill Rosenwald of Canton

Products: Various studio pieces, ranging from $87-$430; 20 x 20-inch Hampton Links pillow in navy linen, $87; the Jilly in Buckley Chevron coral, $40.

Shop: Body Parfait, www.etsy.com/shop/BodyParfait. Natural and organic body care products.

Seller: Dawn Lynn Little of Uxbridge

Products: Body butter in bubble gum, $12; shave soap, $8; goat milk and raw honey felted soap in She’s Naked, $8.

Shop: JSGD, www.etsy.com/shop/JSGD. Clean and clever prints and greeting cards.

Seller: Jessica Sutton of Boston

Products: Capricorn Zodiac print (unframed), $18; ILY letterpress print in gold, $10 (on sale); La Luna print, $26.

Shop: Discovery Denim, www.etsy.com/people/DiscoveryDenim. One-of-a-kind capes and accessories for the pint-size superhero.

Seller: Allison Faunce of Newburyport

Products: Kid cape by Little Hero Capes in grass green and lime with a star design, $45; pirate cape, $45; superhero star cape in dark teal and brown, $45 for cape (mask and power cuffs sold separately).

Shop: ILIOS, www.etsy.com/shop/ILIOS. Modern minimalist necklaces and earrings.

Seller: Kat of Somerville

Products: Tiffany blue and gray dangle earrings, $38; champagne teardrop dangle earrings, set of three pairs, $81; delicate gold initial necklace (can be personalized), $27; “Pop the Cork” silver dangle earrings, $28 at AvaHopeDesigns.

Shop: ChickyDoodle, www.etsy.com/shop/chicky
doodle
Kawaii stationary and decorative washi tape.

Seller: Winnie Mokwood of Boston

Products: Bird Song note card set, set of 8 for $6; polka dot Japanese Washi tape, set of four petite rolls for $1.75; vintage style alphabet and numbers wooden stamp set, $16.99.

Shop: The Yellow Hobbit, www.etsy.com/shop/theyellowhobbit. Dreamy blends of handmade merino and alpaca fiber yarn.

Seller: Rachel Adler of Cambridge

Products: Set of eight hand-painted superwash merino fingering weight sock yarn, 32 yards each, $18; hand-painted merino wool in Nyan Cat 10 hour remix, 10 ounces for $40; hand-painted fingering weight yarn superwash merino/tencel in Twilight Sparkle, 365 yards for $26.

Rachel Raczka/Globe Staff

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