[LESS INFO] 112 VIEWS | ADDED 20:35:04 11/04/07
Check out the new newscast for sizzling new updates on Etsy.com and the Storque ! The screenshots that appear in this video are mock-ups and do not contain real content. Thanks to following people for helping this newscast happen: Michelle Spaulding, Anchor Artist collective Majestica Avery Bloom from Empireempire Matthew Peverly, music for Buyhandmade.org Dan Meyers, shooter
[LESS INFO] 45 VIEWS | ADDED 18:21:22 10/26/07
Reptillion Overlords, represent! We want to possess the feeble minds of New York City inhabitants to unearth their treasured marketing schemes! We will take over their souls! And maybe unwind with a few drinks at a bar on the LES. Representillion! For more on Majestica's artists-in-residence at Etsy , go to www.majesticsituation.com . And don't forget to stop Etsy's blog, the Storque for more great articles and videos!
[LESS INFO] 43 VIEWS | ADDED 22:00:46 10/24/07
Mixen Dixon, from the Seattle art collective Majestica, shows you three fun things you can do with a blower (or shopvac). Create your own foam party, confetti cannon and sky guy! Check out www.majesticsituation.com for updates on their residency at Etsy Labs. And don't forget to click on www.etsy.com/storque for more info on our Visiting Artist's Program! P.S. Etsy does not condone the activities instructed in this video for anyone under 18 years. Sorry kids! Thanks for tuning in...
[LESS INFO] 53 VIEWS | ADDED 00:36:21 10/24/07
Do you know what a zone is? Mixen Dixon lays it down for you in this short introductory video about the Majestica Collective, Etsy's first participants in our Visiting Artists Program. Over the course of the week Majestica will be teaching workshops on how to throw a foam party, make a sky guy, create your own reptilian costume and much, much more. Almost too much. Make sure you find your zone! Majestica is: Empire Empire , Ruffeo Hearts Lil' Snotty , and Mixen Dixon To find out about events with Majestica go to The Storque .
[LESS INFO] 57 VIEWS | ADDED 18:13:29 10/16/07
See the full article on the Storque, Etsy's blog. We knocked on the door of an old cigar factory in the middle of Queens after hours. A woman who goes by the name of Ginger Snap let us in and we immediately found ourselves in the heart of NYC's roller derby scene. As we tried our best not to get knocked over and keep our video equipment safe, dozens of helmeted, mini-skirt-wearing, bad-ass women flew around us on rollerskates, smashing into each other as they got down to their practice scrimedge.... Don't forget to stop by Etsy's blog, the Storque for more great articles and videos!
[LESS INFO] 44 VIEWS | ADDED 17:32:18 10/15/07
See the full article on the Storque, Etsy's blog. Elodie Blanchard aka elasticCo is not your typical designer. A visit to her studio in Brooklyn, NY uncovered beautiful and playful treasures; a gauze curtain with platypus appliques, a giant, stuffed poodle, and a "suit" made entirely of rubber-bands. Elodie began creating these playful prototypes along with countless other sewn items after moving to the United States from France in 2000. Working without a sewing machine for several months, Elodie began making vases, lamps, and baskets out of rubber-bands she bought at 99 cent stores. Thus, elasticCo. was born. She now designs textiles and curtains for architectural projects and private clients along with her own work. Check out the video! Don't forget to stop Etsy's blog, the Storque for more great articles and videos!
[LESS INFO] 34 VIEWS | ADDED 14:53:38 10/15/07
After giving you pointers on how to package, photograph and wrap items from your shop, we've finally reached our last Holiday How-To . In our last video, the Etsy Labs staff shows you how to get organized for the upcoming shipping frenzy. So sit back, chisel off another piece of Grandma's fruitcake and soak up our last tip for the holidays! And remember to tune in to How-Tos #1 through #4 for more great tips on how to prepare your Etsy shop for the holidays! Don't forget to stop Etsy's blog, the Storque for more great articles and videos!
[LESS INFO] 35 VIEWS | ADDED 20:19:30 10/12/07
See the full article on the Storque, Etsy's blog. For our fourth how-to in this series, the Etsy Labs crew escapes the glare of the paparazzi and shows you how to make your item photos looks sharp and professional. From backdrops to cropping, learn how to make those JPEGS sparkle and shine! And remember to stay tuned for our last how-to next week! Don't forget to stop Etsy's blog, the Storque for more great articles and videos!
[LESS INFO] 42 VIEWS | ADDED 17:26:17 10/10/07
See the full article on the Storque, Etsy's blog. What? too soon to start thinking about the holidays, you say? Not at all. It takes some time to get your Etsy shop ready for the holiday shopping season, so it's best to start now. We know this can be a daunting task. So this week, we'll be presenting a series of video how-tos to help you get your Etsy shop ready for the holiday season. In our second segment, Julie shows you how to take your packaging to the next level by turning books, magazines and scrap paper into clever and attractive branding for your store. Tune in to the rest of the series for more how-tos on sprucing up your shop, shipping, photography and more! Don't forget to stop Etsy's blog, the Storque for more great articles and videos!