Etsy Christmas table

Etsy Christmas Table

Want to make your own christmas table a little more creative this year? Seek out handcrafted products from Etsy and let your imagination fly. Christmas Table curated by The Simple Things Online marketplace Etsy asked us to be one of the first UK partners to curate our finds through Etsy Pages. Click on any of the… Continue reading

The Simple Things Etsy Pages


Discovering and curating our favourite things through NEW Etsy Pages. Nesting curated by The Simple Things on Etsy Above: our favourite ways to NEST… When Etsy asked us to be one of the first UK Partners selected to curate our finds through Etsy Pages we were thrilled. At The Simple Things we constantly use Etsy to… Continue reading

Five things for the weekend: St Paddy's Day

May the luck of the Irish be with you all!

A collection of makes and gifts inspired by St Patrick’s Day… Feta and thyme soda bread The Little Loaf  | Irish cream brownies Butter Cream Blondie  | Guinness soap All Things Herbal | Irish Manhattan Bon Appetit (photo by Tim Mazurek) | 4 leaf clover necklace Sevgl Charms

Things to wake up and WIN

Win over £320 worth of prizes from this month's wake up and want wishlist!

We’re giving away 8 fantastic prizes from this month’s wake up and want wishlist inside Issue 7. Read more about the prizes below or enter here now! Leaf impression plate | £13 | Yaela Studio Impressed by hand with a grape leaf before another speckled texture was added, this plate is beautiful to look at…. Continue reading

Get the look: mimic the style of the Fat Radish in your home


In this month’s issue of The Simple Things Alice Gao visits the Fat Radish in New York for lunch and picks up some of her favourite recipes to share with us (found in the mag on pages 34-39). Just as Alice did on her first visit we instantly fell in love with the restaurant’s charming… Continue reading

The Simple Things Etsy lookbook


The Simple Things has curated an autumn lookbook for Etsy UK! Etsy is where all the coolest and most talented indie makers and designers hang out. The Simple Things team are all massive fans, so we were honoured to be asked to curate an autumn lookbook for Etsy UK. Want to see what we came up… Continue reading

Etsy love : Good Intent


You’ll know from our Canopy and Stars post a couple of weeks ago that we’re big fans of camping. The latest items to make our holiday lust-list are these beautiful handmade sleeping bags. The handiwork of Etsy seller Good Intent (geddit?), we have a whole lot of love for their lush fabric combos and wriggle-friendly shape. We might… Continue reading

Three best cushion customising ideas


Sometimes we want a room revamp when are purses are feeling a little empty. Luckily, we’ve discovered that all that’s really needed to turn the plainest cushion into a thing of beauty is a little imagination and few craft supplies. Join us as we round up three of the best crafty cushion customising ideas … 1…. Continue reading

Wind & Willow snack bowls


A few weeks ago we blogged about our favourite dip-dyed DIY projects. Well, our love of all things paint-splashed is showing no signs of waning, and we couldn’t resist sharing these gorgeous wooden bowl sets with you. This two tone kitchenware is the handiwork of Etsy seller Wind & Willow. All of crafter Araya’s products are made… Continue reading

Reusable paper towels


Okay, this is not glamorous, but it deserves a mention because it’s such a simple but great idea. Everyone’s used to recycling their kitchen plastics and composting their leftovers, but we’d never even thought of buying reusable kitchen towels. Athena Creates‘ Bird-E Towels (or unpaper towels, as they’re affectionately known), are one way to make… Continue reading