Cancer Took My Eye But Gave Me My Confidence

Toni Crews | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Crews

I was shocked by how deep the hole was and I worried about how others would react. I needed to find a way to pick my own confidence up enough so I could do the school run without fear of embarrassing myself or my kids. I also didn't want to miss out on such an important part of parenting and I couldn't stay hiding behind closed doors forever.

This Slice Of Pizza Is A Pampering Miracle

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Style

When two great things come together they make: a pizza bath bomb. A California-based bath bomb shop on Etsy, has created a bath bomb that looks (and ...

These Vagina Necklaces Are So Popular They Broke An Etsy Seller's Shop

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Style

A jewellery designer has been forced to temporarily close her Etsy store after demand for her vagina necklaces became out of control Emily Fitzgerald,...

Buying An Engagement Ring Online: Everything You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Style

Telling people you bought your engagement ring online may not have the same romantic spin as telling them you spent hours and hours in the shops, but ...

Why Etsy's Entrepreneurs Are The Exact Opposite Of 'White Men Who Want To Be Mark Zuckerberg'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK

In partnership with Claremont’s Purpose In Practice series, Better Business talks to leaders from brands including Lego, Etsy and The New York Times...

19 Cookie Cutters That Are Doomed To Fail

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Ah, cookie cutters. A way of making boring old biscuits a bit more interesting. There's nothing wrong with that, except with these cookie cutters. ...

Glitter Pills Are DEFINITELY NOT Meant To Make Your Poo Sparkly

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An innocent looking page on an innocent looking website is selling an innocent looking product called glitter pills. Glitter. In pill form. Wha...

You Can Now Buy Celebrity Souls On Etsy

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Tech

The online marketplace Etsy is usually a repository for homemade teapot cosies, Lego jewellery and 3D-printed toe rings. This… is a little bit di...

Playing on the World's Stage

Rosy Greenlees | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rosy Greenlees

At the Crafts Council we believe that it's absolutely vital that we not only have a strong relationship with the craft organisations of other nations but that we also make sure we're exporting the products, skills and ideas of the best of the UK's makers to new places, opening up new opportunities and showing the world quite how good we are at making things.

So Hipsters Are Now Wearing 3D Printed Plant Pots (With Flowers Inside)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

What happens when hipsters get hold of 3D printers? Obviously they start wearing jewellery with live plants growing inside. A new seller on the...

LOOK: If Your Tortoise Doesn't Have One Of These It Will Probably Be Bullied

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

For millennia tortoises have got away with being basically the only pet that can’t be anthropomorphised with clothes. Until now. Thanks to K...

LOOK: Fail Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Comedy

Can you spot the presumably-not-deliberate mistake? Yes, nothing says 'RIP Lou Reed' like a picture of Iggy Pop. If you want to buy this T-...

Improve Your Life With This Charming Michael Gove Voodoo Pincushion

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

This charming Michael Gove voodoo pincushion is guaranteed to jazz up the layer of pointless crap already clogging up your life. The hand-knitted ...

'Dual Beer Glass' Allows You To Drink Two Ales At Once

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Tech

Most inventions these days tend to be pretty hard to grasp in technical terms. But then occasionally something simple, physical and frankly genius com...

PICS: The Smiths Albums Reimagined As Vintage Books

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Here at HuffPost UK Comedy, we love nothing more than witty photographs (except for cat videos, possibly). So imagine our delight when we found th...

The Next Big Thing? - Upcycling Shakes Up Its Image

Alex Perry | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK
Alex Perry

'The Next Big Thing?' is a series of blogs that will focus on small businesses and startup brands in the U.K. Whether they are quirky, practical, pion...