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Known for her breezy, California aesthetic, Sarah Sherman Samuel is perhaps best known for designing Mandy Moore’s L.A. home, which the actress documented extensively on Instagram. For Samuel’s own home in Michigan, where she spends her time when not in Venice, she partnered with Etsy to source the final pieces for her guest room. “This house is about an hour away from where I grew up,” Samuel says. “After we had our second child, our apartment in L.A. was feeling cramped. We needed a calm place to spread out.”

The guest room had been in flux—serving as

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Etsy has long been a top destination to shop for unique, handmade decor, but it’s easy to get lost in the pages and pages of clickable products. So we wanted to take this moment to showcase the work of some of our favorite Black artists.

From African-inspired textiles to handcrafted farmhouse furniture, we’re pretty sure this list has something for everyone. Without further ado, here are six amazing Black-owned Etsy shops you can support during your next decor binge.

1. Macrame magic

Pink Lady wall hanging


Macrame has been making a comeback in home decor for quite some time

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Pasadena Antique Center 

“I love poking around the different vendors at the Pasadena Antique Center and then going down the block to check out TL Gurley and across the street to Revival. I especially love their early California furniture.” —Frances Merrill

480 S. Fair Oaks Ave.

Pop Up Home 

“I’m obsessed with finding soulful pieces for our projects and Pop Up Home is a place I’ll always find something. From vintage rugs and ceramics to Gio Ponti mirrors and Vladimir Kagan sectionals, they’re a guaranteed hit.” —Adair Curtis

927 N. Sycamore Ave.

Pop Up Home

Photo: Ace
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