Holidays

Etsy Reveals 2022’s Must-Have Holiday Trends (Win!)

November 14, 2022

This holiday season, shoppers are prioritizing human connections more than ever, and cherishing the communities and relationships that matter most to them. Through so much change over the last few years, these relationships have weathered the storm, making them all the more important to celebrate. Which is why the gifts we give should come from someplace special—and Etsy’s community of five million independent sellers make for a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, filled with extraordinary gifts of all kinds, for all kinds. To help us capture the magic of the season, Etsy sellers are here to make this holiday extra-special and on trend. From mood-boosting hues to après ski style and so much more, our global community offers so many ways to warm your home and the hearts of everyone on your list.

Orange Wavy EarringsScreen Printed StockingDisco Ball Christmas CardsPink Wiggle Handle MugChag Sameach CardColorful Pom Pom WreathPainted Glass OrnamentCheck WrapPastel Leather Earrings

Merry & Bright

Move over, dopamine dressing: dopamine gifting is the must-have trend this season. Bright colors can have a powerfully positive effect on our psyche—and if this year’s obsession with hot pink is any indication, I’m predicting that shoppers will be going all-out with joyful, vibrant colors when it comes to the festive season. There has been a 346% increase in searches for disco ball decor*, an 86% increase in searches for vibrant wall art*, a 34% increase in searches for hot pink fashion items* and a 24% increase in searches for colorful wreaths* on Etsy. This playful and mood-boosting holiday aesthetic represents a fresh start, reminding us to celebrate in ways that bring us happiness, and to spread cheer well beyond the new year.

Toadstool OrnamentsCicada EarringsBeauty and Power Foil FloralMistletoe Wrapping PaperLuna Moth Wall ArtGreen Iridescent BowlStained Glass Cicada Wing Sun Catcher

Enchanted Forest

The desire to connect with the natural world in recent years began as a form of escapism, and continues to influence our home decor, with natural, wild and foraged-inspired foliage taking center stage in this enchanted fantasy-meets-reality forest aesthetic. On Etsy, we’ve seen a 118% increase in searches for nature-inspired home decor*, a 37% increase in searches for enchanted forest-inspired decor*, and an 18% increase in searches for luna moth items*. To make this dark, moody, and magical trend story come to life, combine rich tones like emerald green (Etsy’s Color of the Year!) and midnight blue, with festive, shimmery touches—inspired by the iridescent wings of luna moths and beetles. Pro tip: Layers of velvet and faux fur accents add an element of luxe, while dark serveware speckled with metallic flecks and trims infuses mystery and drama to your holiday tablescape.

Vintage Ski SuitSki OrnamentsMulticolored BalaclavaPuffer BagMountain CandleVintage Outdoor PrintsSki Tools Pint Glasses

Après Ski

Nothing beats the ritual of sipping, snacking and socializing mountain-side after a long day on the slopes, and the relaxed luxury of après ski style is influencing our holiday homes and closets. There has been a 183% increase in searches for knit balaclavas*, a 163% increase in searches for puffer bags*, a 16% increase in searches for retro or vintage ski jackets*, and a 13% increase in searches for ski gear* on Etsy, and the sporty chic style can be interpreted as an extension of the athleisure trend that took off during the pandemic. Much like summer’s coastal grandma craze, the appeal of this alpine aesthetic is all about the lifestyle it evokes: more than just chunky knits and sporty jackets, après ski is a feeling.

Pearl BagPearl Terrazzo TrayPearl EarringsPearl Cuff BraceletPearl Hair ClipPearl Decorative BowlsPearl Necklace

Pearlcore

While pearls have been prized in fashion for centuries for their classic and timeless beauty, the “pearlcore” trend takes this naturally occurring gemstone to a whole new level of glamour. On Etsy, there has been a 44% increase in searches for pearl shoes*, a 44% increase in searches for pearl bags or purses*, and a 31% increase in searches for pearl dangle or drop earrings*. And the fascination extends beyond jewelry and accessories—pearly, iridescent accents add an ethereal elegance to festive decor. Unsurprisingly, oyster motifs are also showing up everywhere as of late—an extension of this summer’s coastal and “crustaceancore” obsession.

Hanukkah We Love Latkes Recipe PlatterCookie JarVintage Tree Salt and Pepper ShakersHoliday GlasswareMod Flower Cookie JarVintage Enamel Mixing BowlsVintage ContainersVintage Napkin Rings

Kitchen Kitsch

Shoppers have fallen in love with all things nostalgic, and in particular, retro kitchen accessories are having a major moment: there has been an 85% increase in searches for vintage mixing bowls*, a 26% increase in searches for retro decor*, and a 14% increase in searches for vintage pyrex* on Etsy. Sustainable and stylish, vintage home pieces add a healthy dose of personality to your space. From old-school cookie jars and coffee pots to whimsically-patterned mugs, tea towels and more—Etsy is a treasure trove of retro items that will infuse a kitschy, cozy, vibe to any kitchen (these pieces also make a great gift for the baking enthusiast in your life!).

Soy CandleCrystal Incense TrayYou Are Magic PrintPrisma OrnamentAstrology OrnamentZodiac Tea TowelAura PrintTarot Card Necklace

New Age Rituals

After the turbulent last few years, a shift towards healing and introspection has come into focus, as shoppers connect with their deeper selves and tap into the power of the universe. Interest in spiritual practices and New Age rituals is on the rise, including items associated with astrology, tarot, meditation, manifestations, affirmations and moon phase tracking. On Etsy, there has been a 338% increase in searches for aura art*, a 90% increase in searches for affirmation items*, a 27% increase in searches for angel number items*, and a 16% increase in searches for tarot-inspired necklaces*.

For more holiday ideas, visit our 2022 Etsy Gift Guide. Dayna Isom Johnson, Etsy’s resident trend expert

*The year-over-year (YoY) increases were calculated by comparing search volume on Etsy from March to August 2022 to the same period in 2021.

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  1. laurel jones

    November 16th, 2022 at 9:07 am

    spending time with family and friends @elizthb

  2. Silvia D

    November 16th, 2022 at 9:18 am

    most excited to decorate, bake and enjoy making memories! @sapphireraynebow

  3. Joy D

    November 16th, 2022 at 9:21 am

    I’m most excited to make a Christmas meal in my newly renovated kitchen that is nearing completion. @joymariemd

  4. Renée M

    November 16th, 2022 at 9:23 am

    I’m looking forward to spending time with my family. I’m also a big fan of food.

  5. Renée M

    November 16th, 2022 at 9:24 am

    Oops I forgot to add my Instagram account @RenRenM83

  6. Cindy

    November 16th, 2022 at 9:43 am

    I look forward to dressing up this year in something sparkly, like a cute dress, heels, earrings and just let loose after 2 years or more!🍷🤸🏼‍♀️CindyBerg55

  7. Pirathepan Kamalanathan

    November 16th, 2022 at 9:50 am

    Spending time with Family. @kishnabe7

  8. Catrina Lyttle

    November 16th, 2022 at 10:11 am

    Most excited about being with family again this Christmas 🎄🎄
    @aliceltranty on IG 🇨🇦

  9. Wayne S

    November 16th, 2022 at 10:20 am

    I’m most excited to see my relatives from across the country!

    @guelphwayne

  10. Tammy Harrison

    November 16th, 2022 at 10:21 am

    I am excited to be able to attend our Boxing Day party- after 2 years of cancellations. @tdharrison1

  11. Anda Phelps

    November 16th, 2022 at 10:46 am

    Family potluck dinner.

    @miggsy1812

  12. Diane MacDougall

    November 16th, 2022 at 10:59 am

    Celebrating the season with friends and family @portmoodyblues

  13. Izak

    November 16th, 2022 at 11:29 am

    seeing family

  14. Lynda Larsen-Baldry

    November 16th, 2022 at 11:40 am

    Being able to get time off to spend with my family

  15. Julia D.

    November 16th, 2022 at 11:41 am

    Baking and decorating at home with family
    IG: juelzdinh

  16. So La

    November 16th, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    Being with friends and family. @farting_frog

  17. Lisa Smith

    November 16th, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    I am so excited for my kids to be on holidays, I love spending the full days with them 🙂

    lisadsmith86

  18. Lisa

    November 16th, 2022 at 12:06 pm

    Spending time with family @mama_to_oli

  19. Tiana

    November 16th, 2022 at 12:18 pm

    Making Christmas dinner @tatdewar

  20. Melanie Camirand

    November 16th, 2022 at 12:49 pm

    The visit of my older kids.
    IG : @melcami1

  21. Tammy Cox

    November 16th, 2022 at 1:36 pm

    Spending time with family. @tammy_cox28

  22. Anna

    November 16th, 2022 at 1:44 pm

    I’m most excited to spend time with family this season!
    @anna.miller117

  23. Lexi

    November 16th, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    I’m most exited for Yummy meals and spending time with my fam!

    @happy_unfiltered

  24. l p

    November 16th, 2022 at 1:58 pm

    most excited for visits with family. thanks
    @asdsafel

  25. Velma Sandry

    November 16th, 2022 at 2:10 pm

    It’s all about the kids for ne. The joy and giggles fill my heart for weeks after. @velmasandry

  26. Nick

    November 16th, 2022 at 2:19 pm

    I’m excited to see what Santa leaves in my stocking
    @amira_and_amir

  27. Danica L

    November 16th, 2022 at 2:58 pm

    Excited to bring my baby to meet his grandparents for the first time this holiday season! 😍

  28. Danica L

    November 16th, 2022 at 2:59 pm

    Excited to bring my baby to meet his grandparents for the first time this holiday season! 😍
    @nica_elle

  29. Jenna Morcom

    November 16th, 2022 at 3:15 pm

    I look forward to seeing family overseas! Haven’t seen them in a very long time.

  30. Janet M

    November 16th, 2022 at 3:31 pm

    I look forward to seeing my grandchildren’s faces. @asherares

  31. Maryanne

    November 16th, 2022 at 3:53 pm

    Spending time with family and friends!

    Solace76

  32. Lillian. Brown

    November 16th, 2022 at 3:56 pm

    I am looking forward to having family and friends visit over the holidays

  33. John C

    November 16th, 2022 at 4:21 pm

    Hearty family holiday dinners @luckyducky082018

  34. valerie Morgan

    November 16th, 2022 at 4:53 pm

    I am really looking forward to having my family over for Xmas,especially my 2 new great grandkids

  35. Tracy

    November 16th, 2022 at 6:12 pm

    I can’t wait to see my three year old Grandsons face when he sees that Santa has come.

  36. Florence Cochrane

    November 16th, 2022 at 7:13 pm

    Spending time with family @fcochrsne2019

  37. Debbie Flynn

    November 16th, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    Having family over for Christmas dinner. @missycat11

  38. Nina Perez

    November 16th, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    Christmas dinner 🍽 🎄 🍲 with family

  39. Nina Perez

    November 16th, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    Christmas dinner 🍽 🎄 🍲 with family
    @feed_me_nina

  40. Monique L.S.

    November 16th, 2022 at 8:15 pm

    I am looking forward to seeing all the Christmas lights and decorations.
    IG @minty_mo2020

  41. Amanda rowlands

    November 16th, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    All the different shapes of short break cookies @beerwithdog

  42. M Liz Beisel

    November 16th, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    I am looking forward to making gingerbread houses with my grandboys!

  43. Pnina

    November 16th, 2022 at 9:35 pm

    Looking forward to getting together with friends

    @pnina44

  44. Jacqueline

    November 17th, 2022 at 2:38 am

    Christmas at my Daughters, enjoying their home cooking in her gorgeous new kitchen!

  45. Nicole

    November 17th, 2022 at 2:59 am

    I’m excited to see my family. Also that pompom wreath is gorgeous. So cute.
    @nicolthe_pickle

  46. Shelley N

    November 17th, 2022 at 3:35 am

    I am excited about having time off from work @schnitzelbran30

  47. Chris MacDonald

    November 17th, 2022 at 3:49 am

    I am looking forward to seeing my new grandson enjoy his first Christmas! @kcrmb

  48. Zvi Vaxman

    November 17th, 2022 at 5:39 am

    seeing old friends

  49. LisaM

    November 17th, 2022 at 6:08 am

    I am super excited for my puppy’s first snow! lisamtoronto

  50. Tabby72

    November 17th, 2022 at 7:02 am

    Visiting friends and family! @tabby_1972

  51. Danny M

    November 17th, 2022 at 8:23 am

    I look forward to spending time with family and friends!
    Thanks for the opportunity.
    @maibdan

  52. Irene

    November 17th, 2022 at 12:45 pm

    Looking forward to visiting family this holiday season @ireneeichler

  53. Kristy MB

    November 17th, 2022 at 3:08 pm

    I’m looking forward to holiday get togethers

  54. Gordon Yeung

    November 17th, 2022 at 6:41 pm

    food and family. @sarc.tastic

  55. Tracy Breadman

    November 17th, 2022 at 10:45 pm

    Spending time with family
    @mittylous

  56. Rachel C.

    November 18th, 2022 at 5:57 am

    Quality time with family!

    @seafoodmwg

  57. Lisa Marshall

    November 18th, 2022 at 7:02 am

    I look forward to family gatherings & family dinners!

  58. Heather

    November 18th, 2022 at 9:55 am

    @ht_escape and looking forward to all the holiday baking!

  59. jiajie dong

    November 18th, 2022 at 10:03 am

    excited about world cup in Qatar

    @jayjayjay12331

  60. Christina F

    November 18th, 2022 at 12:41 pm

    I’m excited for giving to others, I find joy in making people smile.

  61. Christina F

    November 18th, 2022 at 12:42 pm

    I’m excited for giving to others, I find joy in making people smile. @benchmark.Faria on IG

  62. Myrna Johnson

    November 18th, 2022 at 1:47 pm

    Enjoy time with family, friends and neighbours

  63. Pam

    November 18th, 2022 at 3:47 pm

    I am looking forward to moving into a new home

  64. Catherine

    November 18th, 2022 at 4:22 pm

    I’m looking forward to Christmas baking
    @catherineamac

  65. Jill MacAulay

    November 18th, 2022 at 7:54 pm

    I’m looking forward to spending time with friends and family this holiday season – following on IG @jillmacaulay8883

  66. Shirley O

    November 18th, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    I am most excited about spending time with family over the Holiday season. @backinbloom2

  67. Caro Be

    November 19th, 2022 at 10:53 am

    Being reunited with my family @caro_be13

  68. Mary Danieli

    November 19th, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    I am excited about getting and giving some locally made Christmas cards.
    @msdanieli

  69. Alison K

    November 19th, 2022 at 10:17 pm

    I’m most excited to see my cousins for this holiday season. @soulseeker00

  70. shiwei lin

    November 20th, 2022 at 10:27 am

    most excited about the world cup

    @linshiwei7

  71. Carrie V

    November 20th, 2022 at 12:25 pm

    🎄I am most excited about watching It’s a Wonderful Life again with my best friends, after being separated from each other for past few years🎄 -@carrie_vez

  72. Heather Love

    November 20th, 2022 at 4:42 pm

    I’m excited to have my family over for Christmas Dinner.

  73. Diane

    November 20th, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    @di.rizzardo

    Festive drinks and cozy fires

  74. Anthony Smith

    November 20th, 2022 at 9:48 pm

    Spending time with family @tigerd18

  75. Rose

    November 21st, 2022 at 12:30 pm

    Family time
    Langley
    @roseaz

  76. Jeanette Jackson

    November 21st, 2022 at 2:38 pm

    I am most excited to decorate my house and yard (@lindahl2019)

  77. Dave S.

    November 21st, 2022 at 6:26 pm

    Skking with my family through the holidays. @coach_Daves9

  78. Ash

    November 21st, 2022 at 6:30 pm

    Spending time relaxing with family.
    @saffron.threads

  79. Lori

    November 21st, 2022 at 6:39 pm

    Decorating the tree and chilling with the family
    @loru23

  80. Ron C

    November 21st, 2022 at 11:58 pm

    Being with family
    @roncro63

  81. Leah

    November 22nd, 2022 at 12:04 am

    Watching It’s a Wonderful Life.

  82. Peggy D

    November 22nd, 2022 at 6:33 pm

    Being with family, binge watching Christmas movies, having i-Dance ball parties with my son, eating amazing food/treats, creating a Christmas signature cocktail, decorating the tree – so much I love!

  83. Michelle cox

    November 22nd, 2022 at 8:28 pm

    Watching my girls’ excitement on Christmas morning 🙂

    @mcox12

  84. Eileen @604girl

    November 22nd, 2022 at 8:53 pm

    Excited to get time off from work this holiday season!
    @604girl

  85. Harriet Katz

    November 22nd, 2022 at 9:01 pm

    Spending time with family and friends.

  86. Harriet Katz

    November 22nd, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    Spending time with family and friends.
    @katz1349

  87. Sherin

    November 22nd, 2022 at 11:58 pm

    Most excited about gifting 🎁

    @notrealsherin

  88. Laurie

    November 23rd, 2022 at 3:46 am

    Seeing family and friends

  89. Kareem

    November 23rd, 2022 at 10:45 am

    Spending time with my Family and Friends catching up. Cooking Dinner together, watching movies, having some Drinks and catching up where we left off.

    Happy Holidays everyone

    @kareemslick

  90. Alice S.

    November 23rd, 2022 at 11:03 am

    Our Christmas Open House with Family and friends @sass.ls

  91. Lianne

    November 23rd, 2022 at 12:59 pm

    Spending time with my nephews ♥️

    @lianne2014

  92. Tiesha Dorleans

    November 23rd, 2022 at 6:32 pm

    Spending time with my family. @SweetTD93

  93. Sarah

    November 23rd, 2022 at 6:54 pm

    Spending time with family and eating good food. @sffamilylakelife

  94. Louise Lormestoir

    November 23rd, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    Christmas dinner with my family. @bella_loulou1

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