Despite her alleged credit problems, Courtney Love has discovered a new way to rip retailers off: Etsy. Her favorite purchases on the online marketplace include a $450 vintage Hungarian wedding dress, assorted crystals, and a $58,000 George Harvey original painting. But surprise! She doesn’t pay vendors on time. Courtney recently posted a rather articulate (and misspelled) note on the site detailing the reasons behind her delinquent payments… Keep reading »
I live in constant fear that one day I will open a kitchen drawer or a hall closet and every pencil, pen, and bobby pin I’ve ever lost will come tumbling out and I will die, because you guys, I lose a staggering number of writing utensils and bobby pins every day. For example, yesterday I very mindfully placed three new pens and five bobby pins in my purse. Today there are none. While I can’t say for sure that keeping a zippered pencil pouch in my purse would help remedy this problem, at the very least it would be cute.
Take a break from taking a break from all your important projects with this comfy pillow. Those deadlines can wait. There are naps to be taken! [$32, Yellow Bug Boutique] Keep reading »
Send a friendly reminder to the people in your world that grammar exists to be taken advantage of. You may even feel superior after sending. [$4.50, Etsy] Keep reading »
My friend Molly has recently become obsessed with miniature pigs. She dreams of having a miniature pet pig named Penelope and walking it around town on a little pig leash. And can you blame her, really? I mean, look at this. Speaking of miniature pigs, check out this adorable vintage brooch. Pin it on a black tuxedo jacket as a quirky accent piece. Or just name it Penelope and keep it in your pocket for good luck. [$11, Etsy] Keep reading »
Spats! Shoe accessories of a bygone era. Or so you thought. These gorgeous art deco-inspired spats will amp up your boring shoe game with style. And because they’re so versatile, they can work with practically any shoe you’ve got in your closet. Why did these things go out of fashion again? [$58, Etsy] Keep reading »
Our friends over at Urlesque compiled a list of some of the saddest guys on Etsy. You know, the guys who were forced to don really stupid hats or clothing items for their wives’ or girlfriends’ Etsy stores. The worst offender? This guy, who is sporting a strange one-armed sweater contraption, and tights! Sorry, guy, you are probably a really nice boyfriend, but a really terrible model. [Regretsy] Keep reading »
This greeting card belongs on Regretsy, not Etsy: it says “Congratulations, you got bad touched!” and is advertised by the Etsy seller “youstupidbitch” as “Get creeped on, get raped? Know someone that has? Then this card is for them.” It depicts a naked woman sitting next to a shower drain with her hands on her head, possibly in distress. And it’s only $2.50 each! I’m assuming this card was uploaded by the seller and will likely get yanked down by the sensitive, liberal-minded folks over at Etsy as soon as they become aware of it. (But considering the seller also offers a wedding-themed greeting card that says, “Congratulations! She’ll make a great starter wife,” the seller might not just be screwing around.) You can see a full screengrab of the Etsy.com page after the jump. Keep reading »
Gardening is cyclical, so when fashion mirrors nature, shouldn’t it too follow in a cycle? That’s the theme behind this awesome Etsy find—a rosette necklace made from recycled T-shirts by CreativityIsMessy. Best of all, it’s made to order, so choose your rose color (lavender, pink, and charcoal are some nice options) and then select a hue for the ribbon. Here’s the kind of piece we’d totally be into DIY-ing ourselves if we had the time … but since the price is pretty affordable at $28, we’d probably let someone else do the job (a way better one at that).
The butterfly has really gotten a bad rap when it comes to the fashion choices it inspires. Most often it’s relegated to tramp stamps and plastic tween jewelry, but why? It’s a beautiful creature with magnificent colors and I think we should embrace the more mature side of butterfly style. After the jump, a selection of gorgeous butterfly accessories appropriate for those of us who have already gone through puberty. [Monarch Hair Clips, $10, Which Goose Etsy Shop] Keep reading »