Posts tagged "etsy"

18 WTF Celeb Tributes For Sale On Etsy

There’s a lot of beautiful weirdos out there. And a lot of them sell crap on Etsy. Specifically, we’re talking about the strange amalgam of celebrity-oriented craftery that’s available on Etsy. Need an R. Kelly prayer candle? Yeah, we’ve got one. A wine glass etched with the glorious visage of Julia Roberts? Of course you…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 8, 2013

Etsy Spotlight: Stunning Space Jewelry

I recently bought myself a Rosette Nebula necklace from an Etsy artist, because my middle name is rose and I love space photography. It’s even more beautiful in person, and I’ve been getting so many compliments on it I thought, “Damn, everyone should have a cool piece of space jewelry!” Want to get in on the interstellar…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 17, 2012

10 Ridiculously Ugly Christmas Sweaters To Spread The Holiday Cheer

Ho, ho, ho! Merry Ugly Christmas Sweater Season, everyone! We scoured eBay and Etsy to track down 10 of this year’s ugliest offerings, and boy did the ugly sweater gods deliver. Click through to check out the embroidered, light-up, glue-gunned, glittered, puff-painted festive monstrosities!

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 12, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Country Home Style

Around this time every year I start wishing that my Portland apartment was a quaint, cozy cottage out in the middle of nowhere. My fantasy country home would have a big fireplace, a pie in the oven at all times, and all those charming little details that make country living feel special (Plaid blankets! Vintage…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 27, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 11 Artsy Movie Posters

Once you move out of your college dorm room, it’s generally frowned upon to plaster your walls with crinkled “Animal House” posters. You can get around the stigma by putting your movie posters in ornate frames (which is what I did with my beloved “Spice World” poster) or you can show your love for your…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 23, 2012

I Pity The Fool Who Doesn’t Brew Their Tea In This Teapot

My little tea time routine involves brewing some vanilla chai, putting on some chill music, eating a square (or three) of dark chocolate, and flipping through a fashion magazine. It’s totally relaxing, but you know what’s missing? Mr. T glaring at me from the side of my teapot. Yep, that would really take the whole…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 9, 2012

15 WTF Period Products

Ahoy matey! It’s that time of the month. Why not celebrate it by putting this hunky pirate cloth pad in your undies and letting him guard your hidden treasure? Or not.  Believe it or not, there’s more swashbuckling menstruation products sailing the crimson seas of Etsy. Click on through to see more WTF period product…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 21, 2012

Who Knew An Etch A Sketch Could Be So … Erotic?

This is a “Playtime Belt Buckle” that’s currently for sale on Etsy. It is composed of a totally functional Etch A Sketch, and I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve never been so keenly aware of the erotic qualities of those little nobs before. Damn. [The Daily What]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 29, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Marvelous Mousepads To Decorate Your Desk

I had such a case of the Mondays this week and accidentally spilled coffee all over my mousepad. My search for a replacement brought me to Etsy, where I found tons of cute, unique options that would add a hearty dose of style and personality to any desk. Ready to give your mouse a smooth…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 17, 2012

Wear Your Annoying Feminism Around Your Neck!

Sick of having the same-old-same-old convo with your misogynist friends and neighbors? Tired of always having to explain to your nearest and dearest how your annoying feminism is an inflexible, static part of your political worldview? Then maybe you need to cut to the chase and get one of these “Feminist Killjoy” necklaces. Made by…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 15, 2012

Just NO: An Adorable Edible Baby

I am impressed by the talent of this cake topper artist who crafted such a tiny, adorable baby face with perfect features. I also think that the person who actually eats the edible fondant baby at the baby shower should be reported to Child Protective Services. Munch, munch, munch. [Etsy]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 10, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Beautiful Bridal Hair Accessories For $50 Or Less

It’s that time of year again: wedding season. If you’re a bride looking for the perfect hair accessory to top off your look, you probably know how many options are out there, and how many stores seem to think that the using the word “bridal” in a product description allows them to charge $300 for…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 26, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Irreverent Embroidery

The #1 most embroidered phrase in history is probably “Home Sweet Home,” closely followed by “Bless This House” and “Live, Laugh, Love.” Those saccharine sentiments are nice and all, but we prefer our embroidery to have a little bit more edge, which is where Etsy comes in. Click through to check out 8 examples of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 24, 2012

A “Clueless”-Inspired Candle

I’ve seen many Virgin Mary candles in my day, but this is definitely the first Virgin Who Can’t Drive candle I’ve ever come across, and everything about it–from the “Clueless” quote to Brittany Murphy’s incredulous expression, is amazing. The perfect gift for anyone who worships at the altar of ’90s movies. [$12, The Mall]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 6, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Geometric Jewelry

Geometry was my favorite math class in high school, and now it’s become one of my favorite jewelry trends. I love the clean lines and nerdy vibes. Click through to check out 10 beautiful bracelets, earrings, rings, and necklaces inspired by geometric shapes, all handmade by Etsy artisans…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 24, 2012

Do Not Want: A Necklace With Gum Appeal

Etsy is a great place for allowing artistes to express their creativity. It’s also a place where weirdness goes to die. Take, for instance, this bizarro felt and fake leather necklace from Etsy seller the Triangle of Bears, which is made to resemble a mouth full of teeth and gums. Sure, you’d want to wear…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 24, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Bright, Bold Earrings

Earrings are a great accessory to play with during the summer because they look incredible with warm weather hairstyles like updos and ponytails. Bright, bold earrings not only add interest to an outfit, they highlight your neck and collarbone. So pretty. If you’re in the market for some new earrings, check out these 10 fabulou…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 16, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Quirky Handmade Signs From Oh Dier

Oh Dier is an Etsy shop run by an adorable husband and wife team from St. Paul, Minnesota. They create handmade acrylic and wood signs with a fun, cheeky aesthetic–they have a “You’re killin’ me, Smalls!” sign, you guys. Click through for a few of our favorite pieces guaranteed to add some character to your…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 14, 2012

Who Knew Vintage Monsters Could Be So Sexy?

Do you ever look at your lacy lingerie and think, “You know what this is missing? A picture of the Wolf Man.”? If so, you definitely need to check out this vintage monster print garter belt from Etsy seller Voluscious. It’s got all the big names in old school horror, including Dracula about to claim…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 13, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Pieces From Dronning Vintage

If you’re looking for fabulous vintage clothing, look no further than Dronning Vintage, a well-edited Etsy shop packed full of gorgeous feminine pieces like 50s party dresses and polka dot skirts. Click through to check out 10 of our favorite finds…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 7, 2012
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