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Etsy Spotlight: 10 Pretty Pots And Planters

You wouldn’t be able to tell by the weather, but it is officially spring! For me, the new season means filling my house with fresh flowers and potted plants to celebrate the end of dull, dead winter. If you’re looking for a pot or planter to house your spring blooms, look no further than Etsy, which has a ton of awesome handmade and vintage options. Click through to check out 10 of my favorites for every style and budget…

An Etsy Gem: Crying Kim Kardashian iPhone Case

Kardashian Body Fluids
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Naked Mag Cover
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Kanye and Kim are naked on the cover of a magazine, just as we'd suspect. Read More »
All Hail Lord Disick
Complete with a vanity cane. Read More »

I still don’t know why Kim Kardashian is famous, but I’m sure as hell glad she is. Without her, we’d lack someone to carry Kanye’s baby or a reason to care about Lord Scott Disick. But just in case your life, like mine, does not have Kim everywhere, you need a completely ridiculous iPhone case of “crying Kim.” They’re from Etsy.com, of course.  I have no words. It sums up everything we feel about Kim: love her enough to put her on a phone, but not without a hint of spite in the form of an awkward crying photo. [Etsy.com]

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Fabulous Flower Necklaces

I saw a little cluster of purple tulips starting to grow next to the sidewalk the other day and I almost started crying. Spring is officially on the way!  Get a jump start on the season by adding a pretty floral necklace to your jewelry box. Whether you love roses, peonies, pansies, poppies, or lotuses, Etsy has the perfect piece of jewelry for you. Click through to check out 10 fabulous floral necklaces, starting at just eight bucks!

I Need An 0.8 Inch Micro Crochet Mohair Panda

Baby Panda Checkup
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Watch Xiao Liwu the baby panda get her checkup. Read More »
Science Explains Cute
Xiao Liwu panda
We like cute animals because they remind us of human babies. Read More »
Panda Belly Rub
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Watch this baby panda get a bully rub at the San Diego Zoo. Read More »

My big sister Allison egregiously aids and abets my panda obsession. She is the one responsible for almost all my panda crap, most of which sits on the bookshelf above my desk at work: panda mug, panda PEZ dispenser, panda eraser, twin panda Christmas ornaments, a panda figurine, and a panda T-shirt. Now, I have a new panda knickknack I covet: a micro crochet mohair panda. You read that right! This made-to-order panda cutie measures in at 0.8 inches, making him smaller than the pad of your finger. What the shit do I need a micro crochet mohair panda for? Especially one retailing for a cool $78? Who the fuck cares! Allison, my birthday is coming up. [Etsy]

Must Haves: 12 Pieces Of Victorian Mourning Jewelry

Okay, so Victorian mourning jewelry isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. But some of it is prettttty cool. The Victorians were totally obsessed with death. Take Queen Victoria. After her hubby died, she wore black for the rest of her life, and slept with a cast of her husband’s arm. Yeah, not weird at all. Victorians commemorated their passed love ones in a variety of ways — through mourning photography (of you and your recently dead person!) and special mourning jewelry. The style of jewelry was created in part because Victorians thought it was uncouth to wear flashy jewels when you were in mourning, so much of the jewelry is simple and elegant, and made of unusual materials like celluloid and vulcanite. Sometimes, Victorians would snip lockets of their loved ones’ hair and incorporate it into the piece–which makes mourning jewelry the perfect accessory for watching “Beetlejuice” and listening to Smiths records.

Because of its unusual materials, mourning jewelry makes a definite statement. Check out 12 gorgeous pieces after the jump!

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10 Etsy Models Who Are Sad About Valentine’s Day

We have mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day ourselves.  We are probably going to force the cat to snuggle with us and watch all the “Chelsea Lately” episodes in the TiVo queue over Mexican takeout. But some women, somewhere, haven’t given up yet. Some women, somewhere, are dry cleaning their red dress, getting their nails done, and picking out the perfect box of chocolates for this special day.

Those women are not these Etsy models.

V-Day GIFS
We have so many emotions on Valentine's Day. Read More »

Etsy Spotlight: Irreverent Valentine’s Day Cards

Do you loathe all the sappy sweetness surrounding Valentine’s Day, but still want to show your honey some love? If raunchy, sarcastic, and random is more your style, Etsy has got you covered. Click through to check out 10 of our favorite irreverent Valentine’s Day cards (beware: heart-shaped dog poop and profanity ahead!)…

Home Inspiration: 12 Wonderful Wall Clocks

You know what time it is! Okay, maybe you don’t. But that’s because you don’t have a handy wall clock in your apartment. But we’re going to help you change all that — with 12 decorative, stylish and on-point clocks that will help you keep on schedule and help beautify your living space. Click through after the jump!

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DIY: Framed Vases
A cute and clever way to show off spring stems. Read More »
Home Inspiration: Vases
Keep your flower game looking good with these cute vases. Read More »

Must Haves: 12 Paper Day Planners For 2013

It’s the new year, so that means it’s time to get your life in order. Really! And we think you can do it with the help of a planner. Whether you write things down in an online calendar, or go more old school, having a daily planner will ensure you never miss another important date — or dentist appointment — again. Keep reading »

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 do. All that and more can be found by wading through the thick muck of Etsy sellers.

"Star Trek" Fanfic
Amelia wrote a "Star Trek: The Next Generation" novel when she was 12. Read More »
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