The taxidermy mice chess set the bar high in terms of strange novelty gifts. Because, you know, it’s not every day you find stiff dead rodents wielding swords and wearing crowns. So we interviewed Rachael Garcia, the woman behind the mice, to shed more light on this bizarre piece of art. [Read our original post about this chess set here]
After a hard day’s work of writing and researching, PhD Candidate and Etsy shop owner, ’Rebecca F’, spends her down time creating bath salts. Though not just any line of bath salts. If it were up to us, we’d peg her line of bath salts as the ‘weirdest bath salts in the world’. How weird? […]
Tacky? Sure. Fun? Hell yeah. Having a pair of legs sticking out of a book has got to be one of the best — if macabre — ways we could never have thought of for a bookmark. Ukraine-based Etsy seller and ex-architect Olena Mysnyk, who is responsible for this polymer clay madness, makes these leggy […]
Nothing comes between a girl and her crafts—not even a boyfriend. Well, the boyfriend is needed to model her finished handiwork on the ever-popular Etsy site. Exposed by urlesque, this lineup of 20 sad Etsy boyfriends is quite hilarious to see.
Honestly, as cute as the idea is, I find this taxidermy piece kind of disturbing. I mean, it’s great if you really love My Little Pony. But just think about it: why do you have just the head of a pony on your wall? Did someone kill the poor thing? Oh, the strange things you […]
Those of us who grew up on classic Mario games all probably fantasize about killing evil plants, jumping on magic mushrooms, and head-butting question mark blocks. And now we can bring a bit of the Mario Land world into everyday life. Mario Question Mark Block Lamp is a beautifully crafted light fixture that’s sure delight all audiences. […]
Etsy seller lapinPetite from Prague likes making funny jewellery, which explains how she hit upon the idea of making necklaces and bracelets out of scissor-shaped polymer pieces and long beads strung on virtually invisible steel string — so it looks almost like a delicately open invitation from the wearer to either get decapitated or have […]
Okay, Etsy, we’ve found some hope in you again. California-based Bernardo, who honed his skills in electronics from spending five years in the navy, started out selling single-color light up bras but has since expanded his range to include battery-powered light up hoodies. These come in blue, white, green, red or pink, and you can […]
We know, Etsy has long been a free-for-all place where you can find the best stuff and the worst stuff. When it’s bad, it’s really, really bad — and that’s why a site like Regretsy exists (sadly, it’s no longer updated). Now we’ve just seen the worst unicorn costume ever — complete with deerskin pockets! […]
This new crochet wig fashion seem to have fallen right out of an Cabbage Patch-crazed, 80s kid’s dream. According to TODAY Moms, the yarn head coverings are going viral. And it’s not just 8 months old babies sporting them. Apparently the wigs come in adult sizes too.
These quirky little prints by Lyvia Aylward-Davies are just thing to frame or gift to your bestie. What says I love you like a cute, hand-drawn pigeon proudly proclaiming that it will shit on everything you love? Her illustrations are hilarious in a tongue-in-cheek manner. I particularly identify with her illustration about not sharing my Nutella. Because, well, […]
We love paper, we love books, we love folding stuff and Vermont-based Etsy seller Luciana Frigerio, who folds pages in paper books so they open to reveal words or symbols, makes simply splendid stuff. We have a soft spot for the book universe: that’s the one with the infinity loop carved on it.
Military-inspired medals for alternative achievements like candy mastery, camwhoring finesse or biking excellence, why not? Sure beats pinning on random run-of-the-mill stripes anytime. SUPRSCH has got a bunch of these fun handmade pins on their Etsy store.
You have to love the passion some people have on Etsy. To meticulously knit and construct a wearable facehugger shows that some people have too much time on their … face. Quite possibly the world’s best stocking filler/Halloween costume. For 2013, of course.
With Ombré fashion being all the rage right now, these tights are right on trend. BZR makes each pair to order, and these hand-dyed tights come in a wide variety of colored gradients. BZR’s stylish Ombré tights will add a little style to any outfit.