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What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?


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Etsomnia™ Volume XLIII: Not the Brightest Bulbs

When it comes to lamps (and most other things), cherubs are almost always a bad idea. Sold by Bleuets

When it comes to lamps (and everything else), cherubs are almost always a bad idea. Even the dog looks disgusted.

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)

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Etsomnia™ XLII: WTF Again

Way to keep it weird, Etsy. By Aldetha

A search for taxidermy on Etsy always turns up some odd items, but I was completely unprepared for whatever this is. (If anyone can tell me the actor it reminds me of, I would be very grateful. It’s driving me crazy!)

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered in one’s sleep. (True story.)

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Mid-Century Marvelous

Guess what? The artist responsible for today’s beautiful thing is not only talented, but generous, too! Jan has offered up two free A3 (11×14″) prints of your choosing to one lucky winner! Here are the rules:

1. Click on the Handz Etsy store.
2. Browse the beautiful artwork.
3. List your two favorites in the comments on this post.

I will put the names of the “contestants” into a hat, and pick the lucky winner!

Thanks, Jan!

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©Jan Skácelík ©Jan Skácelík

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Etsomnia™ Volume XLI: Ermahgerd! Prerm!*

*Translation: Oh My God, Prom!

Me and my headless date, 1979. (Mom was always cutting the heads off my prom dates.)

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)

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