Etsom·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.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week.
“Cute” is one of those words that gets wildly overused, especially by the creators of handmade goods. Etsy, of course, is lousy with the stuff. I thought today, I’d take a look at some of the less-deserving items makers have characterized as cute, and, for contrast, a few items I think are certainly entitled to the claim.
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