My OBT

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


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Etsomnia™ 276: Mad Hatters

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.

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Etsomnia™ 160: Bundle Up

Frostbite is looking pretty good right now

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.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week. Continue reading


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Etsomnia™ 135: Fascination

Not sure about the design, but the model is really selling the message.

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.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week. Continue reading


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Etsomnia™ Volume 72: Cold Comfort

This is listed as a catsuit. Somebody needs to put that cat on a diet. By Strickolino (And I assume the garbage bag backdrop means kitty's not housebroken)

They call this a catsuit. If that’s so, I assume it’s this cat they’re thinking of. (And I imagine the garbage bag backdrop means kitty’s not housebroken)

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™ Volume XXXIX: Derby Day

Perhaps the biggest fascinator in the history of fascination. By BWerson74

Perhaps the largest fascinator in the history of fascination. By my hero BWerson74, who offers many fabulous / crazy hat choices

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™ Volume XVI: Dog Daze

Airstream dog house by Jumahl

You may recall this doghouse from the Wee Edition of Etsomnia™. It got me thinking. By Jumahl

 

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“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”
― Groucho Marx

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Etsomnia™ Volume XV: Hat-Shit Crazy

For all of you ecologically-conscious pimps out there, here’s a green faux fur creation. (To be fair, most of this maker’s hats are lovely. Just not this one.)

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.

“A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat.”  – P.J. O’Rourke

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