My OBT

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


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Etsomnia™ 274: Sandal Season

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™ 259: Slipping Up

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 a week.

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Etsomnia™ 166: Getting the Boot

At first, I thought the $400+ price tag ridiculous. But since healthcare may not cover birth control, and these would most certainly prevent pregnancy, maybe $400 isn’t so 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 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™ 112: Lunatic Fringe

This poor soul can't even figure out how to work fringe. On the other hand, he also couldn't remember pants, so maybe he's just not that bright.

This poor soul can’t even figure out how to work his stupid shirt. On the other hand, he also couldn’t remember pants, so maybe there’s a pattern emerging.

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.

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Etsomnia™ Volume 56: Shoe Envy

Oh, Etsy, you complete me. By BohdiBohemian

Oh, Etsy, you complete me. 

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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Shoes With a Sense of Humor

©Kobi Levi

Bicycle ©Kobi Levi

Israeli shoe designer Kobi Levi has been obsessed with shoes since high school. We have that in common, but in my case, it has just resulted in credit card bills and closets stuffed with shoes. Mr. Levi turned his interest into something much more intriguing.

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Etsomnia™ Volume XXII: A Leg to Stand On

Unless you're married to a copy, I don't recommend wearing these on a date. I bought three pairs. By Komawo

Unless you’re married to a cop, I don’t recommend wearing these on a date. (I bought three pairs.) By Komawo

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.)

I decided that Etsy critique didn’t feel right on Christmas day, so Etsomnia day is coming a little early this week!
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