My OBT

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


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Etsomnia™ 220: Getting Separated

I made something like this once using one of my mother’s slips and a headband. Even at the age of 4, I knew it was bad.

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™ 181: The OOAK Wedding Issue

OOAK wedding cuff. Sometimes, Etsy can render even me speechless.

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 88: The White Album

I am really intrigued by the fake mustaches marching across the chest. By WomenSStyleS

As bad as it all is, I am most intrigued by the fake mustaches marching across the chest. 

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 52: Always a Bridesmaid

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“Celebrity style” bridesmaid gown from the eighties. I assume they are talking about the worst-dressed list. 

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 XXXIII: Put a Ring on It

You know some asshole is going to use this to propose to his girl. THIS DOES NOT COUNT AS A TWO CARAT RING!!! By BlueberryHeadShop, who should be ashamed of themselves.

You know some bone-head is going to use this to propose to his girl. A proposal is no time to make a bad joke, and THIS DOES NOT COUNT AS A TWO CARAT RING!!! 

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.)

DEAR PORN HUNTERS: Don’t let the “XXX” in the title fool you. Unless you are planning on proposing to some lucky* girl, you have come to the wrong place. Sorry for the confusion. Happy hunting!
*individual results may vary

-The Management

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Etsomnia™ Volume XV: The Wedding Issue!

Enjoy your special day! Voluminous silk dress on sulky model by KamogelBeadDesigns

Enjoy your special day! Gratuitously voluminous silk dress on gratuitously sulky model. 

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.

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Etsomnia™ Volume X: Project No Way

Welcome to Cracker Barrel. May I take your order? Vintage Oscar de la Renta ensemble sold by the surprisingly self aware FabulousMessVintage

Welcome to Cracker Barrel. May I take your order? Vintage Oscar de la Renta ensemble which I consider proof positive that Oscar dabbled in some pretty hardcore illegal substances back in the day. Sold by the surprisingly self aware FabulousMessVintage

I need a frock. Let the hilarity ensue.

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.

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