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


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Etsomnia™ 101: Why? Because Etsy

"Hair ball by famous artist."

This listing is called “Hair ball by famous artist.” I think maybe they should define “famous,” and, for that matter, “artist.”

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 58: Happy Anniversary?

Lost in translation anniversary card. By TinyBeeCards

Lost-in-translation doge meme anniversary card. By TinyBeeCards

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 57: Gimme Some Skin

Ruched metallic leather. . . something. It wouldn't be so bad if it weren't for the giant flower. And the fact that it needs to be plugged in at night. By ShowDiva

Ruched metallic leather. . . something. It wouldn’t be so bad if it weren’t for the giant flower. And the fact that it needs to be plugged in at night.

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 50*: Toys R Us

This mole mask is listed as a kid's birthday favor. What kid wants a mole-themed birthday party? By fAverittecreations

This mole mask is listed as a kid’s birthday favor. What kid wants a mole-themed birthday party? And why is it being modeled by a grown man? Creepy much?

*In honor of the 50th issue of Etsomnia™, I’ve decided to do away with the stupid Roman numerals.

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 XLIX: Death by Bedazzling

Glitter!

Translation: OMG! Glitter!

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 XLVIII: Animal Crackers

What's more sexy than a naked mole rat costume? How about a naked mole rat in a box? By MissNessaMonster

What’s more sexy than a naked mole rat costume? How about a naked mole rat in a box?

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 XLV: Pure Jean-ius

You’ve probably been wondering what it would look like to cut out all the most unflattering parts of a pair of jeans and plaster them onto a suit. Well, my friends, the wait is over! By BURBOKture

You’ve probably been wondering what it would look like to cut out all the most unflattering parts of a pair of jeans and plaster them onto a suit. Well, my friends, the wait is over! 

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 XLIV: Etsom-nom-nomnia

For just $45, you can have your family members depicted as pigs, or donkeys, or whatever those other things are. By HeavenlyBakedGoods

For just $45, you can get a “Happy Birthday Ugly” cake and have your family members depicted as pigs, or donkeys, or whatever those other things are.

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 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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Etsomnia™ Volume XXXVIII: Bathing . . . Beauties?

bath 0 ComicWomenEt·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 XXXVII: It’s In the Bag

Dear Etsy, You complete me. Love, Donna. By MariaAgafos

Oh, Etsy, how I love thee!

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 XXX: Sexy Time

Sexy psychedelic romper. The model is sitting like she's trying to sneak one out. Sold by NeonThreadsDesigns

It’s hard to think of this psychedelic romper as sexy when the model is sitting like she’s trying to sneak one out. It’s also hard to think of it as sexy because it’s stupid and makes her look like a giant toddler.

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.)

Warning: NSFWOCOMR*

*Not Safe For Work or Children or My Relatives

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Etsomnia™ Volume XXVI: Individual Results May Vary

Oh, no! You're all dressed for your wedding but you just realized your bladder is full? What to do? Have no fear. WeddingWeeWee to the rescue!

Oh, no! You’re all dressed for your wedding but you just realized your bladder is full! What to do? Have no fear. Etsy to the rescue!

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.)

Has this ever happened to you?

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