Recently, while browsing my favorite website on the Internet—that beautiful virtual junktique mall called Etsy—I noticed something. Specifically, all these midcentury aprons announcing, “To hell with housework!”
National Coffee Day is one of the better fake food and drink holidays because businesses tend to celebrate by giving a free cup of it (usually hot, and usually the smallest size) to java-loving customers around the country. But after finishing that serving of hot, life-giving nectar, how do you spend this blessed day…
When it comes to creative desk adornments, it’s hard to think outside the rose gold box. People need something with personality, and everything Two Trees Botanicals creates has just that.
Karen Pence, wife of GOP VP pick Gov. Mike Pence and soon-to-be Second (or First) Lady of Trump Republic, Inc., is the proud founder of “That’s My Towel!” Charm, Inc. What are towel charms? I’m so glad you asked.
In the tech industry, paid leave is becoming a sought-after benefit for employees, and for employers like Spotify, Twitter, Etsy, Netflix, it’s become an explicit priority. But, as Rebecca Greenfield writes at Bloomberg, these policies are made feasible partly because the tech workforce is still mostly male.
Etsy continues its support of women by introducing a six-month paid parental leave policy for employees who’ve given birth or welcomed a new child through surrogacy or adoption. Don’t you love the tech companies that are shaming the rest of America’s businesses with stellar leave options?
The one thing you’ve never known you’ve always wanted actually exists, and is readily available on Etsy. Golden Girls-themed granny panties!
Trend alert: There are apparently a lot of people who want to dress their kids up as Cabbage Patch Kids. Coming soon to a Facebook feed near you!
Now you can get hand-poured, organic soy candles at the same place you lazily order toilet paper with two-day shipping and marathon episodes of Transparent. Online retail giant Amazon is entering the world of indie goods with a new subdivision called Handmade.
Pharrell sang his hook 15 years ago on the chorus of Jay Z’s “I Just Wanna Love You”: I’m a hustler, baby, I just want you to know, it ain’t where I’ve been, but where I’m about to go.
Etsy—the home of hobo bindles and other wonderful craft treasures—is primarily made up of female vendors, according to new stats. Of all the sellers on the site, 86 percent are women.
If you’re looking for a handcrafted love spell or someone to put a curse on your archenemy, you’ll no longer be able to scour Etsy for your magickal needs.
You know what they say about fashion in 2015: everybody wants to look like a motherfucking hobo. So here’s a tremendous bargain from the Etsy shop BagsOnSticks, a “real hobo bindle” that’s also a model of simplicity and customization; aspiring Etsy hoboes have five different fabrics to choose from for the bag and two…
Collecting dolls is intense enough. Collecting HAUNTED dolls? That's really graduate-level eccentricity. And yet, if that appeals, the Internet is ready and waiting to facilitate your interest.
Taylor Swift, inc. is nowhere near done with the trademark drama: BuzzFeed reports that a number of Etsy stores selling products featuring Taylor Swift lyrics have been served with cease-and-desist letters. We're all extremely disappointed that the maker of this doll was not included in the roundup.
We are just a week away from the release of the Fifty Shades of Grey film and I really think we all need to take a solid two minutes to remind ourselves that Christian Grey is not, in fact, a real man.
Beyoncé, supporter of marriage, is not cool with these fake Etsy engagement mugs with her almost-name on it. Nice try.
But this being the world we live in, you can buy such a thing if you are the kind of person who thinks this is an edgy fashion statement to make.
Hey, all you origami lovers out there: go back to folding paper, and then folding it again, because I have here a grave offense to your craft.