Just leave a comment sharing which Etsy treasure you'd like to find under your tree to be automatically entered.
or, "How to dress like a total weirdo."
There are shit weeks with no sales at all. Then, you wake up and check your phone to see that some saint in the West Village ordered five gowns last night and paid your entire rent for the month.

Dec 31, 2012 at 3:00pm | 142 comments

home decor
I've figured out some inexpensive yet fancy ways to personalize your homestead.
If I were going to dress up this year, I'd pick one of these.
The Internet is coming for you. PLUS: Which one of you vixens has sold their underwear online to complete strangers? I COMMAND YOU TO BE HONEST.
Other items that perk me up include ice coffee the size of my head, and all of the cookies that there are.
Etsy's own policies state that they don't allow items that promote racially motivated hatred. So what's going on here?

Oct 16, 2012 at 2:30pm | 97 comments

It was fun receiving a new package in the mail and exploring different blends I’d never risk a full hundo on.
It's the one accessory I always have on me, not to mention the only one earning its keep. (Necklaces are so lazy, am I right?)
leather jackets
Mine only cost $20 (shhhh), but I style it like nobody's business!
I'm cuckoo for this indie brand's solid perfume and truly unique custom blends.

Feb 27, 2012 at 9:00am | 76 comments

nail polish
Nothing against drugstore polishes, but I've discovered some gems online made by regular folks moonlighting as nail polish creators. I love the Internet!
YOLO, everyone dies, live each day like it’s your last, whichever one of those helps you justify your Etsy purchases.

Aug 30, 2012 at 11:30am | 57 comments

Some scarves, some DIY, and some personal information about my sexytime preferences.

Dec 18, 2012 at 4:00pm | 55 comments

So let’s talk about conquering the world of Etsy and getting you that vintage wardrobe of your cool friend’s dreams
bing bang
I'm starting to hoard teeny-tiny, simply-designed (and sometimes skull-adorned) jewelry and I CAN'T GET ENOUGH.
When people bring up how I was an "Etsy celebrity,” I don’t think of all the appliqued T-shirts and hand knit accessories; I think of blood and booze and speed and depression.
It's less of a compulsive thing than a reverent one. I consider myself a curator of Gucci.
adventures in overconfidence
Despite the fact that I lack some of the necessary skills needed to make stuff by the book -- specifically reading comprehension, patience, and respect for authority -- I'm forever diving head first into a DIY project.