Someone Incorrectly Labeled This Rocket Ship Bed As a Kids' Item

We all make mistakes, and we can only assume that Etsy-seller FableBedworks was in a rush when they posted this phenomenal transforming rocket ship murphy bed on their online store. Why else would they mistakenly refer to it as a "childrens bed" when there are certainly more than enough adults who would love a… » 3/17/15 3:23pm 3/17/15 3:23pm

Even James Bond Would Carry These Detailed Elastic Band Guns

The human hand serves as a perfectly usable tool for firing elastic bands, but sniping your co-workers is just far more satisfying when you've got a trigger to squeeze. And because everything is better when it's made of wood, these gorgeous toy guns from ElasticPrecision are hands-down the best way to unleash a fury… » 2/06/15 11:43am 2/06/15 11:43am

Who Would Ever Want To Dirty These Custom Adventure Time Hand Towels?

Etsy seller SeamsGeeky has created a couple of amazingly adorable hand towels that Adventure Time fans will be more than proud to hang in their bathrooms. But after spending $13 on either the BMO, Finn, or Jake versions, who would ever want to dry their hands on them and risk sullying these wonderful creations? [Etsy] » 1/06/15 3:05pm 1/06/15 3:05pm

Now Etsy Has a Card Reader Too

Etsy just released a card reader. It works just like all of the other card readers out there, except it's orange and only works with Etsy purchases. It is also sort of a brilliant thing for Etsy to do. » 10/23/14 11:17am 10/23/14 11:17am

A Specimen Box Full of Tiny Paper Airplanes Instead of Bugs

It's hard to understand the appeal of displaying the corpses of dead insects and other small creatures on pins in a specimen box, but tiny paper airplane versions of famous aircraft? That deserves to hang in the Louvre, or your home office as a second best scenario. » 9/26/14 2:47pm 9/26/14 2:47pm

This Lego Mario Brothers Lamp is the Geekiest Way to Spend $2,200

Let's say that you've got a spare two grand stuffed in a shoebox under your bed, and you want to put it towards something really useful. No, not paying off a credit card bill, or getting your car serviced — you want to blow that on a Mario Bros lamp made out of Lego. » 9/23/14 10:30pm 9/23/14 10:30pm

Your Entire Family Can Waste Away the Summer On This Mega Hammock

There'll never be another fight over who gets to lay in the hammock with this monstrosity strung up in your backyard. The Mega Hammock requires you to find at least four nearby trees (or cranes) for hanging, but when it's up it looks like it can easily support a group of at least ten loungers—plus a toddler or two.… » 7/14/14 4:09pm 7/14/14 4:09pm

A Lamp That Looks Exactly Like Sneakers Tossed Over Power Lines

If you're on the hunt for a truly unique lamp to accessorize your living room, Etsy is a far better place to start than Ikea. Because that's the only place you'll be able to buy this illuminating creation from Ricochet Studio that looks like a pair of shoes tossed over a power line. » 7/02/14 11:00am 7/02/14 11:00am

You'll Be Able to Find Etsy Products in Major Retailers Soon

For the past year, the online handmade marketplace Etsy has been developing a way to help its sellers get their products into retail stores. And not just indie boutiques; Etsy's now helping them put their wares in sizable shops like Nordstrom and West Elm. » 4/15/14 1:57pm 4/15/14 1:57pm

Embossed Rolling Pins Let Bakers Sign Their Creations

Painters always sign their canvases, so why shouldn't bakers—proud of their tasty treats—not sign their work as well? But since pens don't work on dough, and Sharpies are probably an even worse idea, Etsy seller Zuzia Zuber will create a custom rolling pin for you, embossed with a repeating pattern of "made by (your… » 3/21/14 5:20pm 3/21/14 5:20pm

Toolbox Chess Sets Make You the Bobby Fisher of Shop Class

Grabbing your toolbox and tackling a few repairs around the house can certainly teach you some new and useful skills. But if you really want to better yourself, and increase your brain power, you'll reach for these lovely toolbox chess sets instead. » 2/12/14 2:45pm 2/12/14 2:45pm

The Perfect Valentine's Day Card for Our Times

You haven't made Valentine's Day plans yet. That's okay! Who needs 'em? Manufactured holiday, singlehood empowerment, overpriced prix fixe menus. But if you must make a romantic gesture next month, let it be this card. It sums up modern relationships pretty much perfectly. » 1/23/14 3:40pm 1/23/14 3:40pm

Gorgeous Typography Puzzles Will Teach Kids the Dangers of Comic Sans

The fact of the matter is, if you don't teach your kids about the dangers of using Comic Sans when they're young, they're just going to pick it up on the street. Whether it's a flyer for a garage sale, or a bulletin board at their preschool, the world is a minefield of terrible typography, and you need to address the… » 10/10/13 5:00pm 10/10/13 5:00pm

A Cut Above the Resty: Only the Best of Etsy

There's so much good stuff on Etsy, but there's also a mountain of crap on Etsy. You've probably laughed about that on Regretsy. But a great site called A Cut Above the Resty cuts out all the DIY trash and shows you the best of the online marketplace. » 7/03/13 9:55am 7/03/13 9:55am

This All-In-One Kit Lets You Grow Flowers You Can Eat

Obviously there are flowers you can eat. But be careful about digging around your garden to find some yourself. You could chomp on something poisonous and then—oops! You're dead! But if you've ever wanted to deck a cake out with some beautiful blooms, this Edible Flower Seed Kit from Sarah Rainwater is a safer bet. » 7/01/13 5:00pm 7/01/13 5:00pm

Arcade Alarm Clock: The Konami Code Won't Buy You More Shuteye

It might have given you invincibility or unlimited ammo on the countless games that acknowledged it, but sadly the Konami code won't buy you a single second of extra sleep on this custom Xronos alarm clock. But the large scoreboard-like LED display and use of authentic console buttons will have you wondering if you… » 5/15/13 4:40pm 5/15/13 4:40pm

You Won't Mind That This Giant Lens Is Soft

Photographers shouldn't mind adding this massive fisheye lens to their studio setups even though it's described as soft, and is made of wood. It's actually a stool designed to look like a Canon lens, but with enough changes to skirt any lawsuits or legal repercussions. » 4/19/13 12:44pm 4/19/13 12:44pm

Carry Zelda's Homework In This Fantastic Hylian Shield Backpack

It's bad news if you're a rabid Legend of Zelda fan. It turns out there's only one of these brilliant Hylian shield backpacks available from Ivana Roso's Etsy store. So if you've got $60 to spare, and are quick on the 'Add to Cart' draw, you can snatch it up and save your own princess from having to carry her books to… » 2/25/13 4:20pm 2/25/13 4:20pm

The Best Possible Use For All Your Mismatched Socks

As cliche as the problem sounds, socks really do have a way of going missing in the wash. But why resort to just throwing single socks away, or suffering the embarassment of wearing a mismatched pair, when you can just stitch them all together into a eye-catching throw rug? » 2/22/13 3:40pm 2/22/13 3:40pm

You Won't Mind Accidentally Stepping On This Plush Lego Ottoman

Anyone who's ever writhed in pain after crushing a Lego block underfoot will appreciate Australian-based Luxford St.'s take on the classic Ottoman. Crafted from recycled pool table felt and stuffed with sturdy polyurethane foam, the footrest is a perfect 20:1 scale version of a size four Lego block and is perfect for… » 1/02/13 11:10am 1/02/13 11:10am