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etsyfindoftheday | 7.12.14

tropical sweatshirt by yeahbunny

this sweatshirt features a summery botanical print on a white background, making it summertime-perfect. it’s also unisex-sized, so have at it, ladies AND gents!!

etsyfindoftheday 2 | 7.1.14

travel mug: ’shhh … there’s wine in here.’ by chantillystay

etsyfindoftheday 1 | 6.25.14

geometric perpetual calendar by mademoiselleyo

i think i love this perpetual calendar because the fun colorful design reminds me of gumdrops :-P nom.

WEDDING WEEK | etsyfindoftheday 2 | 6.20.14

friday theme: superfun wedding finds!!

knit neckties for your groomsmen by vknit

rustic, romantic and unique, vknit’s ties are a quirky and approachable fashion for your groom and groomsmen. 120 colors available!!

etsyfindoftheday | SUGGESTED SHOP 2 | 6.3.14

featured shop: vforviu
suggested & run by: viu at haveuever

featured item: ‘ottir hornhatsson’ viking laptop decal

another follower’s shop, vforviu, is up next on the ‘suggested shop’ docket!! viu sent in vforviu within the past few days, a shop that has several adorable laptop decal characters to spruce up your macbook. i love this viking dude, ottir hornhattson, but you may be more drawn to jimmie the zombie or captain onetooth the pirate or even mighty harry the strongman! :) thank you SO much, viu, for sharing your creative shop with all of us!

FRIDAY FRENZY | etsy find of the day 5 | 4.11.14

XXL stuff-it-yourself rope pouf/ottoman by marymarieknits

add a fun pop of color (or a cool neutral) to your home or apartment decor with a stuff-it-yourself pouf from marymarieknits. be sure to read the product description for recommended stuffer material :)

etsyfindoftheday | 4.5.14

STEAL OF THE WEEK: cat badge pinback buttons, set of 4 by thenosuchdisco

meow … love these colorful and quirky buttons from thenosuchdisco, a total steal at under $6 bucks for your choice of 4!!

etsyfindoftheday | CURATION BLITZ | 3.8.14

requested by: pcuad
looking for: gifts for two architecture — one loves funky socks, and one is a carpenter

thank you for your sweet compliments about your love for EFOTD!! you’re the best :) what a fun pair of professors — i’d love to help you find some great gift ideas for them. i found a couple choices for each. what do you think?




  • agate geode bookends
  • a cool wine bottle stopper and a nice bottle of vino
  • blocktoblock also sells architecture-y tea towels & coasters (NYC architecture coasters featured above) that you might enjoy — check ‘em out!!

etsyfindoftheday | MINI CURATION REQUEST | 2.10.14

requested by: laser-bitch69
looking for: an iron-on patch for a plain brown backpack — unique, not cheesy or childish

FEATURED: the 'adult merit badge' section at foureyeshandmade is one of the funniest and most creative collections i’ve found. i’ve featured ‘facebook stalker’ in the past, but there are quite a few rad ones.

more shops with cool patches for your backpack:

super fun!! :)

etsy find of the day | BONUS FIND 2 | 1.6.14

sarcastic wood-burned shield signage by fableandlore

go ahead, be snarky with this rad wood-burned shield sign. i know i’d love one in my cube at work :)

FRIDAY FRENZY | etsy find of the day 4 | 10.18.13

glow-in-the-dark skeleton hands headband by janinebasil

want to get in the spooky spirit, but don’t feel comfortable in a full costume at your work/school? opt for a cute halloween accessory like this glow-in-the-dark (!!!) skeleton hands headband. janinebasil's adorable accessories would be GREAT this time of year — make sure to peruse her comic book, candy, and sugar skull options as well.

FRIDAY FRENZY | etsy find of the day 1 | 9.6.13

'local shopper - chicago' modern merit badge by foureyeshandmade

to celebrate my being in chicago for my lovely friend laura's bridal shower and bachelorette party, i'm dedicating this friday frenzy to chicago-made etsy finds! LOVE the modern merit badges put out by foureyeshandmade — i've featured their facebook stalking one in the past. so fun!

etsy find of the day | 7.20.13

birthday shrimp by sian

the birthday shrimp prompts you to ask … why? well, today it’s in honor of my husband dave’s happy birthday! this little dude is really cute and quirky — can’t you just imaging him decorating the top of a gift in place of a bow? <3 happy bday, dave!

etsy find of the day 1 | 10.24.12

color pencil brooch by huiyitan

love love love!! another fab gift for your favorite artist … how cute and fun and colorful is this?!

etsy find of the day 3 | 10.3.12

'facebook stalking' modern merit badge by foureyeshandmade

bahahahaahaaaa … freaking sweet. foureyeshandmade’s modern merit badge series is my new obsession. iron this patch onto your favorite hipster jacket, yo … and collect them all!