Habitual Habitat of the Amy

I kept reading advice columns for how to bring sales to your etsy shop, and one thing they all said is to get a blog.

I can't say this blog has boosted my etsy sales, but it has given me yet another outlet for talking about myself, and that can't be bad--can it?

The direct link to the Etsy shop is HERE

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Western Choker

I'm not listing anything on Etsy today. I have my reasons.  So instead of showing you something new, I'd like to redirect your attention to the above choker.  I made it originally as a custom choker for someone who approached me to request it, insisted that I use specific colors and textures (some of which I had to go out and buy just for this), and then, when I sent her the link to the finished object, she vanished off the face of the earth.

I waited for a week, thinking perhaps that the aliens would return her to this planet, but she's still MIA, so I'm forced to conclude that she doesn't want this.

I think the worst part is that I don't actually know. I mean, she could be...simply too busy to purchase it.  Or maybe the fault is with the choker; maybe it's not what she wanted after all, maybe when she insisted on 'matte' beads she really meant 'not-shimmery' so this is entirely wrong.

Or maybe, maybe this is just some sort of joke.

"Hey, I'm bored; know what I'll do? I'll go on Etsy, find a newbie seller, request an item, lead them on until it's made, never buy it and then cackle to myself knowing I just manipulated someone like that!!!"

Yeah, well, fuck you and I hope you got your jollies from it, and I hope that some day someone will buy this choker and love it the way it was meant to be loved.

... I might be a little bitter; why do you ask?


  1. Perhaps she just wanted the pattern....

    I like your cynicism. Do you also speak Sarcasm as a second language?

  2. I have this memory from when I was five-ish wherein I said something, and my sister told me not to be sarcastic--but I didn't know what the word meant at the time. So; sarcasm as a second language? no. It's definitely my first.