February 9, 2010

The Walrus Talks of Etsy

Posted in Uncategorized tagged , at 3:39 pm by treacleandinketsy

I have come to the conclusion that you can find just about anything you are looking for on Etsy, no matter how strange or far-fetched you may think an idea is.  To put that conclusion to the test, here is an excerpt from “The Walrus and the Carpenter” (Lewis Carroll, 1871).

“‘The time has come,’ the Walrus said,
‘to talk of many things:
Of shoes–

wonderful satin shoes

and ships–

Sailing Clipper Ship Handcut DecorativeWood Silhouette

and sealing-wax–

Natural Sealing Wax

Of cabbages–

Green Cabbage Note Cards

and kings–

Elvis Presley Cross-Stitch Pattern

And why the sea is boiling hot–

HOT Blues

And whether pigs have wings.'”

Big Pig - Flying Pig Plush



  1. Rosemary said,

    …yes, it is true! You just never know the treasures that await you on ETSY! xo

  2. jane said,

    adore the collection, girl 🙂 you’re so good at that sort of thing!

  3. […] in Uncategorized at 5:45 pm by treacleandinketsy In one of my early posts, “The Walrus Talks of Etsy,” I attempted to utilize a stanza from “The Walrus and the Carpenter” (Lewis Carroll, […]

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