If you want a really different one-of-a-kind item for that birthday or special occasion, try visiting www.etsy.com which is “Your place to buy and sell all things hand made. The Etsy community spans the globe with buyers and sellers coming from more than 150 countries. Etsy sellers number in the hundreds of thousands.” The searchable categories range from Accessories and Art to Weddings and Woodworking, and remember that buyers are helping craftsmen earn a living.–Creative Loafing. [category Shopping]