08/17/2012 02:21 pm ET Updated Aug 17, 2012

The Weirdest Items You Can Buy On The Fancy

"Fancy" making yourself a digital wishlist by creating an online catalog of interesting products you've spotted around the web?

These aspirations are attainable -- and not just through Pinterest, the nation's favorite DIY-inspired "pinning" site.

Meet Pinterest's latest rival, Fancy, a photo-sharing website with a retail twist. According to the site's About page, "Fancy is part store, blog, magazine and wishlist."

So let's say you're clicking through webpages, and you stumble across the perfect kitchen table. After downloading the "Fancy button" and placing it on your toolbar (Pinterest has a similar tool), you can begin collecting images you like. These products are then organized into catalogs, which are housed on the Fancy and made purchasable.

That's right. Now you can actually buy pretty bedspreads and decorative dishes, instead of simply looking at them. (Yikes.)

But after flipping through Fancy for a while, we noticed that people "fancy" some really weird sh*t. Currently on my homepage: stick-on tattoos for casts, a gigantic metal sculpture of a wolf and (best of all) a $7,200 dog "mansion."


We're fascinated by users who publicly acknowledge they'd actually purchase some of these objects. Would you really share with the world that you're spending two grand on 007-style briefcase?

Thus, we've curated our own catalog of the weirdest things people "fancy." Flip through the slideshow below, and let us know in the comments section if you've seen any other bizarre objects that made you go, "WTF!?" Then check out the top Pinterest users, as well as the weirdest things you can buy on Facebook.

Click here to read more about how Fancy could unseat Pinterest.

Weirdest Things To Buy On Fancy