stringandscissors

String and Scissors

Brisbane, Queensland

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Handmade, whimsical, vintage, retro, quirky, found items, grunge, ephemera - that pretty much sums up my shop.

I have always had a love of craft. I have been into them all, from sewing, knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking, stamping, junk journaling and many more...

I also have a fetish for watch parts, keys, little bottles, little houses, little anything really! You may see these items turning up in my work. Retro, grunge, steampunk are also a love. I love to up-cycle or re-purpose items.

Where possible I support the other sellers on Etsy by buying my supplies from them.

Buy with confidence from a smoke-free pet-free home.

I hope you enjoy looking at my shop.

Announcement

Last updated on 06 Apr, 2021

New products being added regularly, so check back or make us a favourite. Now shipping internationally!

Handmade, whimsical, vintage, retro, quirky, found items, grunge, ephemera - that pretty much sums up my shop.

I have always had a love of craft. I have been into them all, from sewing, knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking, stamping, junk journaling and many more...

I also have a fetish for watch parts, keys, little bottles, little houses, little anything really! You may see these items turning up in my work. Retro, grunge, steampunk are also a love. I love to up-cycle or re-purpose items.

Where possible I support the other sellers on Etsy by buying my supplies from them.

Buy with confidence from a smoke-free pet-free home.

I hope you enjoy looking at my shop.

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1378 Sales

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About stringandscissors

Sales 1,378
On Etsy since 2013

Life Long Crafter

I have crafted since my teens. I have pretty much done it all. I started my shop because I have a love of handmade. I have been a buyer on Etsy for many years. I still support other Etsy sellers. I sell at local markets around Brisbane. In 2014 I decided it was time to open a shop and share my creations with the outside world.

I live in Brisbane, Australia. All my products are handmade or vintage. I up cycle many vintage items. My home is smoke-free and pet-free. I work in my wonderful light & airy large craft room.

I owned my own bricks and mortar retail business (2005-2009) selling scrapbooking and stamping products. I loved doing that but closed it down to go back to work full-time. I am now retired, giving me more time to concentrate on my craft.

Shop members

  • Debra

    Owner, Creator, Curator

    I am a life long crafter. I have tried it all. My process for making items is very organic. My table is always messy *sighs*. I may start out making one thing and end up with something entirely different and unexpected. I hope you like my shop.

Shop policies

Last updated on 10 May, 2022
Welcome to my little shop. string & scissors is a shop full of lovely handmade goodies, craft supplies and vintage ephemera I have collected and curated for you. Coming to you from my smoke-free pet-free home in Brisbane, Australia.

I am a no frills shop. I do not include extra bits and pieces in order to keep my prices low.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Apple Pay Klarna Gift card
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Dispatch items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalised orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
We will happily accept returns for any reason, no questions asked. You can return any item for a full refund less our actual postage & packaging costs (this is applied to free shipping orders as well) provided it is in "as shipped" condition. Buyer pays return postage.
Delivery
Orders are shipped on Tuesdays and Fridays Australian Eastern Standard Time.

We post in good faith with Australia Post. Due to the cost, we do not offer insurance. Parcels do occasionally go missing or are damaged. Please contact me if there are any delivery problems. Australia Post will refund up to a certain amount for any damage they cause. Please keep all packaging if you item is damaged. The buyer needs to take the item to a post office and fill out a claim form to receive monies back. Australia Post offer no recourse for missing letters.

SHIPPING WITHIN AUSTRALIA
Parcels are tracked within Australia. Tracking is available on FREEPOST items at an extra cost. Please select a shipping upgrade on checkout to have your parcel tracked.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING
Information on delivery times is on the Australia Post website www.austpost.com.au. If you would like your item posted as a parcel please select a shipping upgrade or it will be posted untracked. I cannot be held accountable for parcels without tracking.
Additional policies and FAQs
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE:
More information on delivery times is on the Australia Post website www.austpost.com.au.
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If I have left an item out of your order (where you have ordered multiple items) I will post the additional at no extra cost to you (Australia only). Only applies to items that can be sent as a letter. Please refer to Australia Post for classification of letters vs parcels. Missing items from international orders will be refunded.

If I inadvertently miscount quantities (e.g. 9 cards when there should have been 10) please let me know & I will provide you with a gift voucher for the missing item. Unfortunately I cannot post one missing item.