Nichola Battilana: Maker of Messes, Believer in Faeries

Brighton, Ontario
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Announcement    BE PREPARED FOR SHIPPING DELAYS Mail is still seeing significant delays in some areas (I'm looking at you, Texas). Delivery estimates are from 1 to 5 weeks.


Last updated on 22 Feb, 2022

BE PREPARED FOR SHIPPING DELAYS Mail is still seeing significant delays in some areas (I'm looking at you, Texas). Delivery estimates are from 1 to 5 weeks.


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Nichola Battilana

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Nichola Battilana


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About PixieHillStudio

Sales 13,895
On Etsy since 2007

There once was a crooked house...

Once upon a time there was a family in desperate need of a house. One day they came upon an old crooked old farmhouse, sitting empty, halfway up a hill. Although it wasn't a terribly fancy house, it was old and drafty, the mother thought it was lovely and promptly fell in love with it.

Looking past the wobbles and imperfections, she thought the old crooked house was actually very pretty and rather grand. She knew there was more to that place than stone and mortar. She could see that there was magic hiding in every nook. Clearly, the earth and trees brimmed with faerie life, the grass was greener and more lush, even the stars twinkled just a little bit brighter from that particular spot.

It is rather lucky that the matron of that family, the one who fell in love with that old place, is quite silly and still believes in faeries and magic or else no one would be the wiser. Instead, that lady gathers up those wonders, those little bits of magic, and pours them out for others to see and enjoy.

And today, in that old crooked house, that lady sits, making messes, spreading wonder and enchantment to anyone clever enough to believe in the magic that wobbly old houses hold.

Shop members

  • Nichola Battilana

    Owner, Maker Of Messes, Believer In Faeries

    I'm just a dreamer who makes nice things for lovely people :)

Shop policies

Last updated on 26 May, 2022

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard 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: 14 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)
Returns and exchange details
Contact me immediately if you have any issues with your purchase.

I am happy to rectify any errors made on my part and will gladly work with you to come to the best resolution in the unlikely event that any problems arise. If you have any issues or concerns, shoot me a note.

Due to the nature of some of the items I sell I am unable to accept exchanges. However, if you are not happy with your purchase I will gladly provide a refund if the item is returned (at buyers expense) in good, proper, new condition.

Unfortunately I cannot supply a refund for lost, stolen or damaged items unless a claim is filed and accepted by Canada Post.

In the unlikely event that an item arrives damaged, message me immediately. You will be asked to keep the package AND ALL PACKAGING until the claim has been processed. I have no control over how quickly Canada Post processes it's claims... and to be honest they are a slow bunch of buggers and it'll probably take 6-8 weeks.
Please note: I do not accept installed payments or trades.
I ship 2 to 3 times a week via Canada Post. Delivery is currently taking anywhere from 1 to 5 weeks. Yes... 1 to 5 weeks.

SHIPPING DELAYS: There continue to be significant delays in mail delivery. Everything is getting where it's supposed to, but it is still taking longer than it used to. EXPECT DELAYS!!! Delivery is taking anywhere from 1 to 5 weeks. Texas seems to be particularly affected. Shipping to Central America is not available.

TRACKING IS NOT PROVIDED. Printed material and mini tarot/photos are shipped via regular letter mail. There is NO TRACKING NUMBER. There is NO CUSTOMS NUMBER. If you require a tracking number, an upgrade is available for CANADA and US at checkout via the drop down menu.

Additional shipping information: It is very important to provide a complete and correct shipping information when ordering. First AND last name must be included to ensure delivery. I am not responsible for undelivered items that do not include complete or correct information. If you are moving DO NOT order until you can provide your new address. If you are aware of issues of postal theft in your area, please purchase a tracking number to confirm delivery.

CUSTOMS/DUTY FEES: I claim the ACTUAL COST on ALL packages. This protects both of us in the unlikely event of damaged/lost or stolen packages.

Any customs fees are the responsibility of the buyer. I have absolutely no control over added duty/taxes.
Additional policies and FAQs
Wholesale Pricing
I do not do wholesale pricing. If ordering a dozen or more of a particular item, contact me for a 20% off quantity discount.

Custom Orders
I do not do custom orders.

Donation Solicitations
Preference is given to LOCAL arts projects and CHILD/YOUTH organizations with an arts focus. If your donation request is approved you will be responsible for all shipping and insurance costs.

More information

Last updated on 10 May, 2022
Frequently asked questions
Wholesale availability

I do not do wholesale. If ordering a dozen or more of a particular item contact me for a 20% quantity discount.