La Brise Stained Glass Studio

Chéticamp, Nova Scotia

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Items ship from Canada, customs plays a part in delivery times which I have no control over.
Please send me a message if you have any questions regarding my stained glass pieces or need clarification regarding shipping. Items usually ship within 7 days of purchase, but can take a little longer depending on order volume, especially during the busy times of the year surrounding holidays. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Last updated on 22 Jan, 2021

Hello and welcome!

Items ship from Canada, customs plays a part in delivery times which I have no control over.
Please send me a message if you have any questions regarding my stained glass pieces or need clarification regarding shipping. Items usually ship within 7 days of purchase, but can take a little longer depending on order volume, especially during the busy times of the year surrounding holidays. Thank you for your patience and understanding.



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Paula Aucoin-Camus

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Paula Aucoin-Camus


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5 out of 5 stars

About labrisestainedglass

Sales 2,433
On Etsy since 2008

How it all started...

I have been working with stained glass for over 20 years, and operated a retail giftshop from 2000-2016. I am also a fine art oil painter but the medium has taken a back seat to the glass the past few years as my glass pieces gained popularity. My former giftshop space has been transformed into a wonderful creative space where I enjoy creating unique stained glass art. Etsy has opened up a new customer base all over North America and I am so very thankful to be able to offer my art to so many appreciative people. I also live in a very beautiful part of the world where I am as close to unspoiled nature as one can get and also have the ocean to admire , be influenced by and be thankful for.Thank you for reading about me, my studio and my art.

Shop members

  • Paula A Camus

    Owner, Artist Of Many Mediums

    Surrounded by the beauty of the ocean and scenic vistas of Cape Breton island, it serves as my inspiration for all my glass pieces. I enjoy working in my beautiful creative studio in Cheticamp , on the world famous Cabot Trail.

Shop policies

Last updated on 21 January, 2019
Thanks for visiting! Buy with confidence! My pieces are handmade by myself, ensuring top quality control and made with the most beautiful glass available. Please read the following policies carefully before ordering and contact me with any questions concerning the policies or anything else you would like clarified. Thank you and happy shopping!

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Apple Pay Gift card
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Buy with confidence, you are getting a well made quality product, but if for some reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, please contact me WITHIN 7 DAYS of recieving your item to arrange an exchange or a refund of the amount paid ( excluding shipping fees) Please send me a message prior to returning the item and please pack item carefully to avoid breakage during transit , you will be responsible for return shipping fees.Once the item has been recieved and clears inspection for damage, I will then issue a refund.
I pack my items carefully to avoid breakage, but I have no control over how parcels are handled by the postal system, therefore damage can occur, but is extremely rare. In the unlikely event of damage during shipping, please let me know WITHIN 2 DAYS of recieving your parcel. I would ask you to send me pictures of the packaging and piece and details on what is damaged if possible. I will replace your damaged item free of charge,however I do require the damaged piece to be returned if the piece can be repaired or salvaged. New shipping fees on the return from my part will not apply.
Paypal is our main method for payment, however, I now also accept direct payment by credit cards and money orders ( please note shipping will be delayed until money order is recieved and cleared)
Orders ship within 1-3 business days, depending on if the item is made to order.
Taxes will be added accordingly to Canadian orders.Currency is in US dollars however if you would prefer paying in Canadian funds, please select other in payment options and I will get back to you with the final total
Orders can be cancelled if they have not been shipped yet, or if they are not a completed custom order. Please send me a message via the convo system and a brief explanation why the order is being cancelled, I will then issue a transaction cancellation.There is no charge for this, however I ask to please make sure you indeed want to make the purchase before the transaction is made!
All parcels ship via Canada Post , Expedited ground for canadian orders and include tracking and insurance .All parcels to the US are now shipped small trackable packet air.
Please ensure you have the CORRECT ADDRESS indicated that you want the parcel to be sent to, I cannot be held responsible for misguided parcels due to incorrect shipping information. New shipping charges will apply to resend the parcel to the correct address. In 14 years , I have never lost a parcel , and I have shipped several hundreds from my brick and mortar shop in Cape Breton ,Nova Scotia ,Canada. However, the buyer assumes the responsibility in the event that a parcel is temporarily lost if he/she did not indicate that he/she preferred trackable shipping on the parcel.
While most orders shipping outside of Canada take approx 7-16 business days to arrive, transit times can/may vary and are out of our control.Weather, custom delays and other variables affect travel time.
PLEASE NOTE, your order is shipping from a small remote town in Eastern Canada,it might have a ways to travel, please allow a minimum of THREE weeks(15 business days) to receive your purchase. If you are wanting the item for a special gift and /or occasion, PLEASE ORDER EARLY! Express shipping is available for last minute shoppers, but is expensive! I will do my best to accomodate, but have no control over the package after it leaves my studio.
GOOD NEWS! As of January 2019, I have opened up international shipping. However to keep shipping costs affordable I must choose airmail WITHOUT tracking abilities . Please message me if you have any questions or to discuss further. Upgraded shipping options with tracking abilities are available but are somewhat costly .
Additional policies and FAQs
Customer satisfaction is very important to me, both in my retail brick and mortar shop and here on Etsy. I think communication is very important in achieving this.I will always do my best to make sure that no questions are left unanswered and with that answered in a timely manner and leaving both parties happy.If you are pleased with your purchase and the transaction, please leave me some positive feedback, if there has been a problem, please adress me privately so I can fix it! The sale is not complete until you , the customer is satisfied!
Custom orders are my specialty! I am always open to hearing your ideas on projects and/or different color options.
If you have a storefront and would be interested in carrying my products, please message me :0)
Please assure that you check your suction cups frequently, if they become discolored and yellow over time, replace with another quality suction cup ( not the horrible dollar store ones) I recommend replacing once a year.Make sure that you add a little water to the inside of the cup before adhering to the window, this results in a more secure suction.Avoid placing suncatchers on windows that are open and shut frequently, the vibrations could send your piece crashing to the floor.Hanging on doors or patio doors not recommended.
DO NOT USE Windex or any ammonia based window cleaner to clean your stained glass piece, the ammonia will have a negative reaction with the solder(corrosion) and it will ruin the look of the seams. Use a dry cloth for regular dusting, and polishing can be done with a high quality car wax and soft cloths. Apply wax , let dry to a haze and buff to a shine.
Please note that privacy is very important to me. None of your information ( such as email) will ever be shared or distributed.

More information

Last updated on 21 Jan, 2019
Frequently asked questions
How long will it take to receive my order?

Orders are usually filled within 7 days of being received. However during busy times when order volumes are high, it can sometimes exceed this timeframe. From shipping, parcels can take 7-21 business days depending on parcel volume, customs delays or poor weather( parcel ships from Atlantic Canada and can be disrupted by storm weather systems during the winter months) But it is usually around 7 under normal conditions for both Canada and the US. Internationals orders can take up to 21 business days.

Custom and personalized orders

Custom orders are considered on a case by case basis. Please message with your requests or inquiries.

Care instructions

Cleaning your stained glass piece- use a mild soap,water and an old toothbrush to remove fingerprints or spots, for regular dust removal, simply wipe with a soft cloth. Do not use products such as Windex as this contains Ammonia and will corrode the solder seams .
Hanging your piece- a suction cup is included with all suncatchers. Add a drop of water or oil to the inside of the cup. Assure your chosen window is clean. Press cup securely to the glass. Check your suction cup periodically for proper adhesion. Hot sun and time may deteriorate your suction cup. If cup shows signs of cracking or extreme yellowing, consider replacing with a new one. I do not recommend hanging a Suncatcher to any windows or doors that open.

Gift wrapping and packaging

Available soon as an add on option during purchase.

Wholesale availability

At this time, I have decided to close the wholesale part of my business.