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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Craft: Calligraphy, Painting, Woodworking & carpentry
  • Height: 4 Inches
  • Width: 4 Inches
  • Framing: Unframed
  • Materials: paint, satin varnish, sawtooth hanger, pine, MADE TO ORDER
  • Made to order
  • Favorited by: 59 people
  • Gift message available
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Shipping & returns

Ready to ship in 3–5 business days
From Union, WA
Returns and exchanges accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy

Description

It is what it is - how many times do I find myself saying this? As a mom, more often that I would have thought!

Although this phrase has gained more popularity in recent times, it actually has been in use for decades. One of the earliest published uses of the phrase dates back to a journal article written by J.E. Lawrence in 1949 - excerpt: "New land is harsh, and vigorous, and sturdy. It scorns evidence of weakness. There is nothing of sham or hypocrisy in it. It is what it is, without apology."

SIGN: It Is What It Is - great for an office desk, or shelf at home!

SIZE: Measures approx 4 x 4 inches square, and 3/4 inches thick.

COLOR: Background is off white, sanded just a little to distress. Lettering is painted in black. However, at no extra charge, I can do a different background color with black or white lettering - just contact me for a custom listing!

OUR PROCESS: We create our signs start to finish, each one painted freehand without patterns or stencils, ensuring a unique piece of decor that can't be found in any department store! When you purchase one of our signs, you're buying a little piece of art right out of our studio!

OUR WOOD: All our signs are painted in reclaimed wood found throughout Washington state - torn down homes and barns, old fences, cast-offs from builders, etc. Each piece of wood is unique, with lots and lots of grain, cracks, knots, and individual character - perfectly imperfect! This particular sign is made from an end scraps of pine.

FINISHING: Sealed with satin varnish on all sides. Has a sawtooth hanger in the back, but also sits on a shelf.

Shop our other Wood Signs Here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ourbackyardstudio?ref=hdr_shop_menu§ion_id=15742545

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Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ourbackyardstudio
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HANDMADE DISCLAIMER: This item is handmade start to finish right here in the USA - it is NOT a mass-produced factory reproduction. We use quality materials and meticulous attention to detail to ensure you a lasting treasure. As with all hand-made artwork, brush-strokes are visible, and little imperfections that are characteristic of an item uniquely and lovingly made by the human hand.

SHIPPING: Ships via USPS, including tracking and insurance. Shipping costs calculated by Etsy, based on size/weight of item, and your zip code. We will refund any significant shipping overpayments. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about shipping!

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: We ship internationally, feel free to contact us with any shipping questions! Buyers are responsible for any/all additional VAT/customs fees charged by their country.

RETURNS: No returns on personalized or custom signs. No cancellations after 24 hours of placing personalized/custom orders.
It is what it is - how many times do I find myself saying this? As a mom, more often that I would have thought!

Although this phrase has gained more popularity in recent times, it actually has been in use for decades. One of the earliest published uses of the phrase dates back to a journal article written by J.E. Lawrence in 1949 - excerpt: "New land is harsh, and vigorous, and sturdy. It scorns evidence of weakness. There is nothing of sham or hypocrisy in it. It is what it is, without apology."

SIGN: It Is What It Is - great for an office desk, or shelf at home!

SIZE: Measures approx 4 x 4 inches square, and 3/4 inches thick.

COLOR: Background is off white, sanded just a little to distress. Lettering is painted in black. However, at no extra charge, I can do a different background color with black or white lettering - just contact me for a custom listing!

OUR PROCESS: We create our signs start to finish, each one painted freehand without patterns or stencils, ensuring a unique piece of decor that can't be found in any department store! When you purchase one of our signs, you're buying a little piece of art right out of our studio!

OUR WOOD: All our signs are painted in reclaimed wood found throughout Washington state - torn down homes and barns, old fences, cast-offs from builders, etc. Each piece of wood is unique, with lots and lots of grain, cracks, knots, and individual character - perfectly imperfect! This particular sign is made from an end scraps of pine.

FINISHING: Sealed with satin varnish on all sides. Has a sawtooth hanger in the back, but also sits on a shelf.

Shop our other Wood Signs Here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ourbackyardstudio?ref=hdr_shop_menu§ion_id=15742545

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Visit our shop: www.etsy.com/shop/ourbackyardstudio
Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ourbackyardstudio
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ourbackyardstudio

HANDMADE DISCLAIMER: This item is handmade start to finish right here in the USA - it is NOT a mass-produced factory reproduction. We use quality materials and meticulous attention to detail to ensure you a lasting treasure. As with all hand-made artwork, brush-strokes are visible, and little imperfections that are characteristic of an item uniquely and lovingly made by the human hand.

SHIPPING: Ships via USPS, including tracking and insurance. Shipping costs calculated by Etsy, based on size/weight of item, and your zip code. We will refund any significant shipping overpayments. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about shipping!

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: We ship internationally, feel free to contact us with any shipping questions! Buyers are responsible for any/all additional VAT/customs fees charged by their country.

RETURNS: No returns on personalized or custom signs. No cancellations after 24 hours of placing personalized/custom orders.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars (340)

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept 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 personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Returns and exchange details

We generally do not accept returns. However, if there is a problem with your order, please let us know within 7 days of receipt, and we will do what we can to make you a happy customer. Shipping and handling fees are not refunded, and the item must be returned in its complete original condition.

Due to the handmade nature of our products, each item will likely have minor imperfections – our philosophy is that this adds the charm and individuality of artwork made by hand instead of a machine. In most cases, we use reclaimed / repurposed materials to create our art, thus no two items will turn out exactly the same. Returns due to these characteristics will not be accepted, as they are the very nature of our work. All that said, we do not equate shoddy workmanship with “charm” – we create with quality in mind. Detailed photos are provided so that you can see exactly what you are getting – and because every computer monitor is different, we also describe the item as clearly as possible.

By placing your order, it is assumed that you have read and agreed to the product details and shop policies, and have examined these photos. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you might have before you purchase, we are happy to help you!

Damages: we will take great care in packing your item. If for some reason it is broken during shipment (which is very rare), please report the damage to us immediately so that we have time to issue a claim to USPS. We will decide together how we proceed from there in regards to refunding or replacing your item.

Shipping policies

Payment: Credit/Debit Card payments via Etsy Payments or via PayPal (you do not have to have a Paypal account).

Please check turnaround time for each item, as each is different depending.
Some items are ready to ship, but most are custom or made to order. Custom or made-to-order items have a separate processing time, as listed in the item description. Please let us know if you need your order by a certain date for an event, so we can give your shipment some extra care.

Our business days are Monday thru Friday (West Coast time). Closed (family time): Saturday, Sundays, and Holidays.

Shipping: We typically ship via USPS First Class and Priority Mail, from Washington State. High-volume shipping times (such as Christmastime) and inclement weather conditions may cause unavoidable shipping delays.

Shipping charges includes all costs associated with shipping your order, and are not refunded on the rare case of a return. We absorb any excess shipping charges, and refund you any overpayments of significance. Tracking and insurance is included.

International: We do ship internationally, please contact us for a quote. Please note that shipping charges do not include any customs fees charged by your country. We do not have knowledge or control over these charges, as they are imposed by your country, not Etsy. Each country is different, please see your customs office for information regarding international shipping for your country.

Errors: Please check your shipping address carefully for errors. If your order is returned due to an incorrect address on your part, you will be required to cover the cost of re-shipping the item. If the error is ours, we will of course take care of it at our own expense.
Payment: Credit/Debit Card payments via Etsy Payments or via PayPal (you do not have to have a Paypal account).

Please check turnaround time for each item, as each is different depending.
Some items are ready to ship, but most are custom or made to order. Custom or made-to-order items have a separate processing time, as listed in the item description. Please let us know if you need your order by a certain date for an event, so we can give your shipment some extra care.

Our business days are Monday thru Friday (West Coast time). Closed (family time): Saturday, Sundays, and Holidays.

Shipping: We typically ship via USPS First Class and Priority Mail, from Washington State. High-volume shipping times (such as Christmastime) and inclement weather conditions may cause unavoidable shipping delays.

Shipping charges includes all costs associated with shipping your order, and are not refunded on the rare case of a return. We absorb any excess shipping charges, and refund you any overpayments of significance. Tracking and insurance is included.

International: We do ship internationally, please contact us for a quote. Please note that shipping charges do not include any customs fees charged by your country. We do not have knowledge or control over these charges, as they are imposed by your country, not Etsy. Each country is different, please see your customs office for information regarding international shipping for your country.

Errors: Please check your shipping address carefully for errors. If your order is returned due to an incorrect address on your part, you will be required to cover the cost of re-shipping the item. If the error is ours, we will of course take care of it at our own expense.

Additional policies

No returns accepted on custom or personalized orders. Pre-approved returns must be shipped back within 14 days of receipt. Return labels are not provided, shipping fees not refunded.

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