DryDockCreations

Dry Dock Creations

Hackensack, New Jersey · 131 Sales

DryDockCreations

Dry Dock Creations

Hackensack, New Jersey 131 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(46)

Announcement   All of my birdhouses, bird feeders, planters, and wind chimes are made of repurposed/recycled metals and meant to be used outdoors. Because they are "rescued" as I like to say, most have some imperfections that I feel just add character to the piece. I do try to photograph the imperfections, but they don't always show in the photo. I will always point them out. I search high and low for unique pots, goblets, utensils, findings, and containers that have potential. I truly love to find something that is no longer wanted, and find a new purpose for it, turning it into a functional piece of "garden art". My jewelry is a new venture I am having lots of fun with.
Thanks so much for stopping by.

Announcement

All of my birdhouses, bird feeders, planters, and wind chimes are made of repurposed/recycled metals and meant to be used outdoors. Because they are "rescued" as I like to say, most have some imperfections that I feel just add character to the piece. I do try to photograph the imperfections, but they don't always show in the photo. I will always point them out. I search high and low for unique pots, goblets, utensils, findings, and containers that have potential. I truly love to find something that is no longer wanted, and find a new purpose for it, turning it into a functional piece of "garden art". My jewelry is a new venture I am having lots of fun with.
Thanks so much for stopping by.

Karen Schmelz

Contact shop owner

Karen Schmelz

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(46)
22catscrossing

22catscrossing on Apr 17, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

I purchased this handcrafted birdhouse for a friend who collects and uses whimsical birdhouses for a special tree on her farm. She absolutely loves it and it will hang in her orchard near the others, but this one will stand out as it is much different than her others. I asked her to take a photo to send me once it is occupied! Thanks much to Karen, the artist - beautiful creations! Nancy

22catscrossing

22catscrossing on Apr 10, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

I absolutely LOVE my brass birdhouse. It was to be a gift for my friend but after looking at it day after day before wrapping and shipping, I fell in love with it and kept it for myself! The artist, Karen, is very talented and already knows how much I love her work! Yes, I received it soon after ordering. I'm so glad I looked through etsy shops and found Dry Dock Creations! Nancy

Julia Early

Julia Early on Jul 12, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Wow! The photos didn't do this piece justice. It is absolutely beautiful and the sounds the chimes make are truly charming. The shop shipped the wind chimes promptly and they were well and carefully packed. I would definitely return to this shop in the future.

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Shop policies

Last updated on April 20, 2014
Welcome to Dry Dock Creations. I create unique birdhouses, bird feeders, and wind chimes from recycled/repurposed metal pots, containers, and goblets of all kinds, shapes, and sizes. Nothing pleases me more then seeing the birds find their new homes, or watching them at the bird feeders, or listening to the sweet sound of a wind chime. I hope you enjoy my creations.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I truly am hoping that you love your purchase. If something is wrong with it when it arrives, I will be more than happy to try to resolve the problem. Please contact me within 5 days of receiving the item.
Payment
I will accept credit cards through Etsy. You are more than welcome to cancel your order, everybody changes their minds. If the item has already been shipped, you will be responsible for return shipping charges.
Shipping
I will ship your item within 1-3 days. In most cases it will be priorty, 2-3 day delivery. But if the cost exceeds the shipping charges, it will be the 7-10 day delivery. If the shipping charges are more than $3 above the amount stated, I will issue you a refund for the over charge.
Additional policies and FAQs
I will gladly try to accomodate a custom order as best I can. Themes are very hard to customize, since finding your themed item can take a long time, if at all. If you have a pot, or an artifact that you would like made, or added, into a birdhouse, bird feeder, or wind chime, feel free to contact me, and I'm sure we can work something out.