Announcement Welcome to Flomade! The heart of my shop lies in creating custom made, quality keepsakes for you and the people who matter most to you. I hope you find inspiration here, and that together you and I can create something that feels like a reflection of you, your friendships, and your love.
Welcome to Flomade! The heart of my shop lies in creating custom made, quality keepsakes for you and the people who matter most to you. I hope you find inspiration here, and that together you and I can create something that feels like a reflection of you, your friendships, and your love.
Jessica Poole on Sep 24, 2016
I loved my wedding poem so much that I wanted to put it on the wall. When I came across Flo's letter service I thought this was the perfect way to display it. Flo was quick and professional in her response with lots of communication to make sure she understood what I wanted. It arrived ahead of schedule and was just perfect. Flo's calligraphy is absolutely beautiful, a real skill that looks so natural and not like the heavy forced calligraphy that you often see. The poem is a beautiful thing to look at for the writing alone and I will be trying to think of future projects so I can commission Flo again. Many thanks!
Amanda Ulibarri on Sep 12, 2016
This is the cutest proposal gift. My bridesmaids and maid of honor adored them. Thank you.
handmade. handwritten. with love.
In 2009 I left formal employment in order to find more space for creative endeavors in my life. I spent a year selling beautiful vintage finds through my shop Flo's Olio. I loved running a business, and I loved the great connections I made with my customers. In that year, I began making shadowboxes with bits and pieces that I found while shopping for Flo's Olio. Perfect little found things that felt like they wanted their story told. Before I knew it, I had more handmade items than I did vintage. I decided to open a second shop, and FloMade was born in October 2011.
In the past 5 years, my shop has continued to evolve. Each time I begin making something new, I fall in love with it. I've started handwriting letters for people, and it's an absolute dream. I spend my day writing love letters! It's been the most gratifying evolution my business has made. I love working together with customers to create written keepsakes or invitations that feel like a reflection of who they are. I've formed friendships through etsy sales, and I love that so much!
I really love making personalized items. Custom orders fuel my imagination, and I'm always so excited to get custom requests. I've had orders that ended with 60-70 emails exchanged! They're always the ones I love the most. So much cooperative creativity happens there. I absolutely love writing letters of proposal...it's an honor to be a part of such a love-charged moment.
Feedback and communication really matter to me. I want to exchange more than goods for money. I want to have a conversation, and to know if what I'm making for you is a gift, and for whom. I like to put lots of good energy into what I make. So if I can assemble your proposal ring box while thinking about you and your sweetheart, I can ship it off full of care and love. If I know I'm making a bridesmaid invitation for Beth, I make sure that 'flomade especially for Beth' is on the bottom of her box. Hearing back from people with news of their proposal, especially when there is a photo makes my day, every time.
It's joy-producung to create things every day. I love what I do, and am so grateful to the beautiful people who have helped my little shop grow.
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Owner, Maker, Designer
Custom orders are my favorite. Creating, reading, exploring, loving, evolving. Wife, sister, friend, writer, artist, crafter, hiker, homebody, adventurer. Lover of cats, chickens, eating beautiful food with people I love.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
*I'm happy to put items on reserve for you , and I take lay-away payments on items or orders over $100. Just contact me, and we'll work out the details!
*Custom orders will include updates from me as well as photos for approval throughout the creative process. Additional costs for special materials are payable by the customer. There are no refunds on custom made Orders, Unless our convos reflect an oversight or error on my part.
*NYS taxes are applicable.
*Packages take 4-7 days to arrive and come with a tracking number. The tracking number will be sent to you once the item is shipped.
*Priority Mail upgrade is available.
*shipped using USPS first class international
*may take 1-5 weeks depending on customs, etc.
*first class does not include tracking, so please be patient and plan ahead! If you would like to purchase shipping that includes tracking, please ask, I'm happy to oblige.
*I am not responsible for any duties, customs charges, or additional taxes that may occur.
*Once items are shipped, we just have to trust the USPS to do their job. If an item is lost in the mail or delayed, feel free to contact me. I'll do my best to help you track it down.
Refunds and Exchanges
*If you want an exact color match, please ask for a sample sent via snail mail before purchasing.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please feel free to convo me, I'm very communication friendly and quick to respond!