Vintage • Art & Book Illustration • Art Seller

Milwaukee, Wisconsin · 66 Sales


Vintage • Art & Book Illustration • Art Seller

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 66 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars

Shop owner

Claire T


Announcement   Vintage Book Illustrations. Folk & Outsider Art. Thrift Store Art. Recycled. Repurposed.


Last updated on Apr 12, 2016

Vintage Book Illustrations. Folk & Outsider Art. Thrift Store Art. Recycled. Repurposed.

Claire T

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Claire T

Framed Painting Paint By Numbers Mountain Church
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A world with out art and vintage is just like living at Walmart

Collecting books. That's how it all started. Collecting books, not having any idea what I was going to do with them. Just compelled to always check out the books at thrift and antique stores, and then like an addiction, couldn't stop myself from buying them. Some are really messed up, but with bits of glory still in them. That is what I am trying to do, save them for their glory. I also eyeball art at the same venues and find great stuff. It is a thrill to find a great book or a great piece of art, I love doing it.


Shop members

  • Claire

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Cats, art, books, my husband and two kids, not in that order, are my favorite things. Went to art school, had some crappy jobs, got married, yada yada yada, I sell stuff on etsy.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 14, 2012
Welcome fellow shoppers, art lovers, book lovers, cat lovers, diy lovers, and vintage lovers. I have taken my love of book illustrations and matted them lovingly in vintage frames; and I also am selling favorite & unique Outsider or Folk art that I have found on my travels, and set them up in this shop, named after my cat Cha Cha. Let me know what you think! Check out GotchaChaCha.wordpress for more info.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
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  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
  • Check
I take Paypal payments. I could also take checks, and will ship out artwork after check has cleared. Please allow two - three days after payment for item to be shipped.
All shipping is done through the United States Postal Service. (Doing my best to keep it in business).

I would like to save everyone some money, so if you give me your address I can try to figure out less expensive shipping cost, OR you could just use the figure on the listing which is USPS flat rate priority, which is very good and reliable.

Artwork is thoroughly and carefully wrapped in green bubble wrap and butcher paper. It should be good to go, but glass makes me nervous, so the cost of Insurance on items framed under glass is included. You can add Insurance to other items at your own expense.

Delivery confirmation (through the USPS) is only available in the US, and can only be used for shipping in the US. It is a good idea, is relatively inexpensive (19 cents if you purchase your postage online via pay pal).

I ship internationally and buyer is responsible for any duties, customs and taxes levied by their individual countries.

Items are wrapped in bubble wrap, butcher paper, and vintage ribbon, so I think it is ready to be sent as a gift. We can make more elaborate gift wrapping if requested.

I will expedite shipping at appropriate rates, if requested.
Refunds and Exchanges
Of course if item is not as described, item will be returned plus shipping cost. I will also refund artwork if you change your mind, minus shipping cost. I do not like to think someone hated what they got. But on the other hand, please look at pictures and descriptions carefully, and email with questions.
Additional policies and FAQs
I have a huge collection, so if there is a subject matter you would be interested or a particular illustrator, we could work together to get you a picture you would love. Just email and we can talk.