Melsys

Melsy's Illustrations ©

New York, United States · 10944 Sales

Melsys

Melsy's Illustrations ©

New York, United States 10944 Sales On Etsy since 2013

5 out of 5 stars
(1833)

Announcement   ATTENTION MELSY’S IS EXPERIENCING HIGH VOLUMES OF ORDERS! ORDERS MAY TAKE LONGER THAN EXPECTED, THANK YOU!!!*******************************************************************************

*******SHIPPING TAKES 10-12 BUSINESS DAYS FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
-Coasters
-Mugs
-Trivets
-Canvas Cosmetic bags
-Totes
-Journals

(*NOTE: THESE SHIP SEPARATE FROM PRINTS)

*********** SHIPPING TAKES 3-5 BUSINESS DAY FOR PRINTS (SOMETIMES LONGER)
*********** WE ARE EXPERIENCING HIGH VOLUMES OF ORDERS, THANK YOU FOR
YOUR PATIENCE!
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CELL PHONE CASES CAN BE PURCHASED AT WWW.CASETIFY.COM/MELSYS
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FAQ'S

Q: TO YOU SHIP INTERNATIONALLY?
A- YES WE SHIP EVERYWHERE!

Q: DOES MELSY CREATE CUSTOM ILLUSTRATIONS?
A- NO, BUT WE CAN CHANGE HAIR COLOR AND SKIN TONES!

Q: CAN YOU RETURN OR EXCHANGE?
A- OF COURSE!

Q: DID YOU GO TO SCHOOL FOR ART?
A- NOPE! I PICKED THIS UP AS A HOBBY 4 YEARS AGO AFTER REALIZING I WAS UNHAPPY AT MY 9-5 JOB. I STARTED SELLING MY ARTWORK IN BOSTON AT SOWA OPEN MARKET THEN MADE THE LEAP AND AM IN NYC NOW.

Q: DO YOU HAVE A STORE?
A- NO, I HAVE POP UP HOLIDAY BOUTIQUES IN NYC DURING THE HOLIDAYS AND FOCUS ON ONLINE SALES. MY OFFICE IS IN NYC AND I DO ALL MY SHIPPING AND WORK FROM THERE.

Q: DOES MELSY CUSTOMIZE ANY EXISTING IMAGES IN THE SHOP?
A- YES- I CAN CHANGE HAIR COLORS (NOT THE LENGTH OR TEXTURE) AND SKIN TONES. UPON PURCHASE LEAVE A NOTE IN THE "NOTE TO SELLER" SECTION WITH YOUR SPECIAL REQUESTS.
*TRAVEL MUGS AND LARGE PRINTS ARE EXCLUDED

Q: DOES MELSY SELL CELLPHONE CASES?
A- YES ONLY ON CASETIFY.COM/MELSYS - THE ONLY SITE WHERE YOU CAN PURCHASE MY AUTHENTIC CASES. OTHER SITES WITH MY DESIGNS ARE NOT AUTHENTIC.

Q: CAN YOU PUT ANY DESIGN ON A PILLOW, COASTER, MUG, JOURNAL, ORNAMENT, TOTE?
A- YES
*PLANNER AND TRAVEL MUG ARE EXCLUDED

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ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Any unauthorized reprint or use of this image is strictly prohibited. None of the designs/illustrations may be reproduced, resold, or used for promotional/ social media use without written consent from the artist of © Melsy's Illustrations, Jamel Saliba.

Copyright © Melsy's Illustrations ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 13, 2018

ATTENTION MELSY’S IS EXPERIENCING HIGH VOLUMES OF ORDERS! ORDERS MAY TAKE LONGER THAN EXPECTED, THANK YOU!!!*******************************************************************************

*******SHIPPING TAKES 10-12 BUSINESS DAYS FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
-Coasters
-Mugs
-Trivets
-Canvas Cosmetic bags
-Totes
-Journals

(*NOTE: THESE SHIP SEPARATE FROM PRINTS)

*********** SHIPPING TAKES 3-5 BUSINESS DAY FOR PRINTS (SOMETIMES LONGER)
*********** WE ARE EXPERIENCING HIGH VOLUMES OF ORDERS, THANK YOU FOR
YOUR PATIENCE!
************************************************************************************
CELL PHONE CASES CAN BE PURCHASED AT WWW.CASETIFY.COM/MELSYS
****************************************************************************************************
FAQ'S

Q: TO YOU SHIP INTERNATIONALLY?
A- YES WE SHIP EVERYWHERE!

Q: DOES MELSY CREATE CUSTOM ILLUSTRATIONS?
A- NO, BUT WE CAN CHANGE HAIR COLOR AND SKIN TONES!

Q: CAN YOU RETURN OR EXCHANGE?
A- OF COURSE!

Q: DID YOU GO TO SCHOOL FOR ART?
A- NOPE! I PICKED THIS UP AS A HOBBY 4 YEARS AGO AFTER REALIZING I WAS UNHAPPY AT MY 9-5 JOB. I STARTED SELLING MY ARTWORK IN BOSTON AT SOWA OPEN MARKET THEN MADE THE LEAP AND AM IN NYC NOW.

Q: DO YOU HAVE A STORE?
A- NO, I HAVE POP UP HOLIDAY BOUTIQUES IN NYC DURING THE HOLIDAYS AND FOCUS ON ONLINE SALES. MY OFFICE IS IN NYC AND I DO ALL MY SHIPPING AND WORK FROM THERE.

Q: DOES MELSY CUSTOMIZE ANY EXISTING IMAGES IN THE SHOP?
A- YES- I CAN CHANGE HAIR COLORS (NOT THE LENGTH OR TEXTURE) AND SKIN TONES. UPON PURCHASE LEAVE A NOTE IN THE "NOTE TO SELLER" SECTION WITH YOUR SPECIAL REQUESTS.
*TRAVEL MUGS AND LARGE PRINTS ARE EXCLUDED

Q: DOES MELSY SELL CELLPHONE CASES?
A- YES ONLY ON CASETIFY.COM/MELSYS - THE ONLY SITE WHERE YOU CAN PURCHASE MY AUTHENTIC CASES. OTHER SITES WITH MY DESIGNS ARE NOT AUTHENTIC.

Q: CAN YOU PUT ANY DESIGN ON A PILLOW, COASTER, MUG, JOURNAL, ORNAMENT, TOTE?
A- YES
*PLANNER AND TRAVEL MUG ARE EXCLUDED

********************************************************************************************
FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM @MELSYSILLUSTRATIONS

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Any unauthorized reprint or use of this image is strictly prohibited. None of the designs/illustrations may be reproduced, resold, or used for promotional/ social media use without written consent from the artist of © Melsy's Illustrations, Jamel Saliba.

Copyright © Melsy's Illustrations ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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Mugs mugs mugs! Now available in the shop!

About

A self-taught artist who chose to leave my 9-5 job and start my own fashion illustrating business!

This is going to be a little lengthy… here’s my story in a nutshell!
Since I was a little girl I’ve always had a passion for art. I remember being 5 and having a crayon in my hand at all times ( I always drew suns and rainbows). My love for art transitioned over to the love for makeup in high school and college. I put down the pencil and picked up a makeup brush….. I started experimenting with art on the face instead of paper.

I realized how much I loved art/illustrations when one of my best friends (@odettemariewakim on instagram) gave me a fahion illustration for my birthday in the summer of 2013. I went the the fashion illustrator's website and wanted ALL of her designs! At the time I couldn't afford to buy all of her designs so I thought "Why don't I just try to create my own?!" I moved back home from Boston, was bored one night, and really needed to pick up a hobby, so I started experimenting with fashion illustrating and decided to give it a go!

Everyday, since discovering my new-found passion for art, I would go to my 9-5 job come straight home and just completely zone out in the world of illustrating. I started posting my rough sketches on Facebook and Instagram, before I knew it was gaining so much recognition on social media that I decided to research local craft fairs to sell my illustrations. I applied to SOWA in Boston.. I literally had NO idea what I was doing at first! I remember the first day wasn't too great.. but I kept at it. A few weeks later I started my Etsy shop which then lead to the birth of my company, Melsy's Illustrations!

Since then my clients have included:
Bloomingdales
GRAPHIQUE DE FRANCE
TJX Companies Inc. (TJ Maxx, Home Goods, Marshalls)
Hallmark
Reebok
HANLEY NYC


FEATURED IN:
THE HUFFINGTON POST
HER CAMPUS
THE EAGLE TRIBUNE
THE BOSTON GLOBE
SOWA SPOTLIGHT

POP UP BOOTHS:
BRYANT PARK HOLIDAY SHOPS
COLUMBUS CIRCLE HOLIDAY SHOPS
SOWA AND NEW ENGLAND OPEN MARKETS
CHELSEA MARKET


My career REALLY launched this year, when I decided to make the big move to NYC! I became a vendor at Bryant Park Holiday Shops from October-January. It was the most UNREAL experience of MY LIFE! I met so many people from ALL over the world.. It's so crazy to think my illustrations have a home in Italy, London, Thailand, Switzerland, Germany, Japan, China, etc! (That's another story that I will discuss more in a BOOK hopefully one day!)

My mom was extremely supportive, She’s my inspiration and the one who gave me the name Melsy (she use to call me that when I was little). I get my creative style from her… she is the classiest woman I know and has a flair for fashion and home decor. She’s the reason I am who I am today! MY dad on the other hand didn’t take it too well when I left my job. He said: “Jamel, that’s what 5 year olds do!” It took him a while to warm up to the idea, but now he wants my job :) So, no matter what anyone says I encourage you ALL to take a leap of faith and follow your dreams. You are the only one that can make yourself happy!

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Shop members

  • Jamel Saliba

    Owner, Designer, Maker

    Jamel is a self-taught Boston Fashion Illustrator. Having a passion for both art and fashion she left her 9-5 job, took a leap of faith, and decided to start her own business, Melsy's Illustrations in 2014.

  • Joelle Bellini

    Assistant, Shipper, Customer Service

    This is my 9-5 ;) Diet Coke is my liquid of choice.

Shop policies

Last updated on December 7, 2017
Welcome Etsy shoppers! Enjoy browsing/shopping at Melsy's Illustrstions! These are all PRINTS of my original artwork that comes in 3 different size prints (5x7", 8x10", 11x14") Mugs, Coasters, Planners are also available as well as MORE to come!

Feel free to message me if you have any further questions!

COPYRIGHT
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ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Any unauthorized reprint or use of this image is strictly prohibited. None of the designs/illustrations may be reproduced, resold, or used for promotional/ social media use without written consent from the artist of © Melsy's Illustrations, Jamel Saliba.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and 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)
Melsy's Illustrations strives on excellent customer service. If you aren't happy with your order please message me on Etsy. Returns and exchanges are accepted if the illustration is STILL being sold in the shop.

If your order is lost or stolen in the mail I will try my BEST to find a solution to the issue!
Payment
This shop accepts all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express) and Paypal.
Shipping
- AT THIS TIME SHIPPING IS TAKING LONGER THAN 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS DUE TO HIGH VOLUMES OF ORDERS!!

- Shipping normally takes 3-5 business days (may take longer for coasters and mugs and in periods of high volumes of orders)

-All orders are shipped through USPS.

- If your order is lost/stolen in the mail please message this shop ASAP and contact your local post office so we can work on tracking the order!

- If you need something sooner than 3-5 days PLEASE leave note and specify the date needed at checkout

- Illustrations are placed in a clear cello protective sleeve with a white backboard

-Shipped in bend proof mailer

-Coasters, mugs, trivets, travel mugs, cosmetic bags, and totes are shipped from outsourced vendor (shipping takes 1-12 business days) (Travel mugs are Pre-Order) (taking 3-4 weeks)

-Order containing mugs, coasters, and prints are shipped separately

-Melsy's Illustrations ships worldwide

-PLEASE ensure shipping address is correct, if it isn't or you need to change it message me ASAP!

*****TRACKING ORDERS*****
Once an order is processed and shipped you will receive a shipping notification from Melsy's Illustrations with your tracking number. You can track your order by simple clicking on the link or typing in your tracking number at usps.com
Additional policies and FAQs
Melsy's Illustrations offers WHOLESALE.

COPYRIGHT
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ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Any unauthorized reprint or use of this image is strictly prohibited. None of the designs/illustrations may be reproduced, resold, or used for promotional/ social media use without written consent from the artist of © Melsy's Illustrations, Jamel Saliba.