MindysBeerGear

Wallets and Accessories made from Used Craft Beer Boxes

Washington, United States · 1925 Sales

MindysBeerGear

Wallets and Accessories made from Used Craft Beer Boxes

Washington, United States 1925 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(420)

Announcement   Surprisingly durable and functional wallets and accessories. No cardboard is exposed. Everything covered and protected with clear vinyl. Read my reviews to purchase with confidence!
Send me your own box to be upcycled at no extra fee. Everything you see is made and ready to ship.

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Last updated on Jan 21, 2016

Surprisingly durable and functional wallets and accessories. No cardboard is exposed. Everything covered and protected with clear vinyl. Read my reviews to purchase with confidence!
Send me your own box to be upcycled at no extra fee. Everything you see is made and ready to ship.

Mindy Humphrey

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Mindy Humphrey

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(420)
sean smith

sean smith on Jul 20, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

the entire process was easy/friendly! wallet is exactly as described + exactly what i was hoping for - what more can i say? Mindy is an excellent person + she makes great stuff!

Deena Clarke

Deena Clarke on Jul 14, 2016

4 out of 5 stars

Such great and fun products!!!

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Updates

Which version #ruinationipa do you prefer? Judging by the 4-pack box (now #beerwallet) I'd pick the #ruination2.0

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Stone Ruination Wallet
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Fresh money clip/cardholders hit the shop this week. They make great front pocket wallets for the minimalist beer geek.

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Dogfish Head 90 Min IPA Money Clip and Card Holder
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About

Wallets and other accessories made from used craft beer packaging.

I am a full-time mom and I work during my son's nap each day. I started making wallets and other accessories out of craft beer 4-packs and 6-packs in 2010. I designed my best-selling, bi-fold men's wallet in July of 2011. All patterns are my own, sketched down on notepads and graph paper. Everything you see in my shop was designed here first.
I strive to make each piece completely functional and sturdy. At the same time, I wish to embrace the novelty of "upcycling" a used beer package. I do not intend my pieces to look like they were manufactured in mass quantities by machines. Remember, I hand-make every single piece you see in my shop. I want you to pull out your wallet and embrace all its blemishes. Every scuff, crease, or seam you see in the box material should be a reminder that someone (maybe it was you or maybe it was ME) who appreciates craft beer enjoyed every bottle that was kept in that six-pack box. It should bring back fond memories and make you thirsty for more. I'm right there with you as I put my heart into every piece of beer gear that emerges from my cutting table.

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  • Mindy Humphrey

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Shop policies

Last updated on June 26, 2016
Thank you for visiting my Etsy page. I am a lover of craft beer. I take the trash from my favorite breweries and make it into something one-of-a-kind. My goal is to bring a smile to your face every time you pull out our Gonzo wallet to pay for groceries or see your luggage come down the conveyor belt sporting an adorable SKA Brewing luggage tag. I also hope to bring more attention to my favorite breweries by creating a unique outlet of advertising for them. If my favorite breweries are doing well, they will continue to brew fabulous beer.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept credit card and PayPal. Nothing ships until payment is received. WA sales tax is added to WA sales. I do not require payment up front for custom orders. You pay when the item is ready.
Shipping
All items will ship within 24 hours after payment is received. Everything is shipped through USPS and most orders are shipped as First Class arriving in 3 business days. To keep shipping costs down I do not offer tracking. Let me know if you would like tracking added (maybe you have trouble receiving mail in your neck of the woods). Please be mindful of what shipping address you give at the time of your order. Make sure Etsy and Paypal have your current and correct address. If you plan on being away from home for a long period of time I cannot be held responsible for lost or stolen items if you are not home to receive them. Otherwise, I am happy to correct any error I make in shipping.
Please send me a message to add an international shipping rate for your country to an item.
If an item is lost in the mail or is being returned to sender, we must wait 30 days for that to clear up before I will refund or replace an order.
Refunds and Exchanges
If you are unhappy with your order upon receiving it I want to know. I will do by best to fix the problem.
If you are returning an item it must be in new, unused condition to receive a refund.
Shipping fees will not be refunded unless the problem with your order is clearly my mistake.
There are usually exceptions to things and I am easy to work with. Just message me if you have any concerns. No one should be unhappy after shopping here.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please message me regarding custom orders. I do not require prepayment. Any crazy idea is welcomed. This is how it will work:
You will contact me asking if I can create what you have in mind. I will say "yes I can make that" and I will look through my inventory of beer boxes to see if I have what you need. If I do not, I will suggest that you mail me a box from your favorite beer. I will make your custom item and notify you when it is ready and posted on Etsy. The item will have a hold for you in the title. You will then purchase your item like normal.
Simple as that. It is very satisfying to do custom orders. I love to know that you have something unique and personal to you.

I do offer wholesale pricing. I would love to get to know you brewery owners and make you some awesome gear. Beer people are the coolest. Send me a message and I'd be happy to get a few free samples out to you.

Many of the boxes I use are from breweries I am in contact with and I have consent to use their boxes. I have such an overwhelmingly positive response from craft brewers that I assume, for the most part, that I am doing something good. If any of you craft breweries are not happy with what I am doing please let me know. I have no problem with you exercising your trademark rights and I will cooperate with your request to stop using your trash.