MostlyMonstersCV

"Mostly Monsters" Chula Vista

648 Sales

MostlyMonstersCV

"Mostly Monsters" Chula Vista

648 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(225)

Announcement   Whimsical & Wearable HANDMADE Goods for Little Monsters of all ages.
ALL ITEMS CURRENTLY LISTED IN OUR SHOP ARE READY-TO-SHIP TODAY, ready made and ready to go! Hey,Psssttt...how about a discount? Enter FAN4MMCV at checkout to get 10% off your purchase of $10 or more!


We feature a collection of cute monster-themed items......
to wear, to play with, to share & enjoy! We hope you enjoy our unique style and original designs.
NEW: Now you can also visit us to enjoy photos, blogs, and find info on upcoming events at: http://www.mostlymonsterschulavista.com

We are located in the city of Chula Vista in Sunny Southern California...a great place to grow MONSTERS!
All merchandise listed in our shop is in stock and ready to ship, but we are always willing to create a CUSTOM order for you, should you need different colors, styles, etc. Just let us know what you'd like, and we'll see what we can do to accomodate your request.
YES, we make every bit of our merchandise with our own 4 hands (there are two of us working together as a mother-daughter team) even going so far as to making our own patterns and sometimes printing our own fabric!
YES, we really do try to ship the same day (or as soon as the Post Office opens next day!), so your item will arrive ASAP!


Generally, due to the size of our inventory, our listings only show shipping within the US, but if you'd like an item shipped out of the country, just let us know and we'll be happy to find out the shipping costs for you! We typically ship items the same day you order them (or first thing when the Post Office opens). Customer Service is #1!!!

Got questions? Contact us at MostlyMonsterscv [!at] gmail.com

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 16, 2015

Whimsical & Wearable HANDMADE Goods for Little Monsters of all ages.
ALL ITEMS CURRENTLY LISTED IN OUR SHOP ARE READY-TO-SHIP TODAY, ready made and ready to go! Hey,Psssttt...how about a discount? Enter FAN4MMCV at checkout to get 10% off your purchase of $10 or more!


We feature a collection of cute monster-themed items......
to wear, to play with, to share & enjoy! We hope you enjoy our unique style and original designs.
NEW: Now you can also visit us to enjoy photos, blogs, and find info on upcoming events at: http://www.mostlymonsterschulavista.com

We are located in the city of Chula Vista in Sunny Southern California...a great place to grow MONSTERS!
All merchandise listed in our shop is in stock and ready to ship, but we are always willing to create a CUSTOM order for you, should you need different colors, styles, etc. Just let us know what you'd like, and we'll see what we can do to accomodate your request.
YES, we make every bit of our merchandise with our own 4 hands (there are two of us working together as a mother-daughter team) even going so far as to making our own patterns and sometimes printing our own fabric!
YES, we really do try to ship the same day (or as soon as the Post Office opens next day!), so your item will arrive ASAP!


Generally, due to the size of our inventory, our listings only show shipping within the US, but if you'd like an item shipped out of the country, just let us know and we'll be happy to find out the shipping costs for you! We typically ship items the same day you order them (or first thing when the Post Office opens). Customer Service is #1!!!

Got questions? Contact us at MostlyMonsterscv [!at] gmail.com

MOSTLY MONSTERS by Sabrina n Taylor Ingalls

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MOSTLY MONSTERS by Sabrina n Taylor Ingalls

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(225)
Serena Heinz- Romero

Serena Heinz- Romero on Oct 29, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This is perfect for everyone. Just the right size for a pop of color and whimsy. And Lucille has tiny actual spikes. I love it and will be my new go to clip.

marina johnson

marina johnson on Oct 11, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Super cute doll and well made. I have purchased quite a few items form Mostly Monsters and I have loved them all. My kids also loved them and that's what matters the most. Mostly Monsters has amazing customer service as well and are great to communicate with as well. Thanks for the doll!

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Updates

NEW Limited Edition "Turkey Leg Drumstick" Hairbows - just in time for Thanksgiving- while supplies last!

About

From start to finish, our HANDMADE monsters will make you SMILE!

Way back in 1989, there was a girl named Sabrina who wanted to make cool stuff that would make other people smile. So she did! For many years, she made dolls, and costumes, and toys, and home decor, and jewelry, and much more. Her little business morphed and changed names a few times..."Kitten's Kids", "Sabrina's Scrap Bag", and "Sabrina's Scraps" to name a few. Whatever she called it, people really seemed to like the goodies she made out of re-purposed materials on a shoestring budget (long before this was fashionable!) Before long, her craft goodies were all over San Diego County, and finding their ways into homes in other states.
And in the midst of all this crafting chaos, she became a MOM too! Two kids later, she found herself so busy, that it was time to take a break from the crafts...it was a long time away...more than enough time to charge her creative batteries and raise a couple of awesome adults (with the help of her supportive husband.)
23 years after making her first doll for sale, she found herself with totally NEW ideas in her head, and plethora of teenagers surrounding her with even MORE new ideas. But how could she do it alone???
Lo and behold, she found she didn't HAVE to do it alone...she had a built-in partner in crime...ahem...in CREATIVITY! So "Mostly Monsters CV" was hatched...
with daughter Taylor's artistic ideas & pop-culture sensibilities, and Mom Sabrina's crafty know-how, the team got to work making some of the most ADORABLE monsters around!
Colorful furry hats, cuddly pillows, not-so-scary monsters, dolls, toys, jewlery, barrettes, and the list goes on!
We start with hand-drawn ideas (we've got three Composition books FILLED with ideas and illustrations so far!!!), create our own patterns from tissue paper and cardstock, and let the sewing machine FLY as our little guys come to life! (In case you wondered, most of our machine sewing is done on a 1963 Singer Sewing Machine!) Many of our items are one-of-kind, and even those with twins, triplets, or those who come in "Flocks" retain their individual personalities with hand-sewn expressions and details.
As long as we've got ideas percolating and nimble fingers to create them, the monsters will just keep on coming!!! And if our monsters have made you SMILE, then we know we've done our job well.
We are so proud to announce that the MONSTERS have now paid for Taylor's college tuition, graduating debt free through hard work! But this doesn't mean we're stopping...we've got too many ideas and will continue to support her budding career as a Film Director and/or Editor, so we thank you in advance for helping her earn her first "Oscar"! Wanna see a MINI-FILM about our Crafty Life?
Go to: http://www.campusmoviefest.com/movies/45046-mostly-monsters-a-craft-odyssey#.VjGytjGOrak.facebook
FYI: All our goods are handmade in a SMOKE-FREE environment.
However, not "cat-free", although we do store our items where our little rascals can't get in, and give our items a quick "lint-roll" before shipping.

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  • Mostly Monsters CV

    Owner

    "Mostly Monsters Chula Vista" is a Mom & daughter owned small craft business in Southern California. Our items are 100% HANDMADE BY US in our home using original patterns and ideas...never copied!

  • Sabrina

    Maker, Designer

    Sabrina aka MOM; previously ran "Sabrina's Scraps"...a small but successful craft business in San Diego, but took time off to raise a family. She studied Costume Design & Music at SDSU, and has a background in Retail Management & Store Displays.

  • Taylor

    Maker, Designer

    Taylor is a recent graduate of SDSU, and plans to work in the Film Industry. She is an accomplished Musician & Artist. Her artwork inspires many of our shop's new creations, and she is a master of all things ZOMBIE BABIES.

  • GLURP

    Mascot!!!

    This is GLURP, one of our very first creations! He travels the globe via the internet, spreading smiles in every language. He enjoys playing with dust bunnies, making kids giggle, and tangling the thread on the sewing machine when we're not looking.

Local

Find MostlyMonstersCV at the following upcoming market!

  • "Holiday Craft Faire" at Whimsic Alley

    Whimsic Alley, 5464 Wilshire Blvd

    Los Angeles, CA

    Dec 3–4

    Shop in our Great Hall with some of our fantastic vendors. This is an all ages event, and is completely free to attend! As always, raffles will be held every hour, on the hour. The more you shop from our local vendors and artists, the more chances you'll have to win! For more, go to: https://www.facebook.com/whimsicalley/ and search "events"

Shop policies

Last updated on October 26, 2015
Welcome to our shop! We hope that you like what you see and will come back often, as we are constantly creating and listing NEW items for sale!

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
At this time, we are accepting payments by PAYPAL or Direct Checkout (including Etsy gift cards).

We are not currently listing International Shipping Rates on most of our items, but we would be happy to discuss options with you!
Purchases within California will automatically add a California Sales Tax rate.
Shipping
All our items are shipped via USPS, typically in an appropriately-sized padded envelope, as most of our items are soft and unbreakable. Whenever possible, we will do what we can to keep within the designated shipping "budget" listed (as shown on the listing), and when appropriate, we will add shipping confirmation, etc.
Some items will be combined in order to save shipping fees. Once we ship the item, we will refund any significant shipping overages as quickly as we possibly can.

If you are buying multiple items, please contact us BEFORE paying so we can help determine the best way to save you $$$ on shipping.
YES! WE WILL SHIP INTERNATIONALLY! JUST ASK! Due to the large variety of styles and sizes of items in our shop, we simply haven't been able to predetermine the shipping costs of each item...so just ask! Let us know exactly what you are looking at, and we'll quickly research the actual shipping cost for you and get back to you ASAP!
Refunds and Exchanges
In the rare case that you are unsatisfied with your item(s), please contact us immediately so that we can work with you to resolve any issues.

Should a full or partial refund be deemed necessary, the original item must be returned in original condition (with tracking and insurance) with all tags attached before any refund can be processed. (Customer will be responsible for all shippping charges on returned items.) Once we have received the item, we will work with you for an equitable resolution.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you are out of the US, but would like to purchase any of our items, PLEASE LET US KNOW! We will be happy to discuss shipping options.

Show season heads-up...from time to time, our "monsters" venture out in the world to local craft shows. If the show is a large one, or at a large distance, we may choose to put our shop in "vacation mode", disabling our active listings for a short time. We would hate for even 1 customer to be disappointed if the item they've purchased was no longer in stock! So once the inventory has been recounted and we've had time to remove SOLD items from our shop, we'll reopen the shop as soon as we can!

Thanks for understanding that we are a small mom & daughter shop working hard to give great service to our customers!