JHTatroeSBG

J.H. Tatroe Salvaged Book Goods

Windsor, Colorado · 1071 Sales

JHTatroeSBG

J.H. Tatroe Salvaged Book Goods

Windsor, Colorado 1071 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(338)

Announcement   J.H. Tatroe is home of the original Unblockers writing and storytelling dice. My dice, garlands, flowers, wreaths, and decor items are made from real, previously-loved books and maps, saved from a future at the pulp mill to remind you of your favorite stories and places. Visit me at http://www.jhtatroe.com or on Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Instagram/Goodreads: jhtatroe

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 5, 2017

J.H. Tatroe is home of the original Unblockers writing and storytelling dice. My dice, garlands, flowers, wreaths, and decor items are made from real, previously-loved books and maps, saved from a future at the pulp mill to remind you of your favorite stories and places. Visit me at http://www.jhtatroe.com or on Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Instagram/Goodreads: jhtatroe

Jennifer Tatroe

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Jennifer Tatroe

Wild Rose Book Paper Garland Door Swag
$35.00
Map Paper Flowers - Roses Made From Real Atlas
$33.00

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(338)
Donna

Donna on Dec 13, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Thank you, received in good time. They are a gift for my brother, who is a writer. He's been working on the same novel for about 10 years. Maybe these will help. :)

tasha821

tasha821 on Oct 8, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely love my book paper roses. She was great to work with and answered all my questions promptly.

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Updates

We've got your leather and old maps. Sorry, whiff of pipe smoke not included.
Lots of new items coming into the shop over the next week, including a new "one of a kind" section for unique gifts and home decor.

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Made another set of Little Women flowers this snowy afternoon. They're available to ship on time for Mother's Day if you order soon!

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About

"The stories we love best do live in us forever..." —J.K. Rowling

Jennifer Hemphill Tatroe graduated from the University of Illinois in 1995 with degrees in English and Rhetoric. After stints in the publishing and tech industries, a volunteer position teaching art to elementary school students ignited her interest in visual arts, and she founded J.H. Tatroe Salvaged Book Goods (then called Palimpsestic) in Seattle in 2010. She now resides in Windsor, Colorado with her husband, Kevin, and son, Hadden.

Jenn is an accomplished writer with more than twenty short fiction credits. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2008. Her background in writing and literature plays directly into her current work with upcycled books, fueling her interest in the relationships readers form with iconic works of literature and the memories printed words stir in an age of digital media.

All of Jenn’s products are created from used books, acquired from library discards, used book sales, thrift stores, and secondhand bookshops. She seeks out mass-printed books in poor condition, in an effort to keep their stories alive for those who have read and loved them in the past.

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  • Jenn

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I was the kid who begged the babysitter to please, please just let me sit inside with my book. Now, I'm a little more balanced. I hike and dance and play games and make art... but the books still go all those places with me.

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Last updated on Oct 30, 2016
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When are your holiday shipping cutoffs for 2016?

USA Domestic: Order by December 8
International (except Africa, Central/South America): Order by December 1
Africa and Central/South America: Order by November 23