Modern Off-beat Retro style.

Lancaster, United Kingdom · 37 Sales


Modern Off-beat Retro style.

Lancaster, United Kingdom 37 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Charlotte Done

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Charlotte Done


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Fi on Jun 17, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

lovely brooch, great design, excellent quality and colour. Arrived very quickly.

Gemma Golland

Gemma Golland on Jun 10, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Made and shipped super quickly! I love this item, I wanted something bicycle and whimsically cute related and this was just perfect :D


Su on Mar 31, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Just gorgeous! My brooch is so pretty and beautifully made(I'm a jeweller so I'm fussy about that sort of thing). The packaging is innovative and fun, super friendly seller and I can't wait to buy something else.

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Illustrator makes beautiful bags and bonkers brooches.

I am an illustrator. I studied ceramics at art school, I worked for years in catering - selling olives and running my own cafe, and now I'm here! Bringing up my son and running the Strange Bird Design Emporium (er... ok... small studio business)

I started this shop a couple of years ago selling my illustrations from a book I'd written called 'One Aardvark'. I now seem to be making bags! Stylish, one -off digitally printed, vintage lined, linen bags which can be found in my brand new shop 'Modello Mondo'.

Also I have recently discovered shrink plastic, which is the perfect vehicle for my new love of mixing up vintage illustrations & photos with my own drawings.

AND I'm also making Creature Kits! A box filled with everything you need to make your own stuffed creatures! These will be in the shop soon!

Oh yes... and I do hand draw and digitally produce illustrations!

My 5 year old is the driving force behind my business! I would love to show him that doing something you enjoy with your life is the most important thing, keep plugging away and it will work! (fingers crossed).

Shop members

  • Charlotte Done

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Illustaror, Photographer, Promoter

    I draw, I write, I make bags. I love olives and cakes and my life in the Northern town of Lancaster, nuzzled just below the glorious Lake District of Northern England.

Shop policies

Last updated on March 8, 2012
Welcome to my shop, Strange Bird Designs, where I sell my illustrations, greetings cards, textiles, bags and accesories.
Please feel free to browse, and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact me.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
Please make your payment within 48 hours days of purchase.
If no payment has been received at the end of the third day, the order will be cancelled.
All items are shipped using 1st class post ( priority mail )
Once payment has been received I will ship your purchase A.S.A.P.
Shipping times - within the UK - up to 4 days.
Deliveries to Europe - 1-2 weeks.
Deliveries to U.S.A and everywhere else - 3-4 weeks. Please contact me if your parcel has not arrived after these times
Refunds and Exchanges
All things are returnable for the full purchase price ( but not the shipping costs )
If you are unhappy with your purchase please contact me within 3 days of its arrival, and we can discuss a refund.
Refunds will be paid as soon as I have the returned item.
Additional policies and FAQs
All copyright remains with Charlotte Done of Strange Bird Designs.
Please do not reproduce without permission.