Paper Quilling, Gourd Ornaments, Bottle Lights

Pennsburg, Pennsylvania · 966 Sales


Paper Quilling, Gourd Ornaments, Bottle Lights

Pennsburg, Pennsylvania 966 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars

ShortHenStudio is taking a short break


Note from shop owner The shop is taking a break for some family time. Hand made and hand painted items will be available again around July 31st. Thank you for your interest- have a wonderful day!

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Jul 17, 2017

The shop is taking a break for some family time. Hand made and hand painted items will be available again around July 31st. Thank you for your interest- have a wonderful day!

Chris Whiteside

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Chris Whiteside


It's all about wanting to create and enjoying the anticipation of something new...oh, and fun, fun, fun!

I’m a country daughter...artist, photographer, wife, Mother ...Grandmother now, too! For years I raised free range chickens, turkeys, ducks and guinea fowl. And I’m about five feet tall. So…the name Short Hen Studio was conjured in my head many years ago and seemed a perfect fit for this little Etsy shop.
I’ve always been involved in art– at school, in work, at art shows and craft shops and enjoying many hobbies as well– gardening, crochet, baking, etc. I’m easily distracted by birds, easily bored by doing the same things over and I dabble in different things.
My expression in ( and appreciation of ) art is always changing to fit the current version of me. I approach this shop’s offerings in the same way…small colorful decorations that aren’t intended to be a lifelong commitment, but can last that long if you want them to.
So I’ll meditate, put on some music and clear a spot in my little studio and see what happens now… and when I need a stretch I’ll grab my camera and my Aussie “Doyle” for a walk to go looking for birds.
Come along and see what we’ve found at my other shop:
Whiteside Hollow. ( )

Shop members

  • Chris Whiteside

    Owner, Creator, Shipper

  • Doyle


Shop policies

Last updated on June 12, 2017
Welcome! I have been constructing my original quilled magnets and banners for more than two decades and the only variable is the color and size of the individual floral stem used for each piece. Care instructions are included with each magnet purchase, as well as a brief history of the art.
Quilling papers will become faded if exposed to direct sunlight.

Working with gourds appeals to the gardener in me, though I rarely grow my own gourds anymore and will not be purchasing any more for future painting. Quilling is a craft that appeals to the history buff in me... the designs and applications in museum examples dating back centuries are just fascinating as are the works of many published contemporary paper artists who devote their time to the craft.

A fan of varied folk and traditional art and design, I love to try my hand at all types of styles and find wine bottles are a fine "canvas" for experimenting...and they make neat little lights.

I'm also here on Etsy at Whiteside Hollow, my two dimensional shop.

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 and Etsy Credits
This shop accepts payments via Etsy Direct Payments.
I also accept PayPal payments for United States purchases.
When making multiple purchases and requesting shipping to more than one location buyers are responsible for shipping charges for each location: A separate purchase must be completed for each destination address allowing me to access a correct shipping label for each address through my ETSY account(s).

For fellow Pennsylvanians, sales tax must be added to your order.
International shoppers may request a arranging a sale and get a shipping quote.
This shop is not responsible for duty and custom fees that may be levied at the destination/ buyer location. These fees are not included in your shop purchase price. International purchases will be marked as "merchandise" on customs forms for all such purchases.
Packages (Ready to ship items) are usually sent first class USPS 1-5 business days after confirmed payment.
Bottle lights, due to their varying size and weight, are sent USPS Priority Mail or Parcel Select; shipping to the East coast is less expensive and therefore overages over two dollars will be refunded.
Per PayPal sellers' guidelines, completed purchases will be mailed within 7 days of the purchase date. (Please see additional information)
Please note that international buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be due at your location, as well as verifying that craft magnets and gourds that include dried plant material is allowed and accepted at your location.
Refunds and Exchanges
Please contact me in conversations if your item does not arrive as expected. Tracking information and delivery confirmation is purchased for all shipments.
One of a kind customized/personalized items are not returnable.
If you must return your item, please let me know your intention and mail your return within 10 business days of delivery. Please use tracking and save receipts to prove shipment in case of lost returned packages.
Since these items come to you from a fragrance and smoke free environment, you are asked to inspect all magnet/banner purchases with individual packaging left intact.
Please place any returns, carefully avoiding crushing, in original shipping package and mail to: C. Whiteside, 1175 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Pennsburg, PA 18073. A refund of your original purchase total (including sales tax, excluding shipping charges) will be issued upon delivery of returns in original condition. Buyer is responsible for return shipping charges. (Seller pays nonrefundable listing and sale fees).
If your item arrives damaged: please photograph damaged package and item and forward these to me. Please do not return or discard damaged items before contacting me. You may be asked to file a damage claim to assist in refunding and or replacing your damaged item. Compliance with insurance claims on damaged items is required for a refund.
Additional policies and FAQs
Purchased ready to ship items will not be held for buyers longer than 6 days before shipping. If you would like an item held for up to two weeks, please ask and I will edit the desired listing to read "Reserved" specifically for you. If your purchase is not competed in that time frame the listing will be returned to its' original language.
Personalized magnets specifically are not returnable.
Bottle lights are mailed with a new light string inserted into the bottle after it has been checked to make sure all the bulbs are in correct working order. Care instructions as well as original information from the light manufacturer is included as well as replacement bulbs provided by same.
The artist's ownership of original applications/designs does not transfer with sale.