PeaceLoveDriftwood

from our shore to yours

California, United States · 1028 Sales

PeaceLoveDriftwood

from our shore to yours

California, United States 1028 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
(270)

Announcement   **We will be out of town August 27-September 7.** ANY ORDERS PLACED DURING THIS TIME WILL BE SHIPPED IN MID-SEPTEMBER. Thanks for your support!
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We love doing custom work! Personalize any item you see with special messages for your loved ones. Lots of our items are ready to ship next day!
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We will always refund any shipping cost that might be left over (for overages of $3 or more), and we always send a tracking number once we ship!

Announcement
Last updated on Aug 26, 2016

**We will be out of town August 27-September 7.** ANY ORDERS PLACED DURING THIS TIME WILL BE SHIPPED IN MID-SEPTEMBER. Thanks for your support!
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We love doing custom work! Personalize any item you see with special messages for your loved ones. Lots of our items are ready to ship next day!
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We will always refund any shipping cost that might be left over (for overages of $3 or more), and we always send a tracking number once we ship!

Linda Suster

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Linda Suster

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(270)
SusieHeaver

SusieHeaver on Aug 23, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Unbelievably beautiful. Rustic chic, unique, and a conversation piece. This is a main focal point in our kitchen. I can't stop staring at it. She made a custom sized large driftwood wreath to frame my round mirror. She even did a custom hanger on the back. She listened to what I was envisioning, and she made it a reality. My husband loves it. All around, a fantastic purchase.

runninaew25

runninaew25 on Aug 16, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I loved this beach mobile! I was trying to create a beautiful beachy room for my mom and this piece made it complete!

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Updates

Just spent a few hours updating every single item's shipping profile! We are ready to roll for the holiday rush showmanchristmas_tree #christmascameearly #letsdothis #shoplocal #peacelovedriftwood #smallbusinessowner #handmade #whowantssomedriftwood
Posting some beautiful (huge) new sculptures this week! Keep an eye out eyes #woodworking #wooden #woodsculpture #handmade #peacelovedriftwood #shoplocal #localsonly #staytuned

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About

"Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air."

The ocean is what unites us. This simple belief is what fuels our creations. The idea that the piece of driftwood I hold in my hand could have come from you is a very powerful one, only shadowed by the fact that soon what I have created could be in your hands once more. This whole thing started as Christmas presents of family names and addresses in 2011... "Oh wouldn't that be cute?," "What if we did this too?," "Throw in some shells while you're at it..." and it has spiraled into a passion, an obsession. What started as our downtime, our hobby, has become a quest for that funky piece of driftwood that would fit perfect with those letters you're designing from that idea you had last night while you were falling asleep. Hours scouring the beach, hours hunched over still drying wood, gingerly painting in the tiniest detail, hours spent loving every second of creating something that will become someone's cherished possession. We truly love what we do and hope you do too!

All of the wood and rocks we use are handpicked off our home beaches of Oceanside and Carlsbad, California. We also take summer trips to Lake Tahoe and the Truckee River where we find some interesting additions for our collection. The shells come from where we find them--flea markets, garage sales, the attic. Each stroke is painted by hand, each letter glued into place by hand, each piece fitted together like a divine jigsaw puzzle, all in the interest of being one of a kind, unique, particular, and individual, just like you. We are inspired by you!

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Shop members
  • Linda

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    Linda is a mother of five who loves being out in the workshop with her Hawaiian music and two doggie assistants! Getting into the driftwood business in 2012 was one of the best decisions she ever made, and she's loved every minute since!

  • Mike

    Woodworking, Creator, Shipper

    Helping out with more of the serious woodworking since 2012, Mike started creating his own designs in 2015 and hasn't looked back! He also helps out with making sturdy shipping boxes and packing items for safe arrival.

  • Megan

    Curator, Photography, Marketer

    Megan is the technical side of things--the lone member of Linda and Mike's IT department--she enjoys photographing and listing the beautiful items they create as well as running the shop's social media pages AKA the computer stuff!

  • Makanui

    Lead Doggie Assistant

    Makanui helps by supervising Cooper's sniffing inspections and by conducting some of her own!

  • Cooper

    Assistant Doggie Assistant

    Cooper helps out by completing a sniff inspection of each and every piece of driftwood or shell that passes through the Peace Love Driftwood workshop!

Shop policies

Last updated on August 18, 2016
Hello! We hope you like what you see. We are happy to customize any item you find in our shop, just message us with your idea and we'll discuss :)

Items marked "made to order" are all examples of pieces we have made that we would love to personalize and create from scratch for you! These pieces take a little longer since we are making them from scratch, so please keep that in mind when placing your order.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Shipping
Each individual item has its shipping estimate, and we strive to get things out ahead of their deadlines. If you need something within a specific timeframe, please message us before purchasing to confirm we can meet your needs. We will always refund any shipping cost that might be left over (for overages of $3 or more), and we always send a tracking number once we ship! If you have questions, please don't hesitate to ask!
Refunds and Exchanges
For regular items (with no customizations), if you simply do not like the item or it wasn't what you expected, we will refund you in full (purchase price + initial shipping) if you pay to send it back. If it arrives broken or damaged, we will work with you to open a claim with the U.S. Postal Service in order to file a claim for the damage.

**There are no refunds of exchanges for custom orders!** We strive to make sure that you will be completely satisfied with your custom order, so we are confident that you will want to keep it! :)
Additional policies and FAQs
Our items are made from things we find at the beach. Driftwood can be old palm fronds, burnt pieces from past bonfires, or just random sticks. That means they may have splinters, rusted nails, and sharp edges—we think this adds character. They are perfectly safe to hang on the wall or display, but they are not meant to be handled by young children, and we hold no responsibility as to how you choose to use our art, so please enjoy it safely.