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Note from shop owner Be back with more cool, funky and gosh-darn adorable things!

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

Be back with more cool, funky and gosh-darn adorable things!

Lea Banks

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About TheDomesticDarling

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On Etsy since 2012

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Welcome to our shop of useful tchotchkes and wonderful doo-dads!

Welcome! To my partner's dismay, I always decorate my house with doohickeys and thingamabobs. He was pleased when I decided to share the wealth with you!

I'm also a writer, an artist, and a poet, and you'll often find me with my nose in some beautifully musty used bookstore aisle or spending hours in a salvage yard or hardware store or a grandpa's untouched barn!

My mother died a few years ago and she left me this AMAZING treasure trove of ... well, treasures! She was an amazing artist, recovered antique dealer, and renowned Native American beader, so some of her stuff is sprinkled throughout. I've finally started going through our storage unit! I've had to keep my Collection Obsession in check and Etsy is the perfect place to do that. I'm putting new things up often and I trust you'll come back for more. Ciao!!

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  • Lea Banks


    I grew up loving anything that was older than me and I started collecting as a toddler, I swear. I specialize in the early '50s through late '70s, though lots of yummy stuff from other eras will end up clogging up my house. And your screen.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 29, 2022
Welcome! Have a seat on our plastic-covered couch. Care for a cocktail? The Domestic Darling Shop is for everyone ... whether they know it or not. We've got everything you need and plenty of things you don't!

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits

Returns & exchanges

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Cancellations: not accepted

Please contact the seller if you have any problems with your order.


We accept Direct Checkout and Paypal. If you don't already have a Paypal account, it's easy-peasy to set one up. See for details.

If payment does not arrive or we haven't heard from you within 3 business days, we reserve the right to re-list. Talk to us as soon as you can and we will gladly work with you on the issue.

Props and accessories are not for sale unless otherwise noted.



Shipping methods are at the discretion of the buyer.

Items are shipped 2x a week within 3-5 business days. Priority Mail will have insurance. Items damaged in transit are covered by insurance, so please contact us in this rare situation.

International buyers are welcome! All duties or tariffs are the responsibility of the buyer. We do not have any control over these charges or delays due to customs inspections.

Additional policies and FAQs

Book conditions and clothing conditions details are specified on the ITEM DETAILS page. All jewelry and most of the other items have been left in an "as is" condition. It is up to you to really give them a good cleaning, if they need it!

Near Mint: Like new with no noted flaws
Excellent Normal: Wear as expected due to age, but nothing notable to compromise the integrity of the garment
Very Good: Gently worn with noted minor flaws, easily repairable and
wearable at time of purchase
Good: Noted minor flaws, most likely repairable/wearable with care
Fair: Numerous noted flaws, some significant, possibly repairable/wearable
As Is: Typically not repairable/wearable but a good item for study or costume use.

New: A brand-new, unused, unread copy in perfect condition. The dust cover and original protective wrapping, if any, is intact. All supplementary materials are included and all access codes for electronic material, if applicable, are valid and/or in working condition.
Used - Like New: Dust cover is intact, with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds of any kind. May contain remainder marks on outside edges, which should be noted in listing comments.
Used - Very Good: Pages and dust cover are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine is undamaged.
Used - Good: All pages and cover are intact (including the dust cover, if applicable). Spine may show signs of wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. May include "From the library of" labels.
Used - Acceptable: All pages and the cover are intact, but the dust cover may be missing. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting, but the text cannot be obscured or unreadable. ~revised from Amazon

• Please Note: any ex-library copy we offer is a legitimate discard and was rescued from either the shredder or the landfill. We want you to feel good about your purchase!

This is a smoke free, pet-FULL shop! We'll try OUR best to ensure that no puppy hairs or kitty fur balls go out of our door. Some items may have a slightly vintage-y smell to them. Some have been in storage for a length of time, so some odor is normal. We package your items uber-carefully and recycle packaging when possible. ViNtAgE ~ it's a green thang!