ThursdayCraftLove

Floral & Geometric Accessories + Hoop Art

Davao City, Philippines · 36 Sales

ThursdayCraftLove

Floral & Geometric Accessories + Hoop Art

Davao City, Philippines 36 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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- All items are original works of Ruby Thursday More/Thursday Craftlove. Each piece is handmade by me with a lot of love and care.

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Last updated on May 1, 2016

--- WELCOME TO THURSDAY CRAFTLOVE! ---

- All items are original works of Ruby Thursday More/Thursday Craftlove. Each piece is handmade by me with a lot of love and care.

Follow Thursday Craftlove on:
IG: @thursdaycraftlove
Facebook: Thursday Craftlove
Twitter: @thursdayCRFTLV

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This necklace called Martin's Prickly Pear Cactus is inspired by my mom's collection of cacti which she started about 30 years ago.
It's Thursday Craftlove's birthday month! Get 20% OFF your purchase when you use the code "BIRTHDAY20"! Happy shopping!

About

Pursuing Motherhood and the Creative Life

Creating is in my blood. My maternal grandmother used to make quilts and sell it to farmers during the harvest season. She also embroiders blankets, tablecloth and tea towels. When I was in gradeschool, my mom used to sew pencil cases and throwpillow cases and sells it as a way of augmenting our family’s income. I used to sit under her sewing machine, cutting away the excess threads from the things she has made.

She is into all sorts of creative pursuits. I remember our morning walks where she collects wildflowers, dries them and turns them into pretty home décors. She also makes handmade paper and turns them into lamps, scrapbooks, greeting cards and envelopes. Now, she is into making artisan coco/palm sugar and product packaging.

I practically grew up around my mother’s handmade creations and much of what I know now about crafting, I learned it from her. Growing up, I used to make greeting cards as well and jewelries to give as gifts to family and friends. I’d embroider my shirts or bags to give it character. I enjoy upcycling things and breathing new life to it.

My handmade life slowed down though when I started working. But always, the thought of creating stuff haunted me. Whenever I get the time, I just create whatever I can, depending on the materials I have on hand—jewelries, pen cases, home décors, bags.

I had the perfect excuse to craft when I was preparing for my wedding in 2009. I made most of our wedding décor, my husband’s boutonniere, my bracelet. I was bombarded with ideas and my creative mind went into overdrive. I also stumbled upon Etsy around this time.

I constantly have creative projects filed in my head or written in my notebook, and with the idea of Etsy at the back of my mind, out of nowhere, the idea of opening an Etsy store hit me. I thought about it for days before I finally told myself, “why the hell not?!”

And so in between my day job (as a photojournalist), I’d create for my Etsy shop—not just to sell but as a way to relax, to calm down, to find time for the self, to cheer up, and as an outlet for the product ideas I have in my head.

When I gave birth to my daughter in 2013, I knew I no longer wanted to be a photojournalist. The hours are cruel and it often entails a lot of out-of-town travels. I just want to be a mom and be there for my kid as she grows up without killing my creative side. And so this shop is perfect. It allows me to spend quality time with my daughter (she can ask me to read her stories anytime of the day or we can sing as I craft) as I continue to grow artistically. And who knows, I just might pass on the gift of creativity to her and maybe, she too will find joy in creating one day.

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Last updated on April 17, 2016
Hi! Welcome to Thursday CraftLove! All items here are handcrafted by me, deriving inspiration from the people I meet, the things I see around and the materials I find.

As much as possible, I work with natural and renewable materials, or old and discarded items and turn them into something pretty and useful. That way, me and you can help in minimizing our carbon footprints while staying fashionable.

Convo me if you have questions or for custom orders.

Thank you and hope you'll drop by often here :-)

Cheers,
Ruby

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Payment
I accept payments through PayPal. Major credit cards are also accepted through PayPal.

Should you wish to pay through bank transfer, send me a message so I can send you the details.

If you're from the Philippines, send me a message for other means of payment.
Shipping
All items are shipped through registered mail. It takes about 3-4 weeks for the shipping company to deliver the item/s to you.

If you want a faster means of getting the item/s, there will be an additional shipping fee. Send me a message if you want this option.

All items ship from the Philippines.
Refunds and Exchanges
All items are packed with bubble wraps to make sure that the items get to you in good condition. However, I accept returns for damaged items but buyers will have to shoulder the return shipping costs. Buyers will also have to return the item in its original packaging.

In case the item did not arrive at the expected date, send me a message immediately so I can check with the shipping company.

I would appreciate getting an email from you once you receive the item just so I know your orders arrived on time and in good condition.