YearOfTheBloom

Custom Portraits & Paper Goodies

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Note from shop owner Hi! Thanks for visiting! I am fully booked am taking a quick break from booking future portraits. I will be back to book in the future. Please note that all outstanding orders will be filled as scheduled. If you have any questions feel free to email yearofthebloom [!at] gmail.com

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

Hi! Thanks for visiting! I am fully booked am taking a quick break from booking future portraits. I will be back to book in the future. Please note that all outstanding orders will be filled as scheduled. If you have any questions feel free to email yearofthebloom [!at] gmail.com

Mary Bloom

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About YearOfTheBloom

Sales 573
On Etsy since 2013

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Home of custom portraits and paper goodies

Hello! My name is Mary and I create unique custom portrait! My shop, Year of the Bloom, was founded in 2011 when I was brainstorming ideas for a handmade Christmas gift. I wanted to impress my then new boyfriend by creating something totally original and special. Just for him. This is when the idea for my custom portraits came to life.

I have always been inspired by stationery designers and what magical products they can make out of PAPER. I knew that I wanted to use this material to make handcrafted gifts for special occasions. My portraits are digitally designed on the computer and then printed, hand cut and assembled in shadow boxes with a three dimensional effect. I love adding elements that make your portraits unique- intricate wedding attire, several layers of clothing, and tattoos.

I craft my blooms out of my home studio in south shore Massachusetts. When I'm not creating portraits, you can find me at the beach, taking care of my houseplants, practicing yoga, spending time with my boyfriend John, or watching a cheesy movie or tv show!

Thanks for stopping by! Please feel free to reach out via Etsy conversation or email me at yearofthebloom [!at] gmail.com if you have any questions or just want to say "hi!" You can also follow me on instagram @yearofthebloom to see some paper goodies!

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  • Mary Bloom

    Owner, Creator, Designer

Shop policies

Last updated on January 23, 2023
Hello there! By purchasing a listing you agree to my shop policies. Please read carefully and feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns.

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More information

Last updated on May 11, 2022

Frequently asked questions

What is the turn around time for a custom portrait?

Portraits are processed in the order they are received. Since every listing is 100% custom and made-to-order I tend to have a 1-3 month waitlist. Once an order has been placed, I have all the details I need and payment had been received you will be added to my waitlist. I will contact you with approximate date in which you will receive a digital sketched proof. Small adjustments may be made at this time. After approval, your order will be fabricated and shipped within 3-5 business days.

What is the return policy?

Due to the custom nature of my products I am unable to accept returns once a portrait has been illustrated (2 weeks prior to scheduled ship date.) If you wish to cancel your order you may do so up to 2 weeks prior to your scheduled ship date. I package items with great care and trust that USPS will get you your package safely. If there are any issues with your shipment please contact me at yearofthebloom@gmail.com. Items arrived damaged will be replaced.