Helsinki, Finland · 16 Sales


Helsinki, Finland 16 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Anonymous on Jan 3, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

Great quality item. My niece will love it. Thanks again!

Anonymous on Dec 14, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

Fast shipping, very happy with the product, thank you!

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Birch&Bean: What's in a Name?

I am originally from a small place near Chicago, USA, a city that dances to the beat of a different drum and celebrates art in all forms. I have always been the creative type but a force I couldn't resist took over me when I moved to Helsinki, Finland (the World Design Capitol 2012) where the citizens live for everything fresh, funky and unique!! I had to channel that inspiration! Birch&Bean is the product of that: a marriage of simple design, modern shape, big-city color and a splash of Finnish designer fabric (Marimekko: can't get enough of it!). Today my owl pillows, quilts and children's clothes represent all the best of Chicago and Helsinki and how these cities have inspired me, so I made them my name: Birch for Helsinki, Bean for Chicago! Ta-daa!!!


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  • Ashley

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Ah creativity, the essence of my life...or at least, of my limited free time. I am a traveler, teacher and creator who currently lives in Helsinki, Finland.

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Last updated on October 23, 2012

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Orders within Europe will ship automatically 1st class (priority) while orders outside of Europe have the shipping price estimate for 2nd class (economy) shipping and will be automatically shipped 2nd class. Buyers outside of Europe who wish to upgrade to 1st class are welcome to contact me for a price quote :) I do it this way because most people don't mind waiting a couple extra days for delivery if they can save on shipping (which is expensive these days!!). Shipping within Finland is Priority Package which includes insurance for items damaged or lost in transit. Shipping options available to other countries are International Economy (automatic), and International Priority (must request from seller). International Priority shipments will be insured automatically. Tracking is not available outside Finland. Sorry! Orders are shipped 1 to 3 days after payment is received and international shipping times vary. Although USA orders will usually take about 7 to 10 days to arrive with Priority shipping and 14 with economy. Items will be shipped in sturdy boxes to avoid damage in transit.
Refunds and Exchanges
If you are not satisfied with your purchase, it can be returned in original, new, clean condition. Shipping costs will be the responsibility of the customer. Refunds will be issued in full upon receiving returned mechandice. We cannot be responsible for items damaged in transit and they cannot be refunded. Items shipped by International Priority are insured against loss and damage during shipping. Please contact me by email if you are planning to return an item.