austinbaubles

Austin Baubles----Keep Austin Weird

Austin, Texas · 571 Sales

austinbaubles

Austin Baubles----Keep Austin Weird

Austin, Texas 571 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(215)

Shop owner

Connie

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Announcement   Welcome and thanks for visiting my store.
May you have a safe and happy holiday.
If you want your item shipped as a gift please let me know
in the note area when purchasing the item.
You can also send me an Etsy email.
Etsy has gift forms that do not show this information.
Check your address on Etsy to make sure it is correct.
I do not pay shipping on returning orders.
I reuse boxes, so many are not plain boxes.
My model granddaughter is 4' 6" tall. I am 5" 3" tall.
Thank you so much for your business and reviews.
Visit me on facebook and twitter to catch all the new items
and discounted items featured in Austinbaubles.
My facebook page is Connie Lee Plower.
Twitter account is Austinbaubles.
Follow my Pinterest boards at https://www.pinterest.com/clplower/
God bless us all.

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 28, 2016

Welcome and thanks for visiting my store.
May you have a safe and happy holiday.
If you want your item shipped as a gift please let me know
in the note area when purchasing the item.
You can also send me an Etsy email.
Etsy has gift forms that do not show this information.
Check your address on Etsy to make sure it is correct.
I do not pay shipping on returning orders.
I reuse boxes, so many are not plain boxes.
My model granddaughter is 4' 6" tall. I am 5" 3" tall.
Thank you so much for your business and reviews.
Visit me on facebook and twitter to catch all the new items
and discounted items featured in Austinbaubles.
My facebook page is Connie Lee Plower.
Twitter account is Austinbaubles.
Follow my Pinterest boards at https://www.pinterest.com/clplower/
God bless us all.

Connie

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Connie

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(215)
Cheryl Doyle

Cheryl Doyle on Nov 13, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

O what a beautiful item!!!!!! this will be a treasure in our home for years. The workmanship is plain but that adds to its great appeal. It displays the nature of the wood used. Top quality product ...... so smooth ...... it would make a very special gift. But hard to part with!!!!!! a thankyou

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About

Learning to let go.

I have been a collector my whole life. Starting and sticking with an Etsy store is so much fun. I have sold things at auctions, flea markets, you name it. Yes, even on Craig's list.
Etsy is really different. I meet people every day in Austin that has an Etsy store. This adds to its enjoyment. Etsy has grown so much. I have joined years ago but did not get the courage to list anything until two years after joining. Before I ramble on, even more, we are nonsmokers. Many of my items are out on display in my home. We do have one Schnauzer and one Daschund dog. The Daschund is a rescue. Max passed away. Max almost reached his 15th birthday. I will post some pics soon. My purses do not have odors. My pups are clean. Mel gives them weekly baths.
When I first moved to Austin nine years ago. I did not know much about computers in those days. I have learned a lot since then.
Now a computer is part of my daily life. Do not know what I would do without at least one. Now I have a desktop, laptop and tablet and a smartphone.
In 2009, a friend and neighbor came to visit and told me about Etsy. My neighbor told me I should open a shop. When I took a look at the site, I was totally blown away by all the people, blogs, items, teams, everything. Finally, two years later I decided it was time to " take the plunge" and see if I liked having a store.
Etsy began as a way to downsize. My three children can see what I am selling and let me know if they want a certain item. Then I can save it for them. They all have their own homes and collections.
I feel fine about selling things I inherited from my parents, grandparents, uncle, and two husbands. A lot of things come from Iowa and my old store ...At Grandma's Place in Monticello, Ia. Being an avid shopper with loads of Goodwills here in Austin means being careful not to buy too many "new" old things here. That is the real challenge.
I really don't sell anything I don't love. Hope you enjoy Austin Baubles.

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Shop members

  • Connie

    Owner, Creator, Photographer

    Me and my best friend and partner Melvin take care of this shop. He came into my life about 11 years ago and has been with me every day since.

  • Melvin

    Assistant

    Whenever I really need help he is always there. Both of us being retired makes that very convenient. He helps with shipping and driving.

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Last updated on Jun 1, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Local Pickup

I do offer local pickup. Message me if you live in Austin or surrounding area on where to meet.

Care instructions

If an item is fragile, I will include that information in the items details.

International shipping

Send me a message if you live overseas and I will change the listing to include your country.

Refunds on shipping

I refund overages of $2.50 or more in shipping. Receipts of shipping costs are included with each order.

Reserving items

Yes, I do reserve items for up to five days.