Paper art, paper cut design, home accessories

Portland, Oregon On Etsy since 2009

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Paper art, paper cut design, home accessories

Portland, Oregon | 2,382 Sales

Announcement    Papercut designs for you and your home.


Last updated on Nov 20, 2019

Papercut designs for you and your home.



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emily brown

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About birdmafia

Sales 2,382
On Etsy since 2009

Papercut design

Emily Brown is the papercut artist responsible for creating all the Bird Mafia designs and has been cutting paper for over a decade. Emily borrowed her partner/husband's xacto knife in 2007. Soon after, what started as "playing" with papercutting turned to devotion. Since then she has honed her papercutting skills and built Bird Mafia as a way to share her art and love for papercut design. When she is not creating/making for Bird Mafia or working on new art pieces, Emily enjoys hiking the trails of the Pacific Northwest and dancing in her living room.
(Emily eventually got her own precision knife.)

Shop members

  • emily brown

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Artist behind bird mafia.

Production partners

  • print shop

    Oshkosh, WI

    This shop provides screen-printing for our coffee mugs.

  • Softgoods manufacturing company

    Mission Viejo, CA

    A premier supplier of GOTS Certified - Fair Trade organic bags and accessories made in Fair Trade USA Certified Factory. All products made of 100% Certified Organic cotton.

  • print shop

    Berkeley, CA

    Print shop produces high quality digital prints using eco-friendly materials such as 100% PCW recycled paper and soy/veg inks.

  • Scout Books

    Portland, OR

    Prints/constructs recycled paper notebooks.

  • soft goods maker

    North Ontario, CA

    Started with an original handcut papercut design, burned that onto our silkscreen, and printed by our hands with hand-mixed waterbased ink colors, onto a soft 100% cotton flour sack towel produced by this manufacturer of soft goods.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 12, 2020
Thank you for checking out bird mafia on Etsy. Each bird mafia print is hand-drawn and then hand-cut with an xacto knife (no lasers, no stencils, no die cut, no joke).

Every order is important to us! If you have a question about your order, please feel free to contact us.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Digital downloads
Returns and exchange details
If you would like to make a return, please send us a conversation stating the reason, purchase date, and item description.
Refunds are only issued for items returned in their original condition at the buyers expense within 14 days of receipt.
Buyers will be refunded for the item only (shipping is non-refundable.)
Paypal, Etsy Payments, and Etsy Gift Cards are the only current forms of payment accepted.

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. International shipments are rarely held by customs, but can be for up to 6 weeks.
All items are shipped by USPS unless otherwise requested.

Shipping Address :
We use your address as provided on etsy for all orders. Please be sure it is accurate before shipping. If you find that you have accidentally provided an incorrect address please contact us ASAP. If item has already been delivered to address provided by buyer, there is not much we can do without a new purchase.

Processing times :
...Plushes are currently made to order and will usually ship within 3-4 days.
...Towels ship within 1-2 days.
...Custom printed items will ship within 7 days.

These can never be guaranteed. Order with plenty of time for package to get to you if needed for a specific event/date.
...USPS Priority 1-5 business days
...USPS First Class 1-6 business days
...USPS Retail Ground 2-10 business days

Shipping fee is non refundable and includes cost of handling and materials. If estimated cost is $2.00 USD or more over actual shipping cost and materials, you will receive a partial refund for the difference within 24 hours of shipping.
Additional policies and FAQs
Other questions? Wholesale inquiries? Send us a message or email us: emily [!at]

More information

Last updated on Apr 5, 2017
Frequently asked questions
Custom and personalized orders

We are happy to custom print any of our designs in any of the colors we offer : black, brown, scarlet red, coral pink, burnt orange, poppy orange, mustard yellow, chartreuse green, olive green, mint, sea blue, teal, navy, twilight purple (purple-gray), or deep purple. Custom printed items can not be returned.

Sizing details

All of our listings have sizing information in both inches and centimeters. Please take a look to get an idea of the size each item prior to ordering.

Care instructions

Care instructions are available in the item listings, as well as on the info tag on each item.
Pillow (16 x 16 or 12 x 16) : Remove cover from form and machine wash in cold water. Tumble dry cold. Iron inside out on cotton setting. Do not iron directly on print.
Plush : Spot clean only recommended. If you choose to machine wash, use cold settings and dry flat. Pillow may lose shape if machine washed.
Towels : Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low. Iron on cotton setting on backside of towel. Do not iron directly on print.
Prints : Frame under UV protectant glass for best print life.

Gift wrapping and packaging

Gift? Awesome. Let us know and we will wrap your order in butcher paper and cotton twine. We are also happy to add a tag with to and from info OR a small printed card with your personal message to the recipient.

Wholesale availability

Yes! We do wholesale. Contact us for more information or place an order through your Etsy Wholesale account.

Commission art request

I absolutely accept papercut art commissions. Please contact us for more information. It's helpful if you can add information about sizing, concept, colors, and timeframe to your request.