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Richmond, Virginia

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Avery Beckendorf

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Avery Beckendorf


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Last updated on May 9, 2022

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Dear Night Industries is merely my latest crafty venture; I've been making and selling jewelry, notecards, hip packs, & more on Etsy for a couple of years now: I also have a shop for my vintage finds and surplus craft supplies: I hope you'll check out some of the feedback I've received through those shops so you can feel confident about your purchase here.

It's my philosophy to re-use as much as possible and to never buy new materials when something I already own can be repurposed, and that means I often salvage cardboard cereal boxes or beer cases from our recycling bin to use as backing for a matted piece of embroidery; I obsessively save the bubble wrap and packaging materials from everything I buy on the Internet; and I source all of my frames from thrift stores and yard sales.

Other than running Etsy shops and thrifting, I spend my time writing my MFA thesis (I'm in my last year of grad school), riding bikes with my husband, weeding our vegetable garden, eating homegrown veggies, watching Arrested Development for the zillionth time, reading food blogs/thinking about food, and dreaming up road trips (for when we're rich, of course).

Accepted payment methods

Returns and exchanges
I do my best to represent items and their colors, shapes, sizes, etc. accurately in photos and listing descriptions. However, every computer monitor is different, the lighting in your home is different than the lighting in mine, and you may find upon opening your parcel that the piece you bought doesn't look exactly like the photos. I cannot accept returns simply because an item doesn't match the decor you wanted it to go with, but if you feel the descriptions and/or photos were somehow inaccurate, please contact me within 7 days of receipt and we will work something out.

I take pride in the quality of my work. If an item breaks due to a flaw in its design or craftswomanship, I will make every effort to fix it (shipping costs on my dime). If it is not fixable, you may receive store credit or exchange your purchase for a similar item.

Refunds (less shipping) are decided on a case-by-case basis. Buyer must contact me to request refund within 7 days of receipt.
I accept PayPal, Google Checkout, and money orders. (Local buyers are welcome to contact me for other payment options and pickup.) You may pay with a credit card through PayPal (no account necessary) or Google, or I can accept credit cards through ProPay. Just contact me with your preference.

Payment is expected within 3 days of purchase, or sale will be canceled.

Virginia residents will be charged 5% sales tax. Please wait for a revised invoice before sending payment.

Custom orders may require either prepayment or a non-refundable deposit; custom order terms will be decided on an individual basis.

I'm happy to discuss layaway options or payment plans, just ask. :)
Unless otherwise noted, items are ready to ship. I aim to package and ship orders within 2 business days of payment clearing. After your purchase, you will receive an e-mail letting you know precisely when your order shipped. In the case of a custom item, the item listing will specify the time frame for completion, and I will notify you of the shipping date when the piece is ready.

Domestic shipping is via USPS First Class with Delivery Confirmation unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Priority or Express are available, just contact me before purchase.

Insurance is available for an additional charge of $1.65 on orders up to $50. Please contact me for additional quotes on insurance, and a revised invoice. Unfortunately, I cannot be responsible for uninsured shipments that are lost or damaged in shipping.

I combine shipping between my shops, and will refund the difference if the actual cost of shipping differs from the quoted amount by more than $1.

International shipping is via USPS First Class International/AirMail. The buyer is responsible for all taxes, VAT, fees, customs, etc. Please contact me for a quote if your country is not listed.

I make every effort to package your item(s) securely and sustainably. I re-use clean bubble mailers and boxes, and I am happy to gift-wrap an item upon request.
Additional policies and FAQs
Wholesale pricing and consignment info are available upon request. Contact me here or email dearnightindustries [at] gmail [dot] com.