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About eclecticmoi

Sales 1,266
On Etsy since 2007


As a child I was surrounded by Talented Women, women who could create the most amazing things from objects found or discarded.

These women were my Grandmothers, my Aunts, my Neighbours and most importantly my Mother.

Women who from necessity had to use the things they found around their home to create everyday objects, special keepsakes, or a fancy dress for a school frolic.

They honed their skills,
they taught one another,
they encouraged each other,
they sat with me,
they took the time to teach....
and for this I will forever love these special women xxx

I hope today, you have time to sit beside a little girl or boy, and share your skills, chat gently with them, and encourage them to use their hands to create something in their very own special way.

I love to create!
My pure wool felt brooches are so much fun to both make and wear, I hope you love them as much as I enjoy making them.

I collect and hunt for vintage treasures, I have a vast collection myself and love the 'hunt' for new items, alas there is only so much space in my little home so sharing some of my finds with you allows me to continue collecting and I enjoy finding amazing vintage pieces to add to my store.

I sew, crochet, knit and I make a variety of Mixed Media Pieces.
I have been published in many PaperCraft Magazines here in Australia and in a couple of international magazines as well.
I also have a growing interest in succulent gardening...

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  • Gillian

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Photographer, Shipping

Shop policies

Last updated on April 23, 2014
Welcome to Eclectic moi, I'm so glad you found me :)

Eclectic moi is an Open Door to my Studio, I love hand made and have been selling on etsy for a number of years....recently I have had a long break from selling but am returning renewed and refreshed! I will be adding new items to my store daily over the coming weeks & months, So please check back regularly.

Of course the title of my store is a hint of what you will find, expect to see beautiful handmade wool felt brooches, jewellery and I will also be sharing some of my fab vintage, retro & collectable finds with you....oh I can't wait to show you what I have created & gathered!

I do hope you will enjoy each and every visit you have to my store, and maybe you will find that sweet little something you have been searching for.

~ Gillian ♥
Returns and exchanges
I am not responsible for packages lost or damaged in postage system, I have been selling online for a many years and find that Australia Post is very responsible and careful with well packaged goods. If you require me to add 'sign on delivery', 'insurance' or both to your parcel, there is a small additional cost and I can update the 'shipping' cost for individual items.

Please choose wisely, look at my images, read the description (including dimensions) ask any questions before purchasing please. As I do not accept returns, refund items, or offer replacements on Vintage Items.

I do try to capture as much detail in my photographs as possible and note all imperfections if there are any...Sometimes colours can look different on different screens, so please ask if you are unsure and are trying to match a colour to something else.

Don't be shy about contacting me, I love to talk to my customers and fellow etsians. Ask as many questions as you like before purchasing. If you require a more detailed photograph of an item, I can organised this for you.

Always contact me if you have any problems please, before leaving feedback,
Any problems will be handled individually & respectfully.
Payment method - Paypal for both Australian & International customers.
- Direct Debit is available to Australian Customers upon request, direct debit orders will be will be shipped after payment has finalised.

I am happy to hold items for customers, for up to 7 days.

Feel free to contact me through the contact seller button if you have any questions either about listings, your orders, shipping, cancellations or any other matter relating to my store.
Dear Customers, If your paypal shipping address & Etsy shipping address are different please let me know which address you would like me to post your order to. Otherwise I will contact you and wait for your reply about shipping address - this may slow the shipping of your order.

I post within 24hours of receiving payment, Unless there is a complication.
usually the same day as I take a trip to the post office everyday.
the weekends being the only exception, Australia Post is not open weekends.

Australian Customers, postage prices within Australia can vary widely between states. Because Etsy only allow one price per country, the price quoted may be more than the actual postage to cover posting from NSW to WA (for example) I will refund excess postage charges of $2.00 or more to your paypal account after postage. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding postage.

If you would like to purchase 2 or more items feel free to contact me with you postcode for a revised shipping quote ~ often shipping is better value that way.

I pack your order extremely well, I always like to pack as I'd like my orders to be packed, so that your order arrives safely to you.

When possible I use recycled packaging for larger pieces, Only clean & sturdy packaging is used & all care is taken to make sure your item arrives safely to you.

Please be aware that I live in AUSTRALIA, and while most people are surprised at how quickly they receive their orders, Overseas shipping arrival times vary quite a lot depending on where you live
I use Australia Posts Airmail Service for all Overseas Orders.

I ALWAYS fill out the Customs Forms Correctly
What you purchase is 'Merchandise', so your form will have this box ticked.

At the moment many of my vintage items do not include international shipping.
Feel free to contact me if you live outside Australia and your country is not included in the shipping prices - tell me your country and what you are interested in and I'll get back to you ASAP with a shipping quote.

I live in Port Macquarie NSW Australia, if you are local to this area and would like to pick up your order to avoid postage costs I would love to arrange this for you.
What to do if you would like to call and collect your items.
- contact me and I will remove the shipping price and put the item on reserve for you, so that no one else purchases it before you do.
- add your item to cart, purchase & pay for the item.
- I will then arrange a 'pick up' time with you that suits us both.
Item prices are final and no haggling or bartering will be entered into,
All listed items must be purchased & paid for through Etsy Prior to pickup,
this gives both of us proof of purchase.
This is just a pick up service, for the item you have purchased. If you would like to browse other items this can be arranged if request is made prior to collection of your order. (All my items are carefully wrapped & packed away awaiting purchase. but can be available for viewing if you would like to see anything).
Additional policies and FAQs
At the end of the day,
I am a mum trying to add to our family income, and enjoying the creative journey along the way :)
So when you contact me through etsy, or purchase something through my shop, you are dealing with the person who has created all of the handmade items you see in my shop. All of the Vintage items have been personally gathered and collected by me and I am the one who packs your order, posts your order and I care about your order.

I want to thankyou for taking the time to read my 'fine print' and I hope you enjoy your time at etsy, either in my shop or the many other wonderful shops etsy has to offer.

~ Gillian ♥