Trinkets, Treasures, Floral and Fun...

87 Sales


Trinkets, Treasures, Floral and Fun...

87 Sales On Etsy since 2011

0 out of 5 stars

eksterhuis is taking a short break

Nicole Todd

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Nicole Todd


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Anonymous on Feb 7, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

Great product! Very beautiful!

Anonymous on Jan 16, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

Item was worth the wait for international shipping.

Anonymous on Dec 25, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

Got this for my mom as a present and she loved it. Quick shipping and cute gift wrapping!

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Welcome to eksterhuis

Hello I am Nicole from eksterhuis. I am a out of school care supervisor in the day but at night I become a crafting junkie. I have always been into making things. I still have my mum remind me of felt pen stained sheets from drawing watching Saturday morning television. Not a lot has changed, only last year I received some pretty nasty burns from hot glue gunning in my PJ’s! When not teaching or crafting I am with my Clydesdale horses (I often think of Etsy as my Clydesdale horse fund!)

I live just outside the shattered city of Christchurch New Zealand. I moved back here after living in Manchester, England for 8 years. I am currently living at my parent’s house I decided to move back to Christchurch between the earthquakes, and with tickets booked we came back anyway!

The name eksterhuis is 'magpie house' in Dutch. I was born in The Netherlands and my mum is Dutch. I liked the sound of the name. I used to Etsy under the name YellowSquirrel but with the return to New Zealand a name change felt necessary.

I make all sorts of jewelry things. I am always thinking of new things to make. I love Mad Men and Joan Holloway is a bit of style icon to me! I am pretty much mad about the 40s and 50s and collect vintage hats and have quite a collection of over 50 considering how I never wear them! I have recently started making knitting needle bangles which were harder than I thought to make and have ruined many a good needle in the process of learning!

Nicole x

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  • Nicole

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Shop policies

Last updated on December 31, 2012
Hello, I'm Nicole, I source and create all the jewelry, accessories and vintage items for Eksterhuis. I try to find and make things unique from the high street while still following trends. Pretty much everything I make is a one off, unless its popular and I'll then make it in a different colour!!!

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I only accept payment through Paypal. I try to ship items on the same day I receive notification of cleared Payment. Please pay within 3 days of purchase. The quicker you pay, the quicker I can have it ready to post to you!
For items bought in New Zealand, I send your order using Standard New Zealand Post. (Generally 1-3 days postage)

For items bought outside of New Zealand, I send your items via International Air. Please contact me if you would like to discuss postage arrangement if you need you parcel in a hurry.

International orders take 3-10 days, but every now and again things are caught up in customs, please contact me if there are any difficulties. It can take up to 30 days for international orders to arrive.

Please let me know if you would like your items tracked as there is an addition fee for this.

I cannot be held responsible for items damaged or lost once dispatched.

If you have any further questions, feel free to contact me.
Refunds and Exchanges
If you are unhappy with your purchase, please contact me at eksterhuis [!at] gmail.com within 7 days of receipt and I will happily discuss exchange. Postage and packaging will not be refunded. Items must be returned in the same condition as they were received.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you are interested in custom orders, please message me and I will be more than happy to see if we can come to an arrangement!