handmadepretties

Personalized Balls, Clothing, and Christmas stockings

Urbandale, Iowa · 5172 Sales

handmadepretties

Personalized Balls, Clothing, and Christmas stockings

Urbandale, Iowa 5172 Sales On Etsy since 2006

5 out of 5 stars
(1902)

Announcement   January 2018:
I currently offer Christmas stockings and a handful of ready to ship items that are listed in my shop.

I am no longer making balls of any type.
I am no longer making chenille edged tree skirts.
I am not able to produce these products and manage my full time job and family.

All designs, images, and content copyright Handmade Pretties 2006-2017

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 9, 2018

January 2018:
I currently offer Christmas stockings and a handful of ready to ship items that are listed in my shop.

I am no longer making balls of any type.
I am no longer making chenille edged tree skirts.
I am not able to produce these products and manage my full time job and family.

All designs, images, and content copyright Handmade Pretties 2006-2017

Handmade Pretties

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Handmade Pretties

TWO Small Patchwork Lumbar Pillows

TWO Small Patchwork Lumbar Pillows

$25.00

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Recycled Tree Skirt

Recycled Tree Skirt

$80.00

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Recycled Tree Skirt

Recycled Tree Skirt

$80.00

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Recycled Tree Skirt

Recycled Tree Skirt

$80.00

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Christmas Stocking - Personalized

Christmas Stocking - Personalized

$55.00

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Personalized Christmas Stocking - Red - One

Personalized Christmas Stocking - Red - One

$55.00

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London the Recycled Fabric Horsey

London the Recycled Fabric Horsey

$18.00

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Brown Snake-I-corn

Brown Snake-I-corn

$10.00

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Recycled Tree Skirt

Recycled Tree Skirt

$80.00

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DAD Christmas Stocking - Ready to Ship

DAD Christmas Stocking - Ready to Ship

$15.00

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JAKE Christmas Stocking - Ready to Ship

JAKE Christmas Stocking - Ready to Ship

$8.00

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CECELIA Christmas Stocking - Ready to Ship

CECELIA Christmas Stocking - Ready to Ship

$8.00

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Christmas Stocking - Lime Greens - ONE

Christmas Stocking - Lime Greens - ONE

$55.00

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(1902)
Katie Nicole

Katie Nicole on Jan 18, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Another great stocking added to our collection! Your talent knows no limits. We love our one of a kind family stockings so much! Thank you for keeping our family's beautiful tradition alive even as we unexpectedly expand our family! Repeat customer for life!

olsenab

olsenab on Jan 6, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

The perfect addition the other 5 we have ordered over the years. Thank you!!

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About

Handmade Pretties

Handmade Pretties was started in 2002 as a way to make a little extra money during grad school at Cal Arts. In 2004, after the birth of Little Pretties #1, the line expanded to include childrens' items. After a cross country move, the birth of Little Pretties #2 and an epic purging of Graphic Designers from payrolls, Lara started making the pretties full time. If you ever wonder how the pretties get made, it's all Lara, no sleep, and probably a little magic.

Shop members

  • Lara Newsom

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I do it ALL at Handmade Pretties. As the only employee, my hours are long and often interweave with everyday life. Every product sold by Handmade Pretties is designed and made by me!

Shop policies

Last updated on November 5, 2013
Hello! Please note if you are placing your order AFTER November 1st, it probably will not show up in time for Christmas. The closer it is to November 1st, the closer to Christmas your package will arrive. A potential 6-8 week production time is in effect from September 1st through January 31st.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
My basic policy is that I want you to be happy with your purchase. That said if I make a mistake, I will fix it. If my product is somehow defective, I will replace it or refund the money. In these circumstances, I will accept responsibility for all additional shipping charges.

If you are unhappy with the way your item turned out or you have made a mistake in your order, I will work with you to come up with a reasonable resolution to the problem. Please contact me immediately if you are unhappy! I am a pretty nice lady.
Payment
ALL ORDERS PLACED AFTER November 1st are NOT guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas. The only exceptions are products listed in the "Ready to Ship" section of my shop. If an item is ordered past November 1st, it is assumed that you understand that it is not guaranteed for Christmas Delivery.

Unless previously arranged, ALL custom items are paid up front.

I am required to charge sales tax in Iowa.

If you need to cancel your sale or are concerned about your order, please contact me directly. I am easy to work with and ultimately just want us both to be happy : ) I completely understand that things come up.
Shipping
Please Note: Orders placed after November 1st of any given year are not guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas. A 6-8 week production time is in effect from September 1st through January 31st due to the high demand of my products.

Orders are produced by batch (particularly during the holiday rush) so some orders placed after yours may ship faster depending on what products are prepped and ready to produce. This is the most efficient means by which I am able to produce the largest amount of product.

I ship using USPS First Class or Priority Mail. Larger packages will ship via Fed Ex Home Delivery/Ground. Most packages take about three days to arrive from my location in Central Iowa to any part of the US. International packages take about 2-6 weeks to arrive depending on how fast the package is able to move through customs (this is out of my control).

If you need your items by a specific date and require rush shipping you will need to contact me and we can work out payment for that circumstance.

LOCAL ORDERS: If you live in or will be visiting the Des Moines area and are able to come and pickup your order, you may use coupon code LOCALPICKUP to receive free shipping. If you use this coupon code, I expect you to come to my house to get your order. SOMETIMES I am able to drop off an order if you live somewhere on one of my regular routes. Please contact me to schedule the most convenient pickup/drop off.

MISSING PACKAGES: If your order is somehow missing, please let me know right away. Most missing packages turn up within a few weeks, but I am happy to help figure out what is going on and get a good resolution out of the situation.
Additional policies and FAQs
I do sell wholesale. Please see the wholesale section of my shop.

I do NOT drop ship wholesale orders. I have found this to be a pain.

Unless I can drive to your shop and pick up my merchandise, I do not do consignment.

I do not typically do giveaways. Bloggers are welcome to use my photography as long as my shop is linked to the photographs. I am happy to release a coupon code for blog posts, but I do not typically send out samples.

I do not donate items for fundraisers. I have several local charities to which I donate product and cash (our local homeless shelter, a great after school program for kids, and our local no-kill animal shelter), and I simply can not accommodate more donations.

I am a one person operation. Occasionally, my mom comes over and washes a load of sweaters and sweeps up the mountains of scrap, but aside from that, all aspects of this business are run by me, Lara Newsom. I work very hard to make high quality products that are meant to last for years to come.