HomeWreckerHandmade

Earth friendly art, decor, jewelry & beauty items

10 Sales

HomeWreckerHandmade

Earth friendly art, decor, jewelry & beauty items

10 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Announcement   A smattering of things both old with new life and new altogether. Items are added sporadically, so drop in often and see what's hanging around.

Announcement

A smattering of things both old with new life and new altogether. Items are added sporadically, so drop in often and see what's hanging around.

Kirsten Leigh

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Kirsten Leigh

Reviews

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Ginger Boisclair

Ginger Boisclair on Jan 18, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

I positively love the glaze on this sturdy little vase... it is a rich, vibrant, candy apple red, which looks just gorgeous sitting on my desk under a lamp. It is also the perfect size to hold pens and pencils, which is what I am currently using it for. Shipping was very fast and safe (with a little extra gift from seller, so thank you for that...) Highly recommend!! (Note to seller - if you make more of *anything* with this fantastic glaze on it, I would be very interested in another purchase. I have collected pottery for decades, but I have never seen anything with a glaze quite like yours... it is truly special!)

Anonymous on Aug 6, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

great to work with! :) n

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About

You can't keep it all...

At some points in my life, it's been easy to find myself short on money and long on time. After my family's gas station closed and I was only marginally successful in running my own tobacco shop, I closed up the store and tried to figure out what I wanted to do next.

I've always taken photographs and made ceramics and jewelry for people on my holiday gift giving list. Since I was now out of work, I decided that learning to make my own lip balm would be another great way to give something handmade without spending too much.

My lack of self control made my lip balm project into more than I intended. I learned to make all sorts of natural beauty products, scented candles, soap and even kiln fired glass objects. The one thing I heard as often as "thank you" that holiday season was "you should sell this".

So here I am. Things have changed and I'm back to working crazy hours, but this shop is a way for me to stay engaged in the creative process all year. It reminds me that I love making art and gives me a good reason to keep doing it even when it seems like other things are more important.

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  • Kirsten Leigh

    Owner, Designer

    Kirsten likes lots of things: colors, texture, sounds, shapes...even puppies, race cars, sunshine and penguins. When she isn't involved in some artistic endeavor, she has a day job that she likes almost just as well.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 24, 2012
Hello! Thanks for visiting Home-Wrecker Handmade. I've always made things...and I've always made a great mess in the process. This shop is the landing place for all the many things I create.

Whenever possible I recycle materials and I try very hard to source my supplies in a way that is mindful of their impact on the environment and the people who inhabit it. It makes me feel good and hopefully it makes the world a little better in the process.

Big shout out to my dear friend @What_EyeThink who supports my art by drinking a lot and letting me have the bottles. <3

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
PayPal, Etsy Gift Cards and credit cards are all accepted methods of payment at this time.

Payment confirmation must be received within 48 hours of purchase unless otherwise arranged.

Any orders that are not paid for within the 48 hour time period will be cancelled and all items re-listed.
Shipping
All items are packaged with as much reused material as possible to keep cost and environmental impact to a minimum.

Orders generally ship via US Postal Service within two days of payment and are sent to the address associated with your Etsy account. Packages are always shipped in the least expensive way that is safely possible for their contents. Shipping prices are estimates and an exact shipping quote can be made if you'd like to contact me with your information.

All kinds of other reasonable arrangements can be made in order to get your order to you just exactly when and where you'd like. Feel free to email any questions or requests to: homewrecker.handmade[at]gmail.com
Refunds and Exchanges
Due to the consumable and/or handmade nature of the products, refunds are highly unlikely. However, your satisfaction is important. If you have problems or concerns with your order, please get in contact immediately so an agreement can be reached on how best to deal with the situation.

Shipping costs are never refundable.
Additional policies and FAQs
Questions? Suggestions? Email me!

homewrecker.handmade[at]gmail.com