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About isabellsumbrella

Sales 6,225
On Etsy since 2008

Paper Goods Designed to Brighten Your Day

Born from a love of illustration, design and an obsession with stationery, Isabell’s Umbrella is a boutique paper goods design studio located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ashley Giessing, together with her husband, Mathew, make up the creative team behind this brand.

All hand-made and homegrown, Isabell’s Umbrella was launched from a basement office in 2008 with a firm belief in the beauty of a handwritten note.

With thousands of online sales, years of vending at local events, and a collection of wholesale accounts under their belt, Ashley's dreams were realized with the launch of their paper goods line at the 2014 National Stationery Show in New York City.

Ashley continues to expand her paper goods line at home in the evenings, designing away after her children are tucked in for the night. Her husband keeps her company by packing up their online shop orders, printing using their vintage letterpress or by reading to her from a selected novel. During the day, Ashley works nine-to-five as a graphic designer and art director. Her talent flows nocturnally over into everything Isabell’s, from greeting card designs to gift-wrap patterns to packaging materials. Each card is printed individually and hand-folded by Ashley and Mat before it is packaged and shipped. Her labels are hand-cut and applied one at a time. The tidy boxes of cards, bundles of tags, and notebooks tied in twine are a true reflection of the care and quality she puts into every one of her items.

Shop members

  • Ashley Giessing

    Owner, Designer

    Ashley Giessing is an award-winning graphic designer with a love of stationery, unique office supplies, writing instruments, books, design, and color.

  • Mathew

    Owner, Director Of Operations

    When not in the mountains climbing trails on his Pole bicycle, Mathew can be found chronicling his adventures via Instagram, printing, reading to the kiddos, or writing his own novel.

Production partners

  • Mandate Press

    Salt Lake, UT

    Super awesome letterpress studio located in Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Off-set Printer

    Salt Lake, UT

    Local Off-set printer

  • Fabric Manufacture

    Durham, NC

    Our lovely fabric is made possible through this awesome business.

  • Off-set/Digital Printer

    Salt Lake, UT

    Local Off-Set / Digital Printer

Shop policies

Last updated on January 25, 2013
Thank you so much for visiting Isabell's Umbrella. Our mission behind Isabell's Umbrella is to provide a collection of unique paper goods that brighten your day, and inspire others to write more handwritten letters.

We delight in providing beautiful, fun products, and love hearing from our customers. If you have a suggestion on a product you think we should carry, please drop us a line!

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
We take great care when packaging your order to ensure they arrive in perfect condition, however, if you order arrives damaged, please contact us right away.

If for some reason you are not entirely happy with your order, please contact us right away, and we will work together to find a solution.
Payment MUST be received within 3 days of purchase, otherwise the order will be canceled.

We accept PAYPAL as well as money order and personal check. PAYPAL is safe, easy, preferred method of payment, and you can either open an account or, pay with credit card directly from PAYPAL's site. Please note, if you choose to pay using an e-check via PAYPAL, it may take a few days to clear.

If you prefer to send a personal check, we will not mail out your package until the check has cleared. This can take up to a week or two depending on when check is received.

** Please note that Sales Tax applies to all UT orders **
Isabell's Umbrella is happily shipping both Domestically and Internationally! After payment is received, please allow 24 to 48 hour for your order to be fulfilled. Once your order has been packaged, and posted, you will receive an email confirmation letting you know your order is on its way.

Please note, we ship using the confirmed PAYPAL address, unless otherwise noted in the message to seller field. Please make sure your shipping information is correct when placing your order, we are not responsible to lost or delayed shipments due to incorrect address information.

To keep the cost of shipping down, we ship using United States Postal Service First Class Mail. Domestically, this usually takes 3-7 business days. Internationally, it can take a little longer, below are rough estimates:

Canada: 6 days (sometimes longer depending on Canadian postal service)
UK & Europe: 5-10 days
Australia: 7-10 days
Asia: 7-14 days

Shipping costs reflect the cost of packaging, and postage only.

Need an item sooner? We can accommodate your need! Please contact us prior to placing your order to work out expedited shipping options.

**Important Note Regarding Customs: Please note that your items will be sent marked as Commercial Goods. We are not responsible for any delay your order may experience with the Customs office in your region, nor any duties that may be assessed to your order. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Customs, please contact your local Custom's office.**
Additional policies and FAQs
We understand that sometimes finding that perfect product is hard to come by -- that is why we also offer custom design work. For more information, or to find out how we can help design that "perfect" piece, please contact us at orders [!at]

At Isabell's Umbrella, we understand the importance of our actions and decisions; that is why we strive to use recycled materials, whenever available, as well as soy based inks.

We are always interested in hearing from retailers, and would love to see our products in your shop! If you would like to receive our wholesale catalog and terms, please contact us at orders [!at] We would love to hear from you!

A lot of hard work and dedication goes into running Isabell's Umbrella, from the initial designs to the photos of our products. Although they say that "imitation is the highest form of flattery," it stinks when someone steals your work. So with that said, PLEASE NOTE that all DESIGNS and PHOTOS, are COPYRIGHTED W/ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Please do not use without written permission.