itsasmallpond

Small Pond Graphics: Art + Design by Haley Montgomery

Starkville, Mississippi · 184 Sales

itsasmallpond

Small Pond Graphics: Art + Design by Haley Montgomery

Starkville, Mississippi 184 Sales On Etsy since 2013

5 out of 5 stars
(26)

Announcement   Welcome to Small Pond Graphics: Art + Design by Haley Montgomery!
You'll find art prints, block-printed and illustrated notecards, vintage-inspired textiles and hand-crafted paper creations. My work in printmaking, painting and paper craft gathers inspiration from rural Southern roots, and seeks to evoke the the wonder of nature, the joy of home, the value of place and the power of celebration. I hope you find something inspiring that reminds you of a favorite experience!

Be sure to follow my @itsasmallpond Instagram feed to hear about sales, new work, and what's inspiring me every week!
http://www.instagram.com/itsasmallpond

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 29, 2016

Welcome to Small Pond Graphics: Art + Design by Haley Montgomery!
You'll find art prints, block-printed and illustrated notecards, vintage-inspired textiles and hand-crafted paper creations. My work in printmaking, painting and paper craft gathers inspiration from rural Southern roots, and seeks to evoke the the wonder of nature, the joy of home, the value of place and the power of celebration. I hope you find something inspiring that reminds you of a favorite experience!

Be sure to follow my @itsasmallpond Instagram feed to hear about sales, new work, and what's inspiring me every week!
http://www.instagram.com/itsasmallpond

Haley Montgomery

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Haley Montgomery

Watercolor Greeting Card "Thank You" -- notecard
$4.00
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Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
(26)
K Collins

K Collins on Dec 8, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I absolutely love this print! The colors are vibrant and fun. It's classy without being cutesy. I'm so excited to give it to my sister-in-law. As a Mississippi State alum, I know she's going to love it! Come visit Chattanooga and do one for us!

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Updates

It's magnolia season in the south, and I'm adding the black layer to these block print posters!

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Magnolia Linocut Block Print
$30.00
Hand printing some of these flour sack towels this week!
New product added to the shop -- natural flour sack tea towels! I'm excited about putting these together. Cotton Boll hand block printed black pattern with hand painted white accents and packaged in matching Mississippi drawstring bag!
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About

Small ponds, like small beginnings, are often teeming with life.

A life-long maker and curious spirit, Haley Montgomery was raised in the small-town, rural South with weekends spent on her grandparents’ farm, exploring pastures and fencerows, storytelling under the pecan tree, and experiencing the vibrance of ordinary moments. Small ponds, like small beginnings, are often teeming with life. Lovingly called “Busy Bee,” the every-changing landscape of the farm and the life it embodies continues to color Haley’s creative pursuits. Whether working in watercolor and acrylic paint, hand-carved linoleum or paper craft, she seeks to share the values of place, home, faith, togetherness, exploration, memory, and ingenuity found in days at Busy Bee.

Haley’s creative pursuits reflect a desire to experience a quiet, authentic and conscious life — to be a good steward of time and blessings, and to infuse daily life with beauty, creativity, and celebration. Real conversations, giggles, and quiet moments. Tall grasses, wide skies, and wildflowers. Favorite stories, good memories, and family traditions. Life in the rural South where past and present entwine. Through creative expression, Haley seeks to savor more completely the blessing of ordinary days soaked up fully, and to share that blessing with others.

Haley is a life-long Mississippian and a graduate of Mississippi State University. In addition to work as a full-time artist, she also serves as Mommy and chief ring-leader to a vibrant three-ring circus. Haley and her three children live in Starkville, Mississippi, and continue to enjoy sojourns to the family farm in rural Noxubee County.

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  • Haley Montgomery

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Frog-Kisser

    Haley Montgomery is a designer, illustrator and mother living in Starkville, MS. A life-long maker, her creativity currently finds expression in hand-drawn and watercolor illustrations and block printed designs. See more at smallpondgraphics.com

Shop policies

Last updated on March 25, 2017
Welcome to the Small Pond Graphics print shop! I hope you're able to find a prince or two! I'm a doodler and a lover of letters and words and experimentation. Most of my artwork and designs come out of a sketch journaling process. If I stumble upon something I like in my doodles, I try to translate it into a sentiment that can be shared -- a gift tag, a card, or a wee poster.

Small Pond Graphics print shop offerings flow from my own creative pursuits, whether as original artwork or illustrations, art prints or hand-cut block-printed items. My favorite part of the block-printing medium is that each piece is unique and somewhat of a surprise. Each material -- from surface to ink to paper to enclosure -- has its own qualities. Although I try to make each set of designs as consistent as possible, variations are bound to occur. To me, those small variations are part of the lure of hand-crafted items.

Whether you are purchasing a printed treasure for yourself or as part of a special message to someone you love, I hope you'll see the unique brush strokes and perhaps minor imperfections as my personal hand-crafted addition to your correspondence.

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept PayPal payments for all Small Pond Graphics items. Payment must be received before your order ships.
Shipping
Many items in the shop are made to order, and I try to ship all items within 7 working days of purchase. Each item is shipped via First Class US Postal Service unless you request otherwise. [Only domestic orders, please.] If you have special deadline or shipping needs, be sure to message me and I will try to accommodate.
Refunds and Exchanges
If your item is damaged through shipping, I will be glad to mail you a comparable replacement. If you are unhappy with your product for any reason, please message me. I want you to be happy with your item and will be happy to replace it. Just return the unwanted item in the same packaging.
Additional policies and FAQs
I am available for custom orders! Just message me to discuss.