Reclaimed, Repurposed, Refined Art & Crafts

Colorado Springs, Colorado · 219 Sales


Reclaimed, Repurposed, Refined Art & Crafts

Colorado Springs, Colorado 219 Sales On Etsy since 2014

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I am transforming this pile of burlap coffee sacks into decorative pillows, tote bags, and pencil cases. Just in time for the holidays. Stop by the shop often, I'll be listing new items daily!
Oh Yes! The holidays are upon us. I am working diligently to bring you all some totally giftable, upcycled creations. So stay tuned.
P. S. Don't forget to pop over to thesupplydestash for your DIY and craft supply needs.


In Pursuit Of My Own Happiness

As a kid, I was known for 2 things; making stuff and being over the top, all the time!

Growing up was interesting because I never fit into the stereotypical, box that surrounded me. I lived in a place where I didn't belong and I was totally accepting of that, but it wasn't an easy task. As an escape, I surrounded myself with texture, color, and random things. I can't remember how many things I made, unmade to remake.

As I grew older I was faced with the "realization" that it might not be possible to "earn a living" doing what I love. So I suppressed the creative urge, went "mainstream", and at the young age of 15, I got a real job!

I woke up one day and realized that I had been beating the same perpetual drum for over 15 years. I was an adult, and I was somebodies mother. I also realized that if I wasn't happy in my own right, then I couldn't provide a happy atmosphere for my children. For over 15 years, I worked for companies that could care less about missed milestones, recitals, goals and tears shed because mom had to work.

My oldest was nearly a teenager and for the bulk of her life I worked day in and day out, while she attended school and daycare. My youngest was 2 and the situation was the same.

I set out to make some major changes. My AMAZING friend Brandy told me about Etsy. She said that my talent and skill set, paired with the faith that I have in myself, could only be recipe for success.

Fast forward ..
I starting making a few things each day, opened my shop and here I am.
I'm so grateful for a platform, that highlights handmade.

I would love to see my handmade flourish into a "real job" that provides an income which will allow me to spend more time with my family.

I love what I do, and I want to share my love of making with the world : )

Shop members

  • Charlotte

    Owner, Creator, "Superwoman"

Shop policies

Last updated on October 28, 2017
Thanks so much for taking the time to be judged by a BOOKS cover.

Kick your shoes off, and make your self at home.

Freely submit any questions, comments and concerns.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
I will graciously accept returns on all unused, unopened, resalable items. For international orders returns within 5 weeks will be accepted.

Any items over $50 damaged in shipping must be filed for claim with shipping provider.
I accept all payment methods.

Please submit payment as promptly as possible to ensure prompt order shipping.

Uncle Sam asks that I collect sales tax therefore I am required to collect sales tax on order placed in the state of Colorado.

If cancellation is desired please contact within 24 hours of placing your order, sooner if possible.
Most Domestic Orders will first class mail. International Orders will ship first class international, unless other arrangements are made. All packages include tracking, where applicable.

I am more than happy to ship internationally, please contact me directly for a more accurate shipping rate if necessary.

I reconcile orders daily at 6 pm for shipping the next day by 11 am. Orders placed on Saturday/ Sunday will ship the following Monday, Unless specified.
Additional policies and FAQs
For custom orders please allow entire production time which will be discussed and approved before submitting payment. Please plan on a 50% down payment for custom orders within 24 hours of acceptance to ensure shipping deadline.