karikatzi

Kreating Krafts, Kards, Kustom Kakes, Graphiks & more

Tennessee, United States · 190 Sales

karikatzi

Kreating Krafts, Kards, Kustom Kakes, Graphiks & more

Tennessee, United States 190 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(106)

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Note from shop owner Hellooooo, I'm offline for a few weeks while my studio is packed up into too toooo many boxes and brought downstairs to a new sunny shiny happy place! Yey. So watch this space I'll be back soon

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Dec 19, 2015

Hellooooo, I'm offline for a few weeks while my studio is packed up into too toooo many boxes and brought downstairs to a new sunny shiny happy place! Yey. So watch this space I'll be back soon

Karina Edwards

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Karina Edwards

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(106)
Emkay Sikora

Emkay Sikora on Jan 2, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

These were attractive crackers with fun things inside! The only disappointment was that none of the snaps worked, but the little craft projects inside were much more fun than the boring contents of commercial crackers!

mmoelissaann91160

mmoelissaann91160 on Oct 29, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

I got the notecard and the magnet. Both are wonderful and always make me smile.

mmoelissaann91160

mmoelissaann91160 on Oct 29, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Really great notecard. Now it is framed and in my kitchen. It makes me smile every time I see it.

smosuffolk

smosuffolk on May 5, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Charming- this was a repurchase- had to get another one.

smosuffolk

smosuffolk on May 5, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Charming! Great communication from the artist/vendor - highly recommend!

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About

Is there a form of Crafting ADHD?

I love, love, lovidy, love making cool things! Always have, always will.

I started out with matchbox dioramas, foil covered box robots and pop up cards as soon as I could wield a pair of scissors and have gone on exploring every kind of media and project I can get my sticky paws onto since then!

My gran taught me to knit when I was 7, but I soon forgot the tricky cast-on that I could only do under her watchful gaze and my knit stitch was more of a knot stitch. But one day I had a fun idea to make bags that looked like animals and I didn't have a sewing machine so knitting would have to be the answer. I had yarn, chopsticks and YouTube's How To Knit videos. This would work! Well the chopsticks not so much, I gave in and bought a proper set fairly soon after. The critter noses were a challenge, no one had anything like what I wanted so short of striking up a business deal with some factory in China I decided to make my own. This involved trying out various Sculpey & Fimo (other products are available) nose sizes & shapes and doing a lot of laundry to see if they would survive.

Needle felting came later, a couple of my friends obtained some sheep and alpacas and got into fiber in a big way (literally). They arranged for a felting class and it was love at fist poke! In case you didn't know needle felting is the art of taking a hunk 'o' wool or roving and jabbing it with a barbed needle a billion times. The wool interlocks and gets tighter as you poke it, so you can shape it.

The guord houses came about as I had fond memories of a mushroom shaped house, night light I had had as a kid. I really wanted to find something similar for my little girl but could find anything so I made one out of a gourd! Lots of learning curves with idea but I long for the day my youngest one goes off to pre-school so I can go and make a huge dusty mess in the garage again with the dremmel and gourds... Soon! Hee hee

Anyway that's just a wee peeky into the crazy workings of my brain. Maybe I'll add to this one day but for now the studio is calling so I'm offski! Happy creating and dreaming!

K

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  • Karina

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Born in the UK. Studied Art, Sculpture, Photography & Printmaking at College. Worked as Assistant Medical Illustrator & Photographer. Moved to New York and worked as a Graphic Designer for Pepsi, Heineken, Gerber & more. Now a stay home mom/craftster

Shop policies

Last updated on April 4, 2011
Welcome to KariKatzi

Please feel free to gimme a shout if you have any questions or special requests. And remember to check back often as you never know what you'll find next!

Check out my shiny new website www.KariKatzi.com
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Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
Payment
PayPal is preferred, but if you want to pay via check or money order please contact me to let me know to expect your mail. I will ship the item/s once your checks or money order has cleared.

If your PayPal payment is not received within 2 days of purchase, item/s will be re-listed.
Shipping
I ship fast, pack well and combine shipping to get you the best deal whenever possible. All of my items are smoke free, funky smell free and fur free (though we do have a cat).

Please make sure your PayPal address is correct and up to date

Shipping cost DOES NOT include insurance coverage. If you would like insurance please let me know and I will send you a revised bill prior to your payment! If you do not indicate that you would like insurance I will not be held liable if your item is delayed, lost or damaged.

Whenever possible I use recycled packing materials, please recycle or reuse!

Note to international buyers - your country may charge a customs fee when you pick up your package, this customs fee is not included in the shipping price; therefore, you are responsible for any extra fees.
Refunds and Exchanges
No problem, just contact me to discuss the issue!

If we agree on an exchange or refund the item/s must be returned to me within 7 days of our conversation. Your replacement will be mailed out to you, or your PayPal account will be refunded minus shipping costs upon receipt of the original item/s. Store credit minus shipping cost is also available.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please feel free to contact me for questions about bulk or wholesale orders of paper goods, or if you have any wild and crazy dreams that you think I could make happen out of yarn or felt!