Swanky Giraffe

Nashville, Tennessee · 149 Sales


Swanky Giraffe

Nashville, Tennessee 149 Sales On Etsy since 2011

0 out of 5 stars

Announcement   I'm back at it! Settling into my new role as mommy and doing what I love again!


I'm back at it! Settling into my new role as mommy and doing what I love again!

Kate Cortelyou

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Kate Cortelyou


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Anonymous on Apr 10, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

Thank you! Love it!

Anonymous on Mar 16, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

Fabulous!!! Matches some other pieces I recently got perfectly! Fast shipping, great service. Thank you :)

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Be swanky. Be you.

I'm a lover of all things flea market and vintage. I enjoy finding deals and helping others to decorate their homes. Take a peek at the things that make my heart go pitter-patter.


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  • Kate Cortelyou


    Wife, mom, auntie. Retired giraffe keeper. Flea market lover. Lucille Ball wannabe.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 27, 2011
Hi! Welcome to Swanky Giraffe! Items you will find in my store are treasures I find picking through flea markets and also hand crafted items made by myself. I am passionate about finding unique ways to use vintage items. I hope you enjoy what you see and please contact me with any questions.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Check
At this time I only accept Paypal & Personal Check.


I also cannot ship your item until your check has arrived in the mail and cleared through my bank.

Thank you.
When you pay via PAYPAL:

I usually always ship within 1 to 2 days after payment is received. On rare occasions it may take 3 days before I can ship. I will be sure to let you know if this is the case.

Occasionally I will use clean, recycled shipping materials, such as previously-used bubble mailers or food boxes.

I only ship via priority or first class USPS.

If you pay via PERSONAL CHECK:

I will ship your item once I receive your check in the mail and it has cleared through my bank. I will not ship your item otherwise.
Refunds and Exchanges
Although at this time I am not accepting returned items, if something is not as you expected, please let me know so that we can resolve the issue together.

Damaged items or packages that never arrive are a different story. If an item arrives damaged I will glady refund your money or ship you a new item if it is one I designed- again, please let me know right away so that everyone can be pleased with the outcome.
Additional policies and FAQs
About frames -
Please note that my frames & many of my shop items are mainly vintage - upcycled and many have been distressed. May of them have chips and a weathered look which add to their patina.