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mkh831 on Dec 6, 2016
Great designs. Love the cards. Thank you!
priyanca22 on Dec 4, 2016
alr915 on Dec 4, 2016
Because I'm bad at talking about my feelings...
I'm 29 and I'm an illustrator, author, hand-letterer, and stationery designer. I live in upstate NY where I run this one-lady show.
All of my designs are hand lettered and illustrated with ink pens, then scanned and vectorized in Illustrator. There, I add color digitally. After the designs are finalized, I have them printed locally on 100% recycled American-made paper. I bring home the prints to trim, fold and package everything myself, accompanied by lots of coffee and the supervision of my cat.
I've always made my own cards for friends and family, so it became very natural to start sharing it with everybody else. I like making sweet and cheerful things, and I always hope that my cards can bring a little happiness to people. I'm also pretty bad at talking about my feelings, so my cards usually capture things I want to say to people, but have a hard time saying them. I hear that some of my customers have felt the same way too, and use my cards to get special messages across. That makes me very happy inside.
I am inspired by almost anything that is hand drawn, whether it be lettering or illustrations. I love seeing this imperfect, human quality that comes out in hand drawn work, and it always makes me want to stop whatever I'm doing and start making more things.
We always hear others talking about how important it is and how lucky you are if you can make a living doing what you love. This is it for me. This is what I will gladly work on every single day.
Owner, Designer, Photography, Shipping
designer | typography lover | illustrator | baker | cat lady |
Owego, NY, United States
Local print shop that handles digital, screen and offset printing services.
You can also find me at:
Email me at: katie[at]katievaz.com
All designs/cards are © Katie Vaz Design and should not be reproduced.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
*An 8% sales tax will be added at checkout for all orders to New York residents.
If you need to cancel a purchase, please contact me as soon as possible. I will do my best to work with you.
I do my best to process and send out orders within 2 business days of it being placed; however, please note that order processing may take up to 4 business days (especially during the busy holiday season). Packages may take 2-14 days to arrive*. Most packages arrive between 2-5 business days during non-seasonal times of the year, but larger and more distant packages sometimes take longer. If you need special shipping services (i.e., faster shipping) please contact me prior to purchasing, or select "Priority Mail Upgrade" as your shipping option during checkout. If that is selected, your order will be shipped within 1-2 days, and be delivered within 1-3 business days after shipment.
International orders are shipped USPS First Class Mail International. PLEASE NOTE: International buyers are responsible for customs fees and any fees/charges that apply when picking up your package. International first-class shipping can take anywhere from 10-35 days to arrive at destination. There is no tracking available on international first class packages once they leave the US.
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Sometimes things get lost in the mail. If your item is lost while on delivery, please contact me as soon as possible. I am unable to issue refunds in this situation, but will gladly send a replacement to you at no extra cost.