lalabugdesigns

Lalabug Designs

Pitt Meadows, Canada | 129 Sales

lalabugdesigns

Lalabug Designs

Pitt Meadows, Canada 129 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   i'm so sorry my shop is empty at the moment... BUT i will be launching my new website on Sept 22, 2017! it will have both ready-to-ship creations and custom reservations for 2018. there will also be a hat giveway to celebrate! www.lalabugdesigns.com

in the meantime, i'd be so pleased for you to visit me on facebook! www.facebook.com/lalabugdesigns
or on instagram @lalabug.designs

Announcement

Last updated on Sep 19, 2017

i'm so sorry my shop is empty at the moment... BUT i will be launching my new website on Sept 22, 2017! it will have both ready-to-ship creations and custom reservations for 2018. there will also be a hat giveway to celebrate! www.lalabugdesigns.com

in the meantime, i'd be so pleased for you to visit me on facebook! www.facebook.com/lalabugdesigns
or on instagram @lalabug.designs

Rena Hood Lundrie

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Rena Hood Lundrie

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    About

    sculpting with wool

    i guess you could say that i became a "fibre purist" once i had kids & got concerned about what they were wearing against their sensitive little bodies. so many of their hand-me-down hats were polyester fleece and even on the coldest days i'd remove their toques to find their heads sweaty & static-y. so i went on a mission to create a functional, natural, light-weight hat that covered their necks, stayed on (!), & looked cute. wool is a super fibre! merino wool in particular has amazing qualities that i wanted to harness in my ideal hat.

    a friend had showed me how to wet-felt wool fibres a few years back & i fell in love with the process and wondered if i could create something 3-dimensional using the same technique. my experiment resulted in a misshapen cone-like shape & felt like a first-attempt fail :) but i poked at it, stuck it over a ball, felted it some more, put in some folds & a curl... there is absolutely nothing like the process of adaptation & it brought me to a place i would not have otherwise discovered. the felt elf hood was born! i added a few embellishments & velcro for the chin strap & voila, my little one wore it with no fuss, sweat or static! i thought that was the end, but then people started to comment & request - some strangers even gave me their card & asked to sell them in their store... i was delighted because the hat was such a happy mistake : )

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    • Rena

      Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

      my name is rena & i am blessed to have 2 lovely, imaginative & rambunctious little girls & a supportive, hilarious & idealistic husband. i very thankful for them. creating is super important to me, but i am also a passionate cyclist & gardener!

    Shop policies

    Last updated on August 19, 2015
    i'm so happy that you have come for a visit and so grateful that there are wonderful people like you who support my creative work by stopping by!

    above all else, i want you to love what i create for you.

    i endeavour to create high quality, unique, whimsical, beautiful pieces using ethical, eco-friendly, animal-friendly materials, all delivered to you in a timely & safe manner with friendly, fun and informative communication.

    Accepted payment methods

    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • Apple Pay
    • Klarna
    • Sofort
    • Ideal
    • Paypal
    • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
    Returns and exchanges
    i do my utmost to create a product that you love - that includes making sure that the creation is to your size preference, colour preference, style preference and of high quality and meticulous crafting... to do this effectively, i encourage open conversations between myself and the buyer and provide photos through out the process so you have a chance to tweek the direction. custom orders are so fun for me and will be for you too! once the item is shipped, you will already know what your piece looks like. however, if mistakes are made on my behalf i will certainly stand by my product and do everything i can to assist - while i cannot refund on custom orders, i will remake if necessary.
    Payment
    i accept paypal as my main form of payment. hopefully soon i can honour gift cards as well once etsy opens it up in canada!
    Shipping
    i use Canada Post (CP) for all of my shipping nationally and internationally. Shipping prices are dictated by CP.

    Shipping within Canada is sent using trackable Expedited Mail and typically take between 2-7 days.

    USA shipping will be sent using CP trackable Air Mail and generally takes between 4-7 days

    international shipping (ie, everywhere except Canada and USA) will also be sent via CP Air Mail and generally takes between 6-10 business days. CP does not offer tracking for this service, however you may request an upgrade to trackable for generally an extra $30.

    if you would like faster shipping, please convo me before you purchase to receive an estimate of cost & time.
    Additional policies and FAQs
    generally a custom creation takes between 8-9 weeks for me to create; however, if you would like it faster i can rush the order for a fee - please convo me for an estimate.