LostAndFawned

Lost & Fawned

Ohio, United States · 532 Sales

LostAndFawned

Lost & Fawned

Ohio, United States 532 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   Handmade and vintage from the heart of Ohio.

Please take a peek at my blog for more beautiful thing: http://lostandfawned.com/

Announcement

Handmade and vintage from the heart of Ohio.

Please take a peek at my blog for more beautiful thing: http://lostandfawned.com/

Lindsey Fowler

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Lindsey Fowler

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Jenny Stokes

Jenny Stokes on May 4, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely the cutest accessory for my dog! I love the colors we chose and the suede softens the look. Thank you so so much!!

whitney

whitney on Jan 13, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

The blanket is beautiful...I am so happy! Thank you for the fantastic service.

Anonymous on Jan 18, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

I get so many compliments on these!

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About

Hello! Pleased to meet you!

Lost & Fawned has existed in various forms since 2009, when I graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design. While I was looking for a design job in a down economy, I needed something to pass the time. Simple, tasteful jewelry using vintage components and a small blog named became that thing. My fiance (now husband) came up with the name and I started buyingsupplies with a $200 "loan" from him. I have had great years and not so great years, but I've always stuck to it, and slowly it has grown little by little. It's an ongoing journey.

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Over the years the style has changed, but I always come back to using vintage chain and beads that I find in various locations, often salvaged from broken antique necklaces and bracelets. I also love discovering vintage stock items that have been buried, unused in a warehouse for decades. Everything is made in small limited editions since I use vintage and found-items. Some seasons I'm all about bright color and other times it's mixed metals and antique chandelier crystal. Most of what I do is pretty stripped down, highlighting the beauty of whichever bead or charm inspired me. I'm meticulous about details like chain weight and tidy wire coils. I prefer to finish necklaces with beaded details at the clasp, which is often only appreciated by the wearer.

With my official education in interior design and art history, I also often include vintage, antique and handmade home goods in Lost & Fawned. The collection is constantly expanding and evolving. Recently I added pom pom garlands to the line and make each one by hand. Some aremade from salvaged yarn, making them one-of-a-kind pieces that I package in a hand sewn fabric bag. I love making custom pom garlands tailored to your room or event.

“Do everything by hand, even when using the computer.”- Hayao Miyazaki

A lot of what I do is still pretty old-school. I photograph my pieces on the bed in the guestroom with a large pad of paper and sunny window. I wish I had a fancy backdrop or studio lights, but this works for me. I make most of my jewelry either on the coffee table, dining room table, or on my computer desk. I buy supplies in small quantities since my taste changes with the wind. Everything is packed lovingly by me and walked to the local post office in rain, snow or shine. It may not always be efficient and the process may be slow, but it's a labor of love.

The dream is that Lost & Fawned could someday it could be a full-time gig on a farm with old English roses, lavender and heirloom pumpkins, where our pack of dogs and kids could run around in the woods. We'd love to run a small market stand in the summer and spend the winter living off of canned fruits and veggies and working on Lost & Fawned from our farmhouse or cabin. I would love to have a barn house were I could roll open the doors and let the air in while I work on new additions to the jewelry line in a big, beautiful, open workspace.

I currently live in an 1870's era home in Hudson, Ohio with my husband (and high school sweetheart) and our two mutts, Logan and Finnick. I'm a Netflix addict, urban gardener, gamer, casual backpacker and craft supply hoarder. I fly home to Portland to visit my family every chance I get. Life is pretty great.

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Shop members
  • Lindsey

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Hello! Nice to meet you!

  • Finnick

    Chief Morale Officer

  • Logan

    Quality Inspector

Shop policies

Last updated on January 31, 2015
Welcome to my shop! I'm so glad you have stopped by to take a look. Please read my policies before purchasing and convo me if you have any additional questions or comments.

Important:
I track all domestic packages with shipping confirmation (for your protection and mine). If packages go missing I cannot be held responsible and are not financially responsible for them. I will do my best to assist you with a tracking number though.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Payment Meathods::
I accept paypal only at this time. Convo me if you are interested in paying a different way and we can see what we can work out.

If I don't receive payment in 24 hours I send out a friendly reminder (things happen... paypal goes wonky, people forget, etc). If I don't hear from you within a week of purchase I will begin cancellation procedures through etsy.

Trade::
If you are interested in a trade please contact me via convo. I trade very rarely, but if you have something I need I may consider it. Please don't be offended or press me if I don't want to trade.
Shipping
I usually ship twice a week but if you need something rushed let me know and I will do my best to get it in the mail as soon as possible.

If you need something rush shipped, let me know and you can pay for a shipping upgrade.

Everything usually ships in a bubble mailer USPS first class shipping with delivery conformation to protect the buyer and the seller. I also package all jewelry orders in a cardboard box to assure it's safe arrival.

Packages shipped outside of the US cannot be tracked and therefore I am not responsible for lost packages.
Refunds and Exchanges
I want to make your shopping experience as pleasant as possible. I check everything before shipping it and never ship anything I would not wear myself. Sometimes things don't work out and when that happens I do my best to make sure you are 100% happy. If you receive something that is not quite what you wanted, please convo (on Etsy) me as soon as possible.

Exchanges: I do accept exchanges. Item must be returned to me in it's original condition with the box and tag included. I ask that the customer pays for the shipping on the returned item. Once I receive the item I will convo you with the amount of your store credit minus the cost of the original shipping.

Returns: If you are not happy with an item and simply want to return it, convo me and let me know. I ask that you ship it back to me in it's original packaging and condition and once it arrives I will refund you the cost of the item (but not the original shipping cost). I can only issue refunds via paypal and do not cut personal checks.

Damaged Merchandise: I do everything in my power to make sure your piece arrives safely, but the postal service can sometimes be unpredictable. If you receive something that is damaged, please convo me with a photo of the damaged item. At that time I will issue a refund or store credit for the cost of the item (minus the shipping).

Thank you so much for understanding and please convo me if you have other questions regarding my return and exchange policy. Thank you so much.
Additional policies and FAQs
PLEASE NOTE: We do have two very large, very furry dogs that live with us. We do our very best to keep any stray hairs from hitching a ride in your box, but this can be especially difficult in winter. You may find a souvenir from Logan or Finnick occasionally. We apologize for this and promise they are very clean beasts.

Giftwrapping::
If you would like to have a piece giftwrapped I have a separate listing for hand stitched giftbags to be purchased. See the listing for specifics.

All earrings come on a handmade tag and all jewelry comes nicely packed in a kraft gift box with cotton cushioning.