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THERESA BRUNSON on Mar 12, 2015
Super quick shipping. Items will make beautiful unique pieces of jewelry. Wonderful seller !!!!
Anonymous on Aug 26, 2013
Perfect 5 stars! Thanks so much!
Anonymous on Aug 3, 2013
Great to do business with.
One day at a time, one smile at a time.
I'm Marita Catrina.
I have been collecting and creating for years and years. Someone told me about this place called Etsy and how I could actually make money selling my finds and creations, and the rest is history!
By day I'm a horticulturist. I grow and sell plants and trees, and teach people about gardening and landscaping. When I'm not doing that, I'm spending time with my daughter, and sometimes I squeeze in a moment to do a little sewing, crochet, jewelry, or a number of other crafty things. Most of what I make becomes gifts for friends and family members- many things I make that never get listed can be seen at http://www.pinterest.com/maritacatrina/i-made-this-stuff/. Every now and then I get a chance to make something to list, or go through my never ending collection of vintage goodies around the house and list.
I like to sew a lot. I have a large collection of vintage one of a kind fabrics that have been passed down from Gramma that I like to use. I like to make simple and one of a kind things. I work in my sewing room/laundry room, usually with Harry Potter on in the background. I enjoy cuddling on the couch and crocheting to my favorite shows in the winter time too.
I used to make quite a bit of jewelry, but that has waned over the years. I do still have a fairly large collection of beads though, and now and then I get in a mood and create something. I prefer organic materials like shell, wood, antler, or natural stones.
As far as vintage goes, I enjoy collecting things that remind me of my childhood: toys, housewares that I remember seeing in my mother/grandmother/aunts homes; vintage sewing or kitchen stuff, just... things that speak to me in some way.
My shop is primarily hobby, but it is nice to be able to earn a little extra cash to put towards my daughter's school tuition, or maybe even buy myself a rare treat from another etsy shop!
Thanks for taking interest in my shop- feel free to convo me anytime!
I run a nursery by day, growing and selling plants and teaching people about gardening and landscaping. When I'm not out in the dirt, I like to craft. Sewing, crochet, jewelry, and more! I like vintage and the thrill of the hunt for it!
Accepted payment methods
If you live outside the U.S. please convo me and we can work out shipping on a per order basis. I am not responsible for customs fees or any other fees incurred with international shipping.
All items are shipped USPS Priority or USPS Priority Flat Rate- whichever works out to be the better deal.
If shipping price on your received item is more than $2 difference from the price you paid I will refund the difference.
Refunds and Exchanges
Additional policies and FAQs
All my vintage fabrics and trims are from known sources, meaning I did not buy them at estate sales, yard sales, thrift stores, etc. They have been passed down through family and friends and have been stored and cared for appropriately.
All handmade items are designed and made from start to finish by me and me only unless otherwise stated in the listing.