Michalskibiz Designs

1 Sale


Michalskibiz Designs

1 Sale On Etsy since 2011

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Katy Michalski

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Katy Michalski


Creating Means Joy All Around

For as long as I can remember I have always enjoyed making something for someone else. In a way it was also for me. The feeling I get when I'm creating something is an overwhelming sense of calm and belonging, a naturally serene oneness with all things. I create because I love it. I get so very interested in one thing and work all through the night for a week straight. then something else catches my attention and I want to try a bit of that. You could say I'm a Jack of all trades. I love baking, gardening, sewing, making jewelry (especially necklaces), but most of all I love paper and nature. I have a knack for cards and scrapbooks. I even started making a scrapbook for a friend's wedding gift.

I wanted something more than just a hobby. The things I made were just things unless I had a purpose intended for them. So I decided to go the next step and create a shop. I had read that it didn't matter if I had little inventory, some is always better than none. Just get started, I'd tell myself, and soon you'll get noticed. Well it has been over a year and I have only one sale. Pathetic, I know. I do have two toddlers and work part time so the time I really should have put into my shop had gone by the way side. No more!

I really do enjoy crafting each detail into each piece wholeheartedly knowing that it's the little things that bring the whole picture together. Whether it's a greeting card, a piece of jewelry, a scrapbook page, basic scrapbook supplies, or paintings, I'm always wanting to do more, learn more, give more, experience the thrill of it all, and receiving gratitude in the end is just the sweetest topping on the giant cupcake.

In our house I have my own little corner in our spare room, that I have all my tinkering toys to play with. An entertainment set full of supplies among odds and ends of various things that catch my eye. You see I like to re-purpose many things into my works and use them as supplies such as, cardboard boxes I receive from packages are recycled into other material for supplies and I like to use it in packaging for the items I send out.

I also run the rest of my shop by myself. If you emailed me with questions, I make it a point not to delay and to reply back with the best answers. Same with packing and shipping, I try my best to get items out as soon as the item is ready, or if there are multiple items in one order I'll wait and send them all out together to save on shipping supplies and cost, which in turn helps my customers get the best deal knowing all the time where each item is with a tracking number.

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  • Katy

    Owner, Designer

    As far back as I can remember I have wanted to create and with my creations make others happy, for that is what I enjoy most. Growing up I wanted to be an artist, a journalist, an artist, a teacher, an artist, an engineer, an artist, and an artist.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 18, 2012
Welcome to my little shop. Take a look at whatever interests you and let me know what you think about it. I am always accepting constructive criticism and critiques from my fellow Etsy sellers, buyers, and browsers.

I tend to tinker mostly with paper goods, cards mainly and a few embellishments here and there. I also enjoy creating jewelry, especially necklaces. If you see something you like but do not love, let me try to make something for you that is special just for you. Communicate to me your desire and I will be happy to work out the details with you to make you something one of a kind and handmade.

Accepted payment methods

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I only accept PayPal at this time. You do not need a PayPal account to use their services. Choose PayPal as your payment method at checkout. After your order has been submitted, click "Pay Now" and choose your preferred option. Tax applies for certain states.
I try very hard to get the item to the Post Office as quickly as possible once payment is received/custom item is finished. For custom orders, please know it will be shipped up to 15 business days after the payment is received. I will ship with insurance, if requested I will apply extra insurance, please contact me with this request before you buy the item. If you find the item was damaged in transit, please contact me immediately to come to a quick resolve. All of my shipping fees have been adjusted to include a small portion of the insurance fee when shipping.
Refunds and Exchanges
I accept returns within 10 business days and will promptly refund the purchase price once I receive the item in the same shape I sent it. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have any questions about your order.
Additional policies and FAQs
I recycle packing paper and bubble wrap from previous packages. I use plastics and paper when packing items for shipping, ensuring a dry and secure delivery. Please let me know if you prefer one over the other, I try to be as eco friendly as can be.