MissPlumPicker

An Assortment of Vintage Plum

Santa Clarita, California · 44 Sales

MissPlumPicker

An Assortment of Vintage Plum

Santa Clarita, California 44 Sales On Etsy since 2016

5 out of 5 stars
(12)

Shop owner

Cat

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Announcement   Orders placed AFTER June 28, 2017 will be processed on July 6, 2017 I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
~Cat

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Last updated on Jun 23, 2017

Orders placed AFTER June 28, 2017 will be processed on July 6, 2017 I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
~Cat

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5 out of 5 stars
(12)
Sarah

Sarah on May 25, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

Wonderful item just as described will shop here again. a nice transaction, fast and secure shipping . Thank You so very much. Sarah

suzan66

suzan66 on May 16, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

So wonderful to deal with!! The pin was packed EXTRA good and was even better then expected!!! Will deal with Cat again anytime!!

Katie Damato

Katie Damato on May 1, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
Verified purchase

I was so excited to find this item anywhere online that I told the seller about the story behind it and how my cousins and I used to eat m&ms out of the one that our grandmother had (no one had used it as an ashtray since the 70s, probably!). One of them has the original, but I wanted one of my own as a memento. It shipped out the very next day and she even sent me a bag of m&ms with it - so sweet! Thank you!!

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About

Uniquely Beautiful, Simple and Well Made

In his spare time, my dad was a picker. He would bring home a 'find' now and then and take great pride in sprucing it up. Then he would proudly display it with a longing for times gone by and say, "They just don't make them like this anymore."

He saw a 'treasure'. As a kid, I saw old stuff. JUNK.

"You're from the 'throw away' generation" he once told me. And I, being a typical know-it-all-needed-to-have-the-last-word teenager, spouted back with, "Well you're the 'keep EVERYTHING' generation!"
My dad gently smiled and shook his head.

Years later, while packing up dad's things, I again came face to face with the 'treasures' he had collected over the years. But it was different this time. Not because these 'treasures' held sentimental value (although I welcomed it), but because I somehow had come to recognize that his 'treasures' were indeed, uniquely beautiful, simple and well made.

After 37 years as an RN, opening a vintage shop may seem like an unexpected endeavor. But I see similarities between what's vintage and the human body. Some of my most memorable patients were very aged. Although their bodies had failed them, they remained beautiful for having stood the test of time and for their rich 'patina' fashioned from life experiences.

Perhaps my appreciation for all things vintage has been an acquired and matured perspective of the past.
Or, maybe, it's simply now my turn to say,
"They just don't make them like this anymore."

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Shop members

  • Cat

    Owner

    My name is Cat. I'm a retired RN, wife, mom and new grandma. As a veteran nurse, I know that trust must be earned. I hope you will give me a chance to earn your business through quality vintage and excellent customer service!

  • Mr Bubbs

    Mimi's Inspiration

    Hi, I'm Mr Bubbs. My intoxicating combination of cuteness and kissable cheeks has been inspiring my Mimi since May 2016. The lipstick marks may be an occupational hazard, but TOTALLY worth the love and kisses I get in return. Best job I've ever had!

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Last updated on Feb 16, 2017
Frequently asked questions

Return Policy

If you wish to return your item, please contact me within 3 days of delivery and PRIOR to returning item

If you receive the item damaged (broken, cracked, crushed or any change in the condition of the item that differs from the original listing), I will need clear photos of the damage

Ship items back to me within 14 days of delivery
Buyers are responsible for all return shipping costs

Returned items must be in their original, listed condition. The buyer will be responsible for any loss of item's value.
For example, loss of value can result from:
*item not being properly packaged for return which results in damage to or breakage of the item
*using improper postage or incorrect return address resulting in the loss of the item

Cancellations and Exchanges

Unfortunately, I'm unable to accept cancellations or exchanges at this time
I do, however, accept returns
Please contact me if there are any questions or concerns regarding your order
Excellent customer service is important to me. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase for any reason, please contact me so that I can make things right:)

Processing & Shipping

'Processing' is the amount of time needed to prepare/package your order and does not include shipping time

Once Etsy notifies me that your payment has been received, allow 1-3 business days for me to prepare your order for shipping

I ship USPS Priority Mail or First Class (if applicable)

If you need your item expedited, please contact me before placing your order

Orders will be shipped to the address that you have listed as the 'ship to' address when you placed your order
I'm unable to change the shipping method or delivery address once your order has shipped

You will be notified when your order is on its way!

Shipping & packing material

I use CLEAN, recycled packing materials whenever possible