MisterPenQuin

Handmade Books, Journals & Paper Goods

Urbandale, Iowa | 258 Sales

MisterPenQuin

Handmade Books, Journals & Paper Goods

Urbandale, Iowa 258 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(75)

Announcement   MisterPenQuin offers FREE SHIPPING (within the U.S.) for its handmade books, journals and paper goods. All items are ready to ship, but custom orders are a pleasure--allow me to design a book just for you.

Curious to know who MisterPenQuin really is? Read my Profile here: http://etsy.me/1Kbf97w

Please feel free to visit my other Etsy shops:
- JN Originals, http://JNoriginals.etsy.com
- 2nd Chance Treasures, http://2ndChanceTreasures.etsy.com

You will find me on the Web in the following other locations:
Web Site: http://www.judy-nolan.com
Facebook: ThisCreativeJourney
Twitter: ThisCreativJrny
Google+: https://plus.google.com/+Judy-nolan/posts

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Announcement

Last updated on Oct 28, 2018

MisterPenQuin offers FREE SHIPPING (within the U.S.) for its handmade books, journals and paper goods. All items are ready to ship, but custom orders are a pleasure--allow me to design a book just for you.

Curious to know who MisterPenQuin really is? Read my Profile here: http://etsy.me/1Kbf97w

Please feel free to visit my other Etsy shops:
- JN Originals, http://JNoriginals.etsy.com
- 2nd Chance Treasures, http://2ndChanceTreasures.etsy.com

You will find me on the Web in the following other locations:
Web Site: http://www.judy-nolan.com
Facebook: ThisCreativeJourney
Twitter: ThisCreativJrny
Google+: https://plus.google.com/+Judy-nolan/posts

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Updates

I have a black thumb, but I love flowers. Read the story behind my flowers here, both the paper-crafted ones and the crocheted ones: http://www.judy-nolan.com/2016/07/23/the-story-behind-my-flowers/

About

Who is MisterPenQuin?

Once upon a time, my husband was a Naval weapons officer on a guided missile cruiser off the coast of Japan, while I was a new wife getting used to life on the West coast after growing up in the Midwest. Miles of ocean separated us during a time before e-mail or text messages existed. What kept our relationship strong was paying attention to the details while we expressed our love for each other. Over the months of separation we exchanged a steady steam of handwritten letters, threaded with feelings, stories and humorous anecdotes. My husband's letters were always signed with a doodle of a penguin wearing a top hat. His name? You guessed it: Mister PenQuin.

When I decided to open a shop for handmade books and journals, it was inevitable that Mister PenQuin's name was chosen. The story behind his name represents the same kind of attention to detail and caring that goes into my handmade items. Often my handmade books and journals are wrapped in a package of romance, nostalgia, whimsy or humor--the same feelings I hope my handmade books, journals and other paper goods evoke as you browse through my shop.

Other shops on Etsy where I sell include:
- JNOriginals, http://jnoriginals.etsy.com - Classic crocheted and felted women’s accessories
- 2ndChanceTreasures, http://2ndchancetreasures.etsy.com - Recycled supplies for crafts & stitching

Shop members

  • Judy Nolan

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    I'm an Iowa bookmaker and writer who grew up in the Midwest, specifically in Wisconsin. No two books, journals or other paper goods I design are exactly the same, but all of them are infused with a love for details.

Shop policies

Last updated on October 28, 2018
Welcome to Mister PenQuin, which features handmade books, journals and paper goods. Unless noted, all items are based on my original designs.

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 gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
Refunds: You have the right to return any non-custom item by notifying me by convo within 14 days after you receive the item. Then, return the item within 30 days of delivery. I will refund your purchase when I receive your returned item in its original condition. Return shipping fees are the responsibility of the buyer.

Damaged or lost items: If your item becomes lost or damaged enroute to you, I will do my best to duplicate the item when this is possible. When it is not, I will refund your payment.
Payment
I accept payment through Etsy's direct checkout system or via PayPal.
Shipping
All items are shipped within 1-3 business days unless I notify you otherwise. I cannot control when items will arrive, but I can control the day on which I ship them.

Items mailed within the U.S. are shipped USPS First Class with Delivery Confirmation, (2-5 days delivery after shipment).

If you require faster delivery, please convo me so that we can work out the best option for you.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom Orders: If you see something here that you'd prefer in different colors, or have a special request, contact me and I will try to accommodate you.

Guarantee: All items are hand-crafted in a pet-free, smoke-free environment.

Iowa Residents: 6% sales tax is added to your order.