MtMarten

Handmade Felted Art

LA, California

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Note from shop owner ***Mt. Marten will be reopening in 2022! Check back soon! :) ***

If you want to contact me with any questions or to check on the status of the shop reopening you can message me here on Etsy, on Instagram (jordan_mtmarten), or email me at (jordanchristinehill@gmail.com).

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

***Mt. Marten will be reopening in 2022! Check back soon! :) ***

If you want to contact me with any questions or to check on the status of the shop reopening you can message me here on Etsy, on Instagram (jordan_mtmarten), or email me at (jordanchristinehill@gmail.com).

Jordan Hill

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About MtMarten

Sales 62
On Etsy since 2014

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Mt. Marten: A Place to Find Unique Needle-Felted Creations

I have been a visual artist for many years, currently working as a freelance animator and illustrator. My work is inspired by the natural world and all of the creatures found in it, both familiar and strange. I feel like I always need to have some sort of very tangible, textural, "hand-made" quality to my work, even if it is created digitally. Really, I like creating things in many ways, but for the longest time there was no 3-dimensional medium that completely appealed to me.

Then, in 2013, I discovered a whole new creative outlet: needle felting. As soon as I saw the creations one could make through this medium, I knew it was for me. I love the minimalism of materials involved and how it is directly connected to nature. It speaks to the same aesthetic sensibilities I hold with my 2-dimensional art, and ultimately my goal in creating needle felted work is the same - I want to make things that delight, spark people's imagination, and even create whole new worlds to explore.

When people buy art and decor, I believe it should be a thoughtful purchase for a good product that is not to be thought of as disposable. I aim to create quality needle-felted sculptures and decorations that people can really treasure for a long time to come.

My wool and materials are all sourced from other small businesses who are based in the U.S. If you would like more information about them, please check out their sites:
www.sarafinafiberart.com
www.etsy.com/shop/EGPrimitives
www.wistyria.com

Shop members

  • Jordan Hill

    Owner

    I have always loved creating art of all kinds - though my main career is in animation and illustration, once I discovered needle felting I was hooked! My aim with Mt. Marten is to create felted sculptures that can be treasured by anyone.

Production partners

  • White House Custom Colour

    Eagan, MN

    WHCC prints my cards and art prints.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 29, 2022
Hello and thank you for visiting Mt. Marten! This shop is dedicated to sharing my hand-made needle felted creations with the world. I put a lot of care into crafting the items I sell and I want to take the same care in handling their sale and giving them a good home. If you have any questions about my items or any of my shop policies, please don't hesitate to contact me before making a purchase!

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits

Returns & exchanges

See item details for return and exchange eligibility.

Cancellations

Cancellations: not accepted

Please contact the seller if you have any problems with your order.

Payment

Credit Card and Paypal are accepted methods of payment. No checks please. Etsy gift cards are accepted as well!

Please note that if you are in California I am required to collect sales tax on your order.

Shipping

Items purchased in the U.S. will be shipped First Class with tracking included. Upgrades to 2-Day Priority Shipping are available for some items. Please contact me if you feel that you need a different shipping option.

For international purchases, First Class shipping will be used. If you require tracking for an international order please choose Registered Mail.

Shipping prices are my best estimation based on the size and weight of the item. This can get tricky especially when it comes to combining shipping on several items. For these reasons, if your shipping cost ends up being off by greater than $1.00, I will refund you the difference!

Additional policies and FAQs

Here are some basic care guidelines for needle felted products to help you take the best care of your purchase:

-this may seem obvious, but in general, keep your item away from things that are spill-able or anything that may stain or dirty it- you'll have a really hard time finding a way to clean it well and still maintain the integrity of your piece!!
-do not put through the washer/dryer!
-do not immerse in water or cleaner
-do not pull on loose strands of wool. If there is an undesired stray hair, clip it off with scissors rather than pulling.
-a good way to clean off a needle felted piece that has collected some dust is to use compressed air- hold the can at least a few inches away from the felt piece
-if the piece is made on a wire armature, do not give it to small children or pets as toys. If you're not sure if there's any wire, double-check the listing or send me a convo!

Storage

If you need to pack away your needle felted items until the next holiday season, for a move, etc., here are some helpful tips to keep them in great condition:

-keep the box/bag you received your item in for easiest storage
-otherwise, wrap it up in its own piece of tissue paper, bubble wrap, etc.
-do not place heavy items on top of it. If it stays squished down for long enough it can lose its shape!