mudpuppy

modern hand crafted ceramics

Colorado, United States · 7971 Sales

mudpuppy

modern hand crafted ceramics

Colorado, United States 7971 Sales On Etsy since 2006

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(2779)

Announcement   Handmade ceramic pottery chimes, vases, and planters for cactus, succulents, and air plants for your home hand crafted by Michael McDowell in Denver, CO.

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Last updated on Mar 2, 2016

Handmade ceramic pottery chimes, vases, and planters for cactus, succulents, and air plants for your home hand crafted by Michael McDowell in Denver, CO.

Michael McDowell

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Michael McDowell

Ceramic Skull Gold Mouse Ear - Made to Order
US$68.00
Ceramic Skull Flower Vase Candy Dish Planter
US$42.00
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Izumi

Izumi on Jul 14, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Wonderful! Great craftsmanship and super fast shipping. So this is how I'm using the cradle --the art doll of my beloved deceased pup, sitting on the clouds. Thank you!

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Back in the studio with my sidekick
Jen Schachtebeck's beautiful baby in front of an air plant cradle capturing a serene moment. Img courtesy @jenschach on instagram

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Mudpuppy skull votives in subtle pastels and gloss white. Img via @crywolfclothing in Toronto

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About

I hand craft ceramic products for urban living

In 2008 I was laid off from my day job as a senior web designer and it turned out to be the best thing that could ever have happened to me. I quickly realized this was my big opportunity to re-build my life exactly the way I wanted it and on my own terms so I started focusing on developing my clay hobby into a full time business and taking advantage of everything Etsy has to offer. Check out this amazing "quit your day job" series article about Mudpuppy here https://www.etsy.com/seller-handbook/article/quit-your-day-job-mudpuppy/38358678040

My work is continually evolving but I do follow a few self imposed guidelines; keep it simple, include my love of plants, and make pieces I would buy myself.

In my spare time I am either sitting in the yard with my pup enjoying nature or scouring the web nurturing my soul with incredible art. You can see my online curation of exquisite work in all things including interior porn, sculpture, fine art and clay at http://pinterest.com/mudpuppy/

I am also on instagram if you would like to see some behind the scenes shots of work in progress and the studio @mudpuppyceramicstudio

Thank you for your support and for visiting!

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  • Mike McDowell

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    I am so blessed to have such fantastic clients that have helped me to be able to live my dream. Thank you for visiting!

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Shop policies

Last updated on May 14, 2015
Welcome to my shop on Etsy! As a craftsman and someone who prefers to buy handmade items, I know how great it is to receive a handcrafted piece of the highest quality and to have a fantastic experience from the moment you hit the order button...I am sure that is why you are on Etsy like me. I want you to be 100% completely satisfied with your purchase and I am committed to making sure that happens for you!

My philosophy is buying handmade should be pure joy from the moment you find that perfect piece.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
  • Check
Payment
I accept paypal, check or money order.
Shipping
I try to be as exact as I can when it comes to shipping costs cause I know it can be expensive...especially for overseas clients. When a package is shipped internationally, it may be subject to import taxes, customs duties, and/or fees imposed by the destination country. I am unable to predict which of these fees, if any, will be applied, and the buyer will be responsible for these fees or taxes so please factor that into your purchase. Here are some general guidelines i have garnered from my research but the best bet would be to consult your nearest postal authority:

UK: If your goods (excluding shipping cost) exceed £15, you'll pay an additional 20% VAT on the entire cost of your order (including shipping), plus an £8 "handling fee" to Royal Mail. If your goods (excluding shipping cost) exceed £135, you'll also have to pay an additional 12% "customs duty" on the entire cost of your order (including shipping).

Canada: Flat $5 handling fee for USPS shipments.

Germany: Anything under €22 (price + shipping) is free of customs duties and import taxes, packages between €22-150 you’ll pay sales tax on price + shipping (19% as of August 2014), and over €150 you’ll pay sales tax and customs. (Thanks, Thorben.)

Brazil: Anything over $50 (including delivery) gets hit with a tariff and customs which can double the cost. Do yourself a favor, order only one item at a time. You'll spend more on shipping but avoid the painful customs.

The Netherlands: A friend told us that anything over €22 (price & shipping) gets hit with sales tax (typically around 20% of the price including shipping). Anything over €150 will need to pay both sales taxes and customs.

Australia: Nothing to pay for import goods valued at up to AUD1,000 (~USD850). (Thanks, Clem.)

Turkey: a friend told us there is a limit of €75 per shipment for customs. If the value of shipment exceeds that, you pay +20% of the total sum. (Thanks, Zeki.)

Sweden: 12% customs tax (of the total value of the order). 25% sales tax of the customs tax value. (Thanks, Martin.)

Denmark: Any package from outside the European Union that costs less than 80 DKK for the items themselves will have no duties or taxes. Any package equal to or above 80 DKK, customs will add a fee of 128 DKK plus a sales tax of 25% on the entire amount. (Thanks, Jesper.)

Norway: Anything under NOK 350 (price + shipping) is free of customs duties and import taxes, if above that you pay 25% sales tax on the total sum. Customs tax depends on the kind of goods ordered, i.e. clothes are 10,7% which are added before the sales tax. (Thanks, Jacob.)

If you know how these things work, email us and we'll add more information here.

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Due to the nature of many of our plant products, please understand that we cannot be responsible for extreme weather nor for the health of a plant once it is out of our care. Thank you!
Refunds and Exchanges
If you are not happy with your purchase for any reason, please contact me.
Additional policies and FAQs
I am always open to wholesale inquiries, custom orders and new ideas. Keep em coming!

xoxo
~M