eco-friendly, city themed paper products and soft goods

Bend, Oregon
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About noteify

Sales 2,176
On Etsy since 2010

note•ify is an eco-friendly stationery & gift company based on the West Coast.

My name is Samantha Barsky, and I am a Northern California native. I am the creator behind note•ify, an eco-friendly, city-inspired paper products and soft goods company.

Some of the products I fabricate are note cards, gift tags, notebooks, prints, tea towels, and tote bags, each one donning a photo that represents the world around me.

Originally, I started turning my photos into cards for friends and family. The recipients of my stylistic aesthetic cards encouraged me to sell them in the retail market. Now in my fourth year of business, my products can be found in approximately 50 retail shops around the country.

My first collections were inspired from the photos I took on my families’ farms in Michigan. Then, I decided to bring it a little closer to home by documenting the city I was living in, San Francisco. Because the city collection took off, I made a business decision to expand to other cities.

The feeling of fulfillment comes from creating quality products utilizing my photography, graphic design, and advertising skills. My satisfaction and sense of success comes from the continued increase in my representation in retail shops, as well as from each individual who buys my products off my online shops.

My unique process of altering either my original photographs, or vintage illustrations, doesn’t allow for copying, as someone would have to take the exact same photograph from the exact same angle in the exact same conditions, for instance. I add my signature heart balloon to all of the city images as homage to what that building or landmark evokes in people. Then the cards, for instance, are printed on kraft paper, hence the eco-friendly base.

Follow me on twitter and Instagram - @noteify and visit my other shop for wedding welcome bags, favors, corporate gifts - gift•ify at

Shop members

  • Samantha Barsky

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    My name is Samantha Barsky, and I live in Bend, Oregon. I am the creator behind note•ify, an eco-friendly, city-inspired paper products, soft goods, and gifts company.

  • Samantha Barsky

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    My name is Samantha Barsky, and I live in Bend, Oregon. I am the creator behind note•ify, an eco-friendly, city-inspired paper products, soft goods, and gifts company.

Production partners

  • Printer

    San Francisco, CA

    Indigo offset press printing using mega thick 24 point natural chipboard made of 100% post consumer / recycled fibers, meaning no trees are cut down to make the product.

  • Screenprinter

    San Francisco, CA

    Petrol-free, water-based screenprinting

  • Printing and Packaging Partner

    Springfield, OR

    Printing and packaging - in business for over 25 years and offer multiple products such as boxes, labels, and custom printed beverage items.

  • Printer

    Richmond, CA

    We see the road to sustainable manufacturing as a long journey with multiple permutations, but we will never deviate from our commitment to the environment, our employees, our customers and pursuit of a harmonious business model for others to follow.

  • Printer

    Santa Clara, CA

    We’re experts in print, production, and shipping services. We take care of optimizing the back-end processes while you build your business. It’s a very productive way to work.

  • screen printer

    Bend, OR

    Screen printing with water-based inks

  • Printer

    Portland, OR

    100% recycled and sourced from paper mills in the Pacific Northwest and Midwest. Printed with vegetable-based inks made from plant oils like safflower, soy, corn and canola.

  • Sticker Printer

    Denver, CO

    Manufacturer and printer of custom stickers with the goal of providing premium quality stickers, fast turnaround and excellent customer service.

  • Printer

    Kingston, NY

    A family-owned company of print specialists, artisans, problem solvers and creative professionals with a sharp focus on offering top quality 4-color printing on the widest variety of extra-thick paper stocks.

  • Sticker printer

    Mission Viejo, CA

    Our vinyl company produces a wide range of designs to suit just about any need. Whether you want some cool artwork for your walls, a neat decal to adorn your car or a stylish sticker to promote your business, you'll find it here.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2022
I am Samantha, owner and sole designer of note•ify's stationery and gift line. I am a trained graphic designer and photographer, and I use those two skills to create unique, farm-chic, eco-friendly paper products.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 5 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 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)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
I stand behind the quality of everything made in the note•ify shop, and I want my customers to be completely satisfied. Please contact me immediately if you have a problem with your order.

If you are not satisfied, you may return them for a full refund, if:

-- you contact me before returning the item to arrange for return and refund
-- the item is in pristine, unused condition
-- return is shipped within 7 days of delivery
-- buyer pays shipping costs

Shipping costs cannot be refunded. Also, please note that I cannot be responsible for replacing items lost or damaged in the mail when those items are one of a kind. In the case of verified non-delivery for one of a kind items, I will offer a refund of the cost of the item. If something gets damaged during shipping, or it does not arrive in a timely manner, please contact me immediately.

If you are interested in shipping insurance, please contact me before purchase.
I accept Paypal and Etsy Direct Checkout. Payment is due at time of purchase unless you contact me to arrange otherwise. Sales tax depending on your shipping location with your payment.
I use the United States Postal Service for shipping, sending first class with delivery confirmation to the United States. International and Canadian shipping is sent first class international mail.

International customers: please note that any duties, customs, fees, etc. charged are the responsibility of the customer to pay.

Shipping costs are estimates, and I make it a policy not to knowingly overcharge on shipping. The shipping charge includes some costs for packaging materials. I do my best to estimate correctly, but if you think your shipping costs (including packaging materials costs) are incorrect, please contact me for an updated and accurate price to your specific destination.

I do my best to package everything well to be sure it arrives at your door in pristine condition.

If your item is a gift, I am happy to wrap it up and enclose a gift note for an additional $3.00. Please contact me to arrange for this service prior to checking out.

I ship as soon as possible, within 2-3 business days, often within 1 business day after payment clears. In the United States, delivery confirmation is included in shipping costs.

I reserve the right to ship only to a confirmed USPS address. If your address and the USPS address do not match, I will contact you to confirm the correct shipping address, and I will wait to mail your item until I hear back from you.

If you are interested in other shipping methods or insurance, please contact me directly.
Additional policies and FAQs
All of my items are handmade, by me, in a smoke-free home.

I welcome wholesale and consignment inquiries. Please convo me for details or email samantha [at] Thank you for your interest in note•ify!

Note•ify is committed to keeping any and all personal information collected of those individuals that visit our website and make use of our online facilities and services accurate, confidential, secure and private. Our privacy policy has been designed and created to ensure those affiliated with of our commitment and realization of our obligation not only to meet but to exceed most existing privacy standards.

THEREFORE, this Privacy Policy Agreement shall apply to Note•ify, and thus it shall govern any and all data collection and usage thereof. Through the use of you are herein consenting to the following data procedures expressed within this agreement.

Collection of Information
This website collects various types of information, such as:

• Voluntarily provided information which may include your name, address, email address, billing and/or credit card information etc., which may be used when you purchase products and/or services and to deliver the services you have requested.

• Information automatically collected when visiting our website, which may include cookies, third party tracking technologies and server logs.

Please rest assured that this site shall only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide by way of surveys, completed membership forms, and emails. It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested and any additional uses specifically provided on this site.

It is even possible that we may gather information about your computer hardware and/or software. Such collected information may include, but may not be limited to, your IP address, browser type, domain name, access time and various website addresses. The gathering and use of this information may be utilized for maintaining the quality of service we provide, as well as providing overall general statistics related to the use of our website and others.

It is highly recommended and suggested that you review the privacy policies and statements of any website you choose to use or frequent as a means to better understand the way in which other websites garner, make use of and share information collected.

Use of Information Collected
Note•ify may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of our website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. At times, we may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information meant to inform you of other possible products and/or services that may be available to you from Note•ify may also be in contact with you with regards to completing surveys and/or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or possible new services that are offered or may be offered.

Note•ify does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease any of its customer lists and/or names to any third parties.

Note•ify may deem it necessary to follow websites and/or pages that their users may frequent in an effort to gleam what types of services and/or products may be the most popular to customers or the general public.

Note•ify may disclose your personal information, without prior notice to you, only if required to do so pursuant to applicable laws and/or in a good faith belief that such action is deemed necessary or required to:

• Conform to decrees, laws and/or statutes or in an effort to comply with any process which may be served upon Note•ify and/or its website;

• Safeguard and/or preserve all the rights and/or property of Note•ify; and

• Perform under demanding conditions in an effort to safeguard the personal safety of users of and/or the general public.

Children Under Age of 16
Note•ify does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of sixteen (16) without verifiable parental consent. If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of sixteen (16), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system's database. Anyone under the age of sixteen (16) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.

Unsubscribe or Opt-Out
All users and/or visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communication from us and/or reserve the right to discontinue receiving communications by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe to our website please send an email that you wish to unsubscribe to samantha [!at] If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe and/or opt-out.

Links to Other Web Sites
Our website does contain links to affiliate and other websites. Note•ify does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The aforementioned Privacy Policy Agreement applies only and solely to the information collected by our website.

Note•ify shall endeavor and shall take every precaution to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user's personal information under our control.

The company also uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for authentication and private communications in an effort to build users' trust and confidence in the internet and website use by providing simple and secure access and communication of credit card and personal information. In addition, Note•ify is a licensee of TRUSTe. The website is also secured by VeriSign.

Changes to Privacy Policy Agreement
Note•ify reserves the right to update and/or change the terms of our privacy policy, and as such we will post those change to our website homepage at, so that our users and/or visitors are always aware of the type of information we collect, how it will be used, and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose such information. If at any point in time Note•ify decides to make use of any personally identifiable information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email. Users at that time shall have the option as to whether or not to permit the use of their information in this separate manner.

Acceptance of Terms
Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Privacy Policy Agreement. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy Agreement related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email, telephone number or mailing address.

Email: samantha [!at]

Telephone Number: 415-902-2034

Mailing Address:
61369 Lost Hollow Loop
Bend, OR 97702

Updated December 1, 2020 to be GDPR Compliant