handmade cards, gifts, and embroidery

Portland, Oregon

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About Nowvember

Sales 1,869
On Etsy since 2008

Adorable yet acerbic paper goods.

Nowvember is handmade on my sofa, my kitchen table, my cluttered desk, and any other horizontal surface I can find. I package orders before I leave for work in the morning, and often embroider until the wee hours after I come home at night. My designs are generally born out of anything that makes me chuckle, though I have a special fondness for pairing acerbic humor with adorable kitties and unicorns.

I've been making my own stationery since I first heard of "pen pals," and this shop is the natural evolution of a lifelong love of paper goods. My processes are self-taught and, I'll admit, a little antiquated. I hand-cut all of my stickers and appliques and embroider all of my cards and notebooks by hand. My poor boyfriend is always trying to teach me to use Photoshop. Also, he always has bits of embroidery floss in his beard. Somebody should give him a medal.

You can read more about me and the stuff I make here:

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  • Lisa Riddle

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Lackluster Office Manager

    Born and raised in the Great American Midwest, I made my way to Portland, Oregon nearly a decade ago with two pieces of furniture and my entire lifelong collection of stickers, postcards, and fancy envelopes.

Shop policies

Last updated on February 3, 2014
Welcome to my "Shop Policies" section! Super fun!

Everything here is handmade by Lisa Riddle (that's me) with piercing devotion in my pet and smoke (and fun) free home. I can be reached here through Etsy, or e-mailed at lriddle880 [!at] with any questions or special requests.

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
PLEASE NOTE: each of my hand-stitched items is made one at a time and completely by hand, and may therefore differ a bit from the pictures. However, all of these items are **GUARANTEED AWESOME** and I will gladly replace or refund any item which is, for whatever reason, disappointingly less cool than you thought it would be.
Nowvember accepts PayPal, credit, debit, and Etsy gift cards.
Unless otherwise noted, all items will be shipped within 5 business days of payment.

All orders are mailed USPS First Class Mail. If you're in a hurry, please let me know -- I can usually upgrade shipping for a small additional charge.

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: Buyer is responsible for any additional duties, taxes or fees. Customs forms will be completed accurately and in compliance with U.S. Law.