OpenHandCreations

Mixed Media Art, Collage Art, Zipper Pouches & More

Boston, Massachusetts · 505 Sales

OpenHandCreations

Mixed Media Art, Collage Art, Zipper Pouches & More

Boston, Massachusetts 505 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
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Note from shop owner Happy holidays!!
Thank you to all who supported OpenHandCreations this year and always! After the last local market, many pieces have sold out and I am having to redo inventory to reopen. Please check back in January for new pieces.
You can choose notification when I reopen.
THANK YOU and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Instagram : @OpenHandCreations

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Dec 19, 2016

Happy holidays!!
Thank you to all who supported OpenHandCreations this year and always! After the last local market, many pieces have sold out and I am having to redo inventory to reopen. Please check back in January for new pieces.
You can choose notification when I reopen.
THANK YOU and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Instagram : @OpenHandCreations

Allison Lee

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Allison Lee

About

Mixed media FUNctional art... Art to carry around and use every day!

For many years i made papercrafts, mostly greeting cards. My style was very precise, straight, simple and formal. As with most artists, my style is evolving too ! I started this new adventure with no guidelines . Collage is an outlet for me that is free flowing, sometimes messy and full of spirit.
My bags and pouches (and other items) are all made one at a time .
Each pouch starts off as a clean slate of lightweight, white cotton canvas. Panels are cut, primed and prepared for painting, collaging and detailing. I use acrylic paint as well as oil pastels, ink, ink sprays and other mediums.
Each one is varnished with a uvls topcoat and then sewn with a colorful zipper.
I love to add inspirational words, quotes and themes. I feel that little constant reminders and support are important and this is a very tangible way to share this love.

No two pouches are alike and each is original art.

I welcome custom orders and larger quantity orders. Please convo me to discuss your special design and for information on quantity discounts.

Currently I am selling my pouches locally at:
The Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown, MA
The Muse in Frederick, MD
Uni-T at the Natick Mall in Natick, MA
Ali Norton Boutique in The US Virgin Islands
and
Hatmarcha Gifts in Martha's Vineyard, MA

For up to date new inspiration, info on upcoming events and specials, please like me on Facebook: www.facebook.com/openhandcreations ,
follow me on Instagram : @openhandcreations and
check out my alternate shop at www.greenNOTIONS.etsy.com (macaron style pouches).

I hope you enjoy the colors and whimsical designs.
I am very grateful to be able to live this life... creating and selling my work. Thank you to all who support me both by purchasing and sharing my information.

Thank you for checking out my shop!

Allison Lee

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  • Allison Lee

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    Allison Lee is the owner and artist of OpenHandCreations. She is a wife and mother of two girls and lives in Newton, MA. She has been creating art to share and sell for 10 years... starting as a papercraft artist and now in mixed media.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 25, 2015
Thank you for visiting my little mixed media shop!
I sell useful, one of a kind gift items.

I also have another shop where I sell hand made macaron pouches and more: www.greenNOTIONS.etsy.com

You can also follow my progress on Facebook: www.facebook.com/OpenHandCreations
& on Instagram: @OpenHandCreations.

I welcome any comments and questions you have.

Thanks!!!
-Allison

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept paypal and credit cards through etsy and paypal. State tax Will be collected for MA purchases.
Shipping
I ship via usps first class unless otherwise discussed or noted.
Delivery confirmation for each package is included.
Please inquire if you would like insurance for an extra fee.

I will ship within 48hrs of your purchase on items that are already made. For custom orders shipment can take up to 1 -2 wk. Due to drying and proper curing times.
Refunds and Exchanges
Items must be returned in sale able condition (buyer pays return shipping) for a refund minus shipping amount.

If an item is damaged during delivery, I will make every effort to replace the item(s) within a reasonable time or full refund will be made at buyer's request.

Once items shipped are tracked as delivered, it is the buyer's responsibility to locate the package. I will do everything on my end to help locate as well but generally it is most helpful on the buyers end to contact USPS or local delivery office.

Custom orders require up front payment and are usually not eligible for refund due to cancellation from the buyer or dissatisfaction. I always send photos before shipping custom orders for your approval.

I will work with you on any problem. Please feel free to contact me anytime!
Additional policies and FAQs
I do take custom orders.
Wholesale orders are also welcome.
Please convo me for more info.
Thank you!