AmyEclectic

Fiber Art. Paper Art. Bead Art.

Cincinnati, Ohio 509 Sales On Etsy since 2006

5 out of 5 stars (253)

AmyEclectic

Fiber Art. Paper Art. Bead Art.

Cincinnati, Ohio | 509 Sales

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Amy Nicolai

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Amy Nicolai

Announcement    It's Eclectic! Polymer clay buttons and jewelry, bead embroidery and sometimes more! Everything here is made by me unless it is supply de-stash. I accept Etsy Checkout, Paypal and Etsy Gift Certificates. Total orders of $35 or more now earn Free Shipping!

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Last updated on Jul 11, 2019

It's Eclectic! Polymer clay buttons and jewelry, bead embroidery and sometimes more! Everything here is made by me unless it is supply de-stash. I accept Etsy Checkout, Paypal and Etsy Gift Certificates. Total orders of $35 or more now earn Free Shipping!

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About AmyEclectic

Sales 509
On Etsy since 2006

Too much in the world to stick to one thing!

My Etsy store "Ovenfried Beads" opened on Etsy way back in 2006 when Etsy was very new and much smaller. Polymer clay was my main medium of choice, though I collected fabric from all over the world and did some sewing and jewelry design. For a short time I had a shop on Etsy called "Ovenfried Buttons" because my button business was so strong and I thought it deserved it's own spot on the interweb. That got complicated.. having 2 stores on Etsy at the same time. So I lumped it all back into Ovenfried Beads.

When I started backing off of polymer clay (19 years worth) I found that Ovenfried Beads was a concept that didn't apply to my non-polymer clay related work. I was listing more work that had nothing to do with polymer clay or beads. The name AmyEclectic had been swimming around in my head for a little while, so I decided to change my Etsy store name to reflect the new direction I am taking as a store. The snail logo you see was my own design and has been a tattoo on my left arm for longer than it has been my business logo. (I have a thing for snails...)

Some experts advise artists to find one medium they like and stick with it....make that THE thing that people know about the artist, keep doing it over and over, and they will find success. Not so with me. I find that one medium simply cannot satisfy. I can't achieve with polymer clay what only bead embroidery will create. I can't make in fabric what only yarn can make. I LOVE to do lots of different things and I'm sticking with that instead!

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  • Amy Nicolai

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Amy creates all of the handcrafted artwork you see in this shop. She stitches, embroiders, dyes, assembles, manipulates polymer clay, drills, photographs, lists and sells her wares from her studio in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Shop policies

Last updated on June 6, 2019
Hi! Welcome to AmyEclectic. Thank you for taking the time to check out my work and my policies. After a quick look at the great feedback my customers have been leaving, you should feel confident that you will be very satisfied with my work and service.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 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
All sales are final unless an item has been damaged in shipping. See my shipping policy for more info.
Payment
I accept credit card payments through Paypal, Etsy Checkout and Etsy Gift Cards.

SALES:
Sometimes I offer exclusive discounts with a coupon code and expiration date. They are always clearly posted in my shop announcement. In the case of coupon-code-generated specials, it is the responsibility of the buyer to check out my main page to see if I am running a special and make sure they are putting the code into the correct field at purchase. If a buyer finds out after buying an item at full price that there was a special, I will not honor the sale retroactively. Sorry...I am not a big company rolling in money...just a wee crafter in Ohio trying to make a little money on the side. :)
Shipping
After many years of offering free shipping to my customers, I can no longer afford to eat the cost. My $4 charge includes minimum $3.70 USPS cost plus new mailing envelopes, padding and taking it to the post office.

Lost or damaged packages must be reported to the USPS, as all sales are final. My high-end work (mailed via Priority Mail) will come with insurance, but lower priced ones (mailed First Class) do not. If you are concerned about the safety or treatment of your package, please ask me to add insurance to postage and I will create a reserved listing for you. You will be charged only for the price of the insurance.
Additional policies and FAQs
Purchasing my work does not entitle buyers to publish, copy, reproduce or otherwise market my work as their own. My work is copyrighted. Copying is bad karma!

Reserved listings are valid for 5 days.