PalumaPrint

Screenprinted Homewares from Australia

Brisbane, Australia

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Note from shop owner Hello - PalumaPrint is taking a break. Be back in 2021 sometime

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Dec 23, 2020

Hello - PalumaPrint is taking a break. Be back in 2021 sometime

Helen

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Helen

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About PalumaPrint

Sales 1,239
On Etsy since 2010

Simple Design - Inspired by Nature

I first started screenprinting t shirts way back in the 1980s after I did a short course at the local TAFE in Townsville. I can still remember the thrill of lifting the screen to see my first creation - and I still have the screen I built as part of the course - I can't count how many beautiful designs it has helped me produce.
And my shop name?Paluma is a tiny village set in the tropical rainforest near Townsville, north Queensland - the location of our holiday cottage. The beautiful environment there provided lots of inspiration for my first prints. The name PalumaPrint just seemed right.
I have tried various forms of screenprinting including photographic, but I always gravitate back to printing with paper stencils which I handcut (and are fortunately re-usable). I love the simplicity of the process, the clear crisp results and the fact that I don't have to use any chemicals in the process. I also use water soluble non toxic fabric inks which are produced in Australia.
I do all parts of the process myself - the design, hand cutting the stencils and screenprinting the fabric using natural sustainable linen which I obtain from a local Queensland based small business. From time to time I also sew purses, bags and aprons from my fabric and have also dabbled in screen printed wall art.
One of the joys of selling on Etsy is being able to communicate directly with buyers, and I never tire of hearing the stories behind the purchases and receiving feedback from all over the world, sometimes with photos of the items in their new homes.
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Shop members

  • Helen

    Owner, Designer And Maker

    I originally trained as a biologist and now I am designing and screenprinting natural textiles. In between times I worked as a librarian. I am constantly inspired by the environment around me particularly the beautiful native Australian flora.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 30, 2020
Hello and welcome to my shop. Some specific shop policies are listed below.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa 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: 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)
Returns and exchange details
If you are dissatisfied with a purchase for any reason, please contact me to discuss. In the unlikely event that the product is faulty it will be replaced or a refund given if returned within 30 days of purchase and in original condition.
Payment
You can use Direct Checkout (with your credit/debit or Etsy gift card) or Paypal to purchase

Items will be posted as soon as payment is received. If no payment is received after 1 business day the item will be relisted and the sale cancelled.
Shipping
*Items are sent within 1 - 3 business days of receipt of payment

*Items are shipped via Australia Post. Confirmation is sent once items are shipped, providing an estimate of shipping time for the destination. Items are sent in durable tough post paks.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you have the time I'd love you to leave some feedback for me via the review option.