sadshop

Sweet, sad things from Seattle

Washington, United States · 8276 Sales

sadshop

Sweet, sad things from Seattle

Washington, United States 8276 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   Recommended by Vogue.com, Huffington Post, and BuzzFeed. Shared by Zooey Deschanel and Lauren Conrad. Featured at Paper Source, Nordstrom, and UrbanOutfitters.com.

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Last updated on Aug 28, 2016

Recommended by Vogue.com, Huffington Post, and BuzzFeed. Shared by Zooey Deschanel and Lauren Conrad. Featured at Paper Source, Nordstrom, and UrbanOutfitters.com.

Katie Davis

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Katie Davis

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About

I like you and naps.

My name is Katie, and I like naps and snacks.

In 2011, I was living in a little cottage by the lake in Seattle. I was working as a freelance designer for other companies, but what I really wanted was to support myself with my own art.

One day, I printed a sweet, simple phrase in red text on a white card. "I like you and naps." I showed it to my sister, and she encouraged me to put it on Etsy. So in January 2012, I listed my naps card and a dozen others with no expectations.

Within a few weeks, 60,000 people had shared my cards on Tumblr. So much of my shop sold out, I had to close it temporarily.

Since those early days, my business has grown -- from vending at an outdoor Seattle market every weekend to selling my cards in stores regionally, then nationally, then internationally. Sad Shop cards are now sold at stores across the US and Australia, with features at Paper Source, Nordstrom, and UrbanOutfitters.com.

Sad Shop cards are recommended by Vogue.com, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and A Cup of Jo. They have been shared by actress Zooey Deschanel and fashionista Lauren Conrad.

Sad Shop cards are printed at a local Seattle print shop. I use 100% recycled paper. Most of my designs are inspired by friends.

"I like you and naps" is still my signature card and best seller. (The phrase has since been borrowed by many artists and stores. I'm proud to have been the original.)

I am very thankful to support myself with art! And I'm honored that people use something I make to connect with people they love.

What started as a simple expression of my love for naps has grown beyond anything I could have imagined.

Thank you!

Katie

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  • Katie Davis

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    Seattle, WA, United States

    Sad Shop cards are printed at a local print shop in Seattle.

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Last updated on May 18, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Will my order arrive by this date?

I am unfortunately not able to guarantee the exact date orders will arrive. I get orders into the mail in 1-3 business days. They are then shipped via USPS First Class Mail, which typically delivers to US addresses in 2-5 business days. International shipping may take 1-3 weeks or longer.

Does shipping time include processing time?

No. I get orders into the mail in 1-3 business days. They are then shipped via USPS First Class Mail. Estimated shipping times shown in my policies reflect the typical time from shipment to delivery.

Can you ship my order faster?

US customers can purchase a shipping upgrade to USPS Priority Mail, which typically delivers in 2-3 business days. Shipping upgrades are available on each item listing. (Please note that it will still take 1-3 business days to get your order into the mail.)

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