Sanguinaria

Unique Art, Upcycled Stationery & Vintage Oddments

Wallingford, Pennsylvania On Etsy since 2006

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Sanguinaria

Unique Art, Upcycled Stationery & Vintage Oddments

Wallingford, Pennsylvania | 526 Sales

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Note from shop owner Im taking a little break from my shop for a bit. Thanks for your interest! I'll be back. ;)

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 7, 2020

Im taking a little break from my shop for a bit. Thanks for your interest! I'll be back. ;)

Sarah Klockars-Clauser

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Sarah Klockars-Clauser

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About Sanguinaria

Sales 526
On Etsy since 2006

Art, and what Art is made of, because I can't help it.

Once upon a time, I was very small and loved to paint and draw. I was awed and inspired by everything i saw. My parents were artists and everything in the world seemed to be Art. I played Art throughout all the years as I grew up, and collected everything that inspired me-- from seedpods to industrial equipment to paper, especially paper. I would turn it all into something... This upbringing easily translated into a recycling/ upcycling obsession, and soon it seemed a waste to use anything that was needlessly new. Soon, I was in college, learning and experimenting with photography, fine art and illustration like it was my job. It was thrilling to learn so many new disciplines.

I got married and had 2 children and art making became smaller, faster, snippets here and there, but was still an overwhelming force in my life. Combined with a growing awareness of what impact we as a family were making on our environment, I'm constantly adjusting the way we buy eat and live to lighten our "footprint".

I set up this shop so I would have something to do with all of the things i made or collected with the hope of giving it all a chance to be loved and used by others. I use as many salvaged, upcycled materials as possible in making my items and reuse packaging materials as well. My eco stance led me to join Team Ecoetsy, and I've been a member of that wonderful group for several years.

In teaching art and high end craft at a wonderful summer camp since 2005, I've learned about so many materials and techniques (glass, mosaic, woodworking, basketry, weaving, clay, fiber arts) that it is hard for me to stick with one or two or even five disciplines.

My shop, at times, reflects my eclectic nature. I never know what I'll make next. Art infuses me, and so it comes as no surprise that I'd rather be making Art than dinner on any given day.

I hope you will find something you love here. ;)

Shop members

  • Sarah Klockars-Clauser

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Photograher, Upcycler, Shipper, Et Al.

    I am an artist / illustrator/ teacher keen on details, obsessed with recycling, upcycling, salvage, vintage, process, and authenticity. I Love to make , to improve, and to find out. This shop is full of things made out of experiments.

Shop policies

Last updated on June 5, 2020
I love reusing and recycling and my main fascination is with unique envelopes made from vintage or unwanted ephemera. Use them for for mailing, storage, promos like business cards or as a gift. I also dabble in lots of other things including fiber arts, basketry, realistic portraiture, artist trading cards, and furniture painting.
I always use recycled materials in my items, when possible/ practical, and in my shipping and packaging materials. I hope you enjoy my work! ;)

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, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase
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)
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
I always package my items securely and carefully, and therefore am not responsible for damages/loss incurred after my package is handed over at the post office. But If your item arrives damaged, or you are reasonably unsatisfied, send it back to me for a refund of item price (sorry, no shipping refunds).

In the case of a shipping overage , I will refund the excess in amounts over one dollar.
Payment
I prefer credit payments, PayPal, ApplePay or Etsy gift cards, but will also accept cashier's check, or money order. If you intend to pay with any sort of check or MO please let me know.

I try to ship quickly - usually within 2-3 business days of cleared payment.
Shipping
I will ship using USPS, the least expensive method for a reasonable amount of time-- Usually First Class Mail. I am willing to use another method if you request it. (like Priority Mail.) Insurance is optional, but strongly recommended, especially for multiple purchases.
International Buyers: You are responsible for any taxes or fees your country may impose.
Additional policies and FAQs
I am happy to consider custom work and trades. Please contact me. I don't do wholesale or consignment because my operation is too small. I make unique items from unique materials. Nothing will be reproducible "exactly" or in very large quantity with the quantity exception of map and music envelopes-- I do have TONS of them... ;)
Privacy
I will only use your information to send you your items or make contact with you regarding your order. I will not send you unsolicited messages or collect your information for any form of dispersal.