shellbellestikihut

Creations by Shellbelle

Tampa, Florida · 9 Sales

shellbellestikihut

Creations by Shellbelle

Tampa, Florida 9 Sales On Etsy since 2011

0 out of 5 stars
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Announcement   Aloha and welcome to my shop! Here you'll find handmade home decor in a casual, natural beachy style. Not just for coastal living anymore, beach-inspired decorating brings the ocean to your home.

I grew up on the Pacific Ocean in California and now live on the Gulf Coast of Florida. I'm happiest when I'm down on the shore or designing with the many treasures I come across as I comb my favorite beaches.

For me, the beach life is what brings me joy and I hope that you'll see that in the pieces I've created just for you.

Please feel free to contact/convo me with any questions or comments. ~Shellbelle aka Rhonda Renée

Announcement

Aloha and welcome to my shop! Here you'll find handmade home decor in a casual, natural beachy style. Not just for coastal living anymore, beach-inspired decorating brings the ocean to your home.

I grew up on the Pacific Ocean in California and now live on the Gulf Coast of Florida. I'm happiest when I'm down on the shore or designing with the many treasures I come across as I comb my favorite beaches.

For me, the beach life is what brings me joy and I hope that you'll see that in the pieces I've created just for you.

Please feel free to contact/convo me with any questions or comments. ~Shellbelle aka Rhonda Renée

Rhonda Renee

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Rhonda Renee

Reviews

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Anonymous on Dec 18, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

This is beautiful...thank you so much!

Anonymous on Jul 29, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

I love them both...just beautiful....packed well, & fast shipping. Thanks again.

Anonymous on Dec 28, 2011

5 out of 5 stars

This frame is even more beautiful in person! The shells are so smooth I broke out in goosebumps as I ran my hand over them. This is something we will treasure forever. Thank you!

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Shop policies

Last updated on April 2, 2011
Welcome! All of the items in my shop are handmade by me and unless stated in the description, each shell has been lovingly collected by yours truly with help from my bff Karen.

Yes, I design with seashells, but not just your everyday kind of shells. I'm talking about the kind that like a piece of glass, wood or a stone, has been gently tossed by the waves, resulting in a smooth, curvy piece of shell. I've collected these pieces for years and recently I've given them a name — driftshells. I find them to be lovely and enchanting; I am captivated by the organic sense of each one. I just love picking them up and feeling their smoothness in my hands. They transport me back to the shore and I feel rejuvenated. I hope they will do the same for you.


I make each item individually. What you see in the photographs is the actual item for sale and the one that you will receive.


What does this mean for you?

1) You get your item asap and don't have to wait 2-3 weeks. (unless you have a custom order)

2) There is no guarantee that I can recreate a sold item later as each shell used is unique, but I can probably come up with something close!

3) You'll want to check back often because you never know what I may find on my next trip to the beach and since it's only minutes away, I go often (lucky me).

CUSTOM ORDERS:

I love custom orders! Please contact me with your ideas or special features you'd like to add and I'll give you a quote. Custom orders usually ship within 2 weeks of purchase depending upon my current supplies. I can give you an approximate time with your request.

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 for all transactions. If payment is not completed and I have not heard from you within 3 days of purchase I will consider it a canceled transaction. If you have a special situation just keep in contact with me so I don't re-list your item.

You do not need a PayPal account to pay with your credit card. Simply choose the "pay now with paypal" option and you will be redirected to the PayPal site where you can enter your credit card details and choose the "continue without signing in" option. Your credit card details are NOT shown to me, and are handled via PayPal's secure servers.
Shipping
Please note that I ship to the address you provide via Etsy.

Items will be shipped 1-3 days after I have been notified of receipt of payment by PayPal. If you use a PayPal e-check then I must wait for payment to clear before shipping. This usually takes 4-7 days.

For all flat items (frames and mirrors) I use USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Shipping with delivery confirmation within the U.S. TRANSIT TIME (DOMESTIC US): USPS Priority typically arrives within 2-3 business days of shipping, but on rare occasions may take longer. I'm happy to check on shipping prices or alternate methods for you, just contact me after you place your order, but before you pay your invoice! USPS charges by distance and weight when not using Flat Rate Boxes, so I may be able to ship more economically to those who live closer to Florida, if you're buying multiple items or if you prefer Ground shipping. If you'd like, you can also check for shipping options directly at USPS and then just let me know what you've decided. The zip code I ship from is 33616.

Calculate USPS Postage: http://www.usps.com/tools/calculatepostage/welcome.htm?from=home_header&page=calculatepostage

Shipping Insurance is optional. If you would like to add it please email me immediately upon purchasing and I will send a revised invoice.

I do like to reuse like-new boxes when possible but let me know if you prefer a brand new box (that is no problem at all). Let me know at the time of purchase if you want to buy additional insurance or use an alternate shipping method.




INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING
I ship to Canada, Mexico and "Everywhere Else" except where prohibited by law.

I ship all international packages via USPS Priority International.

Please check the restrictions for the destination address here: http://pe.usps.gov/text/Imm/immctry.htm before purchasing.

All pieces have the shipping cost via USPS Priority International quoted in the listing. If you would like more than one item, please contact me for a quote.

For an accurate shipping quote, please send me a message with the destination country and which items are of interest, and I will provide an updated shipping quote, considering custom regulations (some items must be sent registered or EMS, according to destination country customs regulation....some items are not permitted).

Unless otherwise arranged or specified in the listing, your purchase will be shipped USPS Priority International Flat Rate. This method does not provide tracking. I cannot be responsible for packages damaged or lost once they are in transit. I am happy to ship any method, upon request, that provides tracking and/or insurance, please contact me with your needs and information and I'll provide a more accurate shipping quote.

The international buyer is responsible for all taxes, VAT, fees, customs, etc.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSIT TIME
USPS Priority International typically arrives in 6-10 business days, but may take longer depending on customs processing in the destination country.

Once USPS has your package the delivery time is completely out of my hands.

Please feel free to contact me with any further questions.

Thank you so much, please contact me if you have any questions on shipping.
Refunds and Exchanges
I hope that you are thrilled with your purchase but please contact me if there is a problem.

Please note that all shells are collected by me and as an organic item they may have slight imperfections that occur in nature. This is part of the charm of driftshells and is what makes each one special.

These items are made and ready to ship so the photos you see are the actual item in each listing. I’m happy to send more photos prior to purchase. Please ask questions and read carefully as the features of each item are clearly identified and vary from item to item (that’s the fun of handmade, right?).

I will offer refunds if the item is returned in sellable, unbroken condition* but shipping charges will not be refunded.

 *Items must be returned in the same or comparably sized packaging and protection from breakage.
Additional policies and FAQs
All frames and bases are either painted or coated with Helmsman Spar Urethane to seal; while this makes them water-resistant, they should never be soaked to clean.

I never use hot glue! The glue I use is waterproof and flexible, which means that vases, hearts and such can be cleaned without destroying your item, but again, soaking is not recommended.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.