squigglechick

Squigglechick Designs

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squigglechick

Squigglechick Designs

1416 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
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TracyB

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Announcement   Creating unique handmade items from upcycled trash, while trying to reduce the impact of environmental waste. See something, but would like to have it in a different label? (I work with a lot of customers labels as well) Please convo with me, I would love to work w/you in creating a custom piece!!

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Last updated on Jan 1, 2016

Creating unique handmade items from upcycled trash, while trying to reduce the impact of environmental waste. See something, but would like to have it in a different label? (I work with a lot of customers labels as well) Please convo with me, I would love to work w/you in creating a custom piece!!

TracyB

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5 out of 5 stars
(333)
Kelsey Clay

Kelsey Clay on Jun 30, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I just got a new puppy and named her Reese, like Reese Witherspoon. Of course all my friends want to call her Reese like the candy, and one friend had been searching for a Reese peanut butter cup collar, which is when we came across this shop. There was not a Reese collar in stock at the time, but Tracy willingly made us one and got it to us in such a timely manner! It turned out perfect and the way the buckle falls, the collar says "Reese" right under the piece that would be underneath her neck when she wears it! Thanks so much for this special and unique piece!

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Creating unique handmade items from upcycled trash while reducing the impact of environmental waste.

My re-purposed art developed from a sailing trip my husband & I took, May 2009, around the Croatian Islands. When we would sail into port, we’d stop at the markets to purchase food for that evening & the next day’s sail. In those Croatian markets, the opportunities for junk food were very minimal, there were only 2 options for "crisps" not 20, so we ate a lot of those chips on our trip. The artist in me decided to keep those empty bags & that “surely, I could do something with them & create a souvenir from the trip.” After I created a quilt block for the wall, I then questioned, “what about a handbag or a wallet”?

Then I realized, “what about all of those candy wrappers, chip bags, soda bottle & beer labels that we toss into the garbage every day?” With that, my repurposed art line developed! I am fortunate to have old and newly found friends from the United States to Europe save & send me their crisp (chip) bags, their soda & beer labels, which gives me the opportunity to work with materials that I would normally not have access to.

Through these old and new friends, I share materials that I don’t use. I send my bottle caps to an artist who use them to create bottle cap jewelry and the soda/beer/wine bottles get recycled or given to a home brewer to reuse. I try very hard to not let anything go to waste.

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Last updated on January 24, 2016

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
Payment
I accept payment via PayPal or Etsy. I also accept Etsy Gift Cards.
Credit card and debit card payments are accepted through PayPal and/or Etsy. E-check payments are accepted through PayPal and must clear before your item(s) will ship.

As a seller, I do not have access to your credit card numbers or banking information. That data is all handled by Etsy. Sellers only receive the order and shipping information, once the payment has been completed.

Orders are shipped 2 to 4 business days following receipt of payment unless otherwise noted.

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Shipping
All items are shipped USPS First Class with tracking numbers, unless prior arrangements have been made. International shipments are shipped First Class International economy, unless other arrangements have been made prior to purchase. Orders are shipped 2 to 4 business days following receipt of payment. Custom made items take a little longer as noted in product description.

You will receive email confirmation when your order is shipped.

Customers in foreign countries are responsible for any duty, VAT, import fees, etc., that may be incurred on their order.
Refunds and Exchanges
If you are unhappy with your order, or if it does not fit, please return it by mail within ten days for a full refund. It must be received in the original condition and shipping charges are not refunded.
Additional policies and FAQs
If purchasing collars, buyer to verify size in listing before purchase. More than happy to create custom sizes if needed.