Illustrations + Written Creations by Kathy R. Jeffords

Darlington, South Carolina
11,263 Sales

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Note from shop owner The Dreamy Giraffe is closed for the rest of 2022. Have a wonderful rest-of-the-year and holiday season!

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Oct 14, 2022

The Dreamy Giraffe is closed for the rest of 2022. Have a wonderful rest-of-the-year and holiday season!

Kathy Jeffords

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On Etsy since 2006

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  • Kathy R. Jeffords

    Owner, Artist

    My name is Kathy & I'm the little girl in that picture, all grown up but just as silly! I am the artist, writer, daydreamer, printer, packer, shipper, message answer-er, chief worrywart and everything else behind The Dreamy Giraffe Collection.

  • Austin

    Head Beagle

    I don't really DO anything when it comes to the business, other than remind Kathy when it's meal time. I like meal time. I am sort of the shop mascot, so I don't understand why she didn't call it The Dreamy Beagle. Also, I snore.

  • Lulu, Bumper, Hershey

    Resident Canines

    Bumper likes belly rubs, Lulu likes toys and hugs, and Hershey, appropriately, likes to give kisses. Unfortunately, their lack of opposable thumbs mean that they don't really make good assistants, but they ARE cute and that counts for something.

Production partners

  • Grammatical Art

    Phoenix, AZ

    Handmade business that prints my artwork on totes.

  • Professional Printer

    Pittsburgh, PA

    I work with an amazing (and carefully vetted) professional printer to produce my large format prints (11" x 14" & 16" x 20").

Shop policies

Last updated on Apr 25, 2016


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Cancellations: accepted

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Last updated on May 11, 2022

Frequently asked questions

Can you rush my order/deliver by a certain date?

Unfortunately, I am unable to accommodate rush orders. Standard prints will be put in the mail within 2-3 business days of payment, and delivery time will depend on your location. If you purchase a print that requires customization or personalization, your custom print will be put into the mail 2-3 business days after you've approved the proof.

Within the United States, your package will usually arrive within one week after shipping (many times much quicker!). Prints shipped outside the country can take quite a bit longer and there may be delays due to customs, so please consider this if you need your order in a hurry.

If you need your art for a specific event or an occasion, please place your order well in advance.

Do you offer other products or other size prints? Gift wrapping? Framed prints or framing services?

❤ I only sell the one size (8.5" x 11") print listed in my shop. I am unable to sell larger or smaller prints, already framed art, or other products featuring my art. I apologize for any inconvenience.

❤ I do not offer gift wrapping services, but if you are shipping a print directly to someone else as a gift, I will be happy to include a note from you to them. Just let me know what you'd like it to say!

❤ PREFER TO PRINT YOUR OWN? Digital printables (in JPEG or PDF format) ARE available for most pieces upon request. Please just ask!

Do prints ship from an animal-free and/or smoke-free environment?

My home, office and I are all smoke-free.

Packages *do* ship from a dog-friendly home. My pups do not come into direct contact with any materials/supplies I use or my workspace, but they do come into direct contact with me, so if you are allergic to animals, please be aware of this!

Will I be charged sales tax?

All South Carolina residents will be charged the applicable sales tax.

I see you ship USPS First Class. Can you use another method to ship my package?

I have found that for my prints, First Class typically arrives just as quickly as Priority, but if you'd prefer your package ship Priority, please just contact me before purchasing and I can do that. I do not offer any other upgrades (such as overnight/express) or use any other shipping companies (such as UPS or FedEx) at this time.

All prints will ship in a protective sleeve within a rigid mailer to prevent bending and damage.

What is the best/easiest way to frame and/or display your prints?

I have a HUGE list of easy & affordable framing/display tips, tricks & suggestions. If you'd like this, please just contact me and I'll get it to you!