spicy, handcrafted goods for your home and your sense of humor

Wilmington, North Carolina | 3097 Sales


spicy, handcrafted goods for your home and your sense of humor

Wilmington, North Carolina 3097 Sales On Etsy since 2014

5 out of 5 stars (368)

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Kelly Sweitzer

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Kelly Sweitzer

Announcement    Follow us on Instagram at @thepeppermillshop for pop up sales throughout the holidays!


Last updated on Nov 26, 2018

Follow us on Instagram at @thepeppermillshop for pop up sales throughout the holidays!


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Our large canvas totes are not only great groceries, they're perfect for the beach!


Food + Tools + Paint

Illustrating food puns seemed like a fun way to pass the time on slow days while working in the mill shop for the paint department on a television show - and so The Pepper Mill Shop was born.

Cooking is a passion of mine, as is working in construction and paint in the film business, so I find this to be the perfect combo for me!

What you see here in the shop came from the minds of a small group of friends, my husband and myself.

Whatever you choose from the store, be it a painting, a print, a tote bag, a magnet, a onesie, a tshirt, etc - I sincerely hope it keeps you smiling and laughing for years to come.

xo Kelly

Shop members

  • Kelly Sweitzer

    Owner, Designer

    Sometimes a scenic artist for film and television, sometimes a freelance artist, and always a lover of live music, cooking, and a good pun.

  • Charlie the Husband

    Renaissance Man

    Our own personal one-man promo machine, RV technician, and all around punny guy.

Production partners

  • Printworks

    Wilmington, NC

    This local-to-us, woman owned company does all of our paper printing for us!

Shop policies

Last updated on June 22, 2016
Look around and have some free laughs!

Here's to spreading the laughter.

- Kelly

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
If you are unhappy with your item, I prefer to do an exchange for another item, but will accept a return for a refund. You are responsible for notifying me within 3 days after you receive the item. The item must be sent back in its original condition, and the buyer will be responsible for shipping costs to return the unwanted item.

I minimize the risk of shipping damages by packaging and labeling items very carefully. If your item has been damaged during shipping, please let me know as soon as it has arrived and we will discuss how to remedy the situation.
Items in this shop may be safely purchased by credit card or through Paypal. Payments are processed through Etsy, and not by me personally.

If you live in my area (Wilmington, NC) and are able to pick up your item, use the coupon code SHOPLOCAL to skip the shipping fee at checkout.

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***Please check to make sure that the address you are providing at checkout is correct. *** If a package comes back to me I will give you the option of a refund or paying additional shipping to resend the package. If you choose a refund in this situation, I will not refund the shipping already paid.

My shipping turnaround time is 1-2 days. This does not include items marked as 'custom' or 'made to order.' I ship domestic purchases (within the U.S.) USPS first class with tracking. I also ship international packages through USPS. For expedited shipping, please contact me for a quote. For international packages, I am not responsible for any potential custom fees that may be put on your package when it arrives to your country.
Additional policies and FAQs
I am open to hearing any ideas you might have for a custom project!

Just email me: thepeppermillshop AT

Wholesale, consignment, and licensing available! Contact me for details.