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Last updated on Apr 1, 2020

Hi everyone! What a crazy time, I hope you are all staying well. I appreciate your support!


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Christine Chin

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About unlikelynest

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On Etsy since 2015

Beauty comes from the most Unlikely places.

I'm especially inspired by the natural world. There is a tactile, unpredictable quality to materials that come to us most directly from what is grown and nurtured around us. Embracing these unlikely characteristics allows us to grow aesthetically.

As a mother, the connection to natural materials and handmade items that have a traceable history has become even more important. I try to surround myself and my family with curated items that have depth and resonance. Often these items are made by myself, my friends and family, or from members of the community of talented individuals that surround us.

There are many influences on my designs, but Waldorf philosophy and materials are strongly present in my current creations.

I have been an artist and crafter for many years, and this shop seeks to share some of the diverse items that I make, especially the ones that I think you will find unique or hard to find elsewhere. I am also a teacher and love sharing the joy of making, so there will also be patterns and kits to inspire you to make your own beautiful objects.

Everything in my shop is handmade by me. If you are not happy with my work or it is not as you imagined, please let me know and I will make it right for you.

For toys that are well loved, please contact me about options for refreshing or repairing. I would love to help you to keep the beautiful objects that I have made warm in your heart.

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  • Christine Chin

    Owner, Creator

    I'm an artist and photographer, and I make things of all sorts. Creating gives me pleasure and purpose. I love to work with natural materials, especially cotton, wool and linen. These materials are ecologically friendly, beautiful, and wholesome.

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