upintheairsomewhere

Ceramic & Paper Decorative Objects

Chicago, Illinois · 1784 Sales

upintheairsomewhere

Ceramic & Paper Decorative Objects

Chicago, Illinois 1784 Sales On Etsy since 2007

5 out of 5 stars
(508)

Announcement   Welcome to Up in the Air Somewhere's Etsy shop! I list some of my studio experiments here, as well as many of my favorite pieces.

I was lucky enough to be a featured seller! Read my feature here: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2013/featured-shop-up-in-the-air-somewhere/

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 11, 2017

Welcome to Up in the Air Somewhere's Etsy shop! I list some of my studio experiments here, as well as many of my favorite pieces.

I was lucky enough to be a featured seller! Read my feature here: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2013/featured-shop-up-in-the-air-somewhere/

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Gold Zag Tray
$98.00
Peach and Gold Pot
$52.00
Organic Gold Lip Tray
$49.00
Gold Lip Dish
$34.00
Tiny Gold Lip Dish
$11.00
Small Gold Bottom Dish
$28.00
Small Gold Paper Bowl
$27.00
Peach and Gold Dot Dish
$28.00
Gold Lip Mini Tray
$38.00
White and Gold Dot Dish
$28.00
Gold Point Vessel
$62.00
Aqua Fade Bowl Set
$36.00
Small Partial Zag Dish
$28.00
Large Plaster Grid Basket
$175.00
Small Gold Lip Dish
$21.00
Gold Brushstroke Basket
$450.00
Aqua Paper Bowl
$18.00
Peach Fade Vessel
$52.00
Collection of 8 Small Gold Paper Bowls
$185.00
Abstract Tray
$175.00
Large Gold Paper Bowl
$72.00
Small Silver Paper Bowl
$27.00
Color Block Vessel
$60.00
Small Peach Paper Bowl
$18.00
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(508)
Rebecca

Rebecca on Mar 27, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

perfect in its simplicity! i love, LOVE this piece! thank you to a fabulous artist!

Rodolfo Castro

Rodolfo Castro on Mar 26, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful! It arrived in great shape. That you!

misscasual

misscasual on Mar 25, 2017

5 out of 5 stars
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About

Ceramic and Papier-Mâché

I started Up in the Air Somewhere with a very specific set of pieces in mind. I wanted to make ceramic water towers and silos as tabletop pieces, so I signed up for a ceramics class.

From there things evolved and my initial inspiration from the industrial landscape loosened to a much broader interest in forms born out of utility. Currently most of my pieces develop from curiosity about materials. How can I make papier-mâché elegant and substantial? What happens when I dip this ceramic cup in rubber? I feel free to try things and fail because I know that the good stuff comes next.

I love being able to work with both clay and papier-mâché as my primary materials. Clay has endless possibilities and can be much more functional than paper, but I love the start-to-finish control I have when working with paper. You never know if a ceramic piece is going to work until it’s been fired, and even then something wacky could happen in the firing process. So there is a wonderful balance for me that comes with working in both mediums.

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Shop members

  • Susan Dwyer

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I hold a BFA in Sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, but it wasn't until after graduating that I took my first ceramics class. Now I run my own studio making ceramic and papier maché objects for the home.

  • Ben Syverson

    Photography

    Ben is a programmer, developer, and photographer living in Chicago. He is also co-owner of Wanderlust Cameras.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 1, 2016

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 currently accept credit cards through PayPal. After purchasing an item from the shop, please remember to click through to PayPal to complete the purchase. You do not need a PayPal account in order to use a credit card. Simply select the option to pay without an account.

Payment must be received within 24 hours of purchase or the sale will be canceled.
Shipping
US Domestic Shipping: I alternate between UPS and USPS. Your tracking number will be sent via Etsy messaging. Please let me know if you have a shipping preference.

International Shipping: All international order are shipped via USPS Priority Mail International. These are shipped with a tracking number, but are handed off to the local postal service upon arrival in the destination country. Please be aware that you are responsible for any taxes or fees levied upon the package at customs.
Refunds and Exchanges
Each Up in the Air Somewhere piece is made one at a time by hand (without the use of molds). I strive for consistency, but expect the piece you receive to be unique. Do to the made-to-order nature of my studio, I can not accept returns. If you are disappointed with your piece and would like to make an exchange please get in touch. You will be responsible for the return shipping of any exchanged pieces.

I do my best to carefully package each piece, but things happen and sometimes items can be damaged in transit to you. If you receive a damaged package contact me right away. I will file an insurance claim with the shipper and either repair the item myself or send you a replacement piece as soon as possible.
Additional policies and FAQs
**Wholesale Orders**
I am happy to offer wholesale pricing to shop owners. If you have a brick-and-mortar shop, please contact me with your email address and I will send you my wholesale information.

**Custom Orders**
I'm happy to take custom requests! Just send me a convo with your thoughts and I'll get back to you.