VerdeStudio

vintage postage stamps design by Virginia Sauder

York, Pennsylvania
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Announcement    **THE STUDIO WILL BE CLOSED for the Memorial Day weekend**
Welcome to the studio! Unused vintage postage stamps add a unique delightfully vintage personal touch to your posted letters, cards, announcements and invitations. I have a wonderful palette of vintage postage to work with and would love to curate a custom design just for you. Please contact me if you are interested in a CUSTOM ORDER.

Enjoy!
Virginia

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Last updated on May 24, 2022

**THE STUDIO WILL BE CLOSED for the Memorial Day weekend**
Welcome to the studio! Unused vintage postage stamps add a unique delightfully vintage personal touch to your posted letters, cards, announcements and invitations. I have a wonderful palette of vintage postage to work with and would love to curate a custom design just for you. Please contact me if you are interested in a CUSTOM ORDER.

Enjoy!
Virginia

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About VerdeStudio

Sales 32,330
On Etsy since 2009

Curating minature works of postage stamp art to share with the world

When I was a child, my mother would ask the local postmaster hold a block of newly released postage stamps for me until I could save up my allowance to buy a few at a time. I am fascinated with the colors, subjects and stories behind postage stamp design and have held onto my childhood collection. Several years ago I began experimenting with repurposing small vintage items into usable wares, including crafting postage stamps pendants using my small stash of used and unused postage stamps. I also started to put together small packets of used postage for others to use for crafting. A blogger discovered my shop on etsy and contacted me to see if I had enough unused stamps available for mailing her wedding invitations. That experience inspired me to design sets of unused vintage postage for mailing letters and add those to my shop and the rest is history!

Currently my shop specializes in curated stamp arrangements using vintage stamps. Each design compliments the special occasion by matching colors, theme, style and/or representing special locations or events that are unique to the event or people involved. I pull stamps from my stash and trade or purchase from other stamp collectors to complete my custom vintage unused stamp orders.

I love that now I get to work with these amazing miniature works of stamp art and share them with you.

Shop members

  • Virginia Sauder

    Owner, Curator

    When I was a child, my mother introduced me to stamp collecting at our small town local post office. I love that now I get to work with these amazing miniature works of stamp art and share them with you.

  • The Family

    Love And Support

    The support and love of my amazing family helps me to follow my dream of owning my own design studio!

Shop policies

Last updated on May 10, 2022
Welcome to VerdeStudio! I have enjoyed exploring my artistic side in several creative ventures over the years. My latest passion is upcycling and repurposing vintage postage stamps. VerdeStudio is my part-time job, coming in second to my full time efforts as a wife and mother. I am generally in the studio Monday-Friday and often on Saturdays but almost never on Sunday. If I am going to be away from the studio for more than a day or two I'll be sure to post an announcement and let you know when I'll be back. I love what I do and I can't stay away for long!

Enjoy!

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 6 hours of purchase
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
Missing items: Please check your order as soon as it arrives. You must contact me within 14 days of your receipt of your order and I will gladly ship the missing items to you via USPS First Class Mail (tracking is not included).

Returns: I will accept returns postmarked within 30 days of your receipt of the item. Once I have received the returned item I will speedily refund the purchase price minus the shipping charge to you. Buyer is to pay the return shipping fee.

Exchanges: I am happy to work out an exchange. Please contact me within 30 days of your receipt of your order to arrange an exchange. Buyer is to pay the return shipping fee and any new shipping fees to post your exchange to you.
Payment
I accept payments via Etsy's payment system.

PA and many other state residents - Etsy will calculate sales tax for your state and automatically add it to your total.
Shipping
Orders under $35: will ship via Etsy's shipping partner Pitney Bowes - usually in an A7 cream envelope with a metered but not track-able label and a single vintage postage stamp for special effect. These orders are sent via USPS First Class Letter Rate Mail within 2-3 business days after receipt of payment (tracking is not included). While unfortunate, mail is sometimes lost or damaged in transit. Understand that I do not take responsibility for un-tracked or uninsured items once they leave my hands and enter the postal stream. If you would like to pay the additional cost to have your order insured or tracked, please add the desired shipping upgrade during the check out process.

Orders over $35: will generally ship as a USPS First Class Mail package with tracking. If you would like to have your order insured please contact me for a quote prior to purchasing and I will create a custom listing for you.

Your order will be sent to your Etsy mailing address. Please message me if you wish to have your order sent to a different address - beautifully packaged to a gift recipient perhaps!

Estimated Delivery Time: While your package will generally arrive much sooner, I allow the post office up to 2 weeks for Domestic First Class Mail delivery.

Packaging: I upcycle, repurpose and reuse packing materials when possible to do my part as a responsible steward of this beautiful earth and save us both a few pennies.
Additional policies and FAQs
I have amassed literally thousands of postage stamps. I would love to create a custom order for you - just let me know what you have in mind and I'll see if I can rummage through the stash and create what you are wishing for.

Custom Orders guidelines:
UNused stamps - $25.00 minimum order. I'll take your request, design your arrangement or search for your stamps and send you pictures and pricing for your approval before posting the listing.

Questions welcome!

More information

Last updated on May 11, 2022
Frequently asked questions
Studio Hours and Availability

VerdeStudio is my part-time job, coming in second to my full time efforts as a wife and mother. I am generally in the studio Monday-Friday and often on Saturdays but almost never on Sunday. If I am going to be away from the studio for more than a day or two I'll be sure to post an announcement and let you know when I'll be back. I love what I do and I can't stay away for long!

Sales Tax

PA and many other state residents - Etsy will calculate sales tax for your state and automatically add it to your total.