Yamakimoto

Greeting cards (paper collage and watercolor)

New York, United States · 102 Sales

Yamakimoto

Greeting cards (paper collage and watercolor)

New York, United States 102 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(18)

Shop owner

Maki

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Announcement   Thank you for stopping by!

Instagram: @yamakimoto
Email: yamakimotocards [!at] gmail.com

Announcement

Last updated on Jun 4, 2017

Thank you for stopping by!

Instagram: @yamakimoto
Email: yamakimotocards [!at] gmail.com

Maki

Contact shop owner

Maki

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(18)
Nurit Lopez

Nurit Lopez on May 5, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

It was shipped on time & beautifully wrapped! Thank you so much for your lovely work!

Hellfire Worship

Hellfire Worship on Mar 28, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

One of the best handmade cards I've seen. My sister fell in love with it. Keep up the great work!!

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About

Encouraging people to express themselves through snail mail

I've always been better at expressing myself through words. Receiving and giving handwritten cards has always brought me so much joy. While I can't say I don't enjoy how easy and speedy it may be to send emails and e-cards, there's just something so intimate and special about writing a handwritten note, sealing it, stamping it, dropping it into a mailbox, sifting through the mail, ripping open an envelope, unfolding a greeting card, and reading the handwritten words of a friend or loved one.

I came upon a winter holiday season right after college wondering what I could gift my friends and family. Seeing that I already wrote handwritten notes on store-bought greeting cards for holidays anyway, I wondered if I could design my own. Using blank white cardstock as my canvas, I decided to design my own cards and cater them to each person. I ended up loving it so much that I started to look forward to their birthdays and other holidays, because I knew it would give me an opportunity to create more.

I opened my Etsy shop in 2010 because I wanted an outlet and an accessible way to share my greeting cards. Back then, I started with just three products, but I've made it my goal this year to increase my listings and really focus on my love and passion for the art of greeting cards.

Most of my greeting cards are left blank for your personal message. I want to encourage you to really slow down and take the time to write out a note to a special someone. They'll appreciate it.

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  • Maki

    Owner, Creator, Shipper

Shop policies

Last updated on March 25, 2017
Thank you so much for stopping by my shop! I hope you enjoyed your stay.

I love greeting cards because they represent emotions in folded paper form. That said, YOUR emotions and concerns are important to me. I LOVE feedback--everything from "You are so awesome, please be my new BFF" to "Your cards make me want to punch a wall".

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 and Etsy Credits
Payment
PAYMENT METHODS
Paypal, credit cards, and Etsy gift cards!

PAYMENT DEADLINES
Items will be shipped within 2-3 business days after payment is received and cleared. Custom orders will be produced once payment is received.

If payment is not received within 2 business days and I don't hear back from you through email or Etsy convos, I will need to cancel your sale.
Shipping
-All cards and envelopes will come inside of a clear, plastic sleeve and will be shipped in a manila heavy clasp envelope

-USPS standard shipping

-Items will be shipped within 1-3 business days after payment is received and cleared.

-Please write something in the message section if you have a particular deadline and/or have specific shipping needs.

-I am not responsible for lost or stolen mail.
Refunds and Exchanges
If your card comes physically damaged in any way, please email me a photo and I will either send you a replacement free-of-charge or refund you completely.

If you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason, we will definitely try to resolve the issue(s) either by an exchange or a Paypal refund. Please contact me within 3 days of receiving your order and return the item(s) unused. You will not be refunded for shipping costs (both to you and from you).

Refunds and exchanges ARE NOT available for custom orders.
Additional policies and FAQs
CUSTOM ORDERS
Do you have a particular greeting card request? Want to make a birthday card for your cousin, Jane, who likes musicals and the color blue? Or, what about a congrats card to George, the green thumb? Tell me what you'd like and I'll try my best to meet your greeting card needs. Quick, that special recipient is waiting for a card!