Country Swirls items are not available in shops, only online. Purchase by placing an order OR you can buy certain items today with the quick 'BUY NOW' link sentences. You can also buy some items from us on eBay, Etsy and Facebook, details of which are much lower down on this page.
How do I place an Order ?
1. Tell us what items you would like to purchase by typing onto the order form below or email Sophie & Keith directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone/text 07831 229428. (As we are a small family run business we may miss your phone call so please leave a message).
Example I'd like to order: * A robin sweater, winter white, size medium. A Giraffe tote bag. Please let me know the combined postage costs, thanks Amy.
2. We reply within a couple of hours, to confirm your order amount and delivery date.
3. You make your payment. Once payment is cleared we post your items. (The choices of safe payment are listed lower down).
If you are mixing different items we will inform you of the combined postage discount. Postage prices for single items are lower down on this page.
Occasionally our on line order form is not compatible with your computer and we will not have received your inquiry even when it says it has sent it. If you do not
get a reply within 24 hours please email your order to us directly at email@example.com Or contact us via phone/text Keith 07831 229428
How do I pay for my items ?
If you decide you would like to go ahead and purchase your items ordered, you can choose from any of the safe payment options we have mentioned below. Once payment is cleared your lovely new items will be posted. If current stock is not available, we will inform you of the next delivery date before you make a payment.
Payment Methods In Detail:
How to pay via PayPal: You can receive an invoice email directly from PayPal
(or a Shopify invoice which has PayPal as an option) requesting payment to us, which then links you to there site to pay. The
most preferred method of payment as this is covered by pay pals buying
and selling policies. Most forms of payment are accepted.
How to pay via cheque: Once you have placed your order, if you prefer to avoid on line payments then you could post us payment
via cheque or postal order. Simply contact us regarding the items you wish to purchase, post us a quick
note about the items you have just ordered from us with your delivery address and enclose payment. When payment is
cleared we post your items. Cheques or postal orders are to be made
payable to Mr. Keith Huddlestone. (Please don't send actual cash in
the post to us.)
Post your cheque to:
119 Factory Road,
How to pay via cash: Please do not send cash in the post. If you are local and prefer to pay with cash, avoiding any postage costs, then you can place your order with us and arrange to collect your items from the address above. We can only accept cash on collection.
How to pay via bank cards: To
buy with bank cards you can request a personalized invoice which will be emailed to you and it will have a
link on it, to click and buy. It will be from Shopify or PayPal. (You have the option to pay with bank cards without being a member of PayPal itself). Or purchase from us on either eBay.co.uk or Etsy.com which also accept bank cards, links to those online shop sites are at the bottom of this page.
How to pay via BANK TRANSFER. Without your bank details.
An ideal safe way to transfer money from your bank to ours without telling us any of your bank details. Its easy and quick to set up in minutes.By using Paym you can pay from your bank via your mobile phone number.
money with a mobile phone number will mean non of your bank details,
sort codes or account numbers are required. Contact your own bank to register. They usually send a code to your mobile
phone and you type in that code, and job done your registered, you can
now pay friends, family or strangers with your bank account using your
phone number instead of personal bank details. You then use your banks app to type in the phone number I give you, it will ask you to verify my
name and number before it sends out any money from your bank account,
you then check your sending money to the right person, and send it,
you'll then receive confirmation that the payment has been sent.
How to pay via bank transfer the ordinary way.
If you prefer to transfer money into our account the ordinary with an
account number instead we can send these details to you with your order
Can I 'buy it now' instead of placing an order ?
Yes, some items have a quick buy now link, once you fill in your address the appropriate worldwide postage costs will be added. You can then continue to purchase that item, or close that page without purchasing. You can also 'buy now' on selected items from our Facebook page shop, Etsy.com and Ebay.co.uk details below. If you wish to buy from us on these other selling sites you will firstly need to join them as a member.
Country Swirls has a SHOP on Facebook business page Sophie Appleton Watercolour Artist 'SwirlySophArt'. This shop isalso on our own Facebook page 'Country Swirls Gifts by Sophie'. You can buy sweaters, tote bags, original paintings, art prints. The'SHOP'tab is among the other tabs for example Posts, Pictures, About. View the shop the next time you are logged into your own Facebook account. You can purchase with most forms of payment, PayPal, bank cards etc.
PLEASE NOTE The prices are usually the same on our Facebook shop as on this web site.
Etsy is a similar online shop to eBay, mainly used in America and it is growing in popularity in this country to. By
pressing the 'on line shop' sentence below you will
be directed to our 'Etsy' on line shop. (We are shop named 'Country Swirls' on Etsy). It accepts
payment of credit cards, debit/bank cards, Etsy gift cards, google
wallet, apple pay etc. You have to create an account with Etsy to buy from it, but do not need to join to view the items.
PLEASE NOTE it may be cheaper to order directly from our own web site
rather than buying from us on the Etsy 'Country Swirls' on line shop, due to the selling fees they charge us.
link below to direct you straight there. Or the next time your on eBay simply type into the eBay site search bar ' by Sophie
Appleton ' and all the sweatshirts, paintings and other gifts will be
listed ready to buy now. You can view these items without being a member but if you decide to buy you will need to join as a member of eBay (We are eBay seller six.foot.sophie).
PLEASE NOTE it may be cheaper to order directly from our own web site
rather than buying from us on eBay, due to the selling fees they charge us.
Everything is posted Royal Mail recorded and signed for. If you are buying several items we do not charge individual postage on each item but give you a quote on the combined postage costs, which depends on the weight of the parcel.
UK - 1 T-shirt postage costs is £2.75
UK - 1 large
tote bag postage cost is £4.45
UK - 1
sweater postage cost is £4.45
UK - 1 unframed embroidery picture postage
cost is £3.95
Your more than welcome to collect your items ordered from our
office at Vision House Hinckley if you prefer not to have your item
Postage costs in more detail
All items are posted with recorded signed for post in U.K. Outside of the UK we always use Royal Mail 'international Tracking' or 'track & sign'. International tracking is at five points after dispatch as well as on line confirmation of delivery, you can follow your parcel in U.K. and World Wide on the official web site www.royalmail.com (Track & Trace section).
U.K. - delivery time estimated 3 to 5 days, 1 sweater postage cost is £4.45, 2 sweaters are £8.55, 3 sweaters is £12. 1 tote bag postage cost is £4.45, 2 tote bags postage cost is £5.00, 3 tote bags postage cost is £8.55.1 unframed embroidery postage cost is £3.95, 2 unframed embroidery's postage cost is £5.00, 3 unframed embroidery's postage is £4.95.
If you are mixing different items we can combined postagecosts when you place your order we can also send you combined a postage quote. Below are the weights of one item if you would like to research our postage costs:
Hessian Tote Bag 0.286kg
Cotton Tote Bag (printed or embroidered) 0.256kg
T-Shirt weight added soon
unframed embroidery 0.258kg
framed embroidery 1.253kg
Sophie Appleton painting 0.255kg
World Wide Postage Costs:
For different items posted together in one parcel
please ask for a postage quote. We will only post items
world wide with international tracked post (or Tracked & signed).
International tracked will have tracking at five points after dispatch
as well as an on line confirmation of delivery, U.K. signed for will
also have a tracking code. These tracking codes can be followed by
entered them onto on web site www.royalmail.com (Track & Trace
World Postage Prices For: Embroidered Tote Bag / Printed Tote Bag / T-Shirts / unframed embroidery: One item posted world wide £10.55 delivery estimated 5 to 7 days. Two items posted world wide £13 delivery estimated 5 to 7 days. Three items posted world wide is £16 delivery estimated 5 to 7 days.
World Postage Prices For Sweaters: One sweater world wide £12.90 delivery estimated 5 to 7 days. Two sweaters world wide £18.50 delivery estimated 5 to 7 days. Three sweaters world wide £22.50 delivery estimated 5 to 7 days.
Please note in rare occasions an item can take up to 25 days to
arrive at the fault of Royal Mail.
Refunds Policy and Shipping Policy:
We are not liable for any items which have been lost
in the mail, undelivered or stolen on arrival. Refunds only if the item is returned within 10 days (please use track able postage for
your own insurance purposes because if I do not receive the painting I
can not refund). The item must be unused, tags swing tickets and labels still on, unwashed and undamaged. The buyer pays the return postage costs. Refunds are
for the price paid for the items only, if postage costs were originally paid
this can not be refunded. If the customer is from a country which will
require custom fees / tax duty to be paid on collection, the duties and
associated fees are the responsibility of the buyer. If we post to an
address which can not be delivered to (regardless of in the U.K. or
outside of the U.K. even if the item was free post or paid postage) and
the parcel is returned to us, we are happy to re post if the buyer
provides a new shipping address and the buyer pays the additional
shipping charge which will be in acordance to the amount the royal mail international or U.K. track able prices quote us. Please note if items were bought
together in a discounted deal (e.g. one bag plus one sweater together at a discounted price) and you are not happy with one of the items, you must return both items in that purchase for you to have a refund or exchange. Please
return with name & address and your
reason for return. Post using royal mail recorded signed for postage. To
Mr Keith Huddlestone, Vision House, 119 Factory Road, Hinckley,
Leicestershire, LE10 0DP.