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Built on my experiences as a veteran.

Every Purchase Supports Veterans

8.5% of net sales donated yearly.

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The Crafty Black Dog

501 (County of Gloucester) SQN RAF - MUG & COASTER SET

501 (County of Gloucester) SQN RAF - MUG & COASTER SET

Regular price £13.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £13.00 GBP

Only 3 left in stock!

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Product Description

TheCraftyBlackDog brings you this superb design on a blank white sublimation mug, with the inner part of the mug coloured blue, to make it that extra bit RAF Special!!

The mug is both dishwasher and microwave safe.

The Mug is accompanied by a blank white sublimation 9cmx9cm MDF coaster, with the matching insignia.

The Military Insignia is printed using the highest quality inks and presses onto both the mug and coaster, the insignia is printed onto both sides of the mug

All of our mug & coaster sets are dispatched using a smash proof box, ensuring that all of our products, reach you, in the same condition, in which they left TheCraftyBlackDog HQ.

All mug & coaster sets are made to order.

Mug Dimensions:

  • White/blue
  • 11oz Mug
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Microwavable

The colouring can be slightly different from the image photos due to varied monitor settings.

I don’t have a factory full of readymade products, each item I sell is made to order just for you.

AS A MOD LICENCE HOLDER I GUARANTEE THAT ANY BADGES OR INSIGNIA ARE USED UNDER THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF MY LICENCE. 8.5% OF EVERY SALE IS GIVEN BACK, ON AN YEARLY BASIS TO THE MOD WHO THEN SEND THAT MONEY ON TO THE RELEVANT MILITARY WELFARE CHARITIES.

Shipping Information

Shipping policy

All orders are processed within 5 to 7 business days (excluding weekends and holidays) after receiving your order confirmation email. You will receive another notification when your order has shipped. 

Please allow extra time when ordering in November/December as these are extremely busy periods here at TheCraftyBlackDog.

Domestic Shipping Rates

Shipping charges for your order will be calculated and displayed at checkout. 

Shipping Weight Estimated delivery time Price
0-0.4kg 2 to 3 business days £1.99
0.5-1kg 2 to 3 business days £3.99
1.1-1.9kg 2 to 3 business days £4.99
2-5kg 2 to 3 business days £6.99
Over 5kg 2 to 3 business days £8.99

All orders over 2kg will be sent via tracked delivery.

Please note free shipping for orders over £75

In-store pickup

You can skip the shipping fees with free local pickup if you are in Plymouth, Devon. Please contact me before placing your order and ask for a free shipping code, your order will be prepared and ready for pick up within 5 to 7 business days. I will send you an email when your order is ready along with instructions. 

How do I check the status of my order?

When your order has shipped, you will receive an email notification from me which will include a tracking number (if over 2kg) you can use to check its status. Please allow 48 hours for the tracking information to become available. 

If you haven’t received your order within 7 days of receiving your shipping confirmation email, please contact me at info@thecraftyblackdog.co.uk with your name and order number, and I will investigate it for you.

Returns Policy

If you’re looking to return or exchange your order for whatever reason, I am here to help! Returns are to be made within 30 days of purchase. You can return your product for store credita different product, or a refund to the original payment method.

I accept returns up to 30 days after delivery, if the item is unused and in its original condition, I will refund the full order amount. The cost of the return is to be made by the customer.

If your order arrives damaged in any way, please email me as soon as possible at info@thecraftyblackdog.co.uk with your order number and a photo of the item’s condition. I address these on a case-by-case basis but will try my best to work towards a satisfactory solution.

To initiate a return, please complete the following steps:

  1. Reply to your order confirmation email to request which products you would like to return.
  2. Ensure the item is in the original packaging and please return to:

TheCraftyBlackDog
293 Southway Drive
Plymouth
PL6 6QN

Additional Information:

  • If you have asked for a refund, this will be initiated within 2 working days of the item being received.
  • The customer will pay for all returns less damaged items.
  • There are no restocking fees.
  • Please report any missing items 3 days after the expected delivery date. I will then raise the issue with the carrier and keep you updated with any response. In the instance of a loss, once confirmed lost by the carrier I will send a replacement free of charge. I can not do this until the carrier confirms the loss of the item(s).
  • If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me at info@thecraftyblackdog.co.uk
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As a licensed MOD holder, 8.5% of net sales are donated to military welfare charities through the MOD.

My Battle with the Black Dog...

TheCraftyBlackdog has been created from my own battle with the Black Dog - a term most commonly used to describe a state of depression.

This was something I had unknowingly been battling for over 20 years following my time in the military. It wasn’t until I became a mother and I could no longer do the things I used to do, to escape, that things started to unravel and I had to ask for help, that was the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do, making that admission.

I first became interested in arts and crafts in 2019 whilst at a place called ‘Combat Stress’ in Surrey, this is where Military Veterans like myself can go and get help for Mental Health matters. Whilst there I discovered Art Therapy (I hated art at school!) and a love for making things in the OT room. I started by making Remembrance Day related crafts and this quickly moved onto Military Insignia.

The Black Dog has stolen the mass of confidence I used to have, so I am hoping this adventure will help me to connect with people again and inspire those of you out there also having your own battle, it is one that may never be won, but it certainly can be helped.

Clare

Owner & Veteran, TheCraftBlackdog