Demand for kits has been insatiable and we have received over 10x our normal order volume over the last 5 weeks. Every order is guaranteed to be delivered, but with the global pandemic, production times and shipping times will be much slower, so it will take longer than usual for your kit to ship and arrive. It may also take us a bit longer to get back to you when you message us. We really appreciate your patience with us during these very difficult times.
When should I expect my order?
If you have received a shipping confirmation email, your order has shipped and is on its way! If you are getting an error, please give it a few more days. It takes our mail carrier some time to scan the shipping label and for the tracking system to update. Once shipped we expect parcels to take about 4 – 6 weeks. Many shipping companies have reduced staff so there is a lot of unpredictability in shipping times. We are negotiating bulk rates for faster shipping services and doing everything we can to get kits out as quickly as possible.
Why didn’t I receive my shipping confirmation email?
Unfortunately your order may not have been shipped yet. We understand why that could be frustrating and sincerely apologize for the delay. Nearly all paint by number kits on the market are currently back ordered 3-4 weeks. To give you an idea of what is going on, COVID-19 and various quarantines throughout the world have caused sales to spike so much that factories are producing kits constantly and sending them directly as soon as they are complete.
If you’d like to cancel any portion of your order that has not been shipped, please reach out to us via email at [email protected]. Any portion of your order with a tracking number is on its way and cannot be canceled, BUT if you do not want it anymore, you can return it to us upon receipt for a refund! Just reach out for instructions when it arrives.
Is it safe to get deliveries during COVID?
According to the CDC, yes! They simply recommend washing your hands afterward and making sure to stay 6 feet away from the delivery person.
Where is my order?
Our items are sourced in bulk from international suppliers, so packages usually arrive at your doorstep between 12-30 days after you place your order. Due to COVID-19 and its effect on the mail system, parcels are taking 20-40 business days. In rare cases, it may take a bit longer. Factors such as bottlenecks in shipping and delays at customs may impact delivery time.
Why did I only receive part of my order?
We fulfill orders from multiple locations, so orders of 2+ items may arrive in separate packages and at varying times.
Why did I receive two separate tracking numbers?
Because we ship from multiple locations, your order may arrive in multiple packages. Each package is assigned a different tracking ID.
What shipping provider do you use?
You can expect to receive your package through your local carrier (USPS if you are located in the US) after it passes through customs. Arrival times depend on several factors, including seasonality, backlog, and the speed of your local carrier.
Why does tracking show an error message or “shipping information received”?
Your order is waiting to process through the shipping company’s global processing center. A transportation restriction is limiting the number of packages that can be shipped every day, therefore packages may need to wait until they can be included in the next batch. This should take 1-2 weeks.
Why hasn’t tracking updated in 1-2 weeks?
This is a common occurrence as packages travel between distribution centers and no cause for concern. Please allow time for your package to reach the next facility and the tracking system to update.
Why hasn’t tracking updated in 2-4 weeks?
You’re seeing this delay in tracking updates because your package has departed from the origin country and is processing through customs in the destination country. Once it finishes there and is back in transit, you’ll start seeing new updates! You can expect to receive your package through your local carrier (USPS if you are located in the US). Arrival times depend on several factors, including seasonality, backlog, and the speed of your local carrier.
Why is my tracking info not updating?
Good news, this is perfectly normal! When your order is in transit and moving between countries, tracking will be very slow to update (the package(s) are on shipping containers in the middle of the ocean).
When the item lands in the US, it will move very quickly to your doorstep. You can track it by simply entering your tracking ID including in your shipping confirmation email into the official USPS Tracking Site. You can expect to receive your package(s) through your local carrier (USPS if you are located in the US) once it passes through customs. Times will vary depending on multiple factors, including seasonality, backlog, and the speed of your local carrier.