Strathcona Stockings

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by Alison on December 19, 2014

Here come the holiday parties. Those struggling with what to wear should look no further than a special accessory to elevate a little black dress. Strathcona Stockings hand-print wonderful patterns from pineapples to space skies on to stockings and socks that certainly stand out. Strathcona Stockings, $99.85 for 3. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:TightsLove Winter [...]

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Far and Wide Collective

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by Alison on December 17, 2014

Far and Wide Collective sources the world for unique finds hand-crafted by small, local businesses. They are dedicated to connecting global artisans in emerging economies to the international market. This woven sisal basket comes from Keyna, and you can read more about the weavers behind its beauty here. Far and Wide Collective Emerald and Turquoise [...]

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Bitsbox

December 15, 2014
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Coding for kids! Love this gift idea. Bitsbox offers monthly coding challenges and activities for kids. Plus the free Bitsbox website provides each kid with a virtual tablet that runs the apps they build. Bitsbox Coding Membership, from $40. Order Now Similar gift ideas:ProjecteoGifted Insights – PFR DesignHoliday 2013 – For KidsWonder TentHow to Feed [...]

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Pure + Simple Holiday Beauty Kits

December 12, 2014
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Pure + Simple is my go-to for all-natural skincare (and amazing facials).  Their lovely little holiday kits make a great way to try out some of the best-selling products. They all make great gifts but I’ll be giving the Holiday Beauty Rescue kit to the hostess who has been celebrating the mostess. Pure + Simple [...]

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Arborist Onesie

December 10, 2014
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Adults don’t have to be jealous of kiddie’s onesies anymore! Arborist has created the cutest line of one-piece lounge outfits for big kids (OK, and littles too) available at the Drake General Store. I like the mountie print but a family dressed in rouge would look pretty adorable on Christmas morning. Arborist Onesie, $39. Buy [...]

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Paul Dotey Holiday Cards

December 8, 2014
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If you still haven’t mailed your holiday cards, there’s still time to purchase these pretties by illustrator Paul Dotey and send them out! Paul Dotey Holiday Cards, $25 for 5. Buy Now   Similar gift ideas:Shana Frase Boxed CardsValentine’s Day CardsYou’re a Fox CardsPomegranate Advent Calendar#UnwrapEtsy Shopping Event

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Le Tablier Blanc

December 4, 2014
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A new gift shop has opened up in Toronto’s College St W. Le Tablier Blanc sells unique items from wildlife dishwear to floral bath bubbles and burger socks. They’ve got a little something for everyone. Le Tablier Blanc Shop Now Psst…Little Italy is becoming Toronto’s gift shop hot spot! Le Tablier Blanc joins staples Ziggy’s [...]

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#GivingTuesday

December 2, 2014
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After the mad spending weekend that is Black Friday to Cyber Monday, a new movement has emerged to give back. #GivingTuesday is your chance to show big support for the causes that are close to you. Knock a gift off your holiday list buy making a donation in someone’s name to their favourite charity. Rethink [...]

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MAC Viva Glamorous Keepsakes Lip Palette

December 1, 2014
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Today is World AIDS Day. And here’s a pretty way to help.those affected. This palette contains six lovely Viva Glam lip colours, and as always, all proceeds go toward helping women, men and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. MAC Viva Glamorous Kepsakes Lip Palette, $40. Buy Now   Similar gift ideas:Quo Endless Beauty Deluxe [...]

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World Colouring Poster

November 28, 2014
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A super fun way to introduce the world to kids is this giant colouring poster. Spotted at Merci in Paris it makes a great gift for creative kids. World Colouring Poster, €19.90 Buy Now Similar gift ideas:DoodleArt You’re My Star PrintTree of Life PrintParisian PicksChild’s Own Stuffed Toy

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