Gifted Picks from the OOAK Show

March 31, 2014
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I’m a big fan of the One of a Kind Show for scouting unique items made by creative people from all across the country. This year Etsy also provided a jam-packed section of some of their best Canadian sellers. In case you missed the Spring show, I’ve recapped my favourite gift picks: Quirky Whistle & [...]

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Gifted Insights – Likely General

March 17, 2014
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While strolling down Roncy I peeped into an awesome new general store called Likely General. Always curious about what prompts someone to delve into a cool new retail space I asked owner Brooke Manning about how it all came together and some of her favourite gifts: Why did you open Likely General? I have always [...]

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Puces Pop Finds

June 4, 2013
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I was lucky enough to spend the past weekend in Montreal with some of my favourite ladies and popped in to Puces Pop to check out some great designers and artisans. Some of my favourite finds from the fair: Cards and wall decals from Moon And Sparrow Sweet ceramics from Julie Duguay Printed bags and [...]

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Hugo Didier at OOAK

March 30, 2011
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One of my favourite places to find gifts is the One of a Kind Show! Another one starts today in Toronto and you’ll be sure to find amazing and unique gifts for everyone you know. I love this whimsical cup by Montreal ceramacist Hugo Didier. One of a Kind Spring Show DATE: March 30–April 3, [...]

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Isabelle Abramson Ceramics

March 15, 2011
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The perfect wedding shower gift spotted on the gorgeous Escapade blog. Boston-based Isabelle Abraamson creates delicate dishes, vases and lighting from ceramic in porcelain, silver, gold or platinum. Small Lace Bowl, $100 USD. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Father’s Day Gift GuideGifted Picks from the OOAK ShowMermaid TailsEtsy Finds from Field TripNursery Super Heroes Mobile

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Bird on a Wire Ceramics

January 16, 2009

I love it when thoughts and trends and gift ideas collide. Yesterday within the space of an hour a photographer friend showed me a striking new photo of a flock of birds crowding around a telephone wire and then another blogged about her new favourite ceramicist who’s latest collection, wouldn’t you know it, is called [...]

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