Heart Ring

February 14, 2011
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For an alternative to the overly sweet Valentine’s Day presents, give a black heart. Not your black heart (that isn’t very romantic, now is it), but rather this pretty number made of black spinel from Garnet Girl Designs. Garnet Girl Designs Heart on Your Sleeve Ring, $178 USD. Buy Now P.S. Refinery29 shared this list [...]

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Erin Vincent Painting

December 15, 2010
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The EYE gift guide is full of great gift ideas like these paintings by the talented Erin Vincent. Erin incorporates pop culture artifacts into her work for beautifully unique (and customizable!) paintings. Erin Vincent Painting, from $50. Order Now Similar gift ideas:Paul Dotey Holiday CardsMysterious Package Co.Drake General StoreCheers PrintHeartbeats for Africa 2012

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Jonathan Adler Design Your Own Tote

August 30, 2010
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Jonathan Adler usually gets things right in my books, but if you think you can take his designs to the next level this new Design Your Own let’s you customize everything from a tote bag to floor rug. Jonathan Adler Design Your Own Tote, $ 125 USD. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:West Elm Baggu TotesOversized [...]

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You Name It Baby

June 24, 2010
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This site will personalize just about anything for a new addition. Backpacks to burpees. Stools to scrubs. Baskets to blankets. And my fave a sweet knitted jumper. Everything they sell can be embroidered for a unique gift. Knitted Jumper, $43.99. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Tulip+IZara Fur Lined Hightop SneakersGifted Picks from the OOAK ShowDavid Sheldrick [...]

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Urban Outfitters Bikes

June 10, 2010
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I’ll preface by saying these bikes aren’t available in Canada (lucky Americans) but I still wanted to share this cool idea – order-it-how-you-like-it bicycles. Want one red tire, one blue? You got it. With a wasabi green frame? Check. And a tan saddle? It can be yours (or someone special’s). For those who like to [...]

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Book By You

April 16, 2010
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Know someone dying to star in their own teen vampire novel (I sure do) well this little service helps you create a personalized story using their name and characteristics. There are romance, mystery and kids novels available too. Book By You: First Bite, $24.95. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Child’s Own Stuffed ToyFavourite Children’s BooksFlower FairiesYou [...]

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Sweet Flour Cookies

November 9, 2009
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My sweet tooth has fallen hard for this Bloor West Village bakery that bakes up custom cookies hot and fresh to order (my choco-peanut butter-toffee treat was di-vine!). You can also order up gourmet gifts to go like this cookie tin that can be personalized with a message. Sweet Flour Personalized Cookie Tin, $32. Order [...]

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Custom Dolls

October 6, 2009
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These customizable, soft bamboo and organic cotton dolls are filled with “love and wool.” You can choose the hair, eye and skin colour that will be hand-stitched on to their cute little faces by a Canadian Mom-preneur. One of the many fabulous finds for moms and kids at Chloe In Style. Custom Dolls, $69.99. Buy [...]

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Aromachology Fragrance

September 25, 2009
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Perfume can tell you a lot about a person, and how better to give the perfect scent than to have it created especially for them. Introducing, Aromachology, a new perfume company that blends scent with personality to create a custom fragrance. You start by completing a 10 question ‘Scent Profile’ that places you (or the [...]

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Pet Pillows

May 27, 2009
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Immortalize someone’s love for a prized pooch or cool cat with a custom pillow. Their pet’s face will be felted on to a square cotton-backed pillow that, unlike a certain cat I used to know, will always be ready for a cuddle or squeeze. Boni Custom Pet Pillows, from $28 USD. Buy Now Similar gift [...]

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