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Cambie Design Blanket

March 5, 2014
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I popped in to the small but mighty Cambie Design store on Queen St W just before Christmas and fell hard for their gorgeous Peruvian throw blankets. Having already completed by Christmas shopping at the time I vowed I’d be back to gift one of these colourful throws to the next house-warming I am invited [...]

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Gifted Insights – PFR Design

December 20, 2013
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My friend Natalie discovered PFR Design, an awesome resource for great gifts, and I got to check out all of their products myself at my first holiday party of the season in their beautiful Toronto showroom. PFR was founded by two sisters, Daniela & Paulina Flores, to offer an unique shopping experience for excellent gift items. [...]

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You Gifted – Custom Shoes

July 12, 2013
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Gifted Asked: What is the best gift you’ve ever received? You Responded: “When I wrapped a big project my colleagues gave me a two fold gift. First came a practical and lovely clock to keep on my new desk. And then to appeal to the other, fashionable side of me, I was given a gift [...]

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Alex Folzi Suitcases

November 19, 2012
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I spotted these bright and bold bags on VitaminDaily and had to share. Vancouver-based Alex Folzi designs classic leather suitcases in vibrant colours. Alex Folzi Suitcases, $395. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Cambie Design BlanketLuxembourg Armchair by FermobMindfulness Colouring BookLiquid Image Hydra Series Dive Mask with Underwater CameraEbby Rane Luggage

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Heartbeats for Africa 2012

November 15, 2012
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Today at noon a fabulous art sale my sister and I have organized to benefit the Stephen Lewis Foundation goes live! This is the third Heartbeats for Africa fundraiser and once again we are working with amazing artists such as Aleks Rdest, Deborah Moss, Susan Collett, Miguel Jacob, Brendan Canning, Katie Bond Pretti, Scott Eunson, [...]

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Printable Party Themes

April 12, 2012
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TomKat Studios makes it easy for you to host a professional-looking birthday party, shower or NYE fete. Full packages offer everything you need to design the party from invites to banners. TomKat Studios Vintage Cowgirl Party Theme, $39.50 for full kit. Order Now Similar gift ideas:Heartbeats for Africa 2012Therese Sennerholt PrintsThrasher & Wren Alphabet PrintsA [...]

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Scrabble Typography Limited Edition

April 5, 2012
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Available this August, the Scrabble Typography Limited Edition board has to be just about the prettiest Scrabble board. Ever. With solid walnut tiles featuring a variety of different fonts it’s designed for a whole new level of word play. Scrabble Typography Limited Edition, $199. Order Now Similar gift ideas:The Game of Life: zAPPed EditionCambie Design [...]

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Architectural Dog House

April 3, 2012
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My Poppa recently sent me this article on the long lost plans for a dog house in the style of Frank Lloyd Wright (like Fallingwater or Taliesin). Apparently when he was 12-years old, Jim Berger, wrote the architect and commissioned a dog house on his paper route salary and now he’s recently recreated it. You [...]

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Therese Sennerholt Prints

February 27, 2012
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It took me forever to choose which one of Therese Sennerholt‘s gorgeous, graphic prints to feature here – they are all so good. Spotted on Decor8, I was immediately blown away by this Swiss artist’s use of type and empowering words. These prints would look great on just about any wall from a baby’s nursery [...]

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Kelly Wearstler Brass Legs

October 14, 2011
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Kelly Wearstler is a rockstar of interior design! Her spaces are always eclectic and full of pattern, texture and unique finds. And now she offers her finds for sale through her website. I lurve this awesome brass legs statue. Kelly Wearstler Brass Legs, $1,495. Buy Now Psst…she also has a new clothing line available at [...]

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