#UnwrapEtsy Shopping Event

November 21, 2014
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If you’re in Toronto this weekend check out #UnwrapEtsy for a curated selection of gifts Etsy artists starting today (November 21-26, 2014) at The Hunt Club at 709 College St W. There will be items from sonofawoodcutter, covensk, minouette, and handsomeandlace. #UnwrapEtsy Shopping Event RSVP Now Psst…If you can’t make it out (daaayam it’s cold out [...]

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Hazel and Hunter Wall Hanging

October 29, 2014
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I’ve been told wall hangings are “so hip right now” and this one would certainly make any home lovelier. Hand-made out of cotton, linen, wood, and raw brass in Montreal, this art piece mixes modern with retro in the very hippest way. Hazel and Hunter Wall Hanging, $225. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Cheers PrintGrey Pigeon [...]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

June 9, 2014
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Great gifts for a great guy! Happy Father’s Day to all the dads…especially mine! Oliver Peoples Sheldrake Sunglasses, $365 at Holt Renfrew. Buy Now The Tie Bar Assorted Brushed Metal Tie Bars, $18.83 each at GILT. Buy Now Olliffe How-To Butcher Class, $120.  Sign Up Now Rudsak Danny Jacket, $275. Buy Now Luigi Bormioli Bellini [...]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

May 8, 2014
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When I became a mother, the love for my own became even stronger as I truly realized all the things she had done for me over the years. Here are a few things to treat your favourite mama to: Wisteria Pillow, $39. Buy Now Rudsak Rihanna Hobo Bag, $165. Buy Now Porcelain Ring Dish, $25. [...]

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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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Valentine’s Day Gifts

January 31, 2014
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Some great gifts for your Valentine all made in Canada! For Her – Lovely lingerie from Ohhh Lulu! Delicate Satin Lingerie Set, $89. Buy Now For Him – Give him a great start to the day! Good Morning Handsome Spoon, $15. Buy Now For Couple – Matchy-match long-johns! John Wear Long-Johns, $89. Buy Now For Kids [...]

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Pay it Forward

December 18, 2013
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A friend recently told me about a new phenomenon – if you find a lost wallet, you add a $20 to it before returning it – the thought is it will help spread good “lost items” karma into the world. So it was all too fitting when Etsy approached me with a sweet “pay it [...]

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Scandi Advent Calendar

November 30, 2013
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The Christmas countdown starts tomorrow and one of my favourite traditions is marking the days with an advent calendar. Skip the cheap chocolate and fill these numbered bags with special treats. Scandi Advent Calendar, $129. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Pomegranate Advent CalendarAdvent Calendar#UnwrapEtsy Shopping EventDIY Christmas CrackersSuperstar Tree

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Dainty Silver Ring

August 30, 2013
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I’m a big fan of sweet and simple little rings. You can wear them alone or stacked. Catbird NYC makes some of the most popular (including rings that come up to the first knuckle). The one pictured above comes from Etsy shop Elephantine which makes all kinds of dainty jewellery pieces. Elepantine Libra Minimalist Handmade [...]

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Mermaid Tails

July 8, 2013
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The perfect way to stand out at the beach or pool (or just make kiddie dreams come true), check out these swimmable sequin and neoprene mermaid tails. Kids sizes also available. Swimmable Neoprene and Sequin Mermaid Tail, $450 USD. Buy Now   Similar gift ideas:Liquid Image Hydra Series Dive Mask with Underwater CameraWildthing DressesClaudia Varosio [...]

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