gift ideas

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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Last Minute Christmas Gifts

December 23, 2011
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Only two days left! If you haven’t finished Christmas shopping, here are a few ideas for things you can quickly get to give: Kiva Gift Certificates – Give a loan to a struggling entrepreneur from around the world. Books! – Your neighbourhood bookstore has a novel, coffee table book or comic for everyone on your [...]

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OMG Gifted is Three!

October 28, 2011
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Happy Birthday to me! For three whole years I’ve been scouring quirky shops, Etsy artisans, creative blogs, and your brilliant brains to find the best gifts out there for this website. That’s 765 gift ideas viewed by more than 50,000 people from 153 countries! I hope Gifted has helped you shop and give with pride. [...]

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Ruby Eats

August 9, 2011
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This adorable little shop, Ruby Eats, just opened in Leslieville right down the street from the owners other venture – Ruby Watch Co. restaurant. Offering tasty, fresh treats like local berries, imported seasonings and prepared salads. Yum! Ruby Eats Check it out Now Similar gift ideas:Parisian PicksGifted Insights – Likely GeneralHoliday 2013 – For The [...]

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June 2, 2011
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Gnift is a new website that will help you select gifts for friends. Urban Daddy shared this cool site that connects with your Facebook friend list and scours friend’s profiles for key words then suggests gifts based on the finds. Gnift, free. Check It Out Now Similar gift ideas:Pomegranate Advent Calendar#UnwrapEtsy Shopping EventGift Horse & [...]

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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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Favourite Children’s Books

January 13, 2011
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One of the smartest Christmas gifts I saw this year was from an agency I work with at my day job. Through Stories Worth Sharing they offered to donate a children’s book to the Children’s Book Bank for every client who wrote in. From the Paperbag Princess to Each Peach Pear Plum, Where The Sidewalk [...]

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Knit Christmas Ornament Pattern Set

December 24, 2010
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Have a few days off over the holidays – why not knit up some adorable ornaments for friends and family? Stay at home mom/knitting enthusiast, Amy Gaines, started creating her own patterns like these when she couldn’t find good ones elsewhere. Her Etsy shop features several patterns to download for dollars. Check out the little [...]

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December 16, 2010
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Many bookworms will be making the switch to an e-reader this Christmas. Though nothing will replace the look, feel and smell of a real live book, the convenience of an e-reader is hard to beat. There are several options out there so do a little research before you decide which to give. The Amazon Buy [...]

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London Finds

December 13, 2010
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I was lucky enough to spend a few days in London and took advantage of the not too freezing days by wandering the city, admiring the lights and doing a ton of window shopping and Christmas gift finding. London may just be the very best shopping city I’ve ever been to! Here are a few [...]

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