Harvest Herb Dryer

August 8, 2013
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I just discovered the Nova Scotia-founded e-shop, Tinder, chock full of stylish and practical decor and sundry items for the home. A perfect gift for this time of year is their herb dryer that allows you to collect the bounty from the garden and make it last all winter long. Harvest Herb Dryer, $20. Buy [...]

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Om Home

August 6, 2013
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I recently reconnected with an old colleague at a Social Common event and was excited to hear all about her new business Om Home. From adorable baby onesies to colourful quilts this Canadian company offers unique gifts for both big and little kids. I’m especially fond of the kids line that is cute without being [...]

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Two-in-One Planter & Barbecue

June 10, 2013
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Something smart for a small space – this fresh herb planter hides a patio perfect BBQ below. Will make a good gift for the foodie father. Two-in-One Planter & Barbecue, $134. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Illuminated CubePillow Fight FactoryCrown FloraCambie Design BlanketGifted Insights – PFR Design

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Dogs Tea Towel

May 20, 2013
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Dalmatians, labs, schnauzers, beagles, boston terriers and more are all depicted on these adorable illustrated tea towels by UK artist Hanna Melin. Hanna Melin Dogs Tea Towel, £10.00. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Helen Rawlinson Tea TowelsThe Entertainer BowlLacquer Recipe BoxDesigner Tea TowelsIkea Tillaga Startbox

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The Entertainer Bowl

March 11, 2013
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For the haute host, party planner (or wicked wino), this domed stainless steel bowl will keep 7 bottles of wine or spirits chilled. The Entertainer Bowl, $139.99. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Father’s Day Gift GuidePill CarafeDogs Tea TowelLacquer Recipe BoxHelen Rawlinson Tea Towels

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Magnetic iPad Mount

March 7, 2013
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Metal, glass or wood walls are no problem, because this high powered magnetic bracket system let’s you mount an iPad just about anywhere. It comes with two additional attachments – one with suction cups and one with screws/wall anchors. Magnetic iPad Mount, $89.95. Buy Now   Similar gift ideas:Photo JojoArt.com PrintsiPad Keyboard CoverBitsboxPillow Fight Factory

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Lacquer Recipe Box

December 17, 2012
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There seems to be two movements – those who seek out the latest technology and those who are nostalgic for a simpler time. This old fashioned recipe box (in a very un-traditional hot pink hue) would be perfect for the latter. Fill it up full of favourite family recipes and gift it away. Lacquer Recipe [...]

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Habitat for Humanity Throw Blanket

November 28, 2012
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I spend my days working with some awesome Canadian brands and this is a project I’m especially proud of. If you’ve never had the chance to help build a house for Habitat for Humanity I strongly encourage you to. It is such a wonderful cause to be a part of, and hey, you just may [...]

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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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Art.com Prints

August 23, 2012
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A good friend recently remarked that the gift certificates she received for an art gallery for her wedding was her favourite wedding gift. Art is one of the life’s luxuries that helps turn a house into a home. Art.com recently revamped their site and now sells all kinds of lovely prints from the greats to [...]

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