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5 Things to Give: Stationery Lover Edition

I've been enjoying putting together these gift guides, and this time, I’m sharing a gift guide for stationery lovers! Featuring Naughty Florals, By Holly Bee, Minima Basics, Prairie Chick Prints and Thoughtfully Handmade, these Canadian businesses have some fantastic products for you to choose from! We have stickers, notebooks, organization supplies, cheeky mugs and handmade cards and bookmarks for you to gift. If you want to up your gift-giving game for a stationery lover in your life, continue reading!

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5 Things to Give: Thank You Gifts Edition

Thank you gifts are notorious for being hard to give. You don’t want to spend too much money, but you still want it to be thoughtful! That’s why I’ve rounded up some thank you gift ideas from four other Canadian shops in addition to my own to give you some inspiration. ⁣I’m featuring After the Rain YYC, Incense Republic, Pixie Cove Gifts, KimyeCo and Thoughtfully Handmade’s fantastic handmade goods in today’s gift guide! From shampoo bars, felted soaps, and incense to cards, polymer charms and bracelets, I guarantee the recipient will love their gift. ⁣Sounds intriguing? Continue reading to get inspired!

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5 Things to Give: Fall Lover Edition

Who knows a fall lover? They love cold weather, seeing the leaves turn red and live for pumpkin spice EVERYTHING! But what do you get an autumn fanatic for their birthday, anniversary or a thank you gift? Well, I have the answer for you! From hand-knit toques, scarves and mittens, to handmade cards, jewelry and floral arrangements, there are many gift ideas for you to choose from. Featuring Foreversonflowersandmore, Thoughtfully Handmade, FuzzyCakes Knitwear, Hugs An Stitches and Meyari Jewelry., we want you to gift more thoughtfully. What's even better? They are all Canadian or American businesses! Continue reading to see all that they have to offer!

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Craft Market Review: Port Credit Farmers Market

As a vendor, I understand the worries of selling at a market that you’ve never sold at before. I’ve heard about other vendors getting ripped off, and I’ve personally sold at unsuccessful markets where traffic was low, and little to no marketing was done to promote the market nor its vendors. This past summer, I did two markets with Port Credit Farmers Market- one in June and one in August. Since I’ve sold at other markets before this, I have some expectations for how a successful market should be run. That’s why I’m continuing my blog series called “Craft Market Review.” I will give a thorough review of my vending experience at the market that I’ve been to. Now, I’m...

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5 Things to Give: Thanksgiving Host/Hostess Edition

With Thanksgiving three weeks away, I'm sure many of you will receive Thanksgiving dinner party invitations soon! I know the stereotypical host or hostess gift is a bottle of wine, but let's get a little more inventive! From calligraphy signs, handmade thank you cards and handmade soap, to artisanal chocolate and coffee, there are many gifts for you to choose from. Featuring Calligraphy by Yza, Thoughtfully Handmade, Milk & Honey Soapery, Cocoa40 Inc. and Mugging Whales Premium Coffee Co., we want you to gift more thoughtfully. What's even better? They are all Canadian businesses! Interested? Read on to learn more.

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