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After a Purchase, Where Does Your Money Go?

Have you ever seen an item sold by an artisan and thought, “That’s so expensive! I can get this for less at Walmart!”? As a small shop owner and cardmaker, I hear this all too often. I’m writing this blog post to explain why handmade goods are often more expensive than similar items from big box stores. How? Well, I’m breaking down where your money goes after you buy one of my cards.

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5 Things to Give: Housewarming Edition

If you need a gift for a housewarming party, this blog post is perfect for you! I put together a gift guide featuring Canadian small businesses that have products perfect for new homeowners. ⁣⁣ Today, I’m featuring Buzz Bubblez handmade soap, Foreversonflowersandmore’s home decor, Light & Shine Home and Gifts’ gift sets, Modish Mats’ doormats and Thoughtfully Handmade’s handmade congratulation cards!

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5 Things to Give: Winter Birthday Edition

If you or a loved one has a winter birthday, this is guide has the perfect gift for them! I put together a gift guide earlier featuring Canadian small businesses that have products perfect for winter birthdays. ⁣⁣ Today, I’m featuring Knitty Little Secret’s knit mittens, Modern Feather Candles’ mason jar candles, NORMandLOU Handmade’s knit beanies, Steaped Slow Ceramic’s ceramic kitchenware and Thoughtfully Handmade’s handmade birthday cards!

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5 Things to Give: Athlete Edition

Have an athlete who has an upcoming birthday? If you’re stuck on what to get them, you need to check out this athlete gift guide featuring 5 Canadian small businesses!⁣ JAM Designs Boutique, In at the Mill Design Co, Trias Bracelet, The Urbivore, and Thoughtfully Handmade have you covered. From handmade bracelets, scrunchies and birthday cards to helpful essential oil products and beautiful yoga mats, it’ll be a great gift! To read, keep on scrolling!

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