Gift Guide Part Four: For the Home

Here are some of our top picks of things to grace your live, work or play space!

 

Colourful, classic and hearty Bauer mixing bowls and butter dishes for the discerning baker or cook. Made in Los Angeles since 1910. $42.95 -$84.95

Colourful, classic and hearty Bauer mixing bowls and butter dishes for the discerning baker or cook. Made in Los Angeles since 1910. $42.95 -$84.95

 

Locally made rope storage trays and baskets from Coastal Craft are functional and aesthetically pleasing. $15 - $35.

Locally made rope storage trays and baskets from Coastal Craft are functional and aesthetically pleasing. $15 – $35.

 

Put together a sweet assortment of goodies to warm the home: giant latte mug from Eikcam Ceramics; napkins from Keephouse; single origin teas from Bee Raw; coaster set from James Steidle.

Put together a sweet assortment of goodies to warm the home: giant latte mug from Eikcam Ceramics $52; napkins from Keephouse $29 for a pair; single origin teas from Bee Raw $19.95 – $22.95; coaster set from James Steidle $30.

 

Simple and elegant hanging vase cast from an actual test tube. $48.95

Simple and elegant hanging vase cast from an actual test tube. $48.95

 

Brilliant storage jars made from recycled wine bottles with cork lids. $21 - $23

Brilliant storage jars made from recycled wine bottles with cork lids. $21 – $23

 

Simple subtle wall hanging of wooden feathers with cast bark detail. Handmade in Ontario by JB+DG. $148

Simple subtle wall hanging of wooden feathers with cast bark detail. Handmade in Ontario by JB+DG. $148

 

Polished brass trays in two sizes $22.95 - $36.95

Polished brass trays in two sizes $22.95 – $36.95

 

Gorgeous block print cotton rug (5'x8') $435

Gorgeous block print cotton rug (5’x8′) $435

 

Locally made porcelain jam jars (or planters or honey pots) from Eikcam ceramics. $52

Locally made porcelain jam jars (or planters or honey pots) from Eikcam ceramics. $52

 

Textured brass picture frames to capture your favourite images. $28.95 - $36.95

Textured brass picture frames to capture your favourite images. $28.95 – $36.95

 

Simple geometric hanging terrariums to house air plants or succulents make a beautiful statement in a window. Two sizes available. $62.95 - $76.95

Simple geometric hanging terrariums to house air plants or succulents make a beautiful statement in a window. Two sizes available. $62.95 – $76.95

 

Cosy and thick wool blanket /throw made in the USA by Faribault Woolen Mill. $225

Cosy and thick wool blanket /throw made in the USA by Faribault Woolen Mill. $225

 

Oven safe terracotta platters with subtle yet clever icons stamped in the sides. Beautiful as serving dishes or fruit/vegetable bowls. Handmade in the Pacific NW by Grain Design.

Oven safe terracotta platters with subtle yet clever icons stamped in the sides. Beautiful as serving dishes or fruit/vegetable bowls. Handmade in the Pacific NW by Grain Design. $54 – $110.

Shop Hours for the Coming Week

Hey Hey! Just a reminder that we’re extending our hours until Christmas.

Saturdays 10-6

Sundays 11-5

Monday to Friday 11-7

The last week before Christmas our weekday hours will be extended a bit more but we will keep you posted. Stay tuned! xo

 

Gift Guide Part Three: For Him

We’ve put together a list of things for the men in your life. Those special guys who are sometimes so hard to buy for! Take a peek through – we hope you see something that just might make them smile come Christmas morning. xo

 

Made in Texas out of sustainable materials, spattered ties in three colourways will elevate his tie game. $115 each.

Made in Texas out of sustainable materials, splattered ties in three colourways will elevate his tie game. $115 each.

 

How about a sweet set of copper shot glasses! $46.95

How about a sweet set of copper shot glasses! $46.95

 

Locally made cedar cutting boards in various sizes and shapes from James Steidle. Also pictured is his carbon steel outdoor knife with copper details and leather sheath. Quality, function and beauty. Boards range in price from $35 to $250; knives are $190.

Locally made cedar cutting boards in various sizes and shapes from James Steidle. Also pictured is his carbon steel outdoor knife with copper details and leather sheath. Quality, function and beauty. Boards range in price from $35 to $250; knives are $190.

 

Key carrier from Orbitkey. Keep keys tidy and prevent jingling around. Will hold 2-7 keys and has a loop to hold a car key. $49.95

Key carrier from Orbitkey. Keep keys tidy and prevents jingling around. Will hold 2-7 keys and has a loop to hold a car key. $49.95

 

Handsome money clips for the man who doesn't want any fuss carrying his cash. Handmade in Santa Fe. $56.

Handsome money clips for the man who doesn’t want any fuss carrying his cash. Handmade in Santa Fe. $56.

 

Locally made growler carriers from Greff fit standard 64oz growlers. $90. They pair nicely with slim glasses inspired by traditional German beer tasting glasses. Short $10.95; tall $12.95.

Sturdy, locally made growler carriers from Greff fit standard 64oz growlers. $90. They pair nicely with slim glasses inspired by traditional German beer tasting glasses. Short $10.95; tall $12.95.

 

All natural skin care from Brooklyn-based Hercules Beard Co. Body balm, beard/mustache oil, shave oil and deodorant. $21.95 - $37.95

All natural skin care from Brooklyn-based Hercules Beard Co. Body balm, beard/mustache oil, shave oil and deodorant. $21.95 – $37.95

 

An extra large enamel mug for the guy who loves the outdoors. $32.95

An extra large enamel mug for the guy who loves the outdoors. $32.95

 

Handmade in Montreal by Dahls Craft, these aprons are perfect for the workshop, kitchen, studio, or garden. Made of heavyweight canvas and leather. $98 - $120

Handmade in Montreal by Dahls Craft, these aprons are perfect for the workshop, kitchen, studio, or garden. Made of heavyweight canvas and leather. $98 – $120

 

It's always handy to have a manicure kit on hand. This 5-piece set comes with a nice zip up case. $59.95

It’s always handy to have a manicure kit on hand. This 5-piece set comes with a nice zip up case. $59.95

 

A sturdy (and great looking) log carrier for the guy who spends a lot of time at the cabin and chops his own wood. Give him an upgrade from that plastic bucket. Made of heavy weight canvas with leather straps. $125.

A sturdy (and great looking) log carrier for the guy who chops his own wood. Give him an upgrade from that plastic bucket. Made of heavy weight canvas with leather straps. $125.

Extended Shop Hours!

We’re starting to extend our shop hours until Christmas! Here’s what the coming week looks like:

Friday, Dec 2    11am – 7pm

Saturday, Dec 3   10am – 6pm

Sunday, Dec 4   11am – 5pm

Monday, Dec 5   11am- 6pm

Tuesday, Dec 6   11am – 6pm

Wednesday, Dec 7   11am – 6pm

Thursday, Dec 8   11am – 7pm

Friday, Dec 9   11am – 7pm

Gift Guide Part Two: For Her

Everybody has a special lady in their life – be it their mom, wife, sister, significant other, grandma, BFF, mentor… the list goes on. We’ve hand selected some gifts that will make her feel especially loved this time of year. Guys, listen up – this list is for you – don’t wait until the last minute! As usual, we’re on hand at the shop to help you put together something really special. We want you to feel as good about your purchase as she does receiving it. xo

 

Pyrrha talisman necklaces will always win favours! Each charm has a different symbolism and meaning. Design and made in Vancouver for over 20 years. Lots to choose from in the shop. Prices range form $154 to $233.

Pyrrha talisman necklaces will always win favours! Each charm has a different symbolism and meaning. Design and made in Vancouver for over 20 years. Lots to choose from in the shop. Prices range form $154 to $233.

 

Ultra soft oversized scarf for blustery days. Also available in grey mix. $95.

Ultra soft oversized scarf for blustery days. Also available in grey mix. $95.

 

Linen covered recipe boxes for the organized cook. Recipe cards included. $58.95

Linen covered recipe boxes with gold detailing for the organized cook. Recipe cards included. $58.95

 

Hand thrown mugs and bowls with delicate gold and blue dots make a thoughtful present. Made in Golden, BC by Kalika Bowlby. $46 each.

Hand thrown mugs and bowls with delicate gold and blue dots make a thoughtful present. Made in Golden, BC by Kalika Bowlby. $46 each.

 

Soft and supple open long cardigan in a deep moss green. Elegant and versatile. $260

Soft and supple open long cardigan in a deep moss green. Elegant and versatile. $260

 

The Radio Purse from Minor History is a great all purpose bag with a modern shape. Adjustable straps, brass hardware and plenty of room for all the essentials. Available in black or Carnelian leather. $235.

The Radio Purse from Minor History is a great all purpose bag with a modern shape. Adjustable straps, brass hardware and plenty of room for all the essentials. Available in black or Carnelian leather. $235.

 

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New styles of Tense wooden watches have arrived – large and small faces available. Made locally and always a lovely present. Styles range in price from $168 to $265.

 

Stay cosy and warm on those winter walks. Sweater by Day. $234.99

Stay cosy and warm on those winter walks. Sweater by Day. $234.99

 

Perfect for the lady who loves to entertain. Uncomplicated recipes and inspiration for food, cocktails and gatherings. Full colour photos on every page. $45.95

Perfect for anyone who loves to entertain. Uncomplicated recipes and inspiration for food, cocktails and gatherings. Full colour photos on every page. $45.95

 

Made by artisans in Santa Fe, New Mexico, these tuxedo knives make a sweet gift. Assorted patterns and colours. $68 - $74.

Made by artisans in Santa Fe, New Mexico, these tuxedo knives make a sweet gift. Assorted patterns and colours. $68 – $74.

 

Handwoven, fair trade towels make a thoughtful gift. They can also be used as shawls and throws. The photo doesn't do them justice! The texture and subtle slub in these are tell tale signs of a truly handcrafted item. We have other styles in the shop as well. For the lady who appreciates quality, timeless goods. $98.

Handwoven, fair trade towels make a thoughtful gift. They can also be used as shawls and throws. The photo doesn’t do them justice! The texture and subtle slub in these are tell tale signs of a truly handcrafted item. We have other styles in the shop as well. For the lady who appreciates quality, timeless goods. $98.

 

Help her stay organized with a 12-month agenda. Hardcover and organized monthly with plenty of room for important dates and notes. $45.95

Help her stay organized with a 12-month agenda. Hardcover and organized monthly with plenty of room for important dates and notes. $45.95

Extended hours for December

Christmas is coming up quickly! We know that fitting in holiday shopping can be tricky, so we’re extending our hours to help make things easier. Please take a look at our schedule below for the month of December. As usual, we thank you so much for choosing to shop at small, independently run businesses like ours – we can’t tell you enough how much we appreciate the support. Happy Holidays to you! xoxo

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