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Etsy: Made in Canada – Calgary’s sweet vendors of 2017

Let’s not talk much but directly have a look at who else will showcase their wonderful handmade creations at this year’s Etsy: Made in Canada Day, the Calgary edition!

There are Adrian Martinus, two brothers who love to skate and upcycle their skateboards into wonderfully colourful woodwork. How amazing is that?

And we’ve got Angela E Smyth – a nature loving artist, whose favourite motives are plants and animals but in her own unique and creative style.

Beatnik Vinyl sells the best records Calgary has to offer.  Kristin lives her fathers dream and you can see her driving around town in her mobile record shop.

 

Bronze and Butterflies is Crystal’s shop. She designs and makes small batch jewellery. Sooo pretty!

Sam is the mastermind behind Catfriendo. She cuts paper into whimsical, delicate art works. We’re so impressed by her precision and skill!

With her brand Cerise de Lune, Angela makes the most lovely things for us. Key chains, zipped pouches and felt pencil cases, I’m sure you’ll find something you like!

Derek Goodbrand a plumber by trade, he know dreams up super stylish furniture with plumbing supplies. We are fascinated by this industrial chic!

Crafted Origins  are the most delightful little super-hero dolls that Kasia sews. Oh what an inspiration for little (and big) girls!

Have you ever seen fused glass fried eggs? They’re so cool and just one of the many items that Belinda Glass Studio brings to live in her kiln.

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Etsy: Made in Canada – Calgary’s sweet vendors of 2017

And here comes the next installment of our vendor introduction series for Etsy: Made in Canada in just a few weeks here in Calgary!

Romina of  Wooly Gems crochets and knits the coziest shawls and mittens and tops and lots of other comfy goodies. Oh, I can’t wait for fall to cozy up in one of those!

Beautiful carved white porcellain with dark and golden designs are White Owl Porcelain’s  specialty. Laura’s creations are delicate and wonderful!

What a brilliant idea! That’ a Bees Wax Wrap – the name explains it all. An ecofriendly alternative to plastic wrap or sandwhich bags, we love it!

 

Suzanne of Tinged draws intricate and colourful creatures. And of course you can find her high quality prints at our market!

Shop Jot  is Cori’s creative endavour. She makes the loveliest acessories for writing instruments. Perfect for back to school!

Shop JaMi makes printed coin purses, fabric earrings and much more. So adorable!

 

Wooden boards, cute growths charts and hexagon shelves are what Mug’s Emporium designs and fabricates. How sweet are these?

I feel like almost everyone is doing yoga these days and for a good reason. Too feel even more comfortable in your body, you should try Muladhara Yoga wear. Fun and comfy!

Needle And Pine  are a sweet husband and wife duo with a huge love for our mountains. So bring the mountains into your home with their mountain pillows and mountain shelves!

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Etsy: Made in Canada – Calgary’s sweet vendors of 2017

Good evening, Calgary!

It’s time to introduce you to nine more of this year’s Etsy: Made in Canada Day vendors. Isn’t it fun t0 get a little peak at who will be selling their beautiful handmade wares in just a few weeks at the Genesis centre?

 

Agnes in August the lovely Courtney, yes not Agnes, makes super unique string art and upcycles Canadiana into beautiful home decor. If you love the mountains, you will love her vibe!

The most adorable animal illustrations and sweet puns are what Becky Warren Design will have for you. Not just puppies and cats but also horsies, bunnies and moose are part of her repertoire.

Do you know what handgilded glasses are? I didn’t either but I can tell you that they’re super elegant and Jennifer of Brynn Tyler Design is a master of her craft.

If there is one thing I just can not get enough of, it’s pottery. Especially if it’s as lovely as the work of Nancy of Centred Pottery.

Emm and Skootch are Emma and Erika. The two sisters have been crocheting since they were teens with Emma’s specialty being different clothing and home decor items while Erika prefers to make fun toques and cute critters. Sweet!

Glimpse Glass is the venture of Kara and if you haven’t seen her work yet, it’s about time! Traditional stained glass techniques with a modern twist is how she describes her work, all I have to say is: graceful plant terrariums or gorgeous glass feathers anyone?

Wendi of Harmony Grace Designs crochets the perfect little booties to keep your babe’s feet warm and sews infinity bibs, what a neat idea! And, oh, do they ever look stylish!

Iceberg Empire – two best friends from Alberta show us their love of the mountains in making wonderful things from wood, stone and leather. Delightful wooden buttons, rustic necklaces and pretty leather wallets, astonishing!

Karen Makes clothing, decor and accessories. Everything she creates is inspired by the great outdoors and will definitelty bring more joy to everyday items!

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Etsy: Made in Canada – Calgary’s sweet vendors of 2017

Oh, hello there!

Are you already getting excited for Etsy: Made in Canada Day? Well, here are some of our fabulous vendors so you can already do a little pre-shopping!

Sarah of Bubblegum Sass always finds the cutest fabrics in the sweetest colours to make her Love Catchers. My favourite is definitelt the flamingo! Which one is yours?

BARK yyc was inspired by Rhonda’s furry babies because our puppies deserve to look just as chic as their owners. Pet bandanas or pet bow ties, I’m pretty sure you’ll find the perfect accessory for your four-legged friend!

Christian Bjorn likes to make things. Especially super elegant and stylish furniture from beautiful woods. Ahhh, now I need to start redecorating!

 

Drizzle Honey was founded by Aja had the opportunity to lead a rooftop beekeeping project. I mean, that already is super cool! But it’s also raw honey which means all the vitamins, enzymes, and other goodness is still in the honey. Oh, yum!

Meryl loves all things vintage + handmade + home decor. To combine those passions, she started Inspired Findings where you can find her upcycled and handmade home decor items. Especially her signs caught my eye!

Rebecca of Kasual Kiddo Handmade has something for your little ones. Printed t-shirts, crochet bonnets and pretty bibs. So adorable!

Lara Lamb has not only the prettiest name, she also makes the prettiest, nicely fragranced and natural body products. You just have to love Lamb’s Soapworks.

Talking about pretty things: Ayla of Gypsy Skulls collects flowers, presses them and turns them into art pieces. That by itself is already wonderful but she doesn’t stop there – she also turned her most popular pieces into wearable art!

Mind the Minimal stands for minimalism and concrete home decor such as planters, coasters and ring holders. They designed their collection to portray the effortless side of beauty and it really does.

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Etsy: Made in Canada – Calgary’s sweet vendors of 2017

Good morning, lovely folks!

I have to say that I’m always looking forward to my ‘Etsy-Calgary-blog-post-writing-day’ because it’s so much fun to discover more about all those fantastic artisans that are part of this year’s Etsy: Made in Canada Day. I hope you have as much fun as I do.

Do you love baking? If you don’t love baking yet, you will definitely love it once you saw the colourful and fun baking and party accessories that Samantha of The Sparkling Pantry makes and curates. Colour hooray!

Simply Polished – and their products are just like their branding: clean, simple but elegant. And that’s what we want to put on our skins, right?

I already want to adopt a doggie so badly but now that I’ve seen the beautiful and colourful leashes that Shannon of North Range Dogs constructs, I want one even more! Maybe those pretty leashes will convice my landlord?

 

Natura Soy Lights make the loveliest fragranced candles. From tropical delights to ‘manly’ perfumes, there is something for everybody.

L Rempel Art the L stands for Lindsay and Lindsay stands for gorgeous textiles that start out as watercolour art work. While she’s inspired by landscapes and experiences, her art will inspire you, we guarantee.

Leanne of Keramikk Pottery is functional and elegant. Her neutral colour scheme is complimented by a modern design. I can totally see these in my kitchen!

Create That Charms is Bridget’s jewellery line. While there might be a lot of jewellery out there, her creations might be among the best. Why? Because sweets!!! Kawaii dessert neclaces anyone?

COCREATEco modern wooden shelves and pastel concrete dishes. This wife and husband duo creates everything together while taking inspiration from their architectural roots.

Amarin Collection are the super useful passport holders and little pouches designed and made by Paweena Amarin. Pastel colours and floral fabrics = perfection!

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Etsy: Made in Canada – Calgary’s sweet vendors of 2017

Hello, hello!

It’s a bit grey out today, so I thought I’d sweeten your day with the introduction of a few more of our vendors for this year’s Etsy: Made in Canada Day here in Calgary. We’ve got so many wonderful artists, artisan and designers this year and each of them makes a unique product. I wish someone would give me enough money to buy one item from all of them!

Heather of  Toute Petite Treasures collects and curates vintage kitchen accessories and other beautiful vintage treasures. Shopping with her feels like treasure hunting in grandma’s attic and who doesn’t love that?

Grace and Parker are stylish and modern teething accessories to make life a bit easier for the little ones when their teeth are coming in – and thus for their Mamas, too. Well, thank you, Christine!

Amanda Parker Design gorgeous jewellery and pretty accessories made from glass, polymer clay and recycled materials by the one and only Amanda Parker here in Calgary!

Treasured Peach – Mandy makes the most adorable felted flower headbands and home decor for, in her own words, a treasured childhood. Sweet!

Mynthia  creates ceramic dreams. She enjoys experimenting with new forms, glazes, clays and firing methods. And we enjoy her art.

Fairgoods Lauren and Shauna love fonts and Canada and seriously fun gifts. And I mean, who wants to go through life without a pretty patch that says ‘Sorry’ or a pin in the shape of ketchup chips, eh?

Twelve Paws make pretty bandanas and collars for doggies. They say that even your furry friends should be able to express their character through accessories and I couldn’t agree more!

Melissa Pedersen is a momma of three little boys but can be found in her studio working on her exquisite silver jewellery designs every day during nap time.

Stitch plus Stitch wood and cross stitch DIY kits? Yes, please! Jill is designing the most adorable little evening projects for us.

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