Category Archives: Handmade Love

How to mix vintage patterns and modern fabrics

How to mix vintage patterns and modern fabrics Make vintage patterns modern again – here’s how to create this cheerfully unique rockabilly look: For quite some time now, I’ve been a huge fan of Tula Pink‘s modern fabric designs. They’re so cheerful, happy and cute. I feel like she designs them just for me. My […]

Handmade Love: My top 15 Canadian must-haves this holiday season

Handmade Love: My top 15 Canadian must-haves this holiday season I love shopping local and shopping handmade. The best part of participating regularly in handmade shows is getting to know all those wonderful makers from all over Canada and seeing the progress in their work. To give you a little glimpse into the maker community, […]

Yoga love: Meet Jessica Burylo Yoga

Yoga love: Meet Jessica Burylo Yoga One of the reasons I started designing and making Yoga and Turban Headbands is that I love practising yoga. One thing I hate while practising is when my hair keeps on falling into my face and I start eating it when I try to blow it away. Or when […]

New Skills: Felting 101

New Skills: Felting 101 One item on my bucket list is felting and I finally had a chance to cross it off my list. Yesterday, I went to a felting workshop organized by the amazing Pam, who not only drives the Crafted Truck around town to sell artisan goods but also puts together fun workshops […]

Canadian Made Only – Let me introduce you to: Studio Intent

Canadian Made Only – Let me introduce you to: Studio Intent Canadian made. Independently owned. Support local. These catch phrases seem to be everywhere recently. While most companies just use these words to catch customers, Studio Intent actually promotes this kind of life-style. Founded by Chantal Barchard in 2011, Studio Intent carries only lines by […]

Collaboration Time! Mumble Tease – Maple And Oak Designs

Collaboration Time! Mumble Tease – Maple And Oak Designs Fools alike.I love collaborating with other artists. It’s so much fun what you come up with when you put two creative minds together. You know how they say: “Great minds think alike…fools seldom differ.” Well, Heather of Mumble Tease and I have been working on a […]

Who made my clothes? Fashion Revolution

Today is Fashion Revolution Day. When I first heard about the Fashion Revolution, I thought: Wow! That sounds cool. But what is it? And why do we need it? Fashion Revolution is a non-profit organization that started after 1133 people died in Rana Plaza catastrophe in a garment factory working for popular clothing brands in […]

A handmade shopping guide: Christmas 2014 – Cards Craziness

A handmade shopping guide: Christmas 2014 – Cards Craziness Chika Ando Illustrations – Xmas card.I love cards. Be it illustrations, paintings, prints or a crafty collage. And for we do need a whole bunch of holiday cards, don’t we? So here comes my choice ❤ Cards Craziness list Super cool pin-up drawings by Charlotte Thomson-Morley […]

Returning the love – An Etsy treasury.

Returning the love – An Etsy treasury. On Etsy you can find lots of treasures but also treasuries. What do they mean by treasury, you ask? In Etsy’s own words, it is “an ever-changing, member-curated shopping gallery”. So basically a fun and pretty shopping list! My headbands and scarves have been featured in many beautiful […]