From army coats to vintage headbands

From army coats to vintage headbands I first touched a sewing machine when I was about 10 years old in crafts class in school. I remember that it was a lot of fun. After I...

A Handmade Travel Guide: Japan

Bamboo Forest in Kyoto. A Handmade Travel Guide: Japan Last fall we had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Japan with my friend Chika and her partner Riley. She grew up in Japan, in...

Maple And Oak video tutorials: How to tie a Rockabilly Headband

Maple And Oak video tutorials: How to tie a Rockabilly Headband Ooooohhhh! I made my first video!!! (You can find it at the end of this post and also subscribe to my Youtube Channel.) In this...

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...

A Handmade Travel Guide: Calgary

A Handmade Travel Guide: Calgary This summer I had my friend Eli and her friend Nico visiting from Germany for a couple of days. Of course I had big plans to show them...

Collaboration Time! Logee Photography – Maple And Oak Designs

Collaboration Time! Logee Photography - Maple And Oak Designs A couple of months ago, I started working on a second collaboration project with another good friend of mine. Her name is Jillian and...

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...

My home studio

My home studio The Maple And Oak Headquarters have been moved once again. I loved working from my last studio because it was so bright and spacious but it always was a temporary...

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...

How to tie Maple And Oak Designs’ Triangle Scarf.

How to tie Maple And Oak Designs' Triangle Scarf. Daniela and Tatiana having fun in their Maple And Oak triangle scarves.In the last couple of months, my Triangle Scarf has become one of your favourites....