Gift Ideas

How is my search for a new printing partner going?

How is my search for a new printing partner going?
Some of you are asking how I'm faring in my search for a new business partner to print and ship my pillows, totes, scarves, and tees at P...

I'm looking for a new printing partner

I'm looking for a new printing partner
Friends, can you help me? I’m on the hunt for a new printing partner to make my pillows, totes, scarves, and tees here at PenJarProductions.com ...

Beauty Geeks Features My "Spring Branches" Pillow for Valentine's Day

Beauty Geeks Features My "Spring Branches" Pillow for Valentine's Day
The magazine editor in me still appreciates round-ups of pretty things.🎀 Just like in the movies, the packages arrive at your office. 🛍 📦 You unb...

Toronto Island Ferry Pillow Featured in The Toronto Star

Toronto Island Ferry Pillow Featured in The Toronto Star
A little dance around my drawing desk! A year and a half into my illustration biz and I have my first serious piece of earned media, as the PR f...

Algonquin Island Christmas Boutique — Toronto Islands

Algonquin Island Christmas Boutique — Toronto Islands
I love it when I get up early to make art. I especially like imagining the features of my city through line and colour. Reading about Toronto i...

Holiday Gift Ideas: for the foodie in your life

Holiday Gift Ideas: for the foodie in your life
New York food critic Gael Green first coined the term “foodie” in an article for New York Magazine in 1980. Our kitchens have never been the same. ...

Holiday Gift Ideas: Daisy Print Pillows

Holiday Gift Ideas: Daisy Print Pillows
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS: What to get the hippy chick in your life. A daisy print pillow or two for her time-warped apartment. Available in 3 sizes ...

Holiday Gift Ideas For Swimmers

Holiday Gift Ideas For Swimmers
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS: For the #BadAss senior in your life, I created this “Spunky Grandma” Throw Pillow (3 sizes starting at $57). If she hasn’t s...

Stocking Stuffer Ideas: Jane Jacobs Enamel Pin

Stocking Stuffer Ideas: Jane Jacobs Enamel Pin
Surprise and delight the Jane Jacobs nerd on your list with this Enamel Pin of Jane in her famous thinking pose. After just one week of wear, ...

Holiday Gift Ideas: Tropical Inspo

Holiday Gift Ideas: Tropical Inspo
If travel isn’t in the cards this winter, get your palm tree fix with my “California Dreaming” Laptop Skin and Throw Pillow from (3 sizes starting ...

Holiday Gift Ideas: For The Japan Lover

Holiday Gift Ideas: For The Japan Lover
A trip to Japan is rite of passage for so many people I know, from temple hopping to Studio Ghibli pilgrimages and hours spent in paper and pen sho...

A bit of Wes Anderson

A bit of Wes Anderson
I met my friend Sam for lunch last week. We caught up on work and life. Then he told me that walking into his living room and seeing the Watches...