Gift Ideas

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...

Holiday Gift Ideas: For Your Mother-In-Law

Holiday Gift Ideas: For Your Mother-In-Law
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS - What to get your Mother-In-Law? Flowers all year round! My flower stall has Pink Peonies, Daisies, Cherry Blossoms, Hydr...

Holiday Gift Idea: Toronto Island Throw Pillow

Holiday Gift Idea: Toronto Island Throw Pillow
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS: For the Torontophile on your list. Streetcars are very us, but I’ll bet you haven’t thought of a Toronto Island Ferry throw pil...

Prepping for Holiday Craft Fairs in Toronto

Prepping for Holiday Craft Fairs in Toronto
Laying out my wares on a sleepy Sunday in anticipation of some upcoming Christmas Fairs and Craft Shows, including the Algonquin Island Associati...

Holiday Gift Idea: For The Treehugger

Holiday Gift Idea: For The Treehugger
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS: For the tree hugger, it’s my Spring Branches Throw Pillow from PenJarProductions.com. I now have it in 2 shades (winter white a...