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Wedding Bells are ringing!

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It’s wedding season! The shop is overflowing with wonderful ideas for all the love birds tying the knot this Summer!


Card by Toronto’s Made In Brockton Village.

wedding8A beautiful cook book from Chronicle Books for the Newlyweds.



A beautiful set of two “This Same Moon” ceramic mugs designed by artist Rob Ryan with his lovely whimsical paper cut artwork .

moon3Also from Rob Ryan this set of four 9 inch “This is our Place” plates tells a story of a special place in four different designs.

wedding3We’ve got a wonderful selection of gorgeous serving platters/cutting boards from Stinson Studios in the shop. Available in Ash & Maple. Delicious edibles sold separately :)


A new style of serving bowls from Stinson Studios are also here! Available in two different sizes. A more finished alternative to the bowls I’ve had in the past.

The salad servers are a great compliment to the serving bowls. Available in a smoother, finished look or with a rougher more raw edge.

wedding14Wish them luck with a favourite bottle of wine and this horseshoe wine stopper from Imm Living.


wedding9Also from Imm living, these cake platters would make for an awesome unconventional wedding gift. We’ve got a bunny, owl and a bear design in stock! Also perfect for bridal showers!


Ceramics also make a wonderful gift.  We’ve got bowls, platters and mugs handmade by Blackbird studios in Victoria, BC.



For the attendees we’ve also got some fun accessories, like this tie & bow tie from Toronto designer Handsome & Lace. Lots of other great fabrics available!

wedding7Garland from Rifle Paper Co. is perfect to add to the decor of any celebration!

wedding13Of course, lots and lots of wonderful cards to choose from!



Father’s Day Pt. 2!

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Father’s Day is this Sunday! Here are some more ideas for Dad!

dadpt23Lots of fun tees in the shop from Fluffyco!

dadpt22Part of the new Gentlemen’s Hardware line this faux leather & felt toiletry bag is perfect for Dad!

dadpt25For the gadget lover, new wood iphone 5 cases are here!

photo(15)Anchors, axes & stag coaster sets are designed and made in Kitchener, Waterloo

dadpt26Still have a great selection of watches in the shop! Classic with a modern touch.

image(4)Hand Bound record journals are here! This one is for the CBC lover.

dadpt24Faux Fauna animals heads are a fun addition to any workshop or man cave!

dadpt2Hungry as a Bear mirrors from Imm Living are a fun addition to any home!

dadpt225For the forgetful Gentlemen, new stationary sets come with cards for every occassion., never to be missed again!

dadpt227Plus loads of great cards, including this new one that just arrived from Quill & Fox!!

roncyrocksRoncy Rocks falls on the Saturday of Father’s Day weekend! A great opportunity to explore the neighborhood and the artists and musicians amongst us!  Scout will have a sidewalk sale set up out front offering 15%-50% off select items!

Hope to see you!

Father’s Day!

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Father’s Day is Sunday June 16th, just a couple weeks away!  We’ve been getting lots of great items in with Dad in mind!

dad1This new line “Gentlemen’s Hardware” from Wild & Wolf has a lovely aesthetic. Felt mixed with leather, these laptop sleeves also come in a smaller ipad size. Matching toiletry bags in stock as well!

izola cupThese stainless collapsible Izola  cups are perfect to take camping. Practical and functional!

tokyobayNew in the shop! Tokyo Bay watches designed in San Francisco.  Lots of great styles to choose from.

dadI brought this backpack in with a man in mind! A great way to lug around all he needs! Handmade in Montreal.


New in the shop, ties handmade by Handsome & Lace in Toronto. Gorgeous silks and vintage fabrics are used to create her unique, tailored accessories.

dad2The candle loved by men and women! Love the branding, clean burning and wonderful scent of this guy.


New hankies from RCboisjoli in the shop! Handmade and screen printed in Toronto. The perfect pocket square.


We’ve got lots of great books for Dad too! Sports loving dads, camping dads and drinking dads!

image(3)We’ve also got some new smaller boards in from Swaine Street Woodworking. Available in a lovely dark walnut as well as a lighter Maple.  Arrow or anchor details.


The card selection is mighty fine, but they always fly out pretty quick! Hurry in before it’s nothing but slim pickings!

See you soon!

Swaine Street Woodworking Trunk Show

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This Thursday May 30th from 6pm-9pm is the first ever Swaine Street Woodworking Trunk Show & Sale!!

Jana from SSW is driving to Toronto from Halifax with a car full of her gorgeous handmade cutting boards and butcher blocks.  She’s going to have her laser set up ready to add any names, initials or dates to boards for free! Custom designs are also welcome for $35 plus the price of the board.  Everything will be discounted and there will be a gift bag to raffle off as well!

We’re really looking forward to this event, which couldn’t have come at a better time with wedding season just around the corner!
Hope to see you!!

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Last minute ideas for Mom!

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Mother’s Day is this Sunday May 12th. If you haven’t already picked out something special for your Mom/Wife/ Grandmother, we’ve got all your basis covered!

mom2After much admiration from afar, I have finally brought the amazingly talented Krystal Speck into the shop.  Her ceramics would make any mom happy.  Mugs, vases and bowls are all available in an assortment of beautiful patterns. Handmade in Toronto.

mom6Every mom could use a stylish bag.  The newest style from Erin Templeton comes in this gorgeous Aqua, perfect for Spring.  Her bags are all made to be adjusted to make it your own.  Handmade in Vancouver.

falconwright1Falconwright clutches are handmade in Toronto.  It’s the perfect way to organize all the clutter in Mom’s purse.  Or, if she’s traveling light, it’s the only companion she’ll need for a night out!

mom1Silk scarves from Toronto’s Grace Designs are here! Nice and light for our transition into warmer weather.  Available in a lovely selection of hand dyed browns, purples and blues.

mom4Mimi and Marge makes classic jewellery with a modern edge.  This hard bracelet is handmade in sterling silver. Designed in Vancouver, BC.

mom3Not a lover of bracelets? New jewellery from Liana Marie in Toronto is here and she’s got some fun jewellery with a vintage feel, like this necklace.


J.R Watkins is one of the original all natural body care companies.  All of their products are made for the most sensitive skin.  This kit has a little bit of everything for Mom to try out.

mom5If gardening is more your Mom’s style, we’ve got her covered too! A new organizer just arrived and it’s a lovely way to track the up’s and down’s of her gardening ventures.

mom11Xenia Taler ceramic art tiles are a beautiful gift.  Metallic copper overglaze on earthenware and hand made in Toronto. These come with a groove in the back ready for hanging and they also have cork buttons on the back for use as  a coaster.


mom8Sydney Hale Co. candles never disappoint! They all smell amazing, they all look so pretty when they burn and they donate 10% of profits to an animal rescue organization. Dog lovers and candle lovers will thank you!

mom9We’ve got a great selection of terrariums for Mom as well!

mom10I’ll be honest with you, there aren’t many Mom specific cards left in the shop, but we still have an awesome selection of blanks that are ready for your momma love filled words! This set of Leah Duncan cards are perfect to be hung as art prints!

See you soon!

Spoil your Mom!

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Mother’s Day is a few weeks away, Sunday May 12th to be exact.  There are so many lovely, unique things in the shop right now it’s going to be hard to narrow it down. Here are a few ideas we think your mom would be delighted to receive.

photo(9)Greg Voisin’s lovely ceramics are handmade in Hamilton. Mugs, bud vases and bowls, none of them ever sit in the shop too long before finding a new home.

mom8For the Gardening Mom’s! A five year journal to track what she’s doing right (and wrong) in her garden’s journey.

mom6Repurposed vintage fabric napkins from Knotted Nest are a lovely addition to any setting. Reversible and comes in a set of 4.  Handmade in Toronto.

mom5The Soap & Paper Factory soy candles smell amazing! Lots of wonderful scents to choose from.

mom2This necklace from Fredrick Prince is made with cracked Agate triangle beads and heavy brass chain. Made in Toronto.

mom10Of course Hobo Wallets brighten every Mom’s day, especially in the new Spring/Summer colours we’ve got in the shop!

mom1New silk scarves from Leah Duncan are truly unique and beautiful. Bright and colourful for Spring!

mom4Bags from Noujica are made in Montreal! With shoulder straps and a messenger option, this bag is pretty and practical!

mom3Henderson Dry Goods laser cut earrings with a gold inlay are a gorgeous statement piece.  Handmade in Vancouver, BC.


Plus plenty of pretty wrap from Rifle Paper Co.

mom9And cards, lots and lots of pretty cards :)


Mother’s Day windows are up! I had so much fun making the paper flowers, inspired by A Fabulous Fete.

See you soon!

April arrivals!

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Here’s what’s new and wonderful in the shop right now!

april5Yes, Rifle Paper Co. iphone cases are finally here! Well they were here, and they sold really quick.. so I’m waiting on some more designs, but the two above are still in the shop!! Hurry!


Soft and versatile circle scarves from Dear Pony in Nelson, BC are here.  Subtle screen prints of arrows & geometric lines randomly printed on some of the panels. Each is one of a kind!


New Spring/Summer Fluffyco is here! A couple new tees for men (I know there are some unicorn loving men out there) and some new totes as well!

april7Fidoodle has come out with some new, absolutely adorable items for Spring. New block sets, a new flip doll and these irresistibly sweet rattles.  And yes, they’re as soft as the look.


Some new brighter colours from Butter London in the shop! For the less bold and more subtle we’ve still got lots of pretty pastels!


april6New bath and body products from Napa Valley are here! Olivina products are all free from Parabens, SLS and formaldehyde.  Never tested on animals. Natural fragrances and essential oils.

apriil8Toodlebunny was recently in town and brought me some lovely pieces, like this collar necklace. A definite statement piece! Made in Vancouver, BC.

april1New bags from Toronto Designer Grace Designs. Her new Brooklyn bag is the perfect size! Made from vintage kimono fabrics, this beauty has an adjustable strap to be worn on one shoulder or as a messenger.

april2New onesies from A Little Lark are here! I love her new constellation images. This one is lupus, the constellation shaped like a wolf.  Available in 3-6, 6-12 and 12-18 months!


I just opened up a box of Leah Duncan goodies! Tea towels, 8×10 prints, cards and gorgeous scarves.  I love it all and had a hard time choosing only two photos to post!!

Come see!

Bunnies are coming!

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The Easter bunny is making his annual visit this weekend.  Here are some great bunny themed items in the shop right now!

bunny7Felt Factory Faux Fauna heads come in a variety of animals, like this guy, Larry the Rabbit. Mounted on a piece of wood ready for hanging.

bunny3Imm Living wine stoppers make a great hostess gift!

bunny2Xenia Taler ceramic tiles are perfect to hang as a piece of art or to be used as a coaster.  The bunnies are a perfect Easter decoration for your home (year round really, who doesn’t love bunnies)!?

bunny5Stacking mugs from Imm Living come with a moose, fox, owl or the hopping rabbit!

bunny4Old School stationers  wood wall tiles are made in Portland, Oregon.  This little jackalope also comes on a tote bag!!

bunny6Tiny blue bunnies for your ears! By Frug in Ottawa.

bunnyThese non toxic temporary tattoos from Banquet Workshop in Vancouver are the perfect addition to any Easter Basket.

egg cupsThough not exactly part of the bunny theme, these Rob Ryan egg cups are a perfect Easter gift.










 Plus loads of adorable bunny cards (and more) for Easter!


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What’s new this week!

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I’ve been unpacking more goodies all week!  Here’s a peek at what’s new on the shelves!






 FAVOURITE designs from So Young Inc. so far.  I thought nothing could beet (pun alert) the artichoke but the new red beets and the black sheep in the larger cooler size are pretty damn awesome.  There are also new prints on the smaller lunch coolers, including a dinosaur and a deer as well as new lunchboxes (below)!


Come see how cute!

imm cupsSpring Imm Living is here! They have a new more affordable line within their line called Carousel.  These stacking mugs are from that line and they are already selling like hot cakes!

2spring1New Moonlight for Violet studs! I love how she’s always evolving and creating new things, like these polymer clay pyramid studs available in a variety of Spring colours!


Xenia Taler is a Toronto ceramic artist and she’s come out with some amazing new pieces this year.  I know her from my time at Red Pegasus and love the new direction she’s taken with her work.  Tiles can be used as coasters or as wall hangings.  Lots of nature inspired pieces as well as  other fun designs.




Izola has a line of stainless martini shakers, for the Mad Men in us all.  I’ve got two styles in stock, “Shake, Rattle & Roll” and the one shown above which shows “measures for the bar.”


I’ve been carrying Hello Lucky cards since I opened and just now decided to try out their gorgeous letterpress prints.  They definitely fit in with the whimsical, animal motif in the shop.

2springNew Frug is here! Affordable, fun pieces, something for everyone! This is just a taste (I love their chunky pieces this season).  Also lots of delicate pieces and animal inspired jewellery.

fredrick princeKind of cheating since technically I didn’t get this in this week, but I haven’t had a good chance to praise Fredrick Prince.  To be honest, I’m surprised I still have this piece in the shop, it’s BEAUTIFUL! Perfect to throw on over your Spring layers. Lots of great chunky pieces mixed with semi precious stones from this designer.

2spring2Lots of new bags in the shop as well! Spring/Summer Isak and Inger has filled up the shelves. Her beautiful fabrics and well constructed accessories are always an exciting addition.



Spring Erin Templeton has also arrived! Gorgeous bright colours to get us out of this gray, winter slump!

Lots of new colours in the BYOB and TGIF plus a new style (on the right) the Pocket Pal!

 IMG_2796Last but not least! Falconwright leather clutches and pouches arrived today!! Beautiful, bright and bold graphics adorn these handmade leather accessories. Made in Toronto!!

sunshineI’m channeling better Spring weather with this beautiful new card from Rifle Paper Co. Sunshine is coming!

See you soon!


Spring is just around the corner!

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Lots of new things arriving weekly for Spring!

I’m literally unpacking boxes every week so the stock is constantly changing in the shop.  Come on by and see what’s new!


I brought these Terrariums from Crown Flora Studio into the shop over Valentine’s Day and got such a great reaction I’ve decided to keep them in stock!  The perfect housewarming gift or green addition to your own home.


 Bespoke Uprising has come out with gorgeous linen napkins for Spring! Her tea towels are also now available in linen fabrics.  Love the Farm Century set pictured here.


 Mika Malee makes those awesome bullet encased crystal necklaces I had last fall.  This season they’ve come out with an adorable miniature version on a shorter chain.

spring8Izola candles are AMAZING! I’ve got two new fresh scents in for Spring.  Green Moss & Magnolia.

spring6Field Trip is a company from Vancouver that makes super unique cases for iphone 4′s & 5′s.  She’s always coming out with new designs, each one better than the last! This is my current favourite.

spring5Vessel glass tumblers are back in a variety of Spring patterns! These double wall tumblers come with a strainer perfect for a cup of tea.

spring1Butter London is now available at Scout!! They’re 3 Free, non toxic nail lacquers formulated without the use of the harmful ingredients like Formaldehyde, Toluene, DBP or Parabens.


Now adorning the walls at Scout are the wonderful, whimsical felt factory faux faunas! Handmade in Montreal these guys are pretty irresistible. Available animals: Moose, Unicorn, Bear, Fox, Rabbit, Sheep, Goat, Deer and Horse!

spring2New Hobo wallets in delicious, bright, Spring colours are here!

springnoujicaLast but not least, I just opened up a box of Noujica!!!!!! Their bags were a big hit last season.  Not surprised as they are not only well made with an eco frame of mind but they are also easy on the eyes! New knot scarf available in 3 colours, made with bamboo making it super soft and light for Spring! Made in Montreal.

Keep checking back, I’m expecting loads more in the coming weeks!