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Simple beginnings

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A wedding that really plans for the future When you already embrace a sustainable lifestyle, chances are your wedding day will reflect those values. Married two years ago, Franny Rutchinski and Zakary Miller didn’t plan an eco-conscious wedding. They married in Blomidon, N.S. in June 2019.  With some help from wedding planner Sarah Anderson, owner… Read More»

Quirky & colourful

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Natasha Daurie’s textile designs are hand stamped and feature animals that walk through her backyard in the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia.

Light the way

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Light up your patio this season with string lights to create a cozy atmosphere for warm summer nights.

Handmade comfort

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Jessica Hutchinson’s pottery features earthy tones and organic shapes that are inspired by the beaches of her home in Oyster Bed Bridge, P.E.I.

Inspired by nature

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Halifax artisan Kimiko Willgress of Prana Rock hand chisels these rock candles.

Fresh Prints

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The newest additions to Halifax painter Jennifer Atkinson’s collection are simple and whimsical floral wreath prints.

Perfect pour

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St. John’s, Newfoundland ceramist Jane Ogilvie uses a range of techniques to create her ceramics. “I love making teapots,” she says. “There are so many different approaches you can take with them, limited only by the imagination.” For this white stoneware teapot, she built by hand the spout, handle, and knob, and used lace she… Read More»

Wild child

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P.E.I. visual artist Ashley Anne Clark creates ink drawings with layered, mixed-media landscapes that portray animals in their natural habitats. She forages local forests and beaches for many of her materials, including seaweed, sand, leaves, and branches. Beach Fox #421 by Ashley Anne Clark

Songs of spring

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Born and raised in Japan, artist Kumi Stoddart has called St. John’s, N.L. home since 2010. From her studio in the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation, she creates a range of mixed-media artworks that draw on elements of Japanese and Canadian culture. Inspired by the first birds of spring, this paper-cut artwork features acid-free Japanese paper.

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