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Contemporary fiber art from New Brunswick

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New Brunswick fiber artist Nancy Estle uses traditional techniques to create contemporary abstract images. Her work reflects her time split between St. Andrews, New Brunswick and Grand Manan Island, N.B.Tangles Upon Blues.

Ceramic hand-thrown wine cups

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Mother-daughter duo Daphne Large and Suzanne Scott operate the island’s longest running pottery shop, located in New London, Prince Edward Island. These hand-thrown wine cups are baked in a 2,000-degree kiln, but they’re perfect vessels for a cool beverage on a summer day.

Bowl by metalsmith Wesley Harris

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Metalsmith Wesley Harris transformed a sterling silver sheet into this bowl using a process called raising. The hammered texture creates an underwater feel, complete with a family of dolphins.

A stylish seat

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The Stella chair is part of Attica’s Vintage Made Modern collection. The inspiration for the frames comes from American and European styles that were popular from the 1940s through the 1960s.

Crafty creation

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Deanne Fitzpatrick grew up watching her mother and grandmother hook rugs in Newfoundland. Today her bustling Amherst, N.S. shop sells her rugs alongside rug kits, yarns, and crafting tools. Red House Under the Sudden Sky.

Seaside seats

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You may recognize these chairs as the logo of Prince Edward Island Beer Co.’s Beach Chair Lager. McAskill Woodworking in Charlottetown builds these comfy seats using solid white oak, stainless steel, and Sunbrella fabric. Island Beach Chairs in Bravada Salsa.

Bring history home

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Jessica Skinner of Lovely Nova Designs in Dartmouth developed the Lovely Foundry line after purchasing the contents of a 100-year-old foundry just outside of Nova Scotia. Each heritage piece celebrates Canada’s rail history. Railroad cart coffee table by Lovely Nova Designs.

Lovely lobsters

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This gift book makes a great coffee table conversation piece. Author/photographer Denise Adams explores the crustacean’s transformation from humble coastal dish to international delicacy through lush photography and modern recipes such as Quinoa Lobster Rolls.

East Coast modern

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Dartmouth woodworker Neil Cronkwright uses time-honoured hand-tool techniques and traditional joinery to achieve the sleek modern lines of his award-winning The Wharton Stool.

East Coast Living