Category: Local Interest

Creative Canadian Bloggers to Read Now!

Creative Canadian Bloggers to Read Now | Canadian female bloggers | bloggers in Canada | DIY Bloggers | Flourish & Knot

I’m honoured (and a tad nervous, if I’m honest) to be speaking at the Yes Women Can! Au feminin pluriel conference this weekend in Vankleek Hill, Ontario. Yes Women Can! is a day-long event and trade show celebrating female entrepreneurs, creatives, performers… and all-round fabulous people. Organized by a firecracker group of can-doers from the small town of Vankleek Hill, the day will feature speakers, presentations, workshops, exhibits, and more. I cannot wait to share my adventures – and misadventures – in DIY and handmade living! As I was preparing my talk for the conference, I was struck by the idea to interview some of my fellow Canadian bloggers (and ladybosses!) for Flourish & Knot. We just don’t celebrate the amazing woman-power here in Canadian blogland enough! But that ends here and now. Here’s my list of 11 Canadian (female!) bloggers to read now!

Creative Canadian Bloggers to Read Now | Canadian female bloggers | bloggers in Canada | DIY Bloggers | Flourish & Knot

 

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Friday Faves: Etsy Fait Au Québec Edition

Small Paisley Bowl from Au Bout du Rang

Happy Friday, gang! We made it to the end of the week. Yahoo! I feel like I’ve had a pretty productive week, actually. I started working on refinishing our front door (the paint was peeling something fierce) and I also started a little sewing project for fall. We’ll see how that one turns out… Quebec teachers are having one heck of a time with our contract negotiations, so it was DIY therapy amidst all the political and professional upheaval. 🙂

I can’t wait for this weekend because I’m attending the Etsy Fait au Québec fair in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. It’s basically this artisany-loving, DIY-ing blogger’s dream. Tonnes of awesome Canadian Etsy vendors under the same roof… Yup, that’s the dream.

So I thought I’d share a couple of artisans I’ll be on the lookout for this weekend!

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First up is Virginie Martin Studio, who creates lovely silver jewelry. I particularly like this freshwater pearl necklace in the shape of a flower.

Flower Pearl Necklace from Virginie Martin Studios

Flower Pearl Necklace by Virginie Martin Studios

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The Great Blog Train | Spotlight on L’Ile Perrot

Spotlight on L'Ile Perrot | flourishandknot.com

Happy Canada Day to my Canadian readers! I’m so pleased to be co-hosting this month’s Great Blog Train, a special monthly link party with a travel theme. This month, the Great Blog Train is stopping in my town: L’Ile Perrot, Quebec!

Scroll down to check out my spotlight feature of L’Ile Perrot, along with the Blog Train link-up (of course!) and a giveaway!

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To all our Canadian Travelers:Canada Day by Angie Ouellette-Tower for godsgrowinggarden.com photo Canada_zpscdb52d09.jpg
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The Great Blog Train
A monthly blog hop departing from your online train station on the first Wednesday of every month!

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