Local Interest

A Wild & Moody Hand-Tied Bouquet | Spotlight on Les Jardins de Frieda Bella

A Wild & Moody Hand-Tied Bouquet | Spotlight on Les Jardins de Frieda Bella

When I say “shop local”, what do you think of? Fresh produce from a farmers’ market. Locally-made clothing, accessories, gifts bought in a boutique rather than a big-box store. One-of-a-kind home decor from a flea market or small shop. But there are SO many other […]

Spinning a Good Yarn: All About the TWIST Fibre Festival!

Spinning a Good Yarn: All About the TWIST Fibre Festival!

You guys know that I love everything to do with fabric and textiles, right? I’ve always been fascinated by artisanal textiles, and one of my favourite things to do on vacation is find some locally-made fabrics or fibres to take home. I’ve bought embroidery in […]

Why I’m Not Talking About DIY This Week | Montreal Flood 2017

Why I’m Not Talking About DIY This Week | Montreal Flood 2017

You may have noticed that things have been quiet here on the blog for the past week or so. I’ve been struggling to come up with content because talking about DIYing (and just being creative in general) has felt incredibly trivial compared to what’s been […]