Free Printable: Valentine Punny Packaging

Free Printable: Valentine Punny Packaging

We’ve created some punny packaging that fit perfectly with our enamel pins.  Print off your these free printables on thicker than normal paper and gift to someone you love. Features Laura Worthi ...Read more

DIY: Cheers to Valentine’s Day

DIY: Cheers to Valentine’s Day

  No matter what your relationship status, nothing goes better with Valentine’s Day than a drink. That’s right. Nothing. We created a set of paper drink tags — and some recipes — for you to make your ...Read more

Fairgoods Pop-Up Shop

Fairgoods Pop-Up Shop

We are extremely excited to announce that we now have a pop-up shop with The Uncommons.  You can find a whole room of Fairgoods products at the back of their awesome store in Inglewood. Join us this T ...Read more

DIY Kit: Christmas snow globe

DIY Kit: Christmas snow globe

What you’ll need: Christmas Snow Globe Kit Hot-glue gun Water or Toy car Fake snow Mason jar White felt Miniature tree Twine or string STEP ONE Start by gluing a round piece of white felt to the botto ...Read more

Holiday DIY: Wool typography banner

Holiday DIY: Wool typography banner

In this tutorial, guest blogger Fiona Whiteway from Hung Up on Agnes shows us how to make felt typography banners. The ones featured here are Christmas-themed, but they can be made for any occasion. W ...Read more

DIY: Hankerchief wrapped gifts

DIY: Hankerchief wrapped gifts

Gifting a bottle of wine?  Why not wrap it with one of our fun handkerchiefs for something a little extra.  Is your friend heartbroken?  Wrap a bottle in one of our “Hot mess” or “Ug ...Read more

DIY: Clay monogram gift tags

DIY: Clay monogram gift tags

What you’ll need: Bookmania by Mark Simonson Polymer clay Rolling pin X-ACTO knife Gold spray paint Baker’s twine Skewer or toothpick Oven STEP ONE Unwrap your polymer clay and begin to soften the cla ...Read more

YOLO

YOLO

Graphic designer Julie Katrine Andersen created this cool piece out of hama beads. “I made it when I quit my “day job” and took a chance on doing my own thing full time. I wanted to ...Read more

Holiday DIY: Mason jar snow globe

Holiday DIY: Mason jar snow globe

Our friend Jackie Sheriff found some vintage mason-jar snow globes and was inspired to make her own, which inspired us to ask her to be our guest blogger for this DIY. What you’ll need: Medium-s ...Read more

Holiday DIY: Gold-dipped feather gift tags

Holiday DIY: Gold-dipped feather gift tags

by guest blogger Kelly Emerald Hart of Handmade for Eisley What you’ll need: Feathers Scissors Glitter Paint (I use all-purpose home decor paint because the jar has a wide mouth for dipping the feathe ...Read more

Holiday DIY: Typographic gift wrap

Holiday DIY: Typographic gift wrap

by guest blogger Andrea Strand What you’ll need: Your favorite typeface. We used Seashore Pro by Ale Paul. Personal digital photos Tape Scissors String or twine Feathers, dried twigs, pinecones, leath ...Read more

Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments

Holiday DIY: Typographic wire ornaments

by guest blogger Vanessa Brady of Tried and True. WHAT YOU’LL NEED 12 gauge wire Baker’s twine Pliers Tape Superglue A cursive typeface for your word. We used Lakeside by Mark Simonson. STEP ONE Print ...Read more

Holiday DIY: Ombre ornaments

Holiday DIY: Ombre ornaments

Christmas movies and specials have played a big role in the way we cherish this time of year. There’s nothing better than watching A Charlie Brown Christmas, or How the Grinch Stole Christmas. They gi ...Read more

Fairgoods + Food Bank

Fairgoods + Food Bank

Starting November 1, Fairgoods will donate a dollar from every order to the Calgary Food Bank. Every $1 donated allows the Food Bank to distribute $5 worth of food. You can get gifts for everyone on y ...Read more

DIY: Jerk Balloon Stress Balls

DIY: Jerk Balloon Stress Balls

Life can get stressful, so we’re going to show you how to make some cheap and easy stress balls using our Jerk Balloons. What you’ll need: Jerk Balloons All-purpose Flour Two empty water b ...Read more

Tickling Béziers Calgary

Tickling Béziers Calgary

by Chelsey Dyer. Photos by Grant Hutchinson. Recently Fairgoods hosted Tickling Béziers Calgary: A Three-Day Type Design Workshop at the Fluevog Museum. The three-day immersive workshop was taught by ...Read more

Log Bowl Giveaway

Log Bowl Giveaway

We’re giving away one 6″ ink blue log bowl, made by Loyal Loot. Each bowl is handmade using locally reclaimed trees, which are selected, gathered, turned, and finished by Loyal Loot and local ar ...Read more

Picks of the week

Picks of the week

Our weekly picks are inspired by Vegetal Green, a natural but vivid green that we are seeing lots of in the upcoming fall season. All links on our Pinterest board: http://tinyurl.com/q2b7vd7

Homeless Fonts

Homeless Fonts

When you choose a typeface from Homeless Fonts, it comes with a story and the power to help homeless people.  Via Design Good.

Dirty Bandits takes in the trash

Dirty Bandits takes in the trash

Annica Lydenberg, the maker behind Dirty Bandits, recently released a new series titled I’m a Piece of Garbage. Annica took discarded street items and painted self- deprecating phrases on them, then G ...Read more

Father’s Day gifts and a sale

Father’s Day gifts and a sale

Shopping for Father’s Day gifts can be difficult, especially when you’re on a budget. But you can still get dad something special. Here are 20 gifts he’ll love — most are under $50 — and you’ll save 2 ...Read more

Free printable DIY: Father’s Day labels

Free printable DIY: Father’s Day labels

by Chelsey Dyer Dads. They say the darndest things. So we thought it would be fun to take phrases dads are famous for and create labels that can go on condiments dads are famous for enjoying — like ho ...Read more