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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 ...

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 ...

Holiday DIY: Screen-printed Christmas sweaters

Holiday DIY: Screen-printed Christmas sweaters

by guest blogger Andrea Strand One of the greatest Christmas movies ever is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. We were inspired to pay homage to that movie with our take on the Christmas sweater. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...