Marketplace: Celebrate Quebec design with Etsy

Etsy is currently celebrating Quebec design with The Etsy Design Awards: The Best of Quebec. Etsy artisans are so incredibly talented, and I’m happy to share some of my favourite pieces from Quebec designers.

il_570xN.737810674_t8mlfeather ring – Annie Lesperance, sterling silver, $32.28

il_570xN.626432891_3islscribble dress for babies and kids – Double Yellow Line, $60

il_570xN.754228481_d2zowhite handmade bowl – Looks Like White, $22

il_570xN.755179547_ny85handmade bead embroidered bracelet – Antonietta Presti, $125

I also think this pink birdhouse is sweet, this abracadabra patch is cute, these earrings are great for summer, and this lobster print makes me laugh.

If you’re interested in supporting Canadian designers and Etsy owners, check out the finalists and cast your votes!

Celebration: Wedding Planning

My cousin and soon to be cousin-in-law are in the middle of planning their summer wedding. I love hearing about their plans, and I’m certainly looking forward to celebrating with them at a fun party. Today I’m taking a moment to share some wedding-friendly items from around the marketplace.


Wedding Belles license plate clutch, $398, Kate Spade


Sugar Paper letterpress card, $8

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Just Married window cling, $18, Kate Spade


Amore dish, $14, BHLDN


eyelet chair banners, $68, BHLDN


ring holder, Paloma’s Nest

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Minimergency kit for grooms, $16, Pinch Provisions


Mr. & Mrs. Pillowcase set


Mr. & Mrs. wedding forks

Children: Beautifully Designed Toys

Could you imagine a kids playroom with only white toys? It would probably never be possible, would it? But just look how beautifully designed these toys are…


moonlight doll, $73.50 (on sale)


Villa Cartabianca dollhouse, $17.34

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sailing ship kite, $60, Serena & Lily


elephant bookend, $40 (on sale), Serena & Lily


winter white outfits for dolls, $45, Chapters Indigo

cloud toy

plui rain cloud water toy, Moluk


Schoenhut white toy piano, $149.99 (on sale), Toys R Us


hoberman sphere, $50, Shapeways

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