Great Finds

Natural Seaglass is found along the shorelines of salt and fresh waterways in countries all over the world. It is anthropogenic (from human sources) glass that is physically and chemically weathered. Salt water bodies produce seaglass that is frosty and smooth. Glass found on the beaches in inland waterways is called beach glass . It is typically less weathered looking than seaglass because of the lack of... Read more
Being married to an artist definitely has its of which is never lacking wall decorating ideas!

Paintings are a great option for adorning your walls, but there are plenty of other ways to decorate your home without spending a lot of money. One recent trend is vinyl wall decals, which make a statement with the added luxury of being affordable and extremely versatile!

Several artists right here... Read more
So much of our mainstream culture comes from the entertainment sector, and there is no bigger entertainment related forum than Comic-Con .

Held towards the end of every July, it’s not just a convention – it’s a phenomenon. Begun in 1970, this San Diego-based comic fan convention has become THE place to showcase films, television shows, games, books, cartoons, collectibles, and comics. In... Read more
Ah summer!

It’s a good time to go out and enjoy the great outdoors . It is also a great time to relax at home, whether on the couch or on the patio. Or perhaps you have a cottage to visit, somewhere close to a lake, with the sounds of lapping water and children playing happily.

Where ever you chose to relax this summer, it is important to have home decorations that compliment both your style and the... Read more
Aromatic plants bestow
no spicy fragrance while they grow;
but crush'd or trodden to the ground,
diffuse their balmy sweets around.

~ Oliver Goldsmith

Relax with some calming tea - for your bath. Just drop of one a one of these tea bags and let the calming scents help all your stress fade away. Check out the other bath products from Salt of the Earth... Read more
March Break is rapidly approaching and it is the perfect time for families to venture out to sunny beaches, snowy slopes or on day trips in the area.

This year we have been blessed with a lot of snow. For active families who love to snowboard, ski or toboggan, iCraft sellers have many items that will keep your family warm on even the chilliest days. From the funkiest hat that will keep you styling to... Read more
Gift giving on a budget can be a tricky thing to master.

When economic times are tough, big ticket items are the first things cut out: cars, houses, vacations and recreation, etc. However, small ticket items can flourish: rental movies, low-cost toys, fashion accessories, home accents, etc. The reason people buy more of the little things is that people want to feel like they can still spoil themselves, even... Read more
Buying Valentine Day presents is challenging, regardless who you are buying them for. Though buying presents for men I find especially difficult. I think buying handmade items will make your present, at least, unique, but if your man is into gadgets and sports, he probably won’t appreciate staffed animals or handmade hearts, right? Even though that’s probably what you find cute and romantic. So what... Read more
Some time in December my friend invited me to a party/shopping event that was held at her friend’s studio, a fashion designer Zanesha Gowrali or Zan, as everybody calls her.

I’ve never been to an event like that, so I was intrigued. Party and shopping combined in one seemed like a perfect combination.

The place wasn’t far from me, near King and Bathurst in the old brick building. Zan and her... Read more
As the holidays are fast approaching, I urge you to spend wisely! Did you know that you can shop for yourself and help someone else at the same time? Several shops offer items where all or part of the proceeds go to charitable causes.

This lip balm and cozy is a collaboration of 3 artists, listed by Loopy4ewe ! 100% of the proceeds go to the 2010 Weekend to End Breast Cancer!

This Butterfly Felted Ball by Zs... Read more

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