Gift Guide: Made in Calgary Gifts 2016

  Shopping local is such a great way to support your community and find unique gifts for friends and family!  Here are some of my favorites from Calgary, my city! Geo Triple Peak Alpine Necklace ($28, Lace Brick Design).  This necklace was designed to symbolize the geometric landscapes of the Canadian Rockies.  Although it makes…

How To Stay Inspired, and Not Get Stuck in a Rut

One thing I deal with every now and then, and I’m sure every creative business owner will agree, is struggling to stay inspired and motivated. Don’t get me wrong, I love what I’m doing – I love being my own boss, I love making the things I do, but every once in a while, even…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Market Hopping: What Not To Say to Makers

{Featured image by Diane + Mike} The Do’s and Dont’s of Market Hopping: What Not to Say to Makers Ahhh, spring and summer market season is upon us! One of the best aspects of holding down a booth at the various markets is all the lovely people you get to meet and greet. It’s always nice to…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – HOMEBODY

Sara, the maker behind Homebody is as sweet as she is nice. With a  Alberta College of Art +Design background she makes the most wonderful and unique assemblage paintings with multiple decor items. There’s something so soothy and enchanting that all of her work has. Can you put your finger on it? Sara – HOMEBODY WHAT…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – PRAIRIE LOVE

This woman makes MASTERPIECES. Giulia is the one woman show behind Prairie Love – crafting eccentric backdrops, decor and props. if you are a bride dreaming of all things wedding on pinterest boards, or a photographer looking to add something incredibly unique to your shoot you are going to want to work with this talented…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – HEKKAL & HYDE

  Reduce, reuse and recycle and mom of three – Heidi is the super mom and business babe behind Hekkal & Hyde. Making beautiful handbags, snack bags and napkins out of eco-friendly materials. Check her out below! Heidi – HEKKAL & HYDE WHAT DO YOU MAKE/SELL? TELL US ABOUT YO’ SELF I design and make…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – ZINGARA

Henna with a twist. Meet Kathryn the boss babe behind Zingara – a place where you can find beautiful henna, spirituality inspired art and amazing accessories. Check this beautiful soul out! Kathryn – ZINGARA WHAT DO YOU MAKE/SELL? TELL US ABOUT YO’ SELF. I am a self taught henna artist and provide a modern twist on henna…

MEET ME MONDAY – JACOB GRACE DESIGNS

Sometimes the greatest things come in the smallest packages. That’s exactly the thought behind Jacob Grace Designs. Meet the maker Melissa, super mom of 3 preemies and the brilliant wonder woman behind this amazing kid (and mom!) clothing company. Melissa – JACOB GRACE DESIGNS WHAT DO YOU MAKE/SELL? TELL US ABOUT YO’ SELF. I’m Melissa,…

Transitioning Your Wardrobe From Winter to Spring

It’s getting to be that awkward time of year where your winter parka is no longer necessary, but it’s too early to hop into daisy dukes. Lucky for us the groundhog saw his shadow this year, which means an early and subsequently longer spring season – hopefully! Regardless of if this well-known folklore is true…

Letting Go: Getting Started Selling Your Art

This was originally posted by Jillian Logee at www.logeephotography.com on Jan 13, 2016. All text and images copyright Logee Photography.  All rights reserved.  (Image from www.logeephotography.com) On a near weekly basis, someone I know will tell me about something they made. Be it a handmade jewelry box, their own beauty products, or their first few…

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