Giving handmade is truly the essence of gifting!!


Giving handmade is truly the essence of gifting!!

It’s time to take note that the holidays are coming soon enough. I’m thinking this year of tackling my gift list early and getting out shopping while there’s no snow on the ground, no heavy winter coat required; no lines and plenty of items in stock from which to choose.

Trunk Show & Sale, Featuring Photography by Anne Bastedo this Saturday, November 1st!

And we're back, folks!

Our last show with Dorothée Rosen was a total success! Thanks to all the craft lovers for coming out and supporting our local artists. Up next, we will be featuring a local photographer, Anne Bastedo. This is the perfect match for the photophile in everyone. Here's a little bio to get you acquainted with Anne:

Featuring Ginette Arsenault for this Saturday's Trunk Show & Sale

Hello everyone!

We're so excited to have Ginette Arsenault come down from Shediac, New Brunswick, for her Trunk Show & Sale this Saturday. From 11-4 pm, she will have new works and will be offering sale items with a variety of glazes in all sorts of shapes. Her body of work is largely influenced by her surroundings, mainly the sea or ocean as her source of inspiration.

Join us in welcoming Elyse Moir!

Hello Folks, 

As some of you may know, we have been looking to recruit an art and craft enthusiast for our shop. We are delighted to have Elyse Moir as part of our team and as a fellow passionate maker. One will find that she has comfortably settled into her role as an emerging artist representing other artists. 

Fond Farewells

Hello everyone!

This mini blogpost is dedicated as a fond farewell to our Retail Manager, Laura Chiasson. Having worked for the Designer Craft Shop for 3 years, she has been the major pull for the shop in selecting some of the best craft the Maritimes have to offer. She is a dear friend to all of us at the Centre and we are proud to see her move forward. 

Watch out, Winter! Here's a dose of Spring!

Hello everyone!

I know this week has been tough on the Maritimes, but have no fear!  We've compiled some juicy images that will combat any winter blues. The colours in this week's featured blogpost gives us a boost of energy throughout the day at the shop. Fiddleheads, flowerbuds, and even wind chime-inspired craft are all included below!

Pop - Up Sale with Catherine Beck + Ostrea Lake Pottery

Hello Everyone,

You are cordially invited to join us on February 8th, THIS SATURDAY between 11 am and 4 pm. 

Our Pop-Up Sales are meant to bring the artist and the community together. We will be having Catherine Beck and Deborah Wheeler both here to answer questions and help you with picking the perfect Valentine's day gift. However, in the meantime, Here are both of the artist's Bios to help you get acquainted:

Opening for Polly Greene's Bedclothes and Cloths July 19th - September. 1st, 2013

Helloooo Polly!

Here are some great photos of the opening for Polly Greene's Bedclothes and Cloths. If you missed the exhibition, you still have time: July 19th - September. 1st, 2013