Last week I attended the Media Breakfast for the One of a Kind Christmas Show and had the opportunity to walk around the show and visit the booths of Canada’s most talented artisans. Below are some of favourite gift finds!! (It’s a long post….but mostly filled with beautiful pictures of lots of good stuff!!)
Now that my daughter is talking horse back riding I’m automatically drawn to anything with horses. Danielle Hession used mixed media and custom art to create her wonderfully creative artwork.
She uses old photographs and then creates these pieces of artwork.
Kailey Hawthorn had the cutest clocks and cushions in bright colours and amazing prints.
Fluf once again had adorable bags and cushions in original hand-printed designs.
And new this year was this very cute wall art – perfect for a child’s bedroom.
Owls are still a hot decorative accessory item….so if you don’t have any owls in your home than you better get some!!! STAT!! These are by Hilary Cosgrove:
And look at these adorable owls and accessories from Heidi Van Veen:
Loving that chevron owl!!! What a cutie!!
These custom personalized blankets are a perfect gift for a new baby from Admiral Road.
Canadian artist Blake Richardson creates these one of a kind pieces out of bark and stone. Fabulous!!
I also found some truly unique furniture pieces for the home that will be sure to be conversations starters!! The Recycler literally recycled old bike parts into pieces of furniture. For the avid cyclist in your family, this is a perfect gift item!!
Philippe and Anne Palafray of Quebec create gorgeous one of kind pieces of furniture….I want this antler console table!!!
The drawers are old library pull-out drawers!!
Wood also continues to be hot!! In its natural raw from or laminate!!! Check out these pieces from Kino Guerin:
I want this chalkboard!!!
And some stunning pieces from Urban Tree Salvage:
These fabulous vases from Leclisse would make a perfect gift for the person who has everything.
For the chef in your life, how about these fun peppermills from Tremblay:
How about these charming paint chip table linens from Avril Loreti:
Here’s a perfect gift for the boss!!! These magnificent “morph” note pads are from Schleeh Design
And last but not least, I could NOT resist these cute Sock Monkeys from RoRoArt.