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Recycled Fallera

Rosa Montesa, an industrial designer from Valencia, Spain, in her 50s, proposed an idea to her mother: Why not work together to make a dress for the traditional Valencian Fallas celebration? She wanted to collaborate to make something, but not in a conventional way. She wanted to do it her way, and her way was […]

Seedy Valentine

How pleasantly surprised I was this morning while browsing my favorite sustainable news source, Feelgood Style.  If you’re a sucker for wildflowers and sustainability – you’ll love this DIY Valentine.  If you aren’t familiar with seed paper, allow me to getcha up to date. Seed paper is a special paper is handmade by using post-consumer materials.  The […]

Local Mother’s Day

Show your Momma some love by shopping local this Mother’s Day.  By shifting just a portion of your spending, you can help create more jobs, a stronger economy and build a better community here in Toronto.  So take a short peruse through these charming Mother’s Day gifts from our favorite Toronto Etsy Shops. Local Father-Daughter […]

Bling or Blasphemy?

What do you think of when you see crosses?  A lot of designers just want to grab a cross and flip it sideways — making the cross into a creative, beautiful piece of jewelry.  How about those upside down crosses that you see on t-shirts?  The prudes call it shallowness vanity.  The easily offended call it […]