Westfest is happening this weekend and if the past ten years is any indication, the village will be hoppin’!! The streets are shut to car traffic and festival goers from near and far flood the neighbourhood. Free concerts begin Friday night – Ashley McIsaac takes the stage Saturday night and I definitely want to see this […]
A card like this might just inspire a little action. It might be the gentle nudge you or a friend needs to light a fire and get ‘er done. I know it helps me!
Yellow Bird Paper Greetings says it best describing themselves as “a chi-chi concoction of vintage imagery, girlish glamour and witty sayings that culminate in a stationery collection high on style and serious sass”. Something we love about this Canadian company is their commitment to the little-big company. Still printed in Canada, this company has the […]
Emily Filler and her father, Rick Filler, have long been part of The Village Quire’s collection of cards. So many of you recognize the whimsical, ethereal strokes. The images are perfectly married with quotes. Quotes that celebrate, comfort and encourage. $4.95 each, cello wrapped and blank inside.
We simply love everything about Curly Girl..the design, the sentiment, the whimsy. We want to share the love and we want to keep it easy. If you could be anywhere other than your current city, where would you be? It’s rainy in Ottawa today…lots of time to daydream Leave your answer in the comments below […]
Have you Set the Date? Tells us when you are going to be married in the comments below to win a set of tickets to the Wedding Show happening this Saturday and a journal to keep track of all your ideas…from song choices for your first dance, colour schemes, thoughts on catering and everything in […]
I remember the day Dan came into the store. He was empty handed but told me he was selling handmade coasters that he and his wife were making in their spare time. I asked if he had anything with him and when he showed me what he had, I knew he was on to a […]
I am hoping with a little concerted effort I can find out more about this line of vintage greeting cards. I can tell you they came to me by way of a Postal Historian who has been given his marching orders to downsize his collection. I can’t tell you how happy I am he found […]
On the advice of a customer, I ordered Blush by Matter Company Sugar Scrub and Body Butter. My skin has been SO itchy this winter. Scratch, scratch, scratch, itch, itch, itch. It has been driving me NUTS. We’ve stocked Matter for years. But I kept with the usual inventory including Hand Cream, Hair and Body […]
We talked about Meri Meri last week…we are head over heels for their Toot Sweet line. Colourful polka dots scattered across Happy Birthday Garland, Paper Cups, Paper Bowls, Tablecloth, Food Picks and so much more. Enter to win a collection of Meri Meri party decorations by telling us your favourite colour in the comment section. […]