Set your table for Easter with these great Spring decor ideas!
First, the napkins. I just love the look of Marimekko. Marimekko is a Finnish lifestyle brand known all over the world for its original prints and designs. I tend to use cloth napkins day-to-day but I love a pretty paper…Read More
Cards and Gift Ideas for The New Home Owner!
Did a friend or family member recently purchase a new home? Buying a gift for a new homeowner is such a thoughtful and fun thing to do! We always have the best selection of new home cards and bringing along…Read More
Looking for The Perfect Gift?
Shopping in Westboro Village and looking for the perfect gift for someone special? We’ve got some great ideas for the traveler in your life! This cute little hip sack is perfect for someone traveling this summer. The pattern is, of…Read More
Spring is Coming!
Let’s talk about all things SPRING shall we? We have the CUTEST jelly bags in stock now. These are the perfect thing for baguettes from the local bakery, fruits and vegetables from the Market and, of course, beach necessities.…Read More
Valentine’s Day Cards
It is hard to believe that January has nearly come and gone. Christmas feels like a million years ago and we are head first into planning Valentine’s Day and looking forward to all things Spring. If you’ve been into the…Read More
Are you sending Christmas Cards this year?
I’m not usually up for anything Christmas before December 1st. Which is kinda weird considering my line of work! This year, November 12th came along and I found myself tipping into Holiday Cheer. I’ve been treating myself to gingerbread lattes…Read More
Shop Greeting Cards Online
The past year has been one for the record books, don’t you agree? For many independent retailers along our mainstreets, it’s been a year of trial and error and challenges and opportunities as we pivot our businesses to make a…Read More
About a month ago I knew I was going to check out – there was talk of another lockdown coming, the end of my lease was looming and I was so, so tired managing the number of customers in the…Read More
A New Year Means A New Bullet Journal!
The new year is a great time to begin a new Bullet Journal. The Village Quire stocks a curated selection of Leuchtturm dot notebooks as well as their official Bullet Journal. If you are the kind of person who puts…Read More
Sending Snail Mail This Fall
All the rain and grey skies this week has me packing away my flip flops and dresses. And I am kinda okay with that! I need a change. Even if it is only a change of footwear 😉 Fall has…Read More
Shop for Mom at The Village Quire!
The weather looks promising this Mother’s Day Weekend. The promise of a sunny, spring day begs for these Rifle Paper Co. Party Supplies. Want to see more? Head to our online shop and check out all the pretty things we’ve…Read More
Ready for Spring? Same here!
Have you shopped in Westboro Village lately?? The sidewalks are free from ice and, like you, we are all itching to prop our doors open and let the warm spring air in! Mother Nature, of course, has other plans for…Read More
Enviro-friendly options at The Village Quire!
If you are a fan of Nu Grocery up the road in Wellington West, then we have something in common. I can’t honestly say that The Village Quire is going completely waste-free, but stores like Nu and terra20 are definitely…Read More
Keeping a Gratitude Journal
The practice of keeping a gratitude journal is not new. Keeping a list of all the things we are thankful for can help reduce stress and contribute to an overall sense of calm. In fact, for me, recognizing what I…Read More
Spring Will Come
Spring. It feels a bit elusive this week, don’t you think? The shops are filling up with bright colours and cute clothes begging for warmer temperatures. I even read that “spring is just around the corner”. I beg to differ.…Read More
Shopping for Valentine’s Day in Westboro Village
Are you looking for a handmade gift for your two sweethearts? Come to The Village Quire in Westboro! It really doesn’t get any cuter than matching mittens. Made from upcycled sweaters, these mittens have been hit all winter. And now…Read More
Now Carrying Queenie Cards
We’re pleased to announce that The Village Quire is Now stocking, Queenie Cards. Made in Canada! Do you have a witty kid on your list this month? Someone who loves ketchup on everything? You’re Awesomesauce is perfect! Take a look…Read More
Rosie Made A Thing! A new, funny card line at The Village Quire
By all accounts, when you are window shopping in Westboro Village, you are stopping and laughing at the cards that are on display in our window. Rosie Made A Thing ($6, Blank Inside) make you laugh out loud and then…Read More
Shop Party Supplies at The Village Quire
Are you planning a party this holiday season? Why not set the tone with a pretty paper invitation. We have loads of choice. From classy and elegant to quirky and cute, stop by our little store in Westboro for some…Read More
Saturday October 27 find yourself in Westboro Village!
Saturday October 27 find yourself in Westboro Village! My kids and I are big fans of Wickedly Westboro! It’s the annual Halloween event happening along Richmond Road. You’ll find jack-o-lanterns lining the sidewalks and businesses handing out goodies to trick-or-treaters.…Read More