Blog — Spring

Emergence of the Maker Movement

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The world is changing and makers are part of the new revolution on self-reliant manufacturing. The Emergence of the maker movement is really going to shape the future of how makers make. [caption id="attachment_3398" align="aligncenter" width="250"] Etsy continues to grow at an exponential rate.[/caption] As the market for 3d printing continues to grow, I often wonder, where will it grow, and how? How can we, as consumers and makers, shape the way it grows? We want to be at the forefront of the technology. If you want to help us, we have entered a 3d printed jewelry contest. To help...

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New Beginnings

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There has been a large gap between my last few posts, mostly in part, to changes. So many changes have happened over the last six months and I wouldn't change a single moment. We have had so many new opportunities and new beginnings. We put our dog in the dryer (just for fun, we didn't turn it on!). I finalized my #SS15 jewelry line and have been working with retailers across Canada. You can buy this ring online, here. We bought a home. Nine stories in the sky! We're home owners!! Can you believe it!? I can hardly! So on...

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Spring into Summer

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Wait a second, it's almost June! where did the spring go? It surprised me the other day to learn that we have morphed Spring into Summer. [caption id="attachment_3198" align="alignnone" width="570"] Polymer Clay Brooch by MadamaRobe[/caption] After an incredible spring with Got Craft and Portobello West, we've got one last show on June 7th before we put all our time and energy into our online shop, local shops, and holiday markets. Geometric Desires has been gaining such amazing momentum; ya'll better keep an eye on LanaBetty. It is time to shine. Oh! Before I forget! June 6th is the Etsy Craft...

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In the City: Mother's Day & Got Craft

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This year, Mother's Day is May 11th. That's 18 sleeps, but we're not counting. Have you told your mother lately that you love her? Shown her that you care? Shown another mother that you're grateful for her contributions? I saw a lovely video complimenting mom's last week, I turned it off after I sappily began to cry. Those guys hit the nail on the head! At over 15million views, I can only imagine that value doubling as the video makes it's rounds through facebook, twitter, pinterest, and all the other social media platforms. Watch it here. Read about it in...

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In the City: Nifty for Fifty

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Nifty for Fifty Sunday, April 6th Links: Website | Facebook Hours: Sunday // 11am to 8pm Admission: $1 Where: Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street // Map About: 30 local designers and artists will gather under one roof for the 7th annual Nifty for Fifty shopping sale happening April 6th 2014 from 11am-8pm at Heritage Hall (3102 Main Street)! Find everything from accessories to clothing and trinkets, all for $50 or less. Just in time to revamp that Spring wardrobe! “Nifty for Fifty started out as a glorified fashion garage sale,” says event producer and Adhesif Clothing designer Melissa Ferreira. “It...

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