Canada Day!

Saturday, June 26, 2010

July the 1st is Canada Day! Celebrate Canada's birthday with the Toronto Etsy Street Team. Finally, summertime in the city!

If you get the Bunny with Maple Leaves screenprinted card by Geneviève Joduin before Canada Day, shipping is free.

Show your pride with
Ohhh Canada by Bebbers

Show your Canada love with Oooooo Canada by TheGirlInYellow

Get Avril Loreti's Picnic Tote and use your holiday to enjoy a picnic in the park!

Set the places with the Embroidered Place Setting Montessori Placemat by LittleDenim

Summerime is time for Vanilla and chocolate ice cream -even as a necklace - by Candychick

And cake: Wear the scrappy circles brooch-apple gateau by Dervish

The Red, White and Black Cocktail Ring by Blackjam is just the thing.

Wear the summery Norhayah's Back in Town by MelismaWireWork

Relax with Smells Like A Day At The Beach Bath Salts from mythicalmatters

Vender Call: Trinity Presents

Monday, June 14, 2010

Trinity presents is looking for local crafters and artists to participate in an arts and craft festival coming to Toronto this October. The application can be downloaded on their website or you can contact them at for an application and more info.

Vendor Call: Movies & Makers

Call for Vendors
Movies & Makers: An Arts and Craft Show at the Fox Theatre Wants You!

When? Saturday July 17, 2010

A diverse mix of local makers of fine, cool, funky, sassy art and craft selling their wares at the stunning Fox Theatre in the Beaches. The sale is from 11am to 6pm.

Fox Theatre together with GirlCanCreate is looking for a variety of makers. Whether you make jewelry, clothes, art, stuffies, zines, buttons…we want you.

Please note that we cannot accept any makers of food or drink due to building health codes.


The deadline for applications is midnight on June 25th, 2010. All applicants will be notified of participation by June 28th.

Please email all applications to Lisa Pijuan-Nomura
Applicants must submit the following:

1. Information
• Name
• Address
• Phone Number
• Email Contact
• Detailed Description of what you create (250 word maximum)
• Price Range of Goods

• 3 to 5 digital images of your work (please keep files under 500k in JPEG or GIF format.)These photos will be used for as on screen promotion at the Fox Theatre. If you have a logo please include that.

• Website (Etsy, Artfire, Blog, etc)

• Table Request
6ftx2.5ft table-$79
3ft round table-$45

Please note that some tables will be on a slight incline due to the nature of the theatre.

Extra lighting will be set up in the theatre. All vendors must bring one light to help better illuminate wares.

2. Acceptance

Upon receipt of your application you will receive an email confirmation. We will contact all applicants by email by June 28th.
If accepted to the show, all must submit payment within 7 days.

3. Payment

Once accepted all vendor payments must be submitted by July 5th. If payment is not received by this date acceptance will be withdrawn. Payments can be made by cheque or money order to:

Fox Theatre
2236 Queen St. East
Toronto, ON
M4E 1G2

A fee of $30 will apply to any vendor whose cheque is returned NSF.

4. Cancellation

Once accepted into Movies & Makers and your payment has been submitted, your participation fee is non-refundable.

5. Questions/Contact Information

Contact Lisa Pijuan-Nomura with any questions.

Father's Day Gift Ideas

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Father's Day is June 20th. Looking for some gift ideas for Dad? T.E.S.T. can help. Right here in Toronto, you can get a thoughtful handmade and vintage gifts, including this DAD Banner Screenprinted Card by genevievejodouin

We've got great gifts for young, new, Dads, older, experienced Dads & Dads of all sorts.
The BEER COZIE -Number 1 Dad - Beige and Gray by knitrovert is perfect Father's Day gift.

Fine art, like the Original Fine Art Painting - The Train by artbyarlenebabad is always a great gift.

Dad might love an original Fine Art acrylic landscape painting titled Golden Tributary by Gwen Duda GwensArtDreamscape

Is Dad into architecture and design? Consider the Toronto Building Cocktail Napkins by avrillorei

The Original Block Print - Flyover by magprint has the sculptural look of elevated highways, flyovers and overpasses.

Or how about the Distillery and Roots fine art print by ezhillin?

There's Facade 1 Morges - Fine Art Print 5x7 by jpet too.

What could be more 'Father's Day' than a tie? How about a Vintage Christian Dior Tie--Numbered 18 of 24 from dervish

For the science or history nerd, there's Louis Pasteur - Linocut,1st Edition by minouette

Maybe Dad is young, hip with surrealist tendencies? Try cyclopsandowl's Intermission - PRINT

For the cowboy Dad there's Vintage Calgary Theme Belt Buckle from HibouAccessories

How about the
Blue and Black- Fused Glass Belt Buckle by urbanfusions

The green specks cuff links - FREE shipping sale by shannellesmith are a twist on a traditional Father's Day favorite.

Check out the Vintage Bike Ad Woodburned Box by SixthAndElm

For the bookworm, or photography collector, there's
Stacked and Sorted - 8x10 matted print by tanjatiziana
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