While Mondays can typically be hard for most people, I look forward to them because each week, I get to introduce you to a new Maritime Maker. Isn’t that a great way to start a week? This Monday, I have the pleasure of introducing you to Cape Breton born Jenny Fennel. Jenny’s shop, LilyLakeKnits is […]
Happy Monday. Today, I’d like to introduce you to Maritime Maker, Melanie Sampson of Hi, Love Greetings. Melanie sells handmade greeting cards, prints, and tote bags that perfectly balance sweetness and naughtiness, and a have a great dash of honesty mixed in. You know those things we all want to say? Melanie’s cards say them […]
Today, I would like to take the opportunity to introduce to Ashley Forshner of East of Ordinary. This maker has cornered a niche market in the Halifax area, selling custom handmade bow-ties, ties and pocket squares. If you can’t find the perfect accessory for the men in your wedding party, Ashley can help you out. […]
Most times, craft is an evolution – of style, of process, of finding where exactly your ideas fit. Today we introduce you to Leigh-Anne Dean who has evolved her style, honed her skill and fine tuned her business plans over the past twenty years. She is the designer and creator of appliquéd and screen printed […]
Hello, Nova Scotia (and beyond…). Thanks for visiting us again as we introduce you to another of our Maritime Makers, Erin of Harbourside Designs. Erin is quickly becoming a familiar face in the Halifax craft scene, as she offers her whimsical, white clay tag ornaments for sale at numerous craft shows and markets. Clean white […]
Hi there and welcome to the first installment of Maker Mondays. Each week we will feature a different member of our Maritime Makers – Nova Scotia team. With such a wonderfully diverse group, it is always interesting to hear about the range of experiences and learn about all of the unique skills that our team […]
We’ve collected the Etsy shops of Nova Scotia and members of the Maritime Makers Halifax Etsy team into one easy to shop page. Check back often for new features on individual shops and makers from across NS!
Halifax’s Inkwell Boutique is an award winning purveyor of modern handmade paper goods and other goodies for your home. All handmade with love, by artists from around the corner and across the world.
Located in Lunenburg, Dots & Loops is an independent shop with a focus on curated products from emerging designers and an emphasis on function, beauty & humor.
The first ever Etsy: Made in Canada market in Halifax was a huge success with a line up out the door on opening morning & a great diverse, supportive turn out to shop our 60+ local vendors, meet local makers, and buy Nova Scotia made.