Sending Christmas cards is a long-standing tradition for most Canadians, but did you ever wonder where this tradition originated? It all began in the early 19th Century England. It was common for British students to write home to their families shortly before the Christmas season in an effort to share their accomplishments from the term, show off their penmanship, and perhaps persuade their parents that they were deserving of a good Christmas gift.Read More
Fall of 2017 is seeing some playful trends with colour and design. Flamingos, colourful pencils and the ever fashionable gold foil top our list of fall trends.Read More
Bullet Journalling is a trend that is quickly gaining ground. It is a method of organizing, journaling and note-taking that you can customize to suit your needs. Rather than writing out sentences, the idea is to jot down quick notes that are catalogued so you know where to find them later.Read More
TreeEra is a Canadian organization that plants trees on behalf of individuals and businesses to help offset their carbon footprint and to restore the Canadian forests we lose in such high volumes. One of the ways they put trees in the ground is by selling tree patches. The purchase of this patch plants five trees on behalf of the purchaser and the retailer.Read More
So, what is the love affair with polka dots?
The polka dot trend is a timeless pattern that is here to stay. It’s simplicity, yet classic design and the strong figures that have been portrayed either wearing or creating trends, have resulted in it becoming a beloved pattern.Read More