“you are loved” box
Once again, if you are here, this means that you just received your subscription box. Have you guessed what the theme is yet? Although it looks like it’s a Snail Mail theme, the emphasis is on the action of writing letters to one another during these long depressing winter months. So let's take a little extra time this season to WRITE TO SOMEONE and let them know that they are LOVED.
This Vancouver-based company has an original product: Greeting postcards with organic microgreen seeds. From their Website: The concept was developed around the idea of connecting people through an engaging and interactive experience. We truly believe that in a world of digital communications real-life interactions still matter. We hope you believe that too.
This is a Glengarry girl! Yup! This illustrator and new mamma grew up in the Alexandria area. Now, Merrickville-area based, Art of Melodious is a result of the love of funny cards and great illustrations. Founder Melodie Burns saw that people loved her homemade illustrated cards, with the encouragement of her #1 supporter and husband/partner, she pursued her dream of owning her own business and creating art she loved.
From Clagary, Alberta, Boldfaced Goods is obsessed with type. They use their awesome skills to make various products (such as enamel pins, balloons, hankerchiefs, pet tags) with funny, creative quotes.
From Toronto, Victoria gets her drawing inspiration from nature, animals, and her world travels. Her mission? To bring a little bit of joy and beauty to people’s lives in the form of whimsical greeting cards and home decor. Each piece in her collection is hand-drawn and reflects her playful and cute illustration style with soft colour palettes.
I’m really excited about this one. I wanted to give you a special treat this season to celebrate Valentine’s day. So I present to you La boîte à bonbons. From Montreal, Québec this sweet company offers a monthly candy subsciption box as well as retail products. With fresh batches every month, Sarah and Paul will tempt you with their tender, sweet (& sour!), colourful candy!
Sassy & a little badass-y, this little gem is owned & operated by Anita in the heart of the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia. RHUBARB PAPER CO. was born, in part due to Anita's lifelong love of stationery, in part to keep the memory of her late Grandma Millie, her wonderful sense of humour and sassiness alive.
This German-Canadian team is based in the Toronto neighbourhood of Brockton Village. Their hand-painted designs are colourful, playful and have lovely, cozy character.
This fun, colourful sticker is made by me, Anick! I wrote and doodled with a regular Crayola marker and then put my graphic design skills to use.