THe willow's bark
"The Willow's Bark is built on the foundation that the naturally occurring, medicinal properties of herbs can heal the body and nourish the skin. They stick to simple, whole, organic ingredients with little to no processing for the highest quality product that really works. You can rest assured that there are absolutely no fillers, preservatives, or toxic crap in any of their products!"
Green by hand
I love making things with my hands, and love the idea of beautiful things that are also useful (art can hang on your wall, but it can also be worn every day). I try to communicate ideas of self-worth, and community through my work as they are close to my heart.
The Northern Appeal
The Northern Appeal is a bi-annual, literary journal native to the region of Simcoe County and Muskoka. It's mission is to provide an opportunity for local creatives to showcase their work, and celebrate the literature and art that lives within our community.
Sweet Simplicity Paper Co. is a paper goods company that specializes in handmade paper goods. We aim to deliver sweet, thoughtful sentiments using simple, classic, timeless designs. Each paper product is inspired by life’s little moments and speaks to the people that make them special. All of our goods are created with love and we hope that they bring a smile to all who come across them.
Our work is proudly designed, printed, and packaged locally in our hometown of Barrie, ON, Canada.
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"Studio Wendy" produces unique high-fire porcelain ware for the home, inspired by the English studio pottery and the Italian slow food movements. From cups to plates and bowls to teapots, the work is about escaping our hectic world and (re-)connecting by means using of hand-made goods that are good for us, every day in every way. In addition, photo art notecards from the "tales from tuscany" series will be available.
Michael Whone's novella brilliantly weaves together the story of a young man's journey through unrequited love, passion for music, drinking and the timely synchronicity that sparks an emotional awakening amid his relentless psychosis, eliciting a literary voice that is fresh, beautifully jagged, raw, and inimitable.