Things that inspire me to write #58: Gingerbread Lane

Little knitted booties, paper and ribbon greeting cards with hand-dyed envelopes, double dipped, cashew dusted truffles. December is definitely the king of arts and crafts–and there is no event which takes it to the extreme like Vancouver’s Gingerbread Lane. Hosted at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, its a veritable feast for the creative appetite  featuring some of the most elaborate,  finely crafted and just plain […]

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Things that inspire me to write #80: Craft fairs

  With Thanksgiving and Halloween finally out of the way (in Canada anyway) the pre-Christmas shopping bonanza has officially started–which means it’s time to get your craft on. Circle Craft, Vancouver’s biggest craft fair, is fast approaching and already I’m looking forward to spending hours upon hours feasting on every kind of artistic creation from […]

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