It feels a lot like summer in the nation’s capital. The tulips are in bloom, tourists are funneling in for Canada 150 celebrations and hand makers are out in full force. The handmade market scene has started up again and we couldn’t be more excited to share with you the latest and greatest shows to check out this season. Check out these noteworthy handmade events coming up in Ottawa this summer!
The best part about summer is enjoying time outside with good friends, good food and happy vibes. What better way to get all three by hosting a summer picnic? We’ve rounded up some of the best picnic essentials from the handmade community to help you prepare for your next outdoor adventure.
Creating a proper work space is essential to any at-home business. Whether you’re a creative maker, freelance writer or run your own storefront, a lot of desk work is a necessary part of the job. From answering emails to managing your online store, creating a space where you can stay focused and organized is a life saver. For this week’s maker spotlight, we chatted with the beauty and brains behind Dayna Lee Collection to bring you inspiration and advice on how to create a productive workspace of your own.