Fashion Magazine’s Western Editor Joy Pecknold shows off her favourite locally made holiday décor items and gifts.
Wall decor – Brighten up your home with these fun and festive handmade signs and adornments.
-The Wood Type Shop: (Vancouver, BC) Handcrafted wooden “Nice” marquee sign ($400.00) this sign is hand-painted and the “Nice” lights up – perfect for those who are on the NICE list! Marquee “C” letter ($160.00) hand-painted and made from pine -the “C” lights up.
– Shuswap Decor: (Salmon Arm, BC) Wooden Christmas countdown chalkboard sign ($48.95) handmade with felt, up-cycled wood and chalkboard paint. The Grinch sign ($44.95) handmade with up-cycled wood and paint.
–Shauno (Vancouver, BC) “Ho Ho” Christmas painting ($54.94) hand-painted on stretched canvas with acrylic paint.
–BB Craftlandia (Vancouver, BC) Homemade wreath
Keeping cozy– Snuggle up by the fire with these warm and snuggly festive favourites.
–Ink & Linen Co. (Vancouver, BC) Throw Pillows ($28.84). Hand-sewn holiday plaid pillow. Metallic gold + white polka dot throw pillow made with cotton duck canvas.
–Mood Design Studio (Kamloops, BC) Throw blanket ($203.27) Hand-knit throw blanket made with recycled cotton fibres and a pine tree design. A great holiday piece that can transition into everyday winter home décor
–Shop Woodlot: (Vancouver, BC) Mini “Cinder” candle ($30.22). Large “Wildwoods” candle ($43.95) in a whiskey rocks class. All candles made from coconut wax, cotton wicks and essential oils.
Stockings– Hang these personalized stockings by the chimney with care!
–Lovely Orchard: (Vernon, BC) Personalized stockings. Stockings come in different colours and can be personalized with shoppers name. These stockings are perfect if you’re looking for a classic stocking style.
–Mitani Designs: (Squamish, BC) Customizable children’s stockings ($41.00). Whimsical kids stockings made out of cotton, flannel and grosgrain ribbon – includes a unicorn stocking, elephant stocking and a Whistler black bear stocking. The locally- inspired Whistler black bear stocking is a big seller this year!
Decorations and accessories – Deck the halls with these one-of-a-kind holiday accessories and decorations!
–Mouse and Moose: (Vancouver, BC) Wool ornaments (prices vary). All ornaments are made from 100 % eco-friendly wool and are child friendly.
–Honey Canada: (Vancouver, BC) Felt Christmas trees ($54.94). An alternative option to the traditional Christmas tree, these trees are made entirely of felt balls.
–Golem Designs: (Vancouver, BC) White ceramic candleholders ($28.84 each). Each candleholder is translucent and made out of porcelain, perfect for holding tea lights and emanating a Christmas glow. White + gold snack bowls ($42.58) made out of porcelain and perfect for holding festive snacks and candies at holiday parties.
–From the Seeds: (Surrey, BC) Holiday canvas bags and storage buckets (various sizes – ranging from $14 to $35) perfect for staying organized over the holidays while also keeping with festive spirit. Great for holding everything from keys, toys and mittens, hats and scarves. Red + Green Garland ($20.00) made from wool felt + twine.