Meet the Makers

P0mplemousse

P0mplemousse

Hannah Kolstad is the artist behind p0mplemousse. She started her fibre art journey with the encouraging hand of her mum at a young age and has been dabbling in many crafty things since. She started making jewelry for herself and friends a few years ago and that’s when she perfected her Pom Pom skills. Her products range from wearable art, to wall hangings, and her latest creation, Pom Pom dice. Hannah is passionate about sourcing her yarn second hand and creating dreamy colour ways that hint at a universe of her own.

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Rad Juli

Rad Juli

Radjuli (she/her/rad) has been sewing leather goods for almost 15 years here in beautiful Victoria, BC—located on the traditional and unceded land of the Lekwungen people, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations. Each Radjuli piece is made primarily using off-cuts from other local manufacturers, preventing them from becoming waste. Upholstery scraps become wallets, pouches and vests, and seconds from a boot factory become fabulous bags. Turning these flaws into features is what makes each item truly one of a kind.

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Ditch Metals

Ditch Metals

Ditch Metals is run by Anne, a nonbinary creator with a passion for queer aesthetics and adornments for all. All chain pieces from the Ditch are made of stainless steel and woven by hand, created with a vision of strength, grace, and rebellion.

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Caitlin McDonagh

Caitlin McDonagh

Caitlin McDonagh is a visual artist and muralist who creates intricate illustrative works that are deeply inspired by folklore, symbolism, and the natural world. Painting on surfaces large and small, her goal with her work is to build her own personal folklore; work that leaves doors open within it, allowing the viewer to add to the story while finding parts of themselves within it.

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Twistedd Candles

Twistedd Candles

Twistedd is run by Cole Maier, an artist that stretches, turns, and twists each candle by hand into unique shapes. This process makes no two pieces the same. Focusing on a bright colour scheme, these guys are meant to catch your eye.

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Palate Polish

Palate Polish

Palate Polish is a small batch nail polish brand based out of Portland, Oregon. Created and designed by Ainsley Fox, Palate Polish is vegan, cruelty-free, and 10-free, excluding many of the harmful chemicals typically found in nail polish. Inspired by food, Palate creates uniquely wearable shades you won't find anywhere else!

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Roanna Farmer

Roanna Farmer

Roanna is a graphic designer and illustrator, located on Lekwungen territory in Victoria, BC. She operates a multidisciplinary studio selling homewares and printed-matter inspired by traditional craft processes and techniques. Her work explores themes of home, nostalgia and comfort.

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Dru Chapple

Dru Chapple

Dru Chapple is the maker behind a collection of beautifully knit toques. Made in Vancouver, BC, from 100% natural fibers, such as wool and alpaca, Dru’s toques are light-weight, warm, and look good too!

 

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Coco Spadoni

Coco Spadoni

Coco Spadoni is a Seattle-based ceramic artist and maker focused on functional pottery. Spadoni is drawn to bold bright colors, they love art and design that pops with modern freshness! Spadoni uses patterns and abstract characters to explore what it means to be holistically human with all our messiness and playful energy. The shapes and textures aim to create a new landscape where dreaming is the new normal.

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Enso Herbals

Enso Herbals

Ensō Herbals is a collaboration between Coralie & Mikey ~ creating herbal smoke & tea blends for the modern plant lovers. Their vision was founded on the belief that there are alternative ways to connect with nature & the self. Ensō Herbal blends are a perfect alternative for cigarettes and ideal for micro-dosing your favourite cannabis flowers. Made in small batches in Vancouver with 100% organic wildcrafted herbs.

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Uhm Studios

Uhm Studios

Uhm Studios is a line of beaded and pearl jewelry by Emma Lewis. Based out of Toronto, Ontario, Emma's pieces focus on juxtaposing the timeless elegance of pearl jewelry with youthful and eclectic colours and beads. 20% of every piece sold is donated to a different organization each month.  

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Your Bag of Holding

Your Bag of Holding

Your Bag of Holding is a fine leather goods line based out of Vancouver, BC, by maker Emily Heffring. Focused on creating tactile, minimal designs, all of Emily's goods are made-to-order, and are created using high quality, local materials that are a byproduct of the meat industry. 

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Combinist Goods

Combinist Goods

Combinist Goods is a line of lightweight acrylic earrings by designer and maker Kristen Scharf. Based out of Calgary, AB, Kristen's jewel-tone statement earrings combine her love of art, design, and illustration with a passion for mixed-media art.

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Beads + Babes

Beads + Babes

Tatiana Carrion is the creative behind Beads + Babes, a line of handmade beaded earrings based in the Canadian rockies. Full of bold colour combos and unique designs, Tatiana's earrings,"carry the energy of creation and are made with so much love and intention." 

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Pink House

Pink House

Pink House was started in 2013 by sisters Tracy Olesen and Karen Sjoberg. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Karen began looking for all natural products she could use and trust, and following a disappointing search, the pair decided to make organic and all natural products themselves. After much trial and error, and a lot of research, Karen and Tracy created a line of carefully crafted products.

Karen passed away in August of 2015, and it was then that her daughters, Tegan and Lindsay, decided to join their aunt at Pink House and continue their mom's legacy. 

Pink House creates 100% natural and cruelty-free products with safe and trusted ingredients out of Surrey, BC. 

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Skwiik

Skwiik

Skwiik (pronounced 'squeak') is a 100% vegan, hand-crafted skincare brand based out of Calgary, Alberta. With a focus on curated ingredients, careful formulation, and creative products, they've created a line of ethical and sustainable luxurious bath and body products you'll be gushing over.

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While Odin Sleeps

While Odin Sleeps

While Odin Sleeps is a jewelry line by Lauren Lester, based out of Lenoir, South Carolina. Started in 2011 with a need to busy her antsy hands, her work is inspired by fashion, collaboration, her friends, nature, drag queens, architecture, interior design, and catholic imagery.

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Land of Daughters

Land of Daughters

Land of Daughters is a Métis made, woman owned home goods brand based out of Calgary, Alberta. With an emphasis on unique and bold scent profiles, Paige creates vegan and cruelty-free soy candles, aroma sprays, perfumes, and wax rings.

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Dre Searle

Dre Searle

Dre Searle is an illustrator and tattoo artist based out of Victoria, BC. Inspired by comic books, Catholic iconography, Mexican folk art, and vintage fashion, Dre's work is a retro gothic dream you'll want to get lost in. 

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MOBAK

MOBAK

Morgan Bak is the artist and creative behind MOBAK. Originally from Orange, CA, Morgan now works out of her studio in Portland, OR, creating unique ceramics and embroidered pieces to, "bring more color and whimsy in a world of beige."

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Hair of the Dog Scrunchies

Hair of the Dog Scrunchies

Hair of the Dog is a line of handmade scrunchies by Victoria maker Erin Kerr. Erin’s scrunchies are the ultimate cool girl hair accessory with a rotating collection of silk, velvet, cotton, and linen fabrics to suit your every mood!

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Lizard Breath

Lizard Breath

Lizard Breath is a small batch clothing line by artist and designer, Liz Hagiepetros. After  learning how to screen-print in college, Liz worked as a screen-printer for a local business. It was while she was there that she explored her love for art, including embroidery and tattooing. Eventually she began sewing and screen-printing her flash designs on different garments, making pieces she wanted to wear but couldn’t find elsewhere. Now, Liz sews and screen-prints out of her studio in Rock Bay, creating tees, sweatshirts, bralettes, and bum huggers to keep you looking cute and comfy!

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Never Ending Weekend

Never Ending Weekend

Brooke Cannon is the designer and fabricator behind Never Ending Weekend, a brand that specializes in functional gear for your dome and your life. All products are expertly sewn from high-end quality fabrics and built to last. Brooke got her start in making bags and accessories 18 years ago before putting it on hold to pursue Fashion Art and Design School in Vancouver, BC and a career in Graphic Design. She now does N.E.W. full-time alongside co-owning Local Assembly and being a mama to the worlds next 2 badass queens.

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Surfing Sucks

Surfing Sucks

Surfing Sucks is a brand of small batch ceramics by Josie Taylor. Based out of Tofino, BC, Josie creates unique ceramic pipes and other handmade homewares with a West Coast flare.

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Sundara Mar

Sundara Mar

Sundara Mar is a minimalist, modern earring line by Vanessa Martinez. All of Vanessa’s earrings are made with cellulose acetate, a 100% renewable resource that is created using wood and cotton pulp. Her beautiful, lightweight pieces prove that you don’t have to compromise when it comes to sustainability! Sundara Mar is based out of Houston, Texas. 

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Soleé Darrell

Soleé Darrell

Soleé Darrell is a jewelry designer from Oakland, California. Having studied Silversmithing in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Soleé creates all of her pieces by hand. Using only her intuition as her guide, Soleé’s pieces are influenced by the very materials she uses. 

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Red Sky

Red Sky

Red Sky is a clothing and accessories line by Kerry Butt. Since starting out as a side hustle in 2014 selling exclusively candles, Kerry has expanded her business to include a wide range of unique goodies for the eclectic soul: socks, earrings, jumpsuits, hats and hair accessories, Kerry does it all! All of her pieces are designed at her home in Ontario. 

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Peau Nue

Peau Nue

Peau Nue is a collaboration between Emma Powell and Nicole Taiji. Their line of screen-printed totes, tees, sweatshirts, and prints feature a diverse range of bodies and figures in celebration of the beautiful female form! We love their minimal, inclusive designs. Peau Nue is designed and printed in Victoria, BC.

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Okie Dokie

Okie Dokie

Okie Dokie is an accessory line run by sister duo Rebecca and Cassie Kaiser. Based out of Toronto, ON, Okie Dokie makes sweet printed socks you’ll want to show off!

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Nazz Ares

Nazz Ares

Nazz Ares is a line of leather wallets and bags by Fernanda Batista. All of Fe’s pieces are made from high quality veg tanned leather, and are hand stitched and hand painted at her studio in Raleigh, North Carolina. Beautiful and functional, Fe’s pieces are something special!

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Meg Hubert Ceramics

Meg Hubert Ceramics

Meg Hubert is a ceramicist from Vancouver, BC. After working in ceramics for fifteen years, Meg has been able to curate a fun and wacky style, incorporating hyper-positivity through funny faces, bright colours, and encouraging messages. Functional and offbeat, Meg’s pieces are sure to bring a smile to your face. 

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Marita Manson

Marita Manson

Marita Manson is a potter from Victoria, BC. Using a wide range of techniques, she creates quirky, colourful ceramic mugs, plates, earrings, and barrettes. Marita’s pieces are functional treasures you’ll want to use time and time again.  

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Mana Dejah

Mana Dejah

Based out of Vancouver, BC, Mana Dejah is a line of ceramic wall charms and jewelry by artist Brittney Bergen. Brittney’s magical, boho inspired designs are the perfect compliment to her ceramic pieces.

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Mala the Brand

Mala the Brand

Mala the Brand is a line of small batch soy wax candles by Melody Lim. Hand poured in Vancouver, BC, Mala is created using sustainable, eco-friendly materials and includes a range of seriously dreamy scents for every mood! A tree is also planted for every candle sold—say what!?

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Laura Estrada

Laura Estrada

Laura Estrada is an artist and jeweler designing and creating out of her studio in Los Angeles, California. Utilizing traditional metalsmithing techniques, Laura uses raw brass and silver to create modern and organic pieces. We especially love her Venus earring series, and how the feminine design makes the perfect statement! 

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Laundry Day

Laundry Day

Laundry Day is a line of design-forward smokeware and accessories by Victoria Ashley. Designed in Victoria, BC, Laundry Day wants to modernize smokeware and dispel stigmas by creating beautiful pieces that double as art. Functional and dainty, you’ll be puff-puff-passing your Laundry Day piece around for all to see!

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