Handmade Revolution

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Aurora Simmons of Handmade Revolution creates unique jewellery inspired by nature and handcrafted in Toronto. Aurora has been crafting all her life and has been a goldsmith since 2008. She loves to work with metal, fabric and leather. Her work includes custom engagement rings, belts and historical reproduction jewellery.

All your holiday shopping wishes come true at Artfest Christmas in the Kingston 1000 Islands Sportsplex, December 6-9.

Gallery Côté

From eastern Quebec, Gilles Côté is a self-taught artist who is constantly looking for colors and shapes that allow him to create atmospheric paintings full of warmth and tenderness. The essence of his artistic approach is to try, through time and a balance of emotions and intellect, to represent human nature in the space that surrounds it; to capture the fiery energy of forms and colors; to juxtapose shadow and light and create a vibrant atmosphere.

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Pepper Brew

Pepper Brew produces the highest quality hand-made, all-natural gourmet pepper sauces. Each of their three sauces are made almost entirely from fresh ingredients purchased from Ontario growers, and produce wholesalers here in Ontario. Their sauces have no artificial flavors, colors, fillers, binders or preservatives. All products are gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free and entirely plant based.

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Harper Pottery

From Waterdown, Ontario, Jonathan Harper has been making functional stoneware pots as his career for 32 years.He is drawn to stoneware and the rock and water contrasts you can create in it.

Most of Jonathan’s carvings are influenced by the rhythms of basketry and block printing, as well as his love of biological diversity. His decorations are robust, so his forms have tended to be simple in contrast. Nonetheless, he still plays a lot with the parts of pots and keep a sense of humour in them. All Harper Pottery is both dishwasher and microwave safe.

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Sprucewood Handmade Cookie Company

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Sprucewood Handmade Cookie Company is your source for all natural and fabulous tasting fine food products. This young, creative and committed team of foodies manufacture high quality, small batch, handmade savory shortbread cookies and pure dessert shortbread cookies. This proudly Canadian company evolved from a highly popular 25-year old catering firm, founded by Mark Pollard. Mark loves to create and serve a variety of small batch, high quality selections to his corporate and private catering clients. Baked from scratch with the finest ingredients they can find, Sprucewood bakes with only pure ingredients, delivering all natural flavors with intense, real taste.

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Handweaving by Heather Sherratt

With over 30 years experience in the industry, Heather Sherratt is a production handweaver who specializes in creating unique items of women's clothing. Using mainly natural fibres, Heather's pieces are vibrantly coloured and contain a variety of weaves and textures. Ranging from full-length winter coats in wool, to light, summery cotton tops, these handwoven garments will compliment any type of wardrobe.

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Van Raay Jewelry

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For London, Ontario based Miranda Scott of Van Raay Jewelry, fashion accessories are organic, modern and a little bit geeky. A graduate of the Jewellery Arts program at George Brown College in Toronto, Miranda creates contemporary silver and gold designs, with carefully selected minerals and gemstones that have been mined and hand cut by the artist herself.

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Therese Boisclair

Native of Trois Rivières, international award winning artist Therese Boisclair found expression in the fragility of the tissue paper and the boldness of the acrylics on canvas. She creates paintings that depict the unique atmosphere reminiscent of abstract landscapes that inspire us in the maze of our own imagination.

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The Northern Goddess

The Northern Goddess creates natural, handmade, creative bath and body products. Give someone you love a wonderful gift of a decongesting bath soak, artisan soap, body lotion, massage oil, or hair serums.

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Angel's Wing Jewellery

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While studying silversmithing, jewellery construction and casting, Myra Kostiw became interested in the history of jewellery and its symbolism in different cultures. With materials collected from travels to South Africa, Morocco, Thailand, Nepal and India, she began designing and constructing jewellery inspired by tribal and nomadic cultures of the world. Angel's Wing Jewellery makes a unique gift.

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Robert Made It

Handcrafted endgrain cutting boards, cheese boards and charcuterie boards by Robert Made It are perfect gifts for the cook and host on your gift list.

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Bee Kind Organics and Coyote Tales

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Bee Kind Organics and Coyote Tales share space for a wonderful gift selection of beeswax products, essential oil perfumes and copper and silver jewellery with mineral stones.

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Tanya McCormick

Jewellery designer Tanya McCormick's passion is working with copper, brass and silver to creating unique wearable pieces of art. Along with her handcrafted copper and gemstone jewellery, Tanya will be showing pieces of her mixed media art.

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Tread Lightly

Tread Lightly upcycles clothes found lurking in the darkest corners of the thrift store or rummage sale and reinvents them into fashion accessories or home decor items, diverting waste and lessening the environmental impact on our earth.

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The Tima Collection

The Tima Collection is beautiful, hand crafted Canadian jewelry following the ancient tradition of wearing jewelry for healing, protection, inspiration and transformational purposes. They specialize in copper, semi-precious stones and recycled Canadian pennies. Most pieces are one of a kind, hand sculpted from half copper wire, while others are from a wide variety of materials including silver and brass.

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O.G. Knitwear

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O.G. Knitwear creates knitted garments for women using seamless and multi-directional knitting. Combining engineering and artistic techniques, Olga create shapes that naturally follow lines of the body when worn in a regular way, upside-down, or inside-out. This versatility multiplies the number of looks of each garment awakening creativity in every woman.

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FEAK

Kelly Epstein has been sewing for years and loving every minute of it. She started making mens Hawaiian style shirts in some very wild fabrics and they proved to be very popular.

FEAK makes 100% quality cotton mens shirts in many different fabric patterns, from zombies to classic cars there is something for every man.

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Carmichael Meats

Hailing from Southwestern Ontario, Carmichael Meats offers Amish style smoked meats summer sausage, pepperettes and jerky. Owned and operated by Dougal Carmichael and family, they are committed to providing an excellent product and do so with pride and dedication. Along with their traditional smoked beef and pork products, Carmishael Meats also offer venison, kangaroo, bison and other specialty meats available to purchase individually or in seasonal gift packs.

All your holiday shopping wishes come true at Artfest Christmas in the Kingston 1000 Islands Sportsplex, December 6-9.

Colburn Art

When illness forced Glenburnie resident, Heidi Colburn, to give up her career, she turned her creative talents to painting. Self-taught, Heidi's abstract canvases pulse with an appreciation for nature, gardening and sailing.

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Tamsin Art

A graduate of OCAD and a professional artist for more than 30 years, Tamsin Plant is noted for her innovative painting techniques and the ability to interpret and transform concepts and images, developing textures and a photo realistic style. Tamsin’s uses her extensive knowledge of photo realism to create depth with shadow and light, fractals and mathematics.

Tamsin’s original images grace home decor items, ornaments, buttons, bookmarks and wall art.

All your holiday shopping wishes come true at Artfest Christmas in the Kingston 1000 Islands Sportsplex, December 6-9.

Posted on November 1, 2018 and filed under Home Decor.