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Friday Features - 03/06/20

Happy Friday Everyone! We’ve entered the first week of March and Winter seems to be competing with Spring. Whether it is grey outside or showing signs of the spring sun, we've been able to keep our spirits high by focusing on all the bright and colourful goodies we have in stock! Here’s a round-up of what we've been featuring on social media this past week!

Handmade Togo Mugs by Slightly Irregular
Chelsea Legge, of Slightly Irregular Ceramics, has been in to restock our shelves with her amazing work! Sea monster to-go mugs have been topped off and are back with additional colours. These whimsical pieces, along with the rest of her collection, are made from red earthenware from Lantz, Nova Scotia. Aside from the two sizes of to-go mugs featured here, Chelsea makes everyday objects ranging from mugs, bowls, planters, berry baskets and egg holders! Feel free to stop by to admire them in person!

Dried Flower Steam Kits by Fieldhouse Handmade
If you’re really missing the flowers of spring & summer, these floral facial kits, made in Wolfville by Fieldhouse Handmade, could be the perfect remedy for you! Just mix them in a bowl of steaming water then carefully drape a towel over your head and bowl to let the floral-infused steam gently purify and cleanse your pores! It also works great if you want to treat yourself to a luxurious flower petal bath to combat winter blues - what better time to pamper yourself?

Floral Felt Hoop Art by The Yellow Birdhouse
We’ve been long time fans of these felt floral hoops by Laura of the Yellow Birdhouse. They are a great way to introduce a pop of colour in your home without taking up too much space! Made from a variety of different fabric and wool felt, they’re soft yet cheerful and compliment pretty much any wall. The selection of colours and designs for these pieces changes depending on what material is available/inspiring to the artist, so it's best to visit our Halifax store regularly to see what's in stock.

Flower Arranging Print by Sarah Duggan
How dreamy is this flower arranging print by Sarah Duggan? This 8x10” print, part of the “Women Who Make” series, is so much more than just a beautiful image, it’s a wonderful representation of community, friendship, and sharing space with one another. This print can be found online or in our Halifax shop! Additional prints from the series can also be found in-store!

Gems of Nova Scotia Print by On Paper Prints
Made in Cape Breton by the fantastic “On Paper Prints”, this 8x10” Illustrated map of the counties of Nova Scotia depicted as gemstones includes Annapolis County, Guysborough County, Cumberland County, Yarmouth County, Pictou County, Antigonish County, Cape Breton County, Inverness County, Halifax County, Lunenburg County, Colchester County, Victoria County, Queens County, Hants County, Shelburne County, Digby County, Richmond County and Kings County. Available in-store or online, it is a great way to show some unique local pride on your walls!

Beeswax Food Wraps
The beeswax food wraps by Hive to Home NS are available in loads of fun fabrics along with a variety of shapes/sizes to seal/protect everything from keeping your toothbrush clean to transporting snacks or keeping leftovers fresh! Handmade in Nova Scotia using beeswax from the Annapolis Valley, these beeswax food wraps are a sustainable alternative to plastic wrap. Come visit our Halifax store to see the full selection of what’s available!

Collage Lobster Print by Angela Doak
This Lobster print, by Angela Doak, is a perfect combination of nautical & colourful. A digital print of an original paper collage created from tiny paper cut-outs from magazines and craft paper, the image is unique and captivating. It can also be oriented horizontally or vertically, making it a great fit as part of a series or gallery wall. Available in-store or online!

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Rose + Letterpress Valentine's Day Special

Valentine's Day Rose & Letterpress
We've teamed up with our brand new neighbours, Bloom24 for a Valentine's Day themed special!

Pre-order your single rose beautifully wrapped + true love always letterpress card. Choose rose colour from above options - Red, Pink, Yellow, White or Cream.

Get your order in by 3pm on Thursday, February 13th to pick up between 10-5pm on Friday, February 14th.

    Please note: Due to the delicate nature of the flowers, they are not available for shipping. Select local pickup at checkout.

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    Friday Features - 12/20/19

    Happy Friday Everyone! With less than a week left before Christmas, we have been featuring a bunch of products that would be perfect for your gift-giving needs!

    Letterpress printed linocut print by Deep Hollow Prints
    This letterpress linocut print is the perfect epitome of East Coast cozy! Printed here in Nova Scotia by the talented Laura MacDonald of Deep Hollow Print, this print & much more of Laura’s work is available in-store!

    Amethyst hanging planter by rcboisjoli
    This geometrically formed amethyst glazed hanging planter by Alexx Boisjoli of rcboisjoli is perfect for anyone who is a fan of plants, crystals, or both! Available in-store.

    Bird & Wildflower Calendar by Rigel Stuhmiller
    There are still a few 2020 Calendars available in our Halifax shop. Featured here is a wonderful calendar by Rigel Stuhmiller focused on birds and wildflowers! Each monthly image is colourful, bright, and eye-catching. If you still need your calendar for the new year, this might be the perfect one for you!

    Handmade Soap by Laughing Pear
    Laughing Pear Soaps have been a long-standing popular stocking stuffer for shoppers at Inkwell. They’re affordable, long-lasting, high-lather bars that are handmade in Nova Scotia with no harsh chemicals. Available is a variety of scents including seasonal favourites such as Frosted Fir & Cinnamon.

    Letterpress printed Hanukkah cards by 9th Letter Press
    It’s not too late to pick up Hanukkah cards in-store! Here are three letterpress printed designs we brought in from the fantastic folks at 9th Letter Press!

    Handmade Felt Art Hoops by Laura Nightingale of The Yellow Birdcage
    Laura Nightingale, of The Yellow Birdhouse, has an assortment of art hoops available here at Inkwell! Her hoops are handmade from wool felt and patterned fabric. Some are holiday focused while others are for all year round. All are locally made & beautiful. Available in-store now! Continue reading

    Friday Features -10/18/19

    Happy Friday Everyone! Here’s what we’ve been featuring on social media this past week!

    Meaghan Smith Thanksgiving Card
    We couldn’t help but feature another of Meaghan Smith’s cards to welcome Canadian Thanksgiving this past weekend. This is one of many of Meaghan’s beautifully illustrated cards available in the shop!

    Alyssa Robichaud Geometric Handmade Pottery
    Alyssa Robichaud’s hand built geometric vases are a perfect fit for whatever autumn blooms you are displaying. We also carry a variety of her ceramic mugs that are equally cheerful & colourful. 

    Tessaramics Handmade Cat Planter
    Last but not least, we are back in stock with Tessaramics cat ceramics! Tessa's cat planters are one of her most popular pieces but we also have quite a few pieces of her other feline-inspired work! It’s not too late to come and check them out!

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    Flora Flower Studio Pop-up ❤️ 💐

    flora flower popup

    With the impending snowstorm forecasted for Wednesday, we've rescheduled our pop-up with Flora Flower Studio! ❤️ 💐



    ✨NEW DATE!✨ Join us Thursday, February 14th from 2-6pm!



    Jessica Brannen's gorgeous Valentine's Day themed burlap-wrapped bouquets are available in 2 sizes:

    • Small (approx 10 stems) for $45.00
    • Large (approx 15 stems) for $65.00

    Pre-order is available if you want to ensure you get a bouquet or are short on time!

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    Flora Flower Studio Pop-up ❤️ 💐

    Flora Flower Studio Pop-up at Inkwell

    💐 ❤️ Our Flora Flower Studio pop-up is rescheduled yet again! ❤️ 💐

    Sadly, Mother Nature and Old Man Winter aren't on Saint Valentine's side this year!

    Join us in the shop on Wednesday, February 15th between 11-3pm! It’s the perfect chance to pick up a belated bouquet and handmade card!

    Jessica Brannen's Valentine's Day themed burlap-wrapped bouquets are available in 2 sizes:

    • Small (8-10 stems) for $29.00
    • Large (14-16 stems) for $49.00

      Edit: Pre-orders now closed. We’re also offering pre-orders on our website that will be available for pick up between 11pm - 6pm on Wednesday 2/15 at Inkwell!

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