Meet Cliff of Cliff Nietvelt Photography   Introduce yourself and your business. My name is Cliff Nietvelt and I am the owner and operator of Cliff Nietvelt Photography. I have two Etsy shops: NatureAsInspiration and CurbAndStreets. I am a photographer who primarily takes photos pf…

Meet Stephen of East Van Bees, who turn their love into “work.”   Introduce yourself and your business. EastVan Bees is a small local business built out of a passion for beekeeping. In 2010 we took up the hobby of beekeeping and quickly fell in…

Meet Serena of Chu Chu Ceramics, creator of contemporary black and white ceramics and hand sculpted resin jewellery.   Introduce yourself and your business. Hi my name is Serena and I am the boss lady of Chu Chu! I have a fine arts degree in…

Meet Patty of You & Me Candles, her business was created from her love of candles and the need to eliminate all toxins from her home.   Introduce yourself and your business. Growing up in Revelstoke, BC I have always had a passion for creating.…

Meet Tamara of Tamara Philips Art, a watercolour painter of  spirit animals and nature.   Introduce yourself and your business. Hello, I’m Tamara, a nature wanderer and watercolour artist! I spend a lot of time in nature, and translate the essence of those experiences into…

Meet Sara of Knitting with Nellie, she makes modern luxury hand knitted hats.   Introduce yourself and your business. Hi! My name is Sara. I am from Surrey B.C. Canada and I make knitted hats. I started knitting in March of 2019 and absolutely love…

Meet Jeanne of Sissi & Co, designer of handmade stuff animals for little ones or grownups!   Introduce yourself and your business. Hi! My name is Jeanne.  As far as I can remember I have always been surrounded by stuffed animals, and so it is…

Meet Lucy of  And Company Creations, who creates zero waste, reusable products.   Introduce yourself and your business. Hello, I’m Lucy. I have a background in fashion and textile design and a keen interest in all things sustainable; two things that often don’t get along…

Meet Amy of Amy Tom Art & Design, an oil painter and illustrator of anthropomorphic animals.   Introduce yourself and your business. I make cute anthropomorphic animal and fantastical human art inspired by my love of wildlife, unusual animals and my favourite pop culture characters.…

Meet Amanda of Amanda Weedmark Designs, creator of retro-inspired paper goods and gifts. Introduce yourself and your business. I’m Amanda Weedmark; Graphic designer, digital illustrator, and creative entrepreneur based in Burnaby – on the ancestral and unceded homelands of the hən̓ q ̓əmin̓ əm ̓…

Meet Lisa and Madison of Periwinkle Designs, a mom and daughter duo eco-friendly products. Introduce yourself and your business. Lisa (Mompreneur) and Madison (Kidpreneur) from Periwinkle Designs are local makers from Vancouver, BC. This duo create eco-friendly products that includes beeswax food wraps and bags,…

Meet Rachel of  Rachel Rainbow maker of accessories with nostalgic details and fanciful colours.   Introduce yourself and your business. Hi I am Rachel and no my last name is unfortunately not actually Rainbow. I started Rachel Rainbow as a creative outlet from my structured…

Meet Clara of C Yarn Hut, knitter and crocheter of cute accessories, specializing in Amigurumi.   Introduce yourself and your business. My name is Clara, the creator of C Yarn Hut. I have huge passion for knitting and crocheting. Every free moment I have, I…

Meet Elena of Elena Markelova Arts, a watercolour painter of nature and wildlife.   Introduce yourself and your business. Hello! My name is Elena and I’m an artist. I mostly use watercolour to create my artwork, which I often transform into art-prints, stationery, magnets, even…

Meet Chelsey of Sore Legged Potter, her company name is inspired by her love of backcountry trekking! Introduce yourself and your business. Sore Legged Potter was born out of my love for creating unique handmade pieces that invoke a special emotion through form and function,…

Meet Kitty and Jeffery of  Schmear Naturals, a natural vegan skincare company. Introduce yourself and your business. We’re Kitty + Jeffrey, the co-creators of SCHMEAR Naturals. We are a natural skincare company, using real food and plant ingredients in our line of vegan and cruelty-free…

Meet Amanda, the maker of …and then again’ who creates beautiful and meaningful heirloom gifts with vintage silverware. Introduce yourself and your business. Hi! My name is Amanda and my business is ‘…and then again’. My signature pieces are hand-stamped, vintage, silver-plated spoon, forks and…

Meet Becca of Becca McCreedy Designs, who makes accessories that are eco-friendly alternatives to plastics! Introduce yourself and your business. Hi! I’m Becca, the owner of Becca McCreedy Designs. I started my business back in 2018 after challenging myself to become more sustainable by ditching…

Meet Belen of Belentina’s Workshop, who creatives cute things for little ones! Introduce yourself and your business. Hola! My name is Belen, and I’m the maker behind Belentina’s Workshop. I’ve been crafting stuff since I was pretty young. From dresses for my dolls when I…

Meet Louisa from Luli Designs, her beautiful jewellery is inspired by the natural beauty of the west coast. Introduce yourself and your business. My name is Louisa Hrennikoff and I am owner and jewelry maker of Luli Designs. I started my business in 2005 and…

Hello! My name is Amara and I am the creator behind Lonely Mountain Embroidery. My grandmother taught me basic embroidery skills when I was a wee child, and I took the hobby back up in my teens. I mostly embroider while watching TV or films…

Leslie, from West Coast Leslie Designs is one of our favs. Why? Have a read below and we bet she’ll have you smiling . . . We want to hear all about you . . . Hi There! I’m Leslie and I’m the owner +…

Each year we see an overwhelming number of applications flood in to participate in the Vancouver Etsy Made In Canada market. Although we are humbled and astonished at the response, we have to be honest here . . . jurying applications is the HARDEST part…

Brigitte and Geoff, owners and Creatives behind Modern Imagination, will be debuting at her very first  Etsy: Made In Canada market in Vancouver on September 28th at Robson Square. Introduce yourself and your business My husband and I started Modern Imagination because I saw all…

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