It’s the Thought that Counts

A couple weeks ago, Felt & Wire launched a contest for THE favourite Valentine. Whether you’re a designer or someone who just received a really awesome V-Day card, they are wanting you to send it in. All received Valentine’s cards will be photographed and posted to the Felt & Wire facebook page where members will vote on their favourite. That …

Love is in the Shop

I feel like we’re just getting over Christmas and already we’re being assaulted by teddy bears, red hearts and chocolates at the grocery store or mall. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for Valentines but does it always have to be so tacky? The answer is no! Not all expressions of love have to be sappy and cheesy. In fact, …

Weekend of Red

It’s a huge weekend here in Vancouver. The Olympics (!!!!), Chinese New Year and Valentines Day – there will be no rest. The best part – all three involve filling your heart with pride, love and happiness so I can’t wait. The Olympic torch relay is happening as we speak, making its way through the streets of Vancouver. The opening …

Have a Katie Muth V-Day

To continue this week’s theme of Valentine’s greetings, I’ve been waiting for a reason to share these from Katie Muth. This Canadian brings a unique and memorable illustration style. In a passing email, my friend Lee called Valentine’s Day, “Singles Awareness Day”. She just cracks me up because it’s so true. When I was single, a bunch of us would …

I Choo-Choo-Choose You

Valentines Day as a child was really fun. I loved guessing the number of cinnamon hearts in the jar, making the paper mailbox that would hang over the side of my desk and going through the pile of cards that would eventually fill it. I’m not bragging… we had to give to cards to every classmate. Even so, the night …

Val’s Valentines

I had the chance to meet up with Val the other week for tea to catch up and pick up more cards for the year. It was good timing as I got to learn of her line of Valentine’s cards (and new photoshoot!) for V-Day – a day that’s coming oh-too soon. I don’t know about you, but I’m at …