#LOVELOCAL MAKERS // Valentine Feature

The Nooks is home to some very special makers, each with talent and knowledge to spare. In honour of Valentine’s Day and our #LoveLocal theme for the month, we wanted to share a glimpse in to a few makers’ creations for the season of love. Find these handmade gifts and more at DESIGNnook, 2038 Danforth Avenue in Toronto, ON.

1.     Kristina of Buy Some Love

“It's that time of year, when you start seeing Love everywhere.”


Follow Buy Some Love on Facebook + Instagram!

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2.     Tyler of Riverdale Forge and Ironworks: “Hand Forged Iron Heart Pendant”

“This pendant is forged from iron using traditional blacksmithing techniques of fire, hammer and anvil. Long fine tapers are hammered and scrolled. The sides are flattened to achieve a calligraphic effect.”


Follow Riverdale Forge and Ironworks on Etsy + Instagram!

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3.     Pam of Curious Bird Pottery: “Heart Dishes” in progress

“New heart dishes getting ready for Valentine’s Day. Fill them with cinnamon hearts, chocolate or handmade soaps!”


Follow Curious Bird Pottery on Etsy, Facebook + Instagram!


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4.     Sheri of Blue Rocket Gifts

“Working on some new cards!”


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5.     Sara of Sara’s Soaps and Candles: “Part of our new love collection”

“Roses are red, violets are blue, smell this new candle, and you'll love it too!”


Follow Sara's Soaps and Candles on Facebook + Instagram!

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6.     Andie of Andrometta: “Assorted Valentines”

“I wanted to bring back that sweet, nostalgic feeling of getting a handmade valentine, so I’ve crocheted and sewn these little love-themed gifties for people to give or add to their own creations.”


Follow Andrometta on Facebook + Instagram!

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7.     Valerie of Knotty Creations: “Pendants and Wooden Boxes”

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8.     Terri of Sweet PotaToes: Stuffed hearts, pink and red pincushions, handknit cupcakes and lovebirds

“Handmade with love!”


Follow Sweet PotaToes on Instagram!

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