Local Maker Culture

Telling the stories behind the brands, and connecting you to local creative culture.

Maker's Hustle Series (Holiyay Edition): Hayley Cooke of Smith & Sayer

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Hayley makes chemical free cleaning products for your home out of her home in the outskirts of Ottawa. She is new to the Ottawa maker scene and doing her first Freewheeling Craft Market.

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Maker's Hustle Series (Holiyay Edition): Hayley Cooke of Smith & Sayer

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Hayley makes chemical free cleaning products for your home out of her home in the outskirts of Ottawa. She is new to the Ottawa maker scene and doing her first Freewheeling Craft Market.

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HOLIYAY CRAFT MARKET: All your questions answered on why + how we're growing.

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

At Freewheeling Craft we know that as indie makers + designers you're always looking for an incredible, dynamic platform to sell your goods at and to connect with new customers. Well, we've listened to you loud and clear. Learn about what we're doing to make this the most epic #shoplocal event of the holiday season and why you have to apply!

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At Freewheeling Craft we know that as indie makers + designers you're always looking for an incredible, dynamic platform to sell your goods at and to connect with new customers. Well, we've listened to you loud and clear. Learn about what we're doing to make this the most epic #shoplocal event of the holiday season and why you have to apply!

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MAKER LIFE: Wildtree Ceramics

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

1. What can we expect from your brand this holiday season?
I've been obsessed with adding gold lustre to my pieces, so you can expect to see a lot of that on my jewellery and some new vases and candle holders I've been making. There's also lots of new ornaments this year including a cactus, llama and marijuana leaf.

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MAKER LIFE: Wildtree Ceramics

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

1. What can we expect from your brand this holiday season?
I've been obsessed with adding gold lustre to my pieces, so you can expect to see a lot of that on my jewellery and some new vases and candle holders I've been making. There's also lots of new ornaments this year including a cactus, llama and marijuana leaf.

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MAKER LIFE: Ask yo mother

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Ask yo mother offers chic made in Canada wall décor and holiday goods. Not only are the messages on point, the finishings on her pieces are nothing less than perfect. Alycia is joining us as a two day vendor for Holiyay, and you can also find her goods in our Preston st shop. 

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MAKER LIFE: Ask yo mother

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Ask yo mother offers chic made in Canada wall décor and holiday goods. Not only are the messages on point, the finishings on her pieces are nothing less than perfect. Alycia is joining us as a two day vendor for Holiyay, and you can also find her goods in our Preston st shop. 

Read more


MAKER LIFE: Hollow Clayworks

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Hollow Clayworks is a duo of ladies that design earthy, yet chic pieces for everyday use. Learn about their side hustle, what inspires them and what they have in store for you foe the holiday season.

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MAKER LIFE: Hollow Clayworks

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Hollow Clayworks is a duo of ladies that design earthy, yet chic pieces for everyday use. Learn about their side hustle, what inspires them and what they have in store for you foe the holiday season.

Read more