Uppdoo wonder mini black and white handmade toronto handbag

Shopping Inland Connects People with Purposeful Brands

With summer coming to an end (thanks to the chill in the air) don’t think the fun’s over. Fall in Toronto brings beautiful scenery and some awesome Canadian shows like Inland. I had the opportunity to attend the previous show in May. It housed over 65 Canadian designers where more than 95% of the collections on display were handmade or manufactured in Canada. What a way to support local talent! I’m invested in purchasing local […]

Gold jewelry pieces with watch Canada

Baubles that Elevated my Eid ul Azha Outfits

Time flies – I’m already a month into launching this blog (yay!) and Eid ul Azha just ended too. What is Eid ul Azha? It is quite literally “the feast of the sacrifice.” What you mostly hear about is the sacrifice of animals, but it’s more than that. The religious significance is summed up with how much we are willing to give up for God. In reference, Prophet Ibrahim, upon the wishes of God, sacrificed […]

Completed DIY bracelet using turquoise beads and pearls

Glam up your Wrist with a DIY Bracelet

With Eid coming up I thought what better gift than to create a DIY bracelet. It’s thoughtful and customized for the person you’re making it for. I had most of the supplies from previous projects but wanted some coloured beads for contrast. I came across some beautiful turquoise beads at a local craft market. When creating a bracelet or any jewellery piece I’m usually inspired by what I see in shops or online. I recently […]

sea glass necklace pei blue colour

3 Stand Out Jewellery Styles from PEI

I love coming home with something special from my travels. So when Zee and I headed for a short trip to Prince Edward Island, I couldn’t resist picking up some baubles. When you’re visiting a new place it’s best to experience the culture, the food and get a chance to mingle with the locals. Which is why Victoria by the Sea was one of my favourite places on the island. The town was picturesque in […]

Necklace jewellery display at the Frederick Prince store

A Fun Night of Friends, Music and Jewellery Making

I’ve always been interested in jewellery, especially costume jewellery and it’s something I sport every day. It could be something large or small on my wrist or on my ears. I’ve also been making my own jewellery for some time now; usually from bits and bobs I already own or upcycling an old piece of jewellery. The prospect of creating something completely new with the same set of materials amazes me. So, when I heard […]