Saturday, December 2nd - Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
  • December 2nd – 3rd, Save the Date!

  • 12th Annual Unique Craft & Gift Sale!

  • CAWTHRA PARK SECONDARY SCHOOL

2017 Artisan Directory

 

Here’s a full list of the artisans who have been or will be at Fair December in 2016!

Click on the artisan’s name below for more information.

ARTISANS

Accessories

Chic Made Consciously

Chic made consciously offers fashionable accessories made sustainably, we work with artisans in Bali Indonesia who handcraft our line of accessoriesmade from repurposed tire innertubes. Our mission is to encourage conscious shopping by promoting fair trade and reduction of waste.

Pleinair

Handmade poly/spandex headbands and neckwarmers, for yoga, running, skiing, walking or just wearing to the store. Beautiful color selections – something for everyone on your list.

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HML Designs

Millinery: hand blocked sinamay and wool felt fascinators and silk hair accessories for special occassions.

ART

Conscious Artt

I create Orgonite Sculptures. These pyramids are a mixture of catalyzed resin with metal shavings and healing crystals poured into molds. Orgonite draws in negative life energy and transmutes it into positive energy.

www.etsy.com/shop/consciousartt .

Leslie Buckle

Prints and oil paintings by local Port Credit artist Leslie Buckle.

Nancy W. Phillips. Visual Artist

Nancy primarily uses watercolor and acrylic as her medium. Her main emphasis is landscapes.

Robin Hollingdrake

Unique hand painted pins and paintings. www.robinhollingdrake.com

Set-Apart Creations

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Sue Archibald Artist

Original acrylic paintings and small giclee prints on canvas.

BATH AND BODY

Captain Jamie's Holistic Body Care Products

Holistic body care products, medicinal balms and creams. Absolutely  natural and healing. Choose a better way. Choose Captain Jamie’s www.captainjamies.com .

Nature's Purebliss

Skin and haircare therapy, body mousse, oils, gourmet tub cookies and chocolate scrubs. Visit their website at  www.naturespurebliss.com

Terrah Essentials

A local Port Credit busing sharing natural skin care products with those looking for a safer more natural option to look and feel good.

Wenona Lake

Handcrafted Glycerin Soap

CLOTHING

Across The Miles

Handmade alpaca hats, scarves and rugs. Natural stone jeweler, hand painted boxes, natural product Christmas ornaments.

Caryl Richmond

Clothing and accessories created from upcycled and reclaimed textiles.

Designed To Life

One-of-a-kind and unique designs for t-shirts, onesies, tote bags, post cards and framed prints to inspire positive change in the person and the world around them. Visit their website at designedtolife.com

Fibre Artists

Weavers of cotton tea towels, guest towels, runners, place mats, woven silk, wool & chenille scarves, throws and stoles in a variety of yarns and some beautiful hand painted scarves.

Locally Sewn Textiles

The philosophy behind this shop is to provide unique handmade scarves using quality materials with attention to originality and craftsmanship

Lovebird Design

Lovebird Tee’s  is both a response to a need for beauty, vibrant color and art in our every day lives. From the unique quality of the hand drawn images, to the organic cotton and fair wage manufacture of its tees, Lovebird strives to ensure that the elements we create are “earth and people kind.”

Luna Sea

Handmade clothing – ponchos, wraps, hats, – polyester , wool, cotton

Recycled Threading

Recycled sweater mittens made from old preloved wool and wool blend sweaters, polar fleece lined with decorative button accents as well as a variety of knit and crochet accessories. we make all items in a child to adult sizes, our mitten patterns are our own design.

Sewing Knitwork

Hand sewn and knitted childrens clothes and baby sets, pillows, aprons and dolls clothes.

FAIR TRADE COMPANIES

Casa Relief

Fair Trade – Nahuali Indians in Nicaragua. Visit their website at casarelief.com

DreamyZ Loungewear

Widows and orphans in Rwanda help to create these pyjamas and sleep shorts.Visit their website at dreamyz.ca

Soul Woven

Soul Woven is a fair trade fashion collection curating traditional Mayan creativity into innovative, modern design. Our collection consists of ethically sourced, beautiful authentic handmade pieces including boots, clothing, yoga accessories, exquisite jewelry and more. Soul Woven empowers artisans to gain independence and self-sustainability while allowing our consumers to make conscious and informed purchases. We aim to make ethically sourced products as accessible and convenient to consumers, as any product from the fast fashion industry.

Talis

Talis offers ethically sourced artisan silks and silver jewellery. We work directly with tribal communities in Cambodia and Thailand. Our core business practices are focused on economic empowerment for indigenous peoples. www.talis.ca

Unikati and Co.

Unikati & co is a carefully edited collection of ethically handcrafted goods from around the world. Dina and Leila, the founders of unikati & co, are committed to bringing you beautiful pieces, the creation and sale of which contributes to the empowerment of fairly-paid artisans and their families. Visit their website at unikati.ca

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FOOD

Everything Chocolate

Chocolate suckers for all occasions…chocolate dipped marshmallow . . . chocolate dipped pretzel rods… chocolate pizza’s . . . clusters . . . bark . . . chocolate dipped rice crispy. Everyone is individually gift wrapped and homemade.

Firebat Coffeee

Firebat Coffee is etically sourced and sustainably grown. We work directly with a group of coffee makers from ElSalvador and through this direct trade they get significantly higher pay than Fair Trade. All our coffee comes from high altitude, shade grown coffee farms, where coffee is grown in harmony with nature.

Happy Bees Apiary

Happy Bees honey provides 100% Ontario honey and is a member of the On Bee Keepers Association. All of our honey is unpasteurized and we create unique flavored honey like cherry, lemon, cinnamon and more .   www.happybeesapiary.ca

JoJo's Toffee

Delicious chocolate nut toffee.

Missies Streudel

Freshly baked apple, blueberry and cherry streudel.

Moose River Preserves

Fine gourmet preserves.

My Tea Brew

Selection of superb loose leaf tea blends by certified Tea Sommelier.

Nonnas Cannoli

Enjoy the creamy goodness of the sweetened ricotta filling. These Cannoli Tradizionale will not dissappoint.

Pops by Janice

Delicious holiday decorated cake pops in white chocolate or red velvet cake.

Soup Girl

Soup Girl’s artisanal vegan dry soup mixes are healthy delicious and so simple, each jar makes 8 cups of soup, just add water, cook for an hour. A range of flavors available, including spicy coconut lentil, smoky split pea, Italian rice & lentil and carribean rice & peas.

Sweet and savoury shortbreads

Chocolate covered shortbread, toffee shortbread, coffee shortbread and parmesan rosemary shortbread.

Tease Cuisine

Cuisine is passionate about food and specializes in everything charcuturie. Some of our items include chutney, infused oils, cured meats, garlic confit, seasoning salts and dry rubs, pickled vegetables and more. www.teasecuisine.com .

Truly Baked Gourmet Granola

Delicious gourmet granola handcrafted in small batches by a holistic nutritionist. 5 varieties to choose from including pumpkin spice, maple, chai and cinnamon walnut. All free of refined sugar, dairy, wheat or preservatives.

GLASS

Glass Butterfly

Fused glass artist, bowls, dishes, coasters, etc., unique but functional glass art.

Stained Glass by Brenda

Handcrafted sun catchers, panels and ornaments. Visit their website at stainedglassbybrenda.com

HOME DECOR

Himelli Creations

Handmade tradional Finnish ornaments.

Intoxicative Upcycling

My creativity continues into the art of candle making, combined with the ingenuity of upcycling. I give old bottles new life as unique, clean burning soy candles. All of my artist creations are intended to make your home a nurturing sanctuary for mind, body and soul. www.etsy.com/shop/intoxicative .

Jan Jang Originals

Jan Jang creates very unique gifts including cork hotplates, hand painted garden prayer flags and personalized room signs.

Little By Little

Hiring women at risk of relinquishing their rights due to poverty in Haiti, selling their Christmas ornaments, metal art and hand crafted jewellery. Keeping families together, also orphan prevention through job creation

Sew Happy Together

Machine embroidered gifts and treasures for everyone

JEWELLERY

Belinda Carmichael Jewellery

Beautiful, unique handmade sterling Silver Jewellery and Gifts. Custom orders welcome. Visit their website at etsy.com/shop/BelindaCarmichaelSJ

Bella B You Jewels

Bella B You handcrafts one of a kind jewellery pieces. I create wearable everyday pieces using semiprecious gemstones, classic pieces to wear with that little black dress and romantic pieces to wear where I incorporate vintage beads and embellishments. Like us on Facebook at Bell B You

Designs By Craig Ewing

I design and create one of a kind wearable art and use Japanese beads, fresh water pearls and swarovski crystals in my earrings and my metal. Everything is nickel and zinc free.

Dragonfly Girl Jewellery

At Dragonfly Girls jewellery, we create handmade jewellery for special girls and women, including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings and pendants, beaded bookmark and keychains,  chain maille and beaded wirework creations. We also do birthday parties, private lessons and jewellery repair. Find out more at www.dragonfly.ca

Earth Candy

Jewellery and hand knitted toques.

Glitterfly Designs

Handcrafted artisan jewellery made in Missisauga

Linx Jewellery

Unique jewelry designed and handcrafted by Sally Taylor, semi-precious stones, Swarovski, shells, wood and glass, etc. Visit their website at linxdesignz.com

Small World Jewellery

Quality handmade jeweler from Africa that supports several organizations that empower Africans to operate businesses and offer employment at strong wages under fair trade principals. Visit their website at smallworldjewellery.ca

Strung Out On Pearls

Unique designs meticulously created for confident, passionate, adventurous vibrantly unforgettable you! Jewellery that gets noticed.

KNITS

Knitz ‘n Bitz

An assortment of hand knitted items for children and adults (cowl & infinity scarves, unique hats, dishcloths, animals, decorative snowmen) as well as fleece and flannel blankets for children.

Sewing Knitwork

Hand sewn and knitted childrens clothes, toys, baby sets, pillows aprons and dolls clothes. Great for Christmas gifts.

PAPER

Earn n' Learn

works with slum children and teenagers, they are given healthy snacks, tutoring,  mentorship and an opportunity to provide income for their family in a safe environment making paper crafts. On the back of each card is the name of the child who crafted it as a testimony to the change you have made in their life. For more information go to  www.earnlearn.org

Morning Flower Designs

Unique and creative designs featuring a combination of pressed local wild flowers, coloured paper and water coloured paints. Designs range from cute to whimsical to sentimental and are available as originals as well as prints.  www.etsy.com/ca/hop/morningflowercrafts  www.facebook.com/morningflowerdesigns

POTTERY

Carolyn Showler Pottery

Handmade stoneware pottery with original designs and glazes.

Functional Pottery

In this modern fast paced world, where everything is massed produced, I love the idea of making functional pottery that has some soul. I try to incorporate in my work that the piece has been made by hand. I intentionally leave my finger prints or allow my throwing lines to be seen, also I enjoy adding hand carved detail to give texture and to remind the user that this is a piece of pottery made by loving hands.

Piatti

Hand-painted ceramic serving platters and  dishes by local artist Gillian Sych.

SEASONAL

Agnes Art Creation

Handmade Angel Collection, Christmas ornaments and handmade leather collection.

Sav's Christmas Ornaments

Hand blown, glass, hand painted Christmas ornaments. www.christmasball.ca .

Timeless Jewellery Designs

Timeless Designs features unique Christmas and Holiday ornaments made of glass or polymer clay. Each ornament is designed and handcrafted by Barbra or Richard Darwin.

Decorate Your Own Snowman

For kids or kids at heart. Each kit includes a decorative hat, eyes, carrot, nose, mouth, scarf, buttons, beautifully co-ordinated and presented in a reusable kit. Great for children, family & hostess gifts.

WOOD

BWA Woodturning

Functional Wood – turnings – coffee scoops, backscratchers, magnifiers, nutcrackers, kaleidoscopes, stylus, letter openers, peppermints. Visit their website at bwawoodturning.com

Philthy Woodworks

Handcrafted, original, rough, natural grain wood products and custom builds by a local Lakeshore woodworker.

The Rustic Path

At the rustic path we love wood. New, old, recycled and salvaged, we use it all to create unique house and holiday decor and wooden signs for you home.

Wine Crate Crafts

Hand crafted wood trays and containers made from high end French, Italian & Spanish vintage wine crates. The trays can be used to serve or as gift baskets filled with your gourmet items etc.

OTHER

Beagle Bakery

Natural Grain free cakes,  cookies and so much more for your Dog.  Personalized People & Pet Christmas Ornaments.  www.beaglebakery.com

Cat Fancies and Cuddly Critters

Luxuriou cozy snugglebeds, pet mats and kitty caves. Handcrafted premier quality catnip toys made with organic catnip. Only the best will do for your favorite friend.

David Cook

Local historian and author of Fading History Vol. 1 & 2.

Eco Girl

Eco friendly products made from bike inner tubes and other materials. Visit their website at ecogirl.ca

Nicoles Doll Clothes

Handmade 18 inch doll clothes for American Girl Doll and others. www.nicolesdollclothes.com

Namastafreund

Bookmarks are handcrafted with beads and new or upcycled charms.

SILENT AUCTIONS

Each day of the show a silent auction will be held. All of the items are kindly donated by our vendors. The auctions generally begin around 10:30 and finish at 2:30.

PROCEEDS FROM SHOW

This year proceeds from Fair December will support The Compass food bank and Cawthra Park School Council. In Fair December 2016 donated $4,000 to Peel Children's Center and also donated to Cawthra Park & QE School Councils. In the past Fair December has raised over $25,000 for Princess Margaret Weekend To End Cancer and over $29,000 for QE School Council and $7,000 to Cawthra Park School Council.

GOURMET FOODS

Enjoy fresh baked goodness from many of our awesome vendors. Qe School Council will be serving hot & cold food and beverages both days out of the Fair December Cafeteria.

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Fair December,
Cawthra Park Secondary School,
1305 Cawthra Road,
Mississauga,


e: info@fairdecember.com

About Fair December

Fair December is a unique craft show initiated to support local artisans. All proceeds will go to The Compass Foodbank and Cawthra School Council.

Save the Date!

Saturday, December 2nd - Sunday, December 3rd.
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