Saturday, December 1st – Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

  • December 1st – 2nd, Save the Date!

  • 13th Annual Unique Craft & Gift Sale!

  • CAWTHRA PARK SECONDARY SCHOOL

Artisans by Alphabet

Across The Miles: Handmade alpaca hats, scarves and rugs. Natural stone jewelery, hand painted boxes, natural product Christmas ornaments.

Agnes Art Creation: Handmade Angel Collection, Christmas ornaments and handmade leather collection.

Anything’s Possible Jewellery: Unique handcrafted jewellery  www.anythingspossiblejewellery.ca

Avery’s Apothecary: Specializing in all natural and organic products. Each product is crafted with environmental sustainability in mind and aims to provide each customer with products that are created for their unique beauty needs.

AVT Fashion Accessories: A home base business creating fashionable ponchos, hats, scarves and shawls.

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

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

BlocKarma: Hand block printed scarves, bags, jackets & blankets. Check out on Facebook.

bumblebee jewelry: All original  jewelry, holiday ornaments and hair accessories made entirely by hand. www.beejewelry.ca

BWA Woodturning: Functional Wood – turnings – coffee scoops, back scratchers, magnifiers, nutcrackers, kaleidoscopes, stylus, letter openers, pepper mills. Visit their website at bwawoodturning.com

Cake Pops by Janice: Avariety of delicious cookies, butter tarts and Christmas decorated cake pops.

Cambodhi Silks: Silk scarves, purses, jewellery travel pouches, all with vibrant colors made by women in Cambodhia

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

Carolyn Showler Pottery:  Handmade stoneware pottery with original designs and glazes.

Caryl Richmond:  Clothing and accessories created from upcycled and reclaimed textiles.

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

Chef Covers: Aprons made in traditional, contemporary and whimsical fabrics available in assorted sizes, We have you covered.

Concrete Creative Co.; Handmade concrete planters & coasters.

Creativity In Wood: Hand-crafted wood products including; bowls, plates, vases, candle holders, toys, charcuterie boards & bowls, key fobs, memo boards, bird houses and more.

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

Designed By Craig Ewing: I design and create one of a kind wearable art. I use Japanese beads, fresh water pearls and swarowski crystals in my earrings and my metal, everything is nickel and zinc free.

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

Dots & Dashes:These are minimalist bracelets with inspiring and encouraging phrases that are beaded in Morse Code.  The bracelets are worn as quiet, subtle reminders of the personal and meaningful messages they carry for each wearer, including:  “keep going forward”, “live in every moment”, “nevertheless she persisted”, “just as I am”, “with brave wings she flies”.

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 key chains,  chain maille and beaded wire work creations. We also do birthday parties, private lessons and jewellery repair. Find out more at www.dragonfly.ca

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

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

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.

Eyespot Designs: Handmade textile accessories and illustrated greeting cards  www.alisonsyer.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.

Firebat Coffee: Firebat coffee is ethically sourced and sustainably grown. We work directly with a group of coffee makers from El Salvador 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.

Fred’s Custom Table Arrangements: Artificial Christmas table arrangements ranging in size from China mugs to large center pieces, swags and door wreaths.

Functional Pottery:  In this modern paced world, where everything is mass 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 enjoy adding hand carved detail to give texture and to remind the user that this is a piece of pottery made by loving hands.

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

Glitterfly Designs: Handcrafted artisan jewellery made in Missisauga

Green Leaf Soap & Glass Creations: Hand-made fused glass pendant and earrings.

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   

hArt Therapy; Original art from the heart.

Harvest Pillows: Buckwheat hull bed and therapeutic pillows, certified organic helps relieve migraines, neck pain, back ache, fibromyalgia, sleep apnea, hot flashes, snoring and allergies.

HML Designs: Millinery: hand blocked hats and  fascinators for special occasions and hand painted silk scarves and accessories.

Jan Jang Originals:  Unique hand made gifts including cork hot plates, cork angel decorations, wood signs and a variety of fridge and office magnets.

JoJo’s Toffee: Delicious chocolate nut toffee.

 K8’s Beads: K8’s Beads is the creation of a Cawthra Park Dance Program student. They feature handcrafted gemstone beaded bracelets which can be personalized to your own style. They carry a variety of gemstone beads to suit any mood or occasion.

Kalabandar: Scarves from Afar. As a nation with centuries of textile tradition, India has leveraged the expertise of her contemporary artisans to create fabulously modern work on their looms and in their workshops. Yearly trips to India yield wondrous woven scarves in natural fibres. Connecting eastern craft with appreciative western audiences is what I seek as I collect these scarves, this wearable art — textiles that beg you to touch, to marvel at their construction and sigh at their beauty.

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.

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

Linx Jewellery: Unique jewellery designed and handcrafted by Sally Taylor, semi precious stones, Swarovski, shells, wood and glass. Visit the website at  www.linxdesignz.com

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.

Locally Sewn Textiles:  Specializes in unique handmade felted and handwoven scarves made from beautiful materials including silk chiffon. Silk habotai, silk organza, wool and cotton. Each scarf is wearable art for your neck. www.etsy.com/shop/LocallySewnTextiles

Luna Sea Trading: Hand made wraps and ponchos.

Missies Streudel: Freshly baked apple, blueberry and cherry streudel.

Moose River Preserves:  Fine gourmet preserves.

Muskoka Kitchen Paddles: Solid cherry kitchen utensils  www.muskokakitchenpaddles.ca

My Olive: Premium Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegars that are 100% pure and natural. Perfect for gifts cooking and taking your entertainment to the next level.  www.myolive.ca

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

Namastefreund: Handcrafted bookmarks made with beads and new or up-cycled charms. 

Nancy W. Philips Visual Artist:  Nancy primarily uses water color and acrylic as her medium. Her main emphasis is landscapes.

Natures  Purebliss:  Skin and hair care therapy, body mousse, oils, gourmet tub cookies and chocolate scrubs. Visit their website at  www.naturespurebliss.com 

Nicoles Doll Clothes: Handmade 18 inch doll clothes for American Girl Dolls and others. www.nicolesdollclothes.com

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

Recycled Threading:  Recycled sweater mittens made from old pre-loved 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 item in a child to adult sizes, out mitten patters are our own design.

Robin Hollindrake:  Unique hand painted pins and paintings. Visit their website at www.robinhollingdrake.com

Rosanne Lomas: Roseanne presents an assortment of machine knitted hats, scarves, mobius and cowls, shawls, vests, ponchos and sweaters in beautiful colors. For fun there is knitted catnip mice toys and gift bags for your fur babies for Christmas.

Rustic Charm: Unique vintage plantings.

Sew Happy Together: Hand crafted machine embroidered and quilted products- children’s items, hooded character towels, home décor- something for everyone.

Slam Inks: Alcohol ink paintings, coasters, magnets,postcards, light switch plates and Christmas ornaments.

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

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.

Soup Girl: Soup Girl’s artisinal 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 caribbean rice and peas.

Stained Glass  By Brenda:  Handcrafted sun catchers, panels and ornaments. Visit their website at stainedglassbybrenda.com

Sweet & Savoury Shortbread: Chocolate covered shortbread, toffee shortbread, coffee shortbread and  parmesan roemary shortbread.

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

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.

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.

Timeless 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.

Topher’s Beard & Soap Co. : From beard to bath, we have you covered. We carry everything you need for mens grooming and women’s pampering and self care.

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.

Well Hung Heirlooms: Unique pieces creatively designed and named.

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.

Winterland Treasure: Handmade and hand painted wood and fabric Christmas & Winter decorations and ornaments.

Woodz: A collection of furniture and toys created by a developmental psychologist fascinated with Montessori that agree with the methodology of Montessori, Waldorf and Piklers  child development.

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 go to Cawthra Park School Council, QE School Council and The Compass foodbank in Port Credit. Fair December 2017 donated $4,445 to The Compass Foodbank. In the past Fair December has donated $4,000 to Peel Children's Center. Fair December has raised over $25,000 for Princess Margaret Weekend To End Cancer and over $29,000 for QE School Council and $15,000 for 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 toThe Compass food bank in Port Credit and Cawthra and QE School Councils.

Save the Date!

Saturday, December 1st – Sunday, December 2nd.

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