Holiday Décor

The Circle Craft Market begins today! A Vancouver tradition for over four decades, the Market traditionally begins the holiday shopping season in the city. The Market is a wonderful place to shop for others, but it’s also the perfect place to pick up some new items to spruce up your holiday décor!

Light + Paper (Booth BA4)
Ali Harrison of Light + Paper creates stunning cut-paper and wood compositions, including lasercut holiday ornaments that are featured in this advent calendar.

First Growth Reclaimed Design (Booth S6)
First Growth Reclaimed Design uses wood salvaged from pre-1940’s homes to create unique home décor, furniture, and art, such as these ornaments.

Steve Griffith Signature Ornaments (Booth I2)
Steve Griffith Signature Ornaments produces unique handmade holiday décor and ornaments. The designs are contemporary with hints of traditional European and classical motifs.

The Circle Craft Market is on until Sunday, November 11 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West!

Circle Craft Market
November 7-11, 2018 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at www.circlecraft.net for the latest Circle Craft Market information. Tickets are available for purchase online, where you’ll find discounts for students, seniors, and groups, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm.

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Market Finds for Men

The Circle Craft Market begins tomorrow at the Vancouver Convention Centre West and runs through Sunday, November 11. With 300+ exhibitors, the Market features something for everyone in your family, including the men!

Stinson Studios (Booth H11)
Stinson Studios’ oak tumblers are perfect for the whiskey, scotch, and bourbon drinkers in your life! And they come nestled in an oak crate, making them a perfect gift item.

Kerf Accessories (Booth F28)
Kerf Accessories offers a wide variety of wood accessories, including bow ties, tie clips, and money clips. All are handmade and locally designed in Vancouver.

Ole Originals (Booth D27)
Ole Originals’ hand-printed retro-style graphic tees are inspired by travel, culture, wildlife, and the cities and provinces of Canada.

East Van Light (Booth C24)
A lamp from East Van Light would be perfect on a desk or end table. Delivering a warm ambient light, these lamps are handcrafted in small batches.

To find out what other exhibitors are offering items that are great for men, be sure to visit us during the 2018 Circle Craft Market!

Circle Craft Market
November 7-11, 2018 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at www.circlecraft.net for the latest Circle Craft Market information. Tickets are available for purchase online, where you’ll find a $2 discount on advance tickets, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm.

Wedding & Anniversary Gifts

We’re right in the midst of wedding and anniversary season! Whether you’re looking for something extra special to get for that soon-to-be-married couple or a unique (and traditional!) anniversary gift for your other half, you should definitely visit our Shop on Granville Island for inspiration.

The Circle Craft Shop is full of beautiful handmade items for the home, all of which make perfect wedding gifts! Try a wood cutting board, bowl, and spatula (Claudia Hayward of The Wooden Forge); glass candle holders (Jeff Burnette); or a ceramic cream and sugar set (Liz de Beer of Klaywerk Studio). We also have lovely handmade cards (Jan MacLeod of Plant Papers).

Our Shop also carries several items ideal for traditional anniversary gifts. For your first wedding anniversary, there are lovely paper cards and artwork (Jan MacLeod of Plant Papers). A leather journal (Rudi Diesvelt of Rare Discovery) would be great for a third anniversary; a rugged wood box (Neno Catania) for a fifth. If you’re celebrating your sixth anniversary, we have iron card holders (Gina Medhurst of Kootenay Forge) and letter openers (Kelly Backs of Tree Studios). For your 25th wedding anniversary, try a lovely set of silver bangles (Svea Vatch).

For these and more great gift ideas, visit us in the Net Loft on Granville Island. We’re open seven days a week!

Father’s Day Gifts

Are you looking for something unique and handmade to give your dad this Father’s Day? Look no further than our Shop on Granville Island! From cards and coasters to fashion accessories and home decor, we have you covered.

Hardworking dads deserve a break! Help them relax and enjoy some downtime with a glass tumbler by Jeff Burnette, leather coasters by Lincoln Heller (Fiveleft Leather), and a wood bowl perfect for holding snacks by Neno Catania. And don’t forget the card! This one features artwork by Rae Maté.

Dads like to accessorize too! A leather wallet by Rudi Diesvelt is always a good choice. So is a leather belt by Lincoln Heller (Fiveleft Leather). These rugged rings by Jakob Bauer are also great for men. For something more appropriate for relaxing at home, try these comfy slippers from Helen and Jeremy Long (Padraig Cottage).

For some great home decor for men, try this airplane by Jo Ludwig (Kiln Art Glass). This ceramic plate by Laura van der Linde and these fun wood insects by Hermann Edler make wonderful gifts as well. Top it all off with a handmade Father’s Day card by Jan MacLeod.

The Circle Craft Shop is located in the Net Loft on Granville Island. We’re open seven days a week from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. Come visit us to find the perfect Father’s Day gift for your dad!

Winter Wear

Looking for some fashionably warm items this winter? The Circle Craft Market has you covered! From coats and slippers to blankets and hats, you’ll find plenty of cute and cozy items.

Adhesif Clothing Co. (Booth 441)
Adhesif Clothing Co. uses new and recycled fabrics to create noticeable and original one-of-a-kind garments. This way, every garment retains its very own unique personality, just like you! Adhesif Clothing is as unique as the people who are drawn to them.

Garneau Slippers (Booth 253)
Garneau & Co. design and handcraft high-quality sheepskin slippers and accessories. Its team of talented artisans, located in an atelier in an Eastern Townships of Quebec, preserves through their work traditional craftsmanship and a return to a natural aesthetic.

Erdaine Knitwear/Kermodey (Booth 452)
Cozy like a hug, soft like a unicorn, and unique like a snowflake, Kermodey blankets are made of premium colourfast Italian yarns carded from 19.5-micron wool fiber that gives an incredible softness. Wool has one of the best ratio weight/warmth. It is natural, breathable, sustainable, and is warm even when wet.

Vividworks (Booth 222)
All Vividworks creations are unique in their design and are handmade by Den in Little River, Comox on Vancouver Island. Sculpture, texture, and an element of stylish fun are the starting blocks for these designs. Other influences have been drawn from the styles of the 1920s – 1940s and an innate love of ‘doodling’.

Today is the last day of the Circle Craft Christmas Market. Join us from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.

Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 8-12, 2017 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find discounts for students, seniors, and groups.

Finds for $30 and Under

The Circle Craft Christmas Market is known for its high quality handmade wares, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find some outstanding deals on stunning merchandise. Here are just a few items that you can find for $30 or under.

Mimi (Booth 156)
Mimi creates felted and sewn toys that are traditional with a modern twist. She has a number of items under $30, including rattles, tooth fairies, and finger puppets.

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Yapes Paints (Booth 422)
Bold colors, crisp lines, trees with twisting roots, birds with long legs, and florals with dancing petals are common themes in painter April Lacheur’s work. She has some beautiful hand painted ornaments at this year’s Market for only $30.

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Terra Axxessories (Booth 559)
Terra Axxessories makes bags and accessories with quality sustainable, vintage, and organic eco-friendly products. These bags are made from recycled vintage canvas from army tents and are only $29 each.

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Cedar Mountain Studios (Booth 207)
Cedar Mountain Studios offer several lines of home décor with wood as the primary base. Several items, including art blocks, trivets, and phone cases, are $30 or under.

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Out of Ruins (Booth 307)
Out of Ruins has a number of functional pieces made from glass. Their wine bottle cheeseboards and drinking glasses are under $30.

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There are many more items available for exceptional prices, so be sure to check out the Circle Craft Christmas Market at the Vancouver Convention Centre West, on until Sunday!

43rd Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 9-13, 2016 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find discounts for students, seniors, and groups, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.