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Sitka: The BC-Based Apparel Brand Taking a Stand Against Fast Fashion

Sitka is a Victoria-based surfboard, clothing and lifestyle brand.  Their apparel pieces are described as “uniforms for enjoying the outdoors”, designed for those who like to spend time outdoors on the …

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Paintillio: Turn Your Favourite Photos Into a Paint-By-Numbers Canvas

Vancouver small business Paintillio takes the paint by numbers concept to a whole new level with custom DIY canvases — perfect for weddings or group events — and it’s as easy as uploading a photo to their website and waiting to be mailed a beautifully packaged custom kit complete with a canvas, easel, paint, and more.

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Graydon Skincare: 6 Canadian Natural Beauty Products Reviewed

I’m writing this blog post as I finish the last pump of “Green Cream”, a natural facial moisturizer made with brococoli seed oil from the Fraser Valley, and the product that got me hooked on the Canadian natural skincare brand Graydon Skincare.   

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Lemongrass House: Thai Handmade Bath & Body Brand Opens in Gastown

Lemongrass House is a major manufacturer of premium spa products in 30 countries for some of the world’s top hotels and spas including Four Seasons Resorts, Hilton Hotels, Banyan Tree and …

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Supporting Canadian Farmers with Agropur, Canada’s Largest Dairy Cooperative

For as long as I’ve run Modern Mix Vancouver (and it’s been nearly 10 years), not only have I focused on the Canadian products and services I’m using, but also …

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flat lay photography tips
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How to Design Your Perfect “Flat Lay” With The Right Props

A “flatlay” is a style of photography where the items you are photographing are lay flat on a surface, with the photo taken directly above, parallel to the surface.

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