This year has been an exciting one. We’ve made a big effort to really analyze the type of content, projects and partnerships we take on … we are thinking MORE about the environment, animals, and supporting smaller shops and Canadian companies. While we aren’t exclusive to all of these categories, we are trying out best to work more with companies that tick these boxes and it has been a TON of fun.
Often times I will share some of my favorite small mom and pop shops over on my Instagram stories and I’m always so amazed by these families who are able to create and run a business from their home, which in return, allows them to spend more quality time with their loved ones which I truly admire and respect!
I’ve always made an effort to dedicate a lot of time and energy supporting these sort of companies and I feel like in the long term it’s really where my heart is. We’ve partnered with Etsy a few times in the past and they’ve always been one of my favourite brands for so many reasons! So, when they came to me with the idea of working with a few of their Canadian makers to help curate my exclusive Jillian Harris x Etsy collection … I had to PINCH myself!!! I feel like this collaboration aligns SO perfectly with our company goals and values that we must have somehow manifested it somehow along the way!!
Over the past year, I have been working closely with the team at Etsy and 9 AMAZING Canadian Etsy makers on a limited edition holiday collection! The collection will include a selection of locally made and vegan, lifestyle, apparel, and home decor items that are PERFECT for the upcoming holiday season!!
When collaborating with each of the 9 Etsy makers, we wanted to make sure that the entire collection was true to my style and ultimately timeless with a festive twist! After a number of emails, phone calls, and revisions, we have a collection that I am SO PROUD OF and can’t WAIT to share with you!!
Now I’m SURE you’re probably wondering what exactly will be offered in our holiday collection so I’m going to give you the details … are you ready?? LOL!!
We’ve made sure to include some home decor items which are essential to cozying up your home this winter! The home décor items include a festive candle by Brand & Iron, a cuddle-worthy knit blanket by Handmade by Chris & Kris and charming heart and tassel pillows by Cloth and Main!
We know how much time is spent entertaining friends and family (hello comfort food and wine!!) over the holidays so we wanted to add a stylish touch to your entertaining and we’ve done just that with a beautiful white-washed charcuterie board by Crawford Creek Designs and elegant ceramics by Looks Like White!
In addition to items for your home, the collection also includes a few gorgeous items that will have your closest going head over heels! This includes a stunning red dress by Emma Knudsen, a slouchy clutch by De Almeida Designs, and knit hats by Lakeside Loops which are the perfect winter staple for the whole family! We couldn’t forget to add something for your fur babies either, so we’ve made sure to include a custom dog collar and bowtie from Pooch & Tabby!!
This has been a major work in progress and a huge project for each of these vendors to take on as they’ve been working tirelessly to ensure that each of their products is perfectly made and stocked up in each of their Etsy stores ready for YOU to welcome into your home!!!
I should mention here that there is a limited quantity of everything!! Each of the vendors have each made between 300 – 500 pieces!! Everything will be launching and ready for sale while quantities last starting November 1st!!
I can’t WAIT to see this holiday collection launch and to give you the opportunity to add a little piece of “Jilly” to your home!!