Thanks to all and a Happy Holiday!

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Thanks to all who made it out to the studio today for the Gabriola Winter Art Affair, it was a fantastic event!  To all who receive the gifts we hope you love them even more than we do, locally made is extra special!  Also a very happy holidays to all, may it be full of… Read more »

Cottage Industry

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One of the things that makes Gabriola Island a special place is the provision in our bylaws for cottage industry on all residential properties – this allows for a broad range of home occupations (for official list see Gabriola Land Use Bylaws under links in the side menu to the left on this page); it has… Read more »

Halloween Fun

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We were so lucky today to have the chance to take the girls to a pottery class at Feedlot Studios here on Gabriola.  We were greeted by an extremely fun and warm Mariko and her husband Bryan in their large, bright studio space located at 800 Valli Place.  The girls started by getting in the Halloween… Read more »

Tour Studio 9

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It is day two of the 14th Annual Thanksgiving Studio Tour and the island is hopping. This event has been advertised far and wide and the attendance by islanders and vistors alike is phenominal! They are browsing and buying original creations of jewelry, clothing, paintings, photograpy, sculpture, leather bags, woodwork, pottery, glass work and more. Gabriola should… Read more »