Shelley Raymond. Shelley has been an artist since she was very young but she has only recently started working with Alcohol INK. The designs, the colours, the creations are one-of-a-kind and unique to the pressure in my air compressor, the ink, my mood and the medium I am working on. Each piece is as stunning as it is handcrafted. If you love colour this is a great booth to check out!
Joanne Bullock and Elizabeth Malouin began collaborating in 2014 when they discovered they shared a vision for making jewelry inspired by organic, natural materials. Their focus is responding to the beauty and unique qualities of the raw materials at a goldsmith’s fingers: precious metals and stones in every colour of the rainbow from rough to faceted. Our collection of handmade jewelry is inspired by natural materials, shapes and textures and is constantly evolving, so customers have a unique experience with every exhibition .
Gini Kelly. O'Baby retails handmade children's clothing. All items are personally made by the owner, Gini Kelly. Her items are offered in a wide variety of colours, textures, and patterns, sought out to catch every childs eye. Items are offered in sizes from Newborn - 4T for both boys and girls. Offering Certified Organic Fabrics.
Tiny Calberry. Using a glass on glass technique, one of a kind pieces are created where glass appears fractured and suspended. Textured glass, stained glass, and sea glass are incorporated into each unique design. I also specialize in creating beautiful lanterns to compliment your home and cottage decor.
Patricia Clemmens examines an exploration of vibrant colour and movement through acrylic paints. Her custom paintings are inspired by natural Canadian landscapes, portrayed through an abstract flow and splendor.
I fell in love with Georgian Bay in its many states when we moved to Parry Sound in 1988. It can be a tranquil, calm sea or a tempest within minutes. Paddling and capturing images allows me to reconnect with and watch nature even if no photographs are taken.
Ashley Atkinson . After having a baby, Ashley wanted to enjoy beautiful handmade items without spending a fortune. Unfortunately, she found them hard to come by so she decided to make her own. She specializes in vintage inspired baby dresses, bonnets, bows as well as many other accessories. Sizes 0-3 months to 6T.
Terry Keenleyside, a former journalist, diplomat and university professor, is now a full-time writer of fiction and literary travel books. He will be featuring his latest novel, All The Way, at this year’s market and offering personally autographed copies at a reduced price. Set in Ontario cottage country and in Toronto, the novel traces the changing nature of the friendships among eight people over the span of sixty years. Full of humour and drama, it is an ideal summer read for those familiar with Georgian Bay and Muskoka .www.takeenleyside.com
On a 50 acre farm in the Beaver Valley, corporate caterer Greg Montfort and classical singer Jennifer Potter embarked on a new adventure-Quiet Valley Sauce and Vine. Greg’s Sizzle Sauce was carefully crafted over his 25 years in the kitchen to enhance, not mask, the natural flavour of your food.
Wendy Ellery. Inspired by nature and working with reclaimed wood, birch and found objects Wendy creates rustic signs for home and cottage décor. On a larger scale she creates clocks and compasses from salvaged wooden spools. With sizes ranging from 32”, 36” and 44”, these large pieces make a statement in any setting. Custom orders always welcome.
Don Svob. Don, a wood turner, creates his works on a lathe. His creations are typically turned from local woods including fruit & spalted wood, burl and roots. He fashions artistic pieces, bowls, vessels and plates as the piece unveils.
Sue McPhedran. One of a kind folk art handcrafted in Muskoka - fun northern decor perfect for the cottage.
Miranda Britton is a jeweler and multi-disciplinary artist based out of Windermere, Ontario. Using traditional hand fabrication techniques, Miranda fashions precious metals into pieces of jewelry that explore and celebrate our relationship with the natural world.
Collette Lalonde. Lettie’s vegan fine foods is a local company providing an alternative, providing a choice. Lettie’s plant based cheezes and spreadz were initially designed for those who can not or choose not to eat dairy. However, Lettie’s has now become a common staple for those seeking a healthier and more sustainable dairy free option. Lettie’s creations begin with a cashew base and from there each flavor take on a unique style of their own. Custom ordered dairy free cheese cakes will also be available upon request.
Lyn, of Shelridge Yarns, offers a huge selection of bases and colours in hand dyed semi/solids yarns along with fabulous hand painted yarns all dyed in her studio in Muskoka
Denise Jordan. Hand-crafted wooden utensils designed with purpose in mind. They're made from high quality Ontario black cherry. Cherry stands up well in both hot and cold liquids. It resists rot and splitting and has superior longevity. All paddles are oven-cured with grape seed oil, pre-washed and hand-polished for a lasting finish.
Lana Pasto. Mooskoka Dips! Coming into our 4th season, Mooskoka Dips has been serving customers all over Ontario. We love making our dips and serve samples at every market. Come and join us and see what the rave is all about! You can also find us online, we ship for free in Ontario.
Allen Markle. Following retirement, I was able to spend time doing something I love and that is in the creation of unique boxes made from local and exotic woods. Taking natures lead I make either free form or classic style. They are finished with oil and wax so the texture of the wood remains.
Cameron Sangster. I was influenced into fly fishing by my grandfather who was a skilled and serious salmon fly fisherman. I developed a fly tying course and taught at Green Drake Outfitters fly shop. Over 30 years of practice and working as an aquatic entomology technician and professional fly tyer my skills became honed enough to tie Victorian Age Atlantic salmon flies. His Royal Highness Prince Charles and actor Michael Keaton have received my flies. I am now semi-retired and sell these as works of art.
Ray Love grew up in Muskoka and returned to pursue a career in education. He taught History, Geography and Economics in secondary schools in Toronto and Muskoka. He finished his career as a school administrator. Ray has always been interested in the history of the Muskoka region, and since retirement has embarked on sharing his passion with his readers.
Kristi MacDonald. REUSABLE, 100% ALL NATURAL, 100% BIODEGRADABLE. Why compromise the health and safety of your family with other plastic storage containers that allow harmful chemicals and toxins to leach into your food?! Feel good about the choice you make...for your family and the environment.
Tia Saley. ReWorKeD is how I describe the magic of shaping hot glass; it is cycle of rebirth through the transformation from something rigid and solid to something languid and graceful to once again solid. It is a viscous, intense medium that is bright and alive until frozen into an art form. I tend to emphasize colour and light in playful interactions that are strongly influenced by my roots in Muskoka and my love of the rocks, water, trees and sky around me.
Tamar Gilad. Fur Life is a brand that focuses on the bond shared between people and their pets. Whether you are taking your dog for a walk or giving him a tasty treat, Fur Life has functional every day items to make living with your furry friend easier and more exciting.
Jon Wood. Heather’s Fudge sells old-fashioned, melt-in-your mouth style fudge! They craft their fudge from scratch, by hand, the same way as when they started more than 20 years ago. Each small batch starts with a brown sugar and butter base. Heather’s Fudge will be bringing more than 15 flavours to the Market each appearance, as well as providing samples! They don’t add corn syrup, preservatives or artificial colouring, and even have dairy, gluten and soy free options.
Grace and Peter bring you the most delicious handmade small batch desserts and sweet treats. Offering a variety of the most incredible artisan cake donuts, macarons, unique snack mixes, assorted handmade chocolate bark, handcrafted candied apples and old-fashioned homemade dipped sponge toffees to name a few. We believe in simple and great quality ingredients, taking great care in providing great flavours and textures in every bite. We keep it simple, we keep it exciting.
Nicole Gargarella. Muskoka Bandanna Blankets. I made my first Bandanna Blanket twenty years ago from bandannas that I had tied around the roll bar of my Jeep. It instantly became my go to beach blanket or picnic blanket, and still is! Then I started making them for friends and family- by request. I live in Muskoka I love frequenting Muskoka’s farmers markets and I am happy to now be a vendor at the Rosseau market!
Chaka Chikodzi. I am an Ontario based stone sculptor and arts educator, originally from Zimbabwe. My work explores the nexus between the geological time and human memory, and meditates on questions of African identity and belonging. I learned the stone sculpting tradition at the age of thirteen under the tutelage of my older brother, and have been exhibiting across Canada since 2004.
Caroline Leppanen. Rethink. Reduce. Reuse. Repair. Reimagine...
Scrappy Dudes are certainly part of those Rs! They are also the sum of many experiences: The movies of Tim Burton, a huge comic book collection,and a fondness for the outdoors, paddling, and laughing OUT LOUD! They can be displayed indoors or out in the garden.
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