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Springtime Inspiration

With the weather how it is today, we thought we’d bring the shop to you through the magic of the internet! It’s like window shopping, but in the comfort of your own home. Enjoy!

With spring decor it’s fun to add some colour and a touch of playfulness! We think the  boiled wool bunnies and eggs are so cute. The multicoloured hobnail lanterns are bright and cheery! We also have some sweet tea lights that look like spring flowers- they’re great for a centrepiece.


We freshened up the entrance of the shop with lots of green! We have  a selection of inspirational design books and  green blown glass vases. We mounted some of our vintage crates on the wall to create unique shadow boxes.

We had fun creating this pretty vignette on the left. We like mixing old and new and different design styles to keep things interesting. Our silver standing birds are sweet and add a touch of sparkle.

We have a great selection of antique side tables in the shop right now, and some interesting nautical finds.

We have a couple of these beautiful large lanterns in the shop that would work for indoors or out. We’re also carrying Reallite candles- they’re battery operated! On the right, a vintage loveseat that we had reupholstered with a stunning ikat fabric from Kravet.

Here’s a peek at some of our sea treasures and bath products. We love Tokyo Milk- a line of bath products from the US  that’s made from crushed and distilled essences. The packing is beautiful, and the products smell amazing!

We get so excited when the sari throws arrive to the shop. Our latest shipment was filled with bright spring colours and lovely floral patterns. These cotton throws are hand stitched in India from vintage saris. They add instant character and colour to the end of a bed, or on a sofa or armchair.

We hope you enjoyed your peek at our new spring inspirations! Be sure to come in soon and take a look for yourself!






We’re clearing out our inventory to get ready for spring! Now until February 29th, get up to 30% off of ALL inventory (excluding consignments, paper stock, and beeswax candles)!

All antiques 15% off!

bed, bath, baby, and pets 20% off!

upholstered furniture 20% off!

Home decor, and henhouse floor model furniture 30%off! 


Henhouse Holiday Gift Guide

It’s here again! Already! We can’t believe it either, but the Holiday season is right around the corner. We’ve been so busy getting ready- the shop is decked out, and busting at the seams with beautiful holiday home decor, ornaments, toys, and lots of great gifts! We know that everybody has a few hard-to-buy-for  people on their “nice” list, so we’ve made up this handy gift guide to help you out!

Our biggest tip of all is to SHOP LOCAL- we believe in supporting our local economy- it really is better for everybody. With all of the unique gifts available from independent local businesses, there’s no reason not to shop local this year.

And now for the gift guide!

For The Practical Hostess:  

Under $20 We swear by Pheylonian Beeswax Candles, they’re all-natural, unscented, and Canadian made! Paired with a beautifully decorated box of matches, and cute tin ornament- this is one great gift!

Under $25 Mrs. Meyer’s Bathroom Cleaner is a really effective, all-natural, great smelling product   – it almost makes cleaning a pleasure!  Hogwash is a funky looking bar of soap that does double duty- use it on grubby hands and to get tough stains out of clothing. We topped it all off with a fun vintage-inspired Santa ornament and voila!

Under $30 We put this one together for the baker in your life-  100% linen tea towels (available in red and blue), paired with a retro-inspired magnetic egg-timer (available in red, black, and blue)-ding ding! 

For the Finicky Friend:

Under $20 Foot Butter is a real miracle for even the driest of feet!  Pair it with a nail brush and a mini Pré
de Provence quad-milled French soap for a luxurious little treat.

Under $40 This cute mini oil painting is by local artist Lynn Rotin. We carry many of her mini canvases in the shop right now with both floral and pear images. They make a really sweet gift embellished with some tiny ornaments and a bow. 

For the Favourite Teacher: 

Under $15 Sock Monkeys Wine Covers are a one-of-a-kind locally hand-made gift! They’re so carefully crafted, each with its own personality! Use a Wine monkey for anything bottled- we think the olive oil from our neighbours Liquid Gold would be a great choice.

Under $30 Know a teacher with a sweet tooth? We’ve got you covered with Neil Ripley’s Pure Maple Cream, made here in Nova Scotia. Such a delectable treat, grate it onto ice cream, top a coffee or dessert, or eat it straight up! I-pops designer magnets come in two sizes and in many different designs- so cute and useful!

For the Tiny Tim

Under $30 Lulujo makes the softest organic cotton facecloths for babies, available in sets of 3 and 5- so gentle on baby’s delicate skin. Books always make a nice gift  and we have a great selection for kids under 5. We finished this gift off with a Mini Tweet bird-shaped whistle because we know kids love to make noise!

 For the Really Special Someone

Under $200 We are head over heels for our gorgeous sari throws! The throws are made from vintage saris, and are hand stitched in India. Each one is unique and stunning. Paired with a glittery pine cone candle, this gift will provide comfort and style to the lucky recipient! 

These are just a few of the great gift ideas we have up our sleeves. Let us help you put together just the right gift for anyone on your list, just ask any one of the staff- we’d love to help you out!

Holiday Spirit is Arriving at the Nest!

This weekend only save 15% on all holiday decor!!

Join us for our annual holiday sneak peek, enjoy some home-made treats, and save 15% on all of our holiday decor!
We can’t wait to see you! 

November 5th and 6th only! 

Store hours: Monday-Friday 10-6  Saturday 10-5  Sunday 12-5

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