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Hi there, and thanks for your interest in Local Artisan Boxes!!

The SHOP link has all the info for ordering the next boxes, as ongoing subscriptions or single LABs, as well as four ready-made boxes. AND, a Christmas / Solstice LAB!

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My name is Julie Paul, and I’m very excited to share this venture with the world. Local Artisan Boxes are subscription-based gift boxes that contain all good things from Coastal BC, in particular Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

I’m a Victoria-based writer and massage therapist, and I’ve been a longtime supporter of products that are local, handmade, and inspiring. We have a plethora of good stuff here–we’re very, very lucky. I know some of you have been here before, and may be dearly missing our coastal vibes, and I want to share them with you. These days more than ever, getting a little sweetness delivered to your front porch feels even more special.

Local Artisan Boxes began in December 2020, and continues on a bi-monthly basis. I created boxes for Mother’s and Father’s Day, too–and will be curating one for Christmas along with the regular December 2021 LABs.

How does it work? You can choose from a single box, or subscribe to one full year of boxes, (6 boxes), and I’ll put together a beautiful mix of goodies for you from our amazing local artisans and makers. I keep sustainability and eco-friendliness in mind as I do this–and focus on consumables: items you will actually use, eat or be able to give as gifts. At this point, my intention is to keep the boxes gender-inclusive, although my ready-made options cater to more specific audiences. Oh! And I use my writing chops to include a few details about each item and its maker. They are available to ship across Canada, as well as for local customers via free pick-up or $5 local delivery in the Greater Victoria area.

Check out photos on Instagram, below, or in the Gallery or under Past LABS.  

If you’re a Coastal BC creator, please, get in touch. I want to hear about your offerings and consider them for future boxes! 

Thank you, and be well. 


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