Hi there, and thanks for your interest in Local Artisan Boxes!!
Sept 12-27…. Holiday time!! PLEASE NOTE: ORDERS FOR READY-MADE BOXES PLACED BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 12 and SEPTEMBER 27 WILL GO OUT BY OCTOBER 1st! Thank you :).
The SHOP link has all the info for ordering the next boxes, as ongoing subscriptions or single LABs, as well as three ready-made boxes. And if you’d like a custom LAB, that’s also an option. Please get in touch for those special occasion gifts!
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My name is Julie Paul, and I’m very excited to share my new venture with the world. Local Artisan Boxes are subscription-based 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, with our limited bubbles and lack of travel, 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 October and 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 delivery or pick-up.
Check out photos on Instagram, below, or in the Gallery or under Past LABS. More pics to come very soon.
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.