Urban Makers Market - Spring Edition

Ménage Toronto hosted its first market of 2022 at the beautiful SPACE on King (300 King Street East, Toronto) on April 10, 2022. The multi-level storefront studio on King was perfect for showcasing the talent and work of all the makers.

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Photography: Sincerely Image 

Meet the Makers

The Urban Markers Market hosted over 30 handpicked makers. Ménage Toronto's goal was to make the Urban Maker's Market a one-stop shop for everyone!

Let's meet the makers. 

814 Beard Company

 

 

814 Beard Company is a family owned business that specializes in handcrafted beard products. They are proudly Canadian and believe in providing their customers a high-quality, local product. Check out their Instagram page for their badass selection of beard oils and beard balms

Annie & Merce

Annie and Merce is a mother & daughter owned business based in Toronto. These beautiful hand-sewn tote bags come in a wide selection of sizes and styles including leisure jet-set, ferry tote bags and more! Did we mention they also have gorgeous giant scrunchies? These functional, minimalist and chic accessories are ready to join you on your next adventure!

Bei Momenti Candle Co

Bei Momenti Candle Co. is a small business that specializes in crafting luxurious natural candles and homebody products that prioritize elegance, simplicity, and high quality ingredients. Every candle is hand poured in Toronto and made of 100% soy wax with premium fragrance oils. Their beautiful products will not only add to your stylish decor but their unique scents will be sure to transform any space!

Billy Bamboo

Billy Bamboo creates one of a kind, handcrafted clothing and accessories. This Toronto based small shop focuses on artisanal techniques to give beautiful clothing and textiles a happy second life. Visit their Instagram and check out their unique selection of  apparel, hair accessories and more!

Carve.urway

Carve.urway is a small, family-based business which specializes in wood engraving. Whether you're looking for a personalized gift or something special for your own home, Carve.urway is the place to go! Visit their Instagram and check out their selection of home decor items, address signs, earrings and more!

Chu on This Studio

Chu on This Studio is a Toronto-based stationery business by Annie Chu. Annie designs cute, modern products that seek to spark a sense of childhood nostalgia, especially through food! The greeting cards are at the core of the business, but you will also find her canvas tote bags, art prints, notepads and stickers featured on her Instagram!

Corey Treacy Designs

Corey Treacy Designs offers a stunning and unique collection of handcrafted stamped jewelry using only the finest materials such as Sterling Silver, 14K gold, Swarovski crystals and diamonds. Each piece is carefully crafted and offers a modern and classy look perfect for any occasion. You'll be sure to find that perfect piece with their beautiful selection of trendy and minimalistic jewelry!

DWN Craft Chocolatier

Happily made in the sunshine city of Orillia Ontario. DWN is a delectable and delightful adventure in chocolate. Founded by Dawn Nita, DWN Craft Chocolatier incorporates the fundamentals of bean-to-bar chocolate making with the whimsical colour and flavour combinations of fine chocolate bonbons.
With a focus on using natural and local ingredients DWN combines flavours that are fun, comforting and familiar

Everyday Joy

Everyday Joy is a local small shop that offers a curated line of home decor items to help inspire joy and relaxation in your home. Their company has set out to redefine comfort, style and luxury with their classic home accents such as pillows, vases and glassware.

Faith and Sparkle's World

At only 5 years old, Faith is the author of a wonderful children's book, Superhero Faith. This fun adventure book is inspired by Faith's real life relationship with her dog, Sparkle and her grandmother, affectionately known as "Mama".
Follow Superhero Faith and her sidekick Sparkle as they power up to save the day!

Flauntitmovement

Flaunt It Movement & Collection is a youth-led organization that fosters self love, representation and leadership opportunities through community initiatives for women. Their new visual anthology/magazine will be available at the market which compiles the work of black, indigenous, women, femmes and non-binary folks of colour from all across the province.

Gina and Aura

GINA&AURA offers a variety of healing crystals and carefully handcrafted urban garden arrangements. These beautiful pieces are meant to to reduce stress, promote creativity and bring a positive aura to your space. 

Hellen's Boutique

Hellen's Boutique is a local small shop that offers a wide selection of beautiful handmade items and accessories. At their shop, you'll find their decorative candles, wax melts, hand embroidered sweaters, jewelry and stationary items! You'll definitely leave with something special and one of a kind!

Ivy & Lua

Ivy & Lua offers handmade, small-batch art for your ears. Their beautiful handcrafted jewelry & polymer clay earrings are lightweight, high quality and hypoallergenic! If you're looking for a unique, one of a kind gift or something special for yourself, visit their Instagram!

Khelamansi

Meet Mikaela! The artist behind Khelamansi. Her fun, colourful artwork is inspired by Filipino culture as well as quotes & sayings promoting self love and acceptance. Visit her Instagram to check out her beautiful selection of cute art prints, cards, and vinyl stickers!

Knead It Baked

What's better than cookies and cheesecake?
BOTH, combined into one DELICIOUS treat!
Knead It Baked is a home-based, online bakeshop in Toronto. They specialize in cheesecake-filled cookies that'll leave you "kneading" more! Not only do they have a wide selection of cookies, they also offer brownies, blondies and specialty bars, YUM!

Made By Mree

Made by Mree is a local baker who specializes in filipino inspired pastries. They're best known for their fun unique flavours of macarons such as mango, hot chocolate and Milo! She has also expanded to baking Choux Au Craquelin, and Quiche! Visit her Instagram to see all the yummy treats she creates! 

Manguare

Manguarè offers a beautiful selection of hand crafted jewellery and accessories. Each piece is carefully crafted using intricate weaving techniques and stunning bold colours to elevate any ensemble! Visit her Instagram to see all her lovely creations!

Mayumou

Mayumou is a local freelance artist focusing on digital stylized art and personalized commissions. Her beautiful designs are inspired by Filipino culture and are available on her website. Check out her Instagram to view all her original art prints, magnets stickers  totes and shirts

Mila's Medley

Mila's Medley is a herbal wellness shop that offers 100% organic herbal loose leaf teas, facial steams and bath soaks. Their products are all natural and provides overall relief one sip, soak and steam at a time. Visit their website to check out their great selection!

My Craft Angel

My Craft Angel is a local small shop that offers custom decals, keychains and drinkware. Their awesome selection of super cute tumblers and water bottles make the perfect personalized gift!

Noah's Ark Carpentry

Noah creates beautifully handcrafted live edge charcuterie & serving boards for all occasions. Their wide selection of boards come in different shapes, sizes and even colours! If you're looking for something unique and one of a kind, visit their Instagram! These stunning boards will be a great addition to your next party or home decor.

NuttyHero Nut & Seed Butter

Locally handmade and using 100% natural ingredients, Nutty Hero's nut and seed butters deliver pure goodness in every spoonful! Delicious and loaded with nutrition, you can scoop it onto your breakfast oatmeal, spread it on your afternoon snack or even blend it into your post-workout smoothie, the possibilities are endless! Check them out for more great recipes and flavours!

Scoops n' Bites

Scoops n' Bites is a local artisanal bakery that specializes in velvet cakes, bars, brownies and treats. Their beautiful, mouthwatering desserts make them a must-have for any occasion & celebration! Visit their Instagram and check out their amazing selection of goodies including their newest treat, Bibinka cheesecake! YUM!

Shoprueneau

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rueneau is a Canadian clothing brand designed and produced in Toronto. They are a brand that believes in simplicity & classic style. If you're looking for quality fabrics that are timeless and flattering, visit their website! You'll be sure to find a new piece to add to your wardrobe!

 
Tito Parley's 

Tito Parley's is a local bakery putting a premium twist on well-loved Filipino desserts. Their delectable cookie versions of Silvanas and Sans Rival cakes are layered with nutty meringue and French butter cream that'll get you wanting more! Their flavours are both nostalgic and modern!

The Good Goods

The Good Goods is a pop-up bakery and online cafe in Toronto specializing in “mom-approved” desserts like mochi muffins, Asian inspired tiramisus, and basque cheesecakes.
Their focus is to bring Asian-Canadians flavours to Toronto and the GTA, through unique bakes with a focus on “less-sweet” and naturally gluten-free items.

The Groggy Owl

The Groggy Owl is a local brand that specializes in handcrafted jewellery made of ethically-sourced and sustainable materials. These stunning pieces are handcrafted and designed in Canada by mother-daughter duo, Sarah and Marife.
Much of their work celebrates nature and features beautiful raw gemstones that makes each piece unique and one of a kind

TOBarkery

TOBarkery is a local dog bakery that specializes in vegan and vegetarian dog treats. Their pawsome treats are made fresh with all natural and preservative-free ingredients. Did we mention they also make adorable mini birthday cakes?

Vetement Imperium

Originally from Montreal, Vetement Imperium is a Canadian streetwear fashion house that offers Men's & Women's apparel. Their simple yet stylish designs are made from quality fabrics making them comfortable for everyday wear. Visit their Instagram and check out their selection of hoodies, T-shirts and more!

Vintage Dog Products

Vintage Dog Products offers a wide variety of eco-friendly dog products such as paw protectors, room refreshers and tick repellents. They also have a fantastic line of pet-friendly soy wax candles that you and your fur friends can enjoy!

Special Thanks to Ricky from Sincerely Image and Richard from Royal Richard Photography for capturing the event. 

Please note: All the pictures used for the makers are their original photos. 

 

SWAG Sponsors 

Ménage Toronto gave out 25 swag bags to the first 25 customers in line for the market. They were filled with goodies from local makers. Learn how to participate as a SWAG sponsor.

Urban Makers Market - Spring Edition Swag Sponsors  

25 Tote bags from Jason Maio - Insurance

25 Vegan skin care productions from Curated Coco

25 Luxurious spa products from Gentle Soles Care 

25 Packs of colourful crayons from Faith and Sparkle 

25 cheesecake cookies from Knead it Baked

25 Stationary and sticker sets from Cozeeblues 

25 Mini Paw Balm from Vintage Dog Products 

25 Coupons to Bei Momenti Candle Co

25 Yema Balls from Scoops n' Bites 

25 Coupons to Panaderia de Gracia 

25 Beard oil and Beard wash from 814 Beard Company 

25 Handmade jewelry and accessories from IYOS

25 Handmade greeting cards from Chu on This Studio 

25 Sterling Hoop Earrings from Corey Treacy Designs 

8 Stunning pieces of jewelry from Raco Duo 

25 Handmade Cloth Masks from Rubies Custom Bras

25 Handcrafted Chocolate Bars - DWN Craft Chocolatier 

25 Candles from Domes Meus

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