Sunday, December 27, 2009

Happy New Year Everyone!!!

i hope 2010 brings out the best in all of us!

wishing you a prosperous new year,
love from
Its Your Life Handmade

Thursday, December 17, 2009


BLIM monthly market this SUNDAY December 20th, at the Cambrian Welsh Hall Society thingy on 17th at Main!

Came on down prends!!!! click on flyer for event details!!!

alvaro says: if you dont like dogs that is ok, there wont be any there, promise.

Blim presents:

Blim Monthly Community Market

Sunday December 20 | 11 AM – 5 PM | By donation
@ Cambrian Hall (215 E.17th Avenue)

Blim will be presenting a monthly Main Street Community Market this month to take place back inside @ the Cambrian Hall on Main and 17th, across from Blim.

This Months market will include 30 vendors, music, hot food, beverages, and entertainment. Vendors will include food, fashion, accessories, supplies, fine art, vintage items and records, and not be limited to crafts. And there will be a focus on nurturing and promoting creative production in our community. We want to appeal to young, old, hip, plain, babies, animals, men, women, everyone.

We are very excited about this event and what it can contribute to Main Street’s artistic vitality, and how it can help support and encourage the local creative community.

Exclusive at BLIM:
Blim (clothing and accessories)
Open Sesame (homemade gourmet Japanese cuisine)
Robinson Fine Foods (gourmet foods)

Also featuring:
Aja Rose and Psychic Dj
Baby Elephant
Brane Power
A Cagey Bee
Chanda Stallman and Alanna Scott
Cookie Vonster
Farmers Daughter
Firefly Notes
It’s Your Life (jewellery)
Kim Niddery (feather earrings)
Meinrad Clothing
Michael Designs
Michael (vinyl)
Otanu Spirit (soaps and accessories)
Pretty Pony
The Rice Babies
Safe Amp Society
Sandy Somers (vintage)
Sassy Vintage (clothing)
Second Life Designs
Tea Time
Trudy Ann’s Chai
Vancouver is Awesome
Wendy Boys

and many more…

with home-made Japanese food by Open Sesame


{ B L I M M a r k e t F o o d }

Sunday December 20th, 11am-5pm at Cambrian Hall (17th Ave. just east of Main Street)

Takuan Soho* ~ Samurai Power Deli

Meet sifu of tofu, Lydia: “Slice through the embattled season with samurai power!”

*(Takuan Soho, famous zen monk and scribe to the samurai,

invented the amber-colored daikon pickle of his namesake)

Solstice Temple Foods:

Go Rin No Sho Tofu Marinée w/ flames of takuan (vegan)

Tofu trio topped with roasted tomatoes, maitake mushroom, kaiware sprouts and House of Kwa dressing $4

Warrior Tempeh Donburi & takuan sword (vegan)

Sautéed aubergine, mushroom and fiery tempeh over brown rice $5

Compassionate Clouds Miso Chicken Nabe, starring takuan

Simmering winter stew for high summit contemplation $4

Daibutsu** Brunch Special

Okonomiyaki ocean pancake, sake-cuke vermicelli, spicy sausage rice, mikan + takuan of course! $6

Black Sesame Duck Salad Dojo

Dressed greens with braised smoky duck and takuan petals $3

Heavenly Baked Yams

Dipped in shrine of orange ginger butter $2

Bowl of Rice $1

Hot & Cold Beverages $1

Mochi Ice Cream 2 for $3

**Daibutsu = big Buddha

i got a chain order today from wooo!! so fast shipping i ordered it on the 8th. so..... been making necklaces like mad! and i also busted out the plating machine yesterday, and i swear im getting so good at it now.

go check out my new stock at THE GOODS, DREAM and VIRGIN MARYS
ill be restocking Barefoot Contessa, C'est La Vie and Lucky Rooster ASAP!

also in new news: New Location coming up!

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Its Your Life at THEGOODS on Broadway!

check it outie!

i have brought these pieces to the goods on broadway!

see their website here:

so many insanely nice screened shirts! from their brand as well as imports rarely found anywhere! gah. cool jackets for girls and some really fine tops and sweaters too.

its on broadway east of main, just a block past our town cafe.

they do custom silk screening orders tooooo. and they have major talent in that department- zing!

Friday, December 04, 2009

Downtown Eastside Center for the Arts Jewlery Fundraiser!

The Jewelry Affair
is a silent auction this coming December 12th, 7:30pm~by donation at the Inter Urban Gallery on 1 East Hastings...

over 40 original pieces from local designers...
i donated one of the owl locket necklace found in my shop here

Wednesday, December 02, 2009


woo got crafts holiday edition!!
omg i am giving away 20 'random boyfriend' necklaces in the sawg!