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01 Jun, 2016

Canadian Etsy Awards

  We are so very honoured to have been shortlisted for the first ever Canadian Etsy Awards! Our very first sale was on Etsy and we wouldn't be here today without them. Top prize is $10,000, enough for any maker to do something amazing. Also so proud to have been included in such a diverse… Continue reading Canadian Etsy Awards
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24 Feb, 2016

The Fine Art and Craft of making Wallpaper

Love this video on the fine art of making wallpaper, especially the guy mixing paint colours in giant metal buckets. And the hand blocked paper in the beginning. What a dream!   Many thanks to my friend Simon, lover of euphorbias, for sharing.
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27 Nov, 2015

sale sale sale

We're not quite convinced about the whole black friday thing, but we do want to say thank you to all of you from all of us, so we're jumping on the bandwagon with our shop small sale. Today through Monday use the code HOLIDAYMAGIC for 20% off in our online shop. There are notebooks that… Continue reading sale sale sale
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27 Nov, 2015

selectors’ seasonal

Hello friends! Don't forget tonight and tomorrow's pop up sale at Selectors' Records in Chinatown. It will be the only sale we will be participating in this holiday and we hope to see you there. We’ll have a selection of prints, holiday cards, fresh table linens (fresh as in we found a new yardage printer and… Continue reading selectors’ seasonal
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19 Nov, 2015

Army & Navy

I'm such a sucker for all the colours in the fishing department in the basement of Army & Navy, home of the $1.49 toque.
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16 Nov, 2015

Wall Street Journal: Less Cheese, Please

  Looks like one of our holiday photo cards for Paperless Post was featured in the Wall Street Journal over the weekend (that's us on the right!) You can see our String it Up Card and other Paperless Post by Banquet Workshop designs here.
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06 Nov, 2015

Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, part 2.

One more Egypt post – So excited to finally be able to share with you special project we have been working on for The Metropolitan Museum of Art,New York. In conjunction with their exhibition "Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom" we've designed a suite of Egyptology prints only found at The Met or through their online shop. If you're… Continue reading Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, part 2.
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05 Nov, 2015

Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, part 1.

  So excited to finally be able to share with you a special project we have been working on for The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In conjunction with their exhibition "Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom" we've designed a suite of Egyptology prints, cards, and other good things only found at The Met or through their online… Continue reading Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, part 1.
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04 Nov, 2015

2016 Calendar

  We realized this morning that we are almost sold out of our 2016 calendars!  Our 2016 Calendar continues our obsession with house plants through the year. Each month focuses on a different plant with a brief description and plenty of room to write important dates and reminders. Plants include Crown of Thorns, Pilea, Fiddle… Continue reading 2016 Calendar
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17 Sep, 2015

rust

  is it rust? or terracotta? dusty melon?  1. 1860s French book of textile samples from the Met. 2. Elisa Restrepo in Mothermag wearing Electric Feathers. 3. Genius ceramicist Lucie Rie. 4. Vintage tile (rust and coral? muted wine and blood orange?) all via pinterest.  
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12 Jun, 2015

we’re hiring: shipping/office manager

  We are a small Vancouver-based design studio creating beautiful things for house and home, and are looking for a shipping/office manager. The ideal applicant has attention to detail, is a quick learner, and can work independently. Position is mainly preparing shipments for wholesale or retail orders, invoicing and processing payments, inventory management, and keeping… Continue reading we’re hiring: shipping/office manager
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08 May, 2015

The Dress

  So excited to share this special collaboration between ourselves and the oh-so very talented Sunja Link. I already want to wear everything she makes, so when she makes a dress out of our special hand-screened in Canada, 100% linen (scattered with palmistry Hands or Dancing Wild Men and their fig leaves), you know it's… Continue reading The Dress
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07 May, 2015

F I V E Y E A R S

  Join us tomorrow and Saturday for a glass of champagne in celebrating FIVE YEARS of making magic.  Featuring select Banquet goods including new linens and an exclusive Banquet & Sunja Link collaboration. Plus 20% off Banquet, Sunja Link and Dace beauty. Friday May 8th, 5 to 8 Saturday May 9th, 12 to 3 725… Continue reading F I V E Y E A R S
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14 Apr, 2015

eugene choo

  How thrilled are we for our friends at Eugene Choo and the launch of their new in-house collection. Beautiful linen dresses, shirts and of course this snappy number: the super chic "perfect" skirt in our own Banquet linen lip print. Need. Want. Love. Available here on their gorgeous new web site, and what about this… Continue reading eugene choo
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03 Apr, 2015

easter

  I was in Los Angeles two years ago and managed to snag an invite for a Russian Orthodox Easter (Pascha)* brunch – We drank aquavit and ate pashka and kulich with tea from a samovar, and made these quite fantastic eggs by wrapping them in bits of vintage silk ties, then tying them up in… Continue reading easter
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