East to West, 15 Canadian Etsy Alternatives You're Going to LOVE!

Check out this article: These Etsy alternatives from all over Canada are not only unique, but make shopping small in one spot easy (and fun!)

 

Etsy is great! We love it, and many of our members are also Etsy members. But, it's also saturated and can oftentimes be overwhelming.

We take the best of the best from all across Canada and wrap them up neatly in one, easy to access location where shopping is made FUN!

Handmade, locally sourced, Canadian, women in business and you're bound to find something unique from the location in Canada where you are from. Check out theses bad-ass brands from across the country!

From East Coast to West Cost, here are 15 Etsy Alternatives You're Going to Love

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Check out Some of these Amazing West Coast Businesses

1. The Bad Potter

A perfectly imperfect, small-batch, handmade ceramics business based out of Vancouver, BC. The Bad Potter ceramics are designed to accentuate the natural characters of the clay body - meaning each piece is completely unique (and gorgeous)! Shop The Bad Potter here.

2. Geti Cosmetics 

Handmade in the Sinixt Territory in the Kootenay Mountains of British Columbia. Maker Ashley combined her western health science training with her traditional Ojibwa knowledge to start making her handmade products focused on skin health and helping customers feel great. Shop Geti Cosmetics here.

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3. Earth Group Org.

Fair trade coffee hailing from Edmonton, Alberta. Whether you like medium roast or dark roast Earth Group Org. has got your mornings covered with their fair trade, organic, whole bean coffee. Shop Earth Group here.

4. Bold Faced Goods

From witty Swedish sponge towels to Canadian themed enamel pins and air fresheners, Bold Faced Goods is slaying the game with their products from Calgary, Alberta. They carry a wide range of products, each one guaranteed to make you smile. Shop Boldfaced here.

5. Rviita

Where would we be without our Rviita Energy Tea from western Alberta? Rviita is made with clean, simple ingredients, and contains caffeine from black tea and guarana seed - which gives us that mid-day energy boost we sometimes need! Shop Rviita here.

6. Pretty Things Hair

Started in Winnipeg, Manitoba by hairstylist Alexis after she was forced to close shop in April due to the global pandemic. Pretty Things Hair features stunning handmade hair accessories including our favourite Wildflower Hair Barrette's. Did we mention she handpicks the wildflowers herself in Manitoba? Shop Pretty Things here.

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7. Bon Bon Bark

Our mouths are watering just thinking about Bon Bon Bark's gluten free bark from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Whether you like Tasty Turtle or Birthday Bash (or both!) Bon Bon Bark will satisfy your sweet tooth. Shop Bon Bon Bark here.

8. Pretty & Polished by Cass

A handmade accessories brand from Edmonton, Alberta featuring healing malas, suncatchers and bracelets. Each piece is handmade with stones and crystals to bring you healing properties and good vibes all around. Shop Pretty and Polished here.

 

Check out Some of these Amazing Central/ Mid Coast Businesses

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9. Huron Glass

Huron Glass promotes handcrafted, one of a kind, eco friendly jewelry. All of our pieces reflect a minimal, beach-inspired design that captures the beauty of Lake Huron. Huron Glass beach glass is handpicked in Sarnia, Ontario and unaltered - allowing you to carry a piece of the beach with you wherever you go. Shop Huron Glass here.

10. The Olive Branch

Home to macrame wall hangings and home decor, along with original art and illustrations. Each piece is handmade in Sarnia, Ontario and has its own unique characteristics to add comfort, texture, and bohemian vibes to your home. Shop Olive Branch here.

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11. My Wax Print

Reusable, zero waste products handmade with love in Boisbriand, Quebec. My Wax Print carries adorable sandwich bags, produce bags, and zero waste wipes that are all washable and reusable! Shop My Wax Print here.

12. RAW Nails

Our go-to polishes that are 100% Vegan, cruelty-free, parabens and phthalate free, and based out of Toronto, Ontario. We can't get enough of these high-end, glossy, and easy to remove nail polishes. Shop Raw Nails here.

13. Flourish Stoneware

Flourish Stonewear handcrafts modern, ceramic and porcelain jewellery that is fresh and lightweight. These gorgeous earrings are handmade in Ottawa, Ontario and are truly one-of-a-kind. Shop Flourish Stonewear here.

14. Knacks Shop

What started as wood painted custom signs shortly developed into a local apparel line and graphic design business. Founder Katie's pieces have become staples in her hometown of Sarnia, Ontario and also building block toward the momentum of The Girl Gang. Shop Knacks Shop here.

 Check out Some of these Amazing East Coast Businesses

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15. Wabanaki Maple Syrup

Wabanaki has created a twist on a traditional culture with their signature line of Barrel Aged Maple Syrup products of bourbon, whiskey and toasted oak. 100% Indigenous female-owned and located on Neqotkuk (Tobique First Nation) in New Brunswick. Shop Wabanaki here.

We are always on the hunt for trend-seekers, fashion-forward babes, and supportive, women-owned Canadian brands that have been built from the ground up.

If you want to add to our list of bad-ass Canadian low-key brands from coast to coast check out our membership application page or send us an email: contact@thegirlgang.ca

If you loved learning about these amazing brands, check out how you Can Support Small Business Owners in 2021 and 4 Major Economic Benefits of Supporting Local. 


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