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Fall Wedding Inspiration

Fall has made it presence known. The leaves have all left the branches and gathered in wind blown corners. The first few flakes of snow have softly made their way through the chilled air  from the dark clouds between rays of low golden glowing sunlight. Luckily, the inevitable barrenness outside will not be reflected in […]

Paradise- Day Two at Floret Flower Farm

After spending a lovely evening meeting the ladies I would be spending the weekend with I was even more excited for day two, the official first day of the workshop with Amy Merrick and Floret Flower Farm. After a delicious breakfast on the porch of the farm house, we started the day in our farm […]

Fabulous Fall Inspiration and Open House

Lately the realization that fall has arrived, and summer is truly over, has really been apparent in the changing of the leaves and the crispness in the air. As much as I am saddened to see summer go, fall has brought exciting inspiration all its own! Fresh warm colours and textures and reasons to get […]


Summer is in full force and we are enjoying every precious moment of it!!! A few weeks ago we had the opportunity to collaborate with a couple neighborhood friends on an absolutely gorgeous summer inspiration shoot. We spent a relaxing Sunday afternoon with Poppie Clothing, Freshair Boutique, and Kyle Thomas, mixing drinks, chilling in the […]

Summer on the sidewalk

We’ve been busy little bees over here this summer! We can’t wait to show you all the beautiful things we’ve been working on! Yesterday our neighbours, Poppie Clothing, put on a yard sale, and we thought it would be fun to put a few things out to help set the scene. Poppie still has some […]

Strathcona Urban Seed Collections

Spring is arriving very quickly at Oak & Lily! I am so excited the days are feeling longer and just a wee bit warmer! There are SO many goodies arriving in the shop I can’t even contain the squeals of excitement from escaping whenever I open a box of something super wonderful like these seeds […]

Be Mine

Choo Choo Choo Choose me! Be My Valentine… Not really sure what that even means… but it sounds so sweet! Here are some super fabulous Valentine’s cards in the shop right now… Hartland Brooklyn Valentine’s Day cards. Emily colours every single card by hand and the envelopes are made from recycled brown paper shopping bags! […]