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    Spring Market 2018 - Cheerfully Made Almonte

    Spring Market 2018 - Cheerfully Made Almonte

    Spring weather is finally here!  Flowers are starting to bloom just in time to welcome everyone to the spring craft shows.  Kicking off the season with the Cheerfully Made Spring Market happening in the beautiful town of Almonte, Ontario May 5th and 6th, 2018.  What better way to celebrate Mother's Day weekend?! Come to the show and stay for brunch or lunch.  Perfect combination!

    Sarah will be at the show with some new prints like the charcoal wolves, the otter and moose, among others.

    Charcoal drawing of two wolves nuzzling

    Don't forget to ask Sarah about the Originals Launch happening the following week on May 10th.  If you want the scoop on all upcoming special events and upcoming shows join the newsletter, sign up at the bottom of the page.  This is the best way to know what Sarah has been up to in the studio.  Who doesn't love sneak peeks?!

    So, if you want the chance to snag some beautiful Mississippi North prints and meet Sarah in person, come say hello at the Cheerfully Made Spring Market on Sunday, May 6th.  It will be beautiful, I can feel it. 

    May 5 + 6 / 10am to 4pm

    Almonte Agricultural Hall . 195 Water Street, Almonte

    40+ different hand makers each day! (We flip the place overnight!)

    $2 admission. Kids + parking free.


    Curious who else will be there?  Check out the list of vendors.  (Don't forget Sarah will be there on Sunday!)

    NEW COLLECTION RELEASE —Birds and Beasts—

    NEW COLLECTION RELEASE —Birds and Beasts—

    Hello friends and Mississippi North supporters!

    I am thrilled to announce that next month I will be hosting my FIRST art launch in 18 years.

    When: May 10 5-8 pm

    What: New collection launch of original art by Sarah Jaynes

    Where: Carriageway Studios, 65 Mill St, Almonte, ON

    Read more

    Schools out, Website Launched, Social Media Tackled, 2 Markets, Buy Canadian Day, and Canada Day!

    Schools out, Website Launched, Social Media Tackled, 2 Markets, Buy Canadian Day, and Canada Day!

    It has been a crazy few weeks here working towards, well everthing!  The end of the school year, our new website launch (hope you are liking it so far), two new social media channels (twitter & Facebook), Craftfest, Canada Day and the Etsy Canada 150+ Market. And don't forget the great Buy Canadian Day initiative happening this Sunday, June 25th.  Needless to say the Mississippi North team has been on a productive streak lately.  Just take a peek at Sarah’s Instagram feed – she is on a creative high and we’re even planning a new collaboration project coming soon!

    See the finished Moose Here


    Hard work pays off and we’ve received nothing but love from everyone.  We are all really happy to get the online shopping experience out there for you and don’t you worry we will definitely be working to continue to grow and improve things.  As a thank you to everyone and in the spirit of celebrating all things Canadian we are doing our part to participate in the Shop Canadian event happening this Sunday in Ottawa.  Mississippi North doesn’t have a storefront or a studio space (yet!!!) so we are doing things all online.  This Sunday only use the code SHOPCA when shopping at and receive a 13% off.  Yay for happy shopping!


    We are super thankful for all your support and can’t wait to keep growing!  Now back to work prepping for all the amazing Canada Day things to come!

    Celebrating Canada: Etsy Canada 150 Market

    Celebrating Canada: Etsy Canada 150 Market

    I can’t believe that in only a few weeks we will be celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday.  A definite milestone.  So much can happen in 150 years, but one thing that has really stayed the same is the beauty found all around us in the Canadian wilderness.  You don’t have to be in the wilds of the Rockies to see just how amazing nature is, take a peek in your own backyard.  You will undoubtedly find a very curious squirrel, a mischievous racoon and if you’re lucky a grey jay might even pay you a visit.  There is so much to see if we only take a moment to look. 

    The Canadian wilderness, whether out in the forests or within our own backyards, is what inspired the beginnings of Mississippi North.  To honour this inspiration Mississippi North will showcase all our prints at the Etsy Canada 150 Market in Almonte on Canada Day.  So, if you want to check out all the amazing little Canadian critters or take a peak at some original art still in search of that perfect home come and visit!

    Oh, did we mention that Sarah will be doing LIVE PAINTING!  That’s right!  You too can come and be creative by helping Sarah prep the canvas with some colourful spray paint.  Then stay and watch as she paints one of Canada’s most iconic animals LIVE! Can you guess which one we’re talking about?


    See you all there!

    July 1st / 10am to 2pm
    Public Outdoor Lot . 37 Mill Street, Downtown Almonte
    Approximately 60 local area Etsy Sellers + a Cocktail Garden!
    FREE ADMISSION as part of Almonte’s Canada Day festivities. Live music, Vintage Car Show, Ice Cream, BBQ, family friendly activities all day long.