Tag Archives: Victoire

February 06

Crafting your wedding? Free tickets to Ottawa indie wedding show Wed By Hand

The ever-so-crafty Krista Leben is the owner of Urbanite Jewelry, director of The Craft Co-op, and producer of Urban Craft and Wed By Hand.  What happens when a craft show falls in love with a wedding show and they make a sweet little baby together? You end up with something called Wed By Hand, Ottawa’s Indie Wedding Show. Taking place at the […]

All Alayna wants for Christmas … is a great day downtown

Alayna (blog/Twitter) is a proud Ottawa native who loves travelling, photography and the wonders of social media. She is a web communications specialist during the day and, in her spare time, she is often found baking, crafting and planning her next trip. Ah, the holiday season downtown. The malls are packed, parking is a nightmare, and […]

We’re WHAT worst? Song out of tune with Ottawa fashion scene

Jenna Farrell (blog/Twitter) is a twenty-something PR girl who recently returned to Ottawa after two years in Toronto. She currently does freelance PR work for small businesses and startups. Jenna is also an avid blog reader/writer and you can learn more about her passion for fashion and eye for vintage finds at http://www.navyandgold.wordpress.com. In a […]

Introducing Ottawa’s new monthly craft market: A Q&A with Urban Craft co-organizer Krista Leben

Krista Leben is the co-organizer of Ottawa’s newest artisan-friendly venture, Urban Craft. Urban Craft is the city’s new monthly craft market that starts this Saturday, September 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Great Canadian Theatre Company. Since moving to Ottawa, she has become an integral part of the community through her role in The Craft […]

Sunday wrap up! (June 26)

Howdy, Ottawa! With the long weekend just one week away, we hope you were out being good local tourists over the past couple of days. Here’s what we’ve been doing: The very talented and lovely Hilary Duff wrapped up her hunt for Ottawa’s best cupcake, declaring a newcomer as the best in baked goods We […]

It’s the weekend, Ottawa! What are YOU doing?

With springtime in the air, it’s bound to be a busy weekend in Ottawa. While we at LTOttawa have been very busy this week, we’re looking forward to Friday night and beyond to get us out and about in the city. Here’s some ideas to get you going: Eco-Jest-Us (read it slowly) is taking place […]

Chatting about Ottawa’s craft scene with Wed By Hand’s Krista Leben

Krista Leben is the designer behind urbanite jewelryand a co-director of The Craft Co-Op, Ottawa’s source for all things craft in the capital. She’s also the producer of several indie craft shows around the city including this weekend’s alternative wedding show Wed By Hand. We’ve had several Local Tourists write about arts and crafts in […]