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  • Experience Vancouver Handcrafted Home Decor this Month!

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    Oden Gallery invites you our pop-up shop! Presenting some of our finest Vancouver handcrafted home decor products at SwitzerCultCreative, a beautiful design showroom located just steps from Granville Island. Where: SwitzerCultCreative 1725 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver. When: Now until August 30th, 2016. Open Monday to Saturday 11-4 Shop our online store for handcrafted home decor products by North American based artisans. […]

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  • Exclusive Interview with Renee Switzer & Invitation to a Pop-Up!

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      This post is a doozy! It is my story about how I met and became friends with someone I admire, Renee Switzer, a special interview with her and your invitation to Oden Gallery’s Artisan pop-up at the new SwitzerCultCreative showroom. It’s intimate, inspired and behind the scenes. Enjoy!  Renee Switzer contacted me 2 years […]

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  • TOP 3 INTERIOR TEXTILE TRENDS Spring / Summer 2016

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    We are in for a treat! This comprehensive and creatively charged post is brought to you by one of Vancouver’s leading textile artisans and trend setting gal Stephanie Symns of Antipod Workshop. Enjoy the read! xoxo Meredith Nicole ANTIPOD’S TOP 3 INTERIOR DESIGN TRENDS FOR TEXTILES Spring/Summer 2016 Ok so here’s the thing, I have to […]

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  • Your Guide to Working With Creatives!

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    Last year I was speaking at Interior Design Show Vancouver (IDS Vancouver) on how to work with artisans. The IDS team and I thought it would be useful to create a checklist of what to consider when you want to work with someone to craft a one-of-a-kind item just for you.  Bookmark this one as […]

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  • The Curated Home and the Curated Room

    A glimpse at my own collection of treasures. Vintage cowboy hat was gifted to me, the scarves were my grandma's, the Buddha I brought back from living in Asia, and the ceramics was made by a friend.

    What makes a curated environment? Our tag line at Oden Gallery is “Handcrafted furnishings for the curated home.” I’ve enjoyed a number of conversations on what makes a curated home. Some people see it as a well-organized, even-structured space while others see it as a beautiful space that artistically presents the area and its contents. […]

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  • 5 Reasons to Choose Handmade Decor

    1 Handcrafted ceramics by Montreal based ceramics studio Atelier Make.

    Guest post from the talented interior designer Penelope Sloan.

    What is it about handmade items? They always seem to catch my eye in a way mass produced items don’t. They emit a certain charm, perhaps due to their unique shapes, intricate details and often whimsical personality. I think, above all, it’s because when artisans make things with their hands, the energy of their passion, dedication and love is able to continue to resonate from that item…and into your home.

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