Monday, December 27, 2010

Boxing Week Sale!

We hope your holidays are continuing to spoil you, but we're happy to get in on your fun! Drop by for a cafe between 9-5 today and tomorrow, 8-6 Wednesday and Thursday, and 8-3 on New Years Eve!
We've also chosen a few of our favourite things, and put them on sale! The rich amber scent from Cote Bastide, the softest ever American Vintage sweatshirts, exclusive Miller et Bertaux perfumes and candles, and the beautifully handmade Tulip + i baby blankets and pillows are all 20-30% off.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Some inspiring decor to bring to your holiday table, have a great holiday!

* images from pepperdesignblog &

Friday, December 24, 2010

Gift Guide: Merry Christmas Cheer!

Happy Christmas Eve! It's hard to believe it, but the holidays are  already upon us. We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for your wonderful kindness and support this year! We're definitely looking forward to spending time with our loved ones, enjoying the nostalgia of old traditions, and starting new ones - We wish you the same, and a merry merry Christmas! 

ps. we're here until 5 today for any last minute gifts you need!
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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers!

Only two days left! Some of us are still doing some running around, so here are a few suggestions for little thank you gifts and stocking stuffers to round out your Holiday Season!

 2011 Daily Planners, $19. Pencil Crayon set, $16. Mono Pencils, $12. Stamp sets, $15. Italian Ribbon, $29. Tocca Lip Polishes, $18.Flavelle Earrings, $29.  Pi'lo pouches, $18-32. Caldrea Wood Creme Cleanser, $15, Caldrea Pop Up Sponges, $15. My Breakfast Postcard Set, $18. Ninutik Maple Syrup, $18, Maple Sugar $8, Maple Pops, $15.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Gift Guide: If you believe in Santa Clause..

There are only three more days to show Santa how good you can be, and if you make it onto his Nice list, you may find something extra special under the Christmas tree this year! For the kiddies on your list, our latest items from Dwell are sure to bring a smile Christmas morning! 

the tiniest sweatpants ever!

Picture Frame, $49. Wooden Puzzle, $21. Wooden Stamp Set, $29. Jumper, $29. Sweatpants, $35. Bib/Burp Set, $39

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Holiday Hours!

We're open late this week to help you fit in your last minute shopping! Our doors are open until 7pm this Wednesday and Thursday, and 5pm on Christmas Eve.

We also are into taking a leisurely break whenever possible during this busy holiday season, so stop by for a cafe con leche and hang out with us!

Gift Guide: My girl..

Sometimes you don't know what you need until you unwrap it Christmas morning. And since she's sometimes hard to shop for, we have some perfect ways to let her see how thoughtful you are. Check out our American Vintage collection for the softest boyfriend sweatshirt we've seen yet, and this luxurious jersey wrap scarf.
Looking for something a little more serious? We've got the incredible and very unique scents from Miller et Bertaux, beautifully packaged and sure to please.
And no man can go wrong with a gift from Tocca. Their scents are fruity, playful and inviting, and with options ranging from Candle, Body Butter, Hand Soap and Perfume, they're a sure win for you!

American Vintage Sweatshirt, $118. Scarf, $115. Miller et Bertaux Parfum, $159. Tocca products, $12 - $85

Monday, December 20, 2010

Gift Guide: The lucky guy in your life!

Men are classically hard to shop for, and the women in their lives are no easy feat either. Today we're featuring some classic pieces that are sure to make him smile on Christmas morning, like these Handmade Linen Ties exclusive to La Merceria! 
We imagine owning one of these gorgeous Bone Multi-tool/knives would inspire him to be all sorts of handy, especially if he's opening the bottle of wine he bought you!
To welcome new cooking traditions, this simple Hickory Cutting Board evokes the rustic wood scent when preparing any meal on it.
And last but not least, our Roost Wood Muddlers, playful in shape and oh-so functional for your favourite holiday cocktails together!

Ties, $85. Bone knife, $59. Hickory Cutting Board, $58. Muddler, $15.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Gift Guide: The Whiskey Drinker

Our phone has been ringing off the hook this season for the cool little Whiskey Stones! A fantastic gift or stocking stuffer for any connoisseur, these will surely be enjoyed over the holiday season.
Set of 9, $28.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Gift Guide: Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

Whether youre wrapping up a bottle of wine or one of our boxes of Whiskey Stones, we love throwing a tea towel into the mix. These Argentinean tea towels have vintage prints and stories, a great accompaniment to a set of our Olivewood Cook Spoons or Caldrea Dish Soap!
Our Italian Cotton twine has been a hit this holiday season, vibrant in colour and rustic in its simplistic style, we love wrapping this around any present! 
We love these wrapping papers because, well, they're beautiful enough to frame. Some people do! But they'll also help make your gift a little more special than it already is.
Why write a card when you can present your message via chalk drawing? Illustrate your merry cheer this season!

Argentinean Teatowels, $18, Italian Cotton Twine, $29, Wrapping Paper, $5.25, Chalk board, $12.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Gift Guide: The Earthy Organic

We have some great items for the home of your favourite organic loving pal. Sometimes hard to shop for, we've picked out some natural textures and vintage finds that they will love. Check out the Bamboo set, light as a feather and with a beautiful natural finish, $98 for the set of 5.
Recycled mason jars are great for storing grains, lentils, fruits and nuts, and their classic appeal is also environmentally responsible! 
Made of all natural ingredients, the potent Laundress brand is renowned for its innovative use of natural properties to clean your favourites and even restore vintage fabrics. 
And last but not least, we adore the natural grass placemats from Canvas, an ancient technique in natural fibres done in a modern way that is sure to freshen up any table! $9ea.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Gift Guide: The Greatest Mom in the World

Christmas is almost here! We can hardly believe how quickly the holidays are approaching, and while some people are all ready to go, we're still figuring out our gift giving!
We're featuring our Dwell Bedding today on our gift guide as the perfect gift for not only an amazing mother, but practically anyone on your list. Their custom prints are beautiful, unique, and full of character - a sure hit with the girl who has everything or the mom who needs a little pampering. 
Duvet Sets, $325, Pillow, $69. Sheet sets and Coverlets available in store too!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Gift Guide: The Argentine

The Argentine, and any other mate drinker will love this beautiful horn sculpted mate cup and straw set. Made in Argentina, the cups are one of many great pieces owners Sandra and Marcelo found on their most recent trip to Buenos Aires.
Mate culture in South America is fascinating, where the bitter green-tea is drank socially and with wonderful ritual. 
Great gifts for anyone who loves Buenos Aires as much as La Merceria does!
Mate Cups, $39. Tea Towels, $18, Yerba Mate $8

Monday, December 13, 2010

Gift Guide: The Chef

Today we're talking about the chef, easily pampered with a pretty little apron and the best smelling cleaning products! Check out pi'lo's screen-printed apron, long and short, to wrap around any foodie. Pair that with a Caldrea scent like Blue Basil Sage, Lavender Pine, Sea Salt Neroli or Ginger Pomelo, and you've got a scrumptious present to check off of your list!