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Garibaldi Art Club Exhibit on Now!

Kerrie STafford - Tulipfest w(Garibaldi ARt Club) copy

Little Cricket is extremely proud to be exhibiting the works of five talented artists from the Garibaldi Art Club for the entire month of April.  Lea Sevcov, Kathy Nay, Stephanie Kendal, Olivia Burrage and Kerrie Stafford have all contributed pieces to this mini exhibit as well as inspired my front[…]

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Spring is officially here!

Janis Eaglesham original art - "Nestlings"

I know, I know….I keep mentioning Spring…but I’m so darned READY for it!  Spring Break with the kids is almost over so I’m back from holidays, I’m putting away the heater in the shop, and putting out anything pastel-coloured I can find!  And it would seem my customers are ready[…]

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Diary of a Shopgirl # 6

Kathleen Tennant Journals

I took some holidays a few weeks ago and as luck would have it, we managed to get in on a tour at the Gibson Guitar Factory in Memphis, Tennessee.  This hour and a half tour, while mostly for my hubby’s benefit (he’s the rocker – NOT me….), was a[…]

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Spring Treasure Hunt on now!

Spring Treasure Hunt Bunny

  Can you find the bunny?  The Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association’s annual Spring Treasure Hunt is on now!  20 participating businesses in downtown Maple Ridge will be hiding Easter eggs in their stores for your young ones to find.  (Don’t worry….they won’t have to dig too deep in[…]

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Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring!

Andrea Lawrence weaving - scarves

OK, so I like snow…I didn’t complain once this whole winter. But honestly, I’m ready for Spring.  Time to take the fireplace out of my window, pack up the wooly blankets and scarves and break out the aquas, the pinks, and the yellows!  We’ve got some lovely new artwork this[…]

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Diary of a Shop Girl #5

Kathleen Tennant Journals

So today is my hubby’s birthday….anyone else hate shopping for men?? And I’m supposed to be a ‘gift specialist’, given I own my own gift shop.  But seriously….men are the worst.  Especially after 20-odd years of marriage.  There isn’t anything he needs, he buys whatever he wants when he wants,[…]

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Indigenous Influences comes to Cricket

Indigenous Influences wood panels

We were so excited to have Geoff Ross of Indigenous Influences join our family of artisans this past Christmas, and his beautiful art did not disappoint.  Practically sold out over the holidays, we’ve just received a new shipment and it includes a new size panel that we are pleased to offer[…]

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Valentines Jewellery Event on Now!

Valentines Jewellery Event

Our annual Valentines Jewellery Event is on right now until February 14th, so there is still time to pick up a little somethin’ somethin’ at a fabulous price!  All jewellery over $50 is 20% off.  (This offer does not apply to special orders nor can it be combined with Cricket Club[…]

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Diary of a Shopgirl #4

Shopgirl blog

So I just checked my blog to see when my last diary post was and it was August last year (gulp)…Makes sense though.  My retail-world is intense from mid August right through until, well…today!  I’ve actually gotten used to buying Christmas ornaments in summer and pulling all the decorations out[…]

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Valentines Jewellery Event Coming Soon!

Andrea Waines - silver heart jewellery

If you’ve been eyeing a special piece of  jewellery at our store for awhile, now is the time to think about scooping it up!  Starting February 1, all of our jewellery over $50 will be on sale for 20% off for TWO WEEKS ONLY! We represent over 30 jewellery artisans, each unique[…]

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