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Discover Incredible Gifts at These Eastman Shops

By Eastman Tourism

November 12, 2021
Read time: 3 min

Discover Incredible Gifts at These Eastman Shops – Make Your Christmas Shopping Easy This Year!

The shopping season is here, and the pressure to find those unique, fabulous gifts is on. But in Eastern Manitoba, you’ll have no problem finding that perfect gift! Discover incredible gifts at these Eastman shops that will add that personal touch, that wow factor, and even that one-of-the-kind finesse.

Borealis Beading (Ste. Genevieve)

Borealis Beading is known for offering fantastic Métis beading workshops and experiences, but there is so much more they offer! Owned and operated by Melanie Gamache, a Manitoba Métis beadwork artisan, you can discover truly unique art pieces that are perfect for hanging on the wall or even wearing!

From jackets, backpacks, wallets, moccasins, journals and even Christmas stockings, you can enjoy these items with the added flair and beauty of Melanie’s beadwork.

And, if you happen to know someone who beads or wants to learn how, Borealis Beading sells beading supplies and offers in-person or virtual beading workshops!

Borealis Beading offers online shopping and shipping, so visit their website today!

Carol’s on Leon (Traverse Bay)

Are you looking for a shop with a wide range of products? Then Carol’s on Leon is just the place for you!

Carol’s on Leon does their best to carry made-in Canada and Manitoba products while offering unique and stunning items that you can’t say ‘no’ to. From home decor to artwork, jewelry to fashion, Man Cave delights, and various specialty food items from Maple Syrup, BBQ sauces, jams, jellies, dip mixes, and even Morden’s Chocolates, you can find that amazing gift here!

Green Pastures Farm (Gardenton)

If you’re looking for handmade, local products and maybe even learn about the old fashion ways and farm life, then Green Pastures Farm is a must-add to your shopping list.

For their products, you’ll find handmade wool duvets that are the perfect mix of warmth, comforting weight, yet breathable and perfect for use all year round. The duvets are quilted by hand and filled with wool from their sheep on the farm. Their family has passed on the practice of making these special duvets for generations; they even use the same pattern that was passed on from their grandmothers!

And if you are an avid knitter, you have to purchase some of their yarn and DIY kits! Green Pastures Farm chooses the best fleeces every year to be made into beautiful yarns. You’ll find their Rideau Arcott yarn is soft, fine, and comfortable worn right next to skin. While their East Fresian yarn is sturdy, airy, and elastic.

Green Pastures Farm offers online shopping, so make sure to visit their website!

Masagana Flower Farm (La Broquerie)

If you’re shopping for someone who has an eye for fashion, then they will LOVE Masagana Flower Farm’s products!

Masagana Flower Farm is a small-scale flower farm and dye studio where you can find aspiring works of art created with thought and care. Growing flowers without synthetic fertilizers in garden beds, this creative and unique endeavour is one that you cannot pass up.

They grow seasonal blooms and cultivate dye plants that they use to make handmade, small-batch, naturally dyed textile goods at their second business, Tinta Studio. The textile accessories that you’ll find at Tinta Studio are tinted with prairie-grown flowers and natural dye. Some items you’ll discover are hand-hemmed habotai silk scarves, 100% organic cotton bandanas, silk pillowcases, and shawls. Each item is carefully designed, created, and are true works of art, ensuring that their newfound owners will love them as much as Tinta Studio does.

They also offer DIY kits, so you can create magic and your very own creation with your fingertips!

Masagana Flower Farm offers online shopping, so check out their website!

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