Posts Tagged ‘Keefer Street’

Ouno Design Snow Sale and Studio Open House

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who came by the sale! We still have lots of great items/Christmas presents, and are open by appointment until December 21, including evenings. The fire’s on – come by! Just all in advance to make sure someone’s here: 604-216-1103. Thanks!

Sorry to inject something mercenary into our regular programming, but Ouno Design‘s holiday studio sale is this Sunday in Vancouver, for any of you who live around here.

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Now that it’s November this is known as a “fall pumpkin carving.”

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Hallowe’en is over but this fantastic Japanese raccoon figure survives. I wish it could stay there all winter. It was seen at this cool little bungalow – brick, which is unusual for Vancouver – a block away from the studio. The owners refurbished it and landscaped it themselves, but I was still taken aback by their pumpkin carving skills.

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Chan family house in 1950s Vancouver

Friday, January 30th, 2009

These photographs are from my husband grandparents’ house, a blue Edwardian two-storey that still stands in Strathcona, Vancouver’s oldest residential neighbourhood. The house is less than a block away from our studio and very close to where we both live. Strathcona was – and is – home to many of Vancouver’s early Chinese immigrants.

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