The amount of creative talent in Waterloo Region is astounding. Here is the Ultimate Waterloo Region Shop Local Guide for its uber talented creators & makers. You’ll find everything from photographers, to muralists, to jewellry designers, to home decor specialists, woodworkers and more.
It is important to note that this is a living list and therefore can change. If there’s a local creator or maker I’ve missed, please leave a comment below or send me an email.
KW-Awesome – Local KW Small Business T-Shirts
Civilian Screen Printing – Teamwear, Band Merch, Corporate Wear, Uniforms & Special Event Clothing
Kitchener-Waterloo Society of Artists – Various Local Artist Profiles & Links to their Websites
Morning Star Designs – Prints, Stationary, Clothing
Luke Swinson Art – Prints, Clothing,
Etsy Waterloo Region (Homepage)
DraInk – Stationary
Alison Gunn Art – Poured resin and mica pigment art and collectibles, Commissions accepted
All Over the Map Studios – Graphic Designer, Maps
Made By Maggie Illustrations – Waterloo Region Hand-Drawn Prints
Our Paper Homes – Hand-Drawn Home Portraits
A Bit Stitchy – Clothing & Accessories
Blackberry Market Designs – Handmade wooden designs (gift tags, ornaments, game boards, signs, cutting boards)
Design, Decor & Delight
Lucy Pearlle (Wellesley) – Reclamed Furniture, Home Decor, Paint
inSeason Home+Decor (St. Clements) – Canadian-Made, Home Decor, Stationary, Gifts, Toys, Artisan Items
Bungalow Blonde – E-Styling Services
WicKidz Melts ‘n Candles Co. – Candles
Stryker Woodworking – Charcuterie Boards, Refurbished Furniture, Vintage & Antiques
Hollyhock Home Decor – Small-Batch Home Decor & Gifts
Artist Urosevic – Unique Commisioned Paintings
Renos & Services
McAndrew Tree Care (Kitchener) – Arborist
Waterloo County Woodcraft (Wallenstein) – Custom Timber Work
Grammy’s Boutique & Espresso Bar (Wellesley) – Gourmet Gift Baskets & more!
Women’s International Gift and Gallery – Social Entreprise with Clothing & Accessories
Pretty By Her – Candles, Stationary, Home Decor
The Girl Floral (Cambridge) – Canadian Lifestyle Boutique
Devitt House (Waterloo) – Unique Gifts Home Decor
Gifted Waterloo (Waterloo) – Gifts, Home Decor, & Paper Goods
Thank You for Supporting Local!
If there’s a Waterloo Region local creator or maker I’ve missed in this shop local guide, please leave a comment below or send me an email.