Handcrafted and Beyond at the Leslieville Flea at the Distillery July 22nd

Visit the Leslieville Flea at the Distillery this Saturday, July 22nd and check out the very best Toronto offers in handcrafted, local items for home or self  (from left to right) Long silk shawls are the perfect cover up for summer at Monday Muse Rubs for the BBQ and hot sauces for, well.....everything....at Spice of Life Succulents set in modern, geometric designs made from concrete at Kazoid Concrete Designs Whimsical earrings and jewellery made from recycled jewellery from Poetic Designs White, crisp boyfriend shirts at the ever popular French Laundry Sophisticated and beautifully handcrafted necklaces and accessories from Fezza Hipstore The perfect dress for travelling - one dress - 6 styles! from Encircled All this, plus many more handcraft and vintage vendors at the next Leslieville Flea, this Saturday, OUTDOORS...

ALL HAIL SUMMER JULY 9TH AT THE LESLIEVILLE FLEA!!

Celebrate summer in all its glory at the Leslieville Flea on Sunday July 9th at Ashbridge Estate from 10am- 5pm. Indulge yourself or someone else in handcrafted items from our fab vendors (from left) Mineral based, natural, handmade and high performance makeup from Rhode and Rue. Custom 3D jewellery printed in Toronto at Wildrock. Women's vintage- inspired clothes, accessories and a whole lotta fun, flirty panties at Inspiration Vintage. Contemporary jewelry inspired by vintage obsessions and a refined aesthetic at La Osa Add sunshine to your day with Sudsatorium's 'Lemonaid' shower gel infused with the citrusy freshness of organic lemons, lemon tea tree and lemongrass essential oils Browse wallets, passport cases and notepad covers from A Word in the Woods leather goods. Love vintage? Shopping for the home? Check out...

The Leslieville Flea Outdoors at the Distillery This Saturday!

The Leslieville Flea will be centre court this coming Saturday, June 17th OUTDOORS at the Distillery District, 55 Mill street from 11am-6pm. Father's Day is this Sunday and we've got tons of gift ideas for Dad.  Over 45 of the BEST vendors in the city (and beyond) will be set up along the main laneway.  Stroll through this fantastic neighbourhood and check out all of our amazing vendors who will be bringing their handcrafted goods and vintage wares. Here are just a few of our faves that will be there (from left to right) Charan Creations block printed cotton clothing will keep you cool and comfortable all summer. Jared from Artifact will create a custom, original upcycled silver ring while you wait! Curated glass collections from Sonja at WooHoo Decor add some sparkle to your home. Fair trade toys and accessories from...

VINTAGE FINDS at the LESLIEVILLE FLEA, JUNE 11th at ASHBRIDGE ESTATE

If finding something unique for your home is your goal, the Leslieville Flea is the place to be on Sunday, June 11th. Vintage vendors, local and from afar, will assemble at Ashbridge Estate to share their finds with the Leslieville Flea shoppers. Here's a look at some of the great pieces our vendors will have on hand ( from left to right) A mid century lamp  from Fat Daschund  is a fashionable addition to any room. From Shabby Tabby Vintage this dresser is a stylish way to store your vintage duds, A bar cart from Shabby Tabby Vintage provides a place for all your barware essentials. This amazing lamp, also from Shabby Tabby Vintage has a cool teal green finish which we love! Copper accents like these vases from Mid20thlounge are on trend right now. A vintage iron tool from IronWood adds an industrial touch to your decor. ...

NO FAST FASHION AT THE LESLIEVILLE FLEA! June 11th at Ashbridge Estate

Fashion is an expression of who you are.... and if who you are is someone who wants to lead not follow than the Leslieville Flea is the place to be on June 11th. Our fashion vendors and artisans offer a wide selection of vintage clothing as well as hand made and artisanal items which are unique, sustainable and local. From Left to Right: Tamga Designs:  Creates conscious and colourful clothing from the world's most sustainable materials. @tamgadesigns A Word In the Woods: leather goods for people who love heirloom-quality, everyday gear. @awordinthewoods Carla Dopazo Kreations:  Unique fabric jewelry handmade by a self-described "colourful latin girl" @cd.kreations Inspiration Vintage: Women's vintage-inspired clothes, accessories and a whole lotta fun, flirty panties  @inspirationvintage69 Sailing Matador and...

DESIGN TIPS AND TRENDS FOR SUMMER 2017

Warmer temperatures and sunny days mean more time to enjoy the outdoors. Seize the moment and soak up every bit of warm weather we Canadians have by making your outdoor space more inviting and by bringing summer vibes to your indoor space. Here's how; Bright Accents: Adding some colourful, patterned pillows, blankets or accent pieces is an easy and inexpensive way to switch up the look for the summer season.  Even if you prefer a more neutral look, consider adding just a few items in brighter accents to give some punch and freshen things up. Globally Inspired Decor: We are seeing a huge trend in bringing global style into the home this year.  This includes Kilim rugs, woven or screen printed pillows and decor items from all over the world.  When purchasing items that reflect this trend, think about where they come from and how they get...

Leslieville Flea Summer Markets are Back!

The Leslieville Flea outdoor markets are back this year at two locations: the beautiful Ashbridge Estate in Leslieville and outdoors in the main square at the Distillery District. Over 50 vendors bringing with them the very best of vintage, upcycled and handcrafted items. Enjoy live music at both locations as well as free yoga classes, beer and ice cream at Ashbridge Estate. See below for dates. For maps and more details go to www.leslievilleflea.com. Look forward to seeing you there! [caption id="attachment_8433" align="aligncenter" width="1012"] ASHBRIDGE ESTATE; Sunday, June 11, Sunday, July 9, Sunday, August 13, Sunday, September 10, Sunday, October 15. From 10am-5pm[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8434" align="aligncenter" width="1012"] THE DISTILLERY DISTRICT: Saturday, June 17, Saturday, July 22, Saturday, August 26....

5 Ways to Celebrate Spring at the Distillery and the Leslieville Flea Sunday April 23rd

5 Ways to Celebrate Spring at the Distillery and the Leslieville Flea Sunday April 23rd from 10-4pm 1. Grab a coffee at Balzac's 2. Browse the shops and pick up some incredible chocolates from Soma 3. Take a selfie in front of the "Love Locks" on Tank House Lane 4. Enjoy lunch at  Cluny's Bistro 5. Lastly ..... head to the Fermenting Cellar for the Leslieville Flea for the best vintage, upcycled and handcrafted finds in Toronto Over 45 amazing vendors including (from clockwise):  Amanada Pistillo, Inspiration Vintage, Oh My Cat, Lisa Young Design, JB's Finds, Hanno et Himilco, Lovbird Design, Roses Without Thorns and Contrast Living. See you Sunday, April 23rd at the Fermenting Cellar at the Distillery from 10-4pm. For directions go...

Vintage Galore at the Leslieville Flea April 23rd at the Distillery

Incorporating vintage in your home is a super hot trend right now.  If you are looking to up your homes style quotient then The Leslieville Flea is the place to be on Sunday,  April 23rd from 10-4pm at the Fermenting cellar at the Distillery! Here are some tips on how to make vintage work in your home ( from clockwise) Combine objects of varied sizes, shapes, heights and materials for some interest. Curate a collection – group items together for more impact.  Always use odd numbers in your groupings. Working with a small space? Bar carts or bar cabinets allow you to store all your entertaining essentials while looking uber stylish. Mixing modern and traditional can also be really impactful. Using one or two pieces in a space that are different and of contrast to the rest of the room will make them really stand out. The...

More Reasons to Celebrate Spring Break at the Leslieville Flea- March 19th

Celebrate spring break at the Leslieville Flea on March 19th at the Distillery.  From sustainable fashions, handmade jewelry, vintage finds and up-cycled furniture, its all at the Leslieville Flea at the Distillery ( in the Fermenting Cellar) Sunday, March 19th from 10-4pm.  From clockwise Beautifully hand made knits from Fresh Twists Get ready for spring with colourful and sustainable fashions from Tamgadesigns Luxury boxed yarns delivered to your door from Muskoka Yarn Box Handcrafted pieces from Emily Thai Jewelery Unique and reasonably priced hard wood, live edge, and exotic wood serving trays, chopping/butcher's blocks, tablet stands and accessories from Rowe Design Studios Handmade, fine jewelry created from recycled precious metals and ethically sourced stones, inspired by nostalgia and mysticism from...

The Leslieville Flea Celebrates Spring Break March 19th at the Distillery

March break is a time to cut loose and have fun and what better way to have fun than exploring the rows of amazing vendors and great finds. From vintage accessories to handmade jewellery, vintage clothing and up-cycled furniture, it's all at the Leslieville Flea at the Distillery ( in the Fermenting cellar) Sunday, March 19th from 10-4pm! From clockwise, Unique hand made hard wood, live edge, and exotic wood including serving trays, chopping/butcher's blocks, tablet stands, media charging stations, candle holders, etc from Contrast Living. Glass bead and resin cardigan/collar clips, necklaces, magnets, brooch pins, and earrings from Pineapple Pinup creations Unique, handmade pieces from India at Vid-hi Fashion Jewelry. Vintage fashions for spring from Sailing Matador Minimalist + meaningful tees inspired by...

ANNOUNCING OUR SUMMER MARKETS – SAVE THE DATES AND VENDOR CALL OUT

The Leslieville Flea is super excited to announce our summer dates (and locations!) for vendors and shoppers alike. We are sooooo excited at the thought of summer, warm weather and holding our Flea outdoors again.  Something about the tents set up, the sunshine and the hoards of happy shoppers sipping, eating and browsing awesome vintage and handcrafted goods that brings a smile to our faces. Call out to all vintage and handcrafted vendors for these dates....if you wish to attend, click on the Become a Vendor tab on our site, or drop us a line at leslievilleflea@gmail.com if you've filled out an application before. PLEASE ONLY FILL OUT THIS APPLICATION ONCE FOR ALL DATES Once again we will return to the gorgeous Ashbridge Estate, once a month, from June - October 2017.  Set on a stunning and unique property in Leslieville it's the...