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Fabric Masks for the Community -- A Chronology

April 25, 2020
The story of how two long-time friends collaborated on making masks for the community.

Free Printable Stationery Kits

March 27, 2020
We made fun and free stationery kits you can print at home!

Our response to COVID-19

March 25, 2020
To keep everyone safe, our studio-shop closed until further notice.

Welcome Spring - at our Pysanky Egg Decorating Workshop

March 05, 2020

What does creating a pysanka involve? Read on to see how these intricate eggs are created during our workshops!

Holiday Open House at Gotamago

December 05, 2019
You are cordially invited to our Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 21st, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Holiday Market at Gotamago on December 7th, 2019

November 01, 2019
Come join us for some holiday shopping and see what your East York makers have to offer!

Studio Seconds Sale!

July 31, 2019
Get your hands on some truly amazing deals on Aug 10!

Our Grand Opening

November 22, 2016
Our Grand Opening was a day full of food, fun and a fantastic market!

We're Opening Our Doors!

October 23, 2016
In December 2015, Christopher and I purchased a 100-year-old commercial building in East York.  We moved Gotamago into the first floor in June, and on October 29 we are having a Grand Opening!

NSS: the Pre-Show Mailer

June 15, 2015

The design of my very first NSS mailer actually formed itself quite organically. Exactly one year ago, I painted the Manhattan skyline and dreamed about exhibiting at the National Stationery Show someday.

How I conquered my fear of watercolours in six steps

February 13, 2015

Here are six unconventional steps that helped me get over the fear of painting with watercolours.

A Perfect Matcha: Card Story no.8

January 30, 2015

"A Perfect Matcha" is one of my first ever card designs, featuring an illustration that was actually drawn in 2008 when I taught English in Japan.

Ramen & Gyoza: from concept to finished card

January 13, 2015
Here are my steps from taking a concept from thumbnail sketches through to drafts, inking, watercolouring and lettering to produce a finished greeting card.

Seventeen months.

December 30, 2014

Here are some of the lessons I've learned seventeen months into this entrepreneur journey.

So we survived One of a Kind.

December 16, 2014
Some random thoughts about my experience exhibiting at the One of a Kind Christmas show for the first time.