Our journal

May: Robots and Campfires

May 02, 2016

It's May, Ottawa... time to turn up the awesome!

We added over 20 new makers to the store in April and are excited to welcome many more as spring unfolds. But before you come check out the store to see what new handmade goodness has arrived, you may want to know what’s happening in our Wellington West space this month.

Hintonburg Happening starts this weekend and we are having a party on Friday May 13th to...read more

April: Swag it up!

April 02, 2016

Happy April, 613! This month we’re pumped to announce that we’ll be welcoming new workshops, hosting a huge party, and we will be working with a new #CraftChange partner.

However, first things first, we are hiring!

Our small business is growing and we’re looking for motivated part-time staff. If you want to be part of the maker movement, let us know!

Candidates should have some retail experience, excellent communication skills, strong work ethic, and some knowledge or passion...read more

March: New Workshops, New Merch!

March 02, 2016

Happy March, Ottawa!

It feels great to have a permanent home, so we want to say thanks to everyone who has stopped by to say hello over the past few weeks at our shop at 987 Wellington West. It’s always nice to see familiar faces as we break in our shop, so thanks for all the support!

We’ve also got more great news for the community as well! Our neighbours, Brew Donkey, are almost all settled in and...read more

Jan/February: We. Are. Staying!

February 02, 2016

Ottawa, we are excited to announce that we are officially graduating from a pop-up shop to a permanent store at 987 Wellington Street West!

We could not have done it without an overwhelmingly positive response from our customers and the maker community of Ottawa, so we want to say THANK YOU to you all!

As a way to offer our gratitude, we’ll be hosting a celebration on February 19th from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and all...read more

December: A Canadiana Christmas!

December 02, 2015

Canadiana Christmas

Happy Holidays, Ottawa! We are stoked to announce our first ever Canadiana Christimas!

Since we had such a great time sampling craft beer and cocktails at our Grand Opening party, we thought, “Why not do it again for our Christmas party?”

Drop in between 5 to 9pm on Friday December 11th at our shop on 987 Wellington St. West for a heritage-themed shopping and social night at Maker House Co. There’ll be historic artifacts...read more

November: Grand Opening & Workshop coming up!

November 02, 2015

Our doors have been open for two weeks, so it's time to properly celebrate this new home!

Join us this Saturday, November 14th for our Grand Opening Party at 987 Wellington St W! We're settled into cozy Hintonburg, with our shop resting just past Suzy Q Donuts and the LCBO.

Check out products from over 50 local makers in store, and in the afternoon try tasty samples from our neighbours:

October: We’re Opening a Pop-Up Store!

October 25, 2015
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We'll keep our first blog post short, but we can promise that is very sweet.

We’re stoked to announce that Maker House Co. will OPEN OUR DOORS THIS TUESDAY at our Pop Up space at 987 Wellington Street West in Hintonburg. Tucked right beside the LCBO, we’ve finally found a home and we could not more excited. While it is only a three-month lease, we hope to sign a long-term lease...read more

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