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Sparkle Collective Q + A

We had the pleasure of interviewing Sparkle Collective
Britt Saunders is the creator of Sparkle Collective. Based out of Toronto, Canada
Sparkle Collective is fuelled by donuts, and inspired by cats and magic.

Sparkle Collective Artist Q & A:

How did you start?
My background is in graphic design, but I’ve been drawing since I was a kid! I was always kind of shy and apprehensive about sharing my artwork with others, but back in early 2015, I stepped out of my comfort zone and created an Instagram account to post some of my illustrations online. I really wasn’t sure what to expect, but I ended up receiving so much encouragement that I decided to start selling stickers and handmade brooches just a couple of months later. Since then, I’ve expanded my product line to include enamel pins, patches, and apparel.

What is your process? What art tool could you not live without?
I usually sketch out all of my ideas on paper or my iPad, and then I refine and finish them in Adobe Illustrator. The art tool I probably couldn’t live without is my Apple Pencil!
I use it almost daily.


Where do you get your inspiration?
So many things! I’m continuously inspired by everything I loved when I was a kid, including rainbow colour palettes, outer space, and all things magical. My cat (and all of his cuteness/sassiness) also inspires me on a daily basis!

Is there anything you are currently working on that you are excited about?
I’m currently working on my upcoming fall collection, which I’m hoping to have available by early October. I’ll have lots of new pins as well as a few other fun surprises!

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Pedestrian Sunday 2019

This Years second Pedestrian Sunday is fast approaching.
For those who don’t know every last Sunday of every month Kensington Market rallys together to support local businesses!
The area is teaming with local art, food vendors and performances!
Come join Kid Icarus Sunday June 30th to see our guest feature artist
Sparkle Collective and Ellingwood Soap Company.
Drop by anytime between 12pm – 5:30pm for some fanatics local merch.

Sparkle Collective is based in Toronto, Canada.
Fuelled by donuts, and inspired by cats.
Add to your pin/patch collection!

Ellingwood Soap Company is a run by Micheal & Anna, a husband
and wife team out of Hamilton ON, that make all natural soap,
candles and body care products.
Their merchandise can be found in shops all over Canada.
All of their products have natural ingredients which makes
it perfect for those with delicate skin!