All Ideas & Inspiration

A Liberal Dose of Love and Healing

There’s a loving, truthful, raw energy about to permeate the space at Homeworks Etc.

This past Friday, February 10th,  Jill Prescott brought her unique gifts as intuitive and energy healer to lead a focused group meditation and subsequently assist participants in deciphering messages and images that arise during the process. This was an evening of […]

Women Making a Difference in the Lives of Others

Motherhood is arguably one of the most important, challenging and rewarding responsibilities on the planet. Bringing a child into the world – loving, guiding, teaching, and shaping one’s offspring into an empathetic, conscientious, respectful, and hardworking mature being –  can surely become a mother’s legacy.

And yet, some moms want to do more. They yearn […]

Creative living – an online resource

Jacqueline De’Ath loves her life.

First and foremost a wife and mother, she has recently added business owner to her extensive resume. This past weekend, she launched the successful grand opening of Homeworks Etc., a unique lifestyle and DIY workshops boutique in Cloverdale. Jacqueline has fashioned a unique, warm, and welcoming space to share her […]

Hockey Dreams

My son’s crazy obsession with hockey!
Erin Fraser, Fine Arts Photographer in the Lower Mainland, specializes in creating “edgy, dark but romantic” photos. Sifting through her online portfolio (http://www.efraserphoto.com/), one does indeed perceive an undercurrent of romance…each photo pulls the viewer into the emotion of the setting. And the outdoors plays a big role as […]

Grand Opening – Homeworks Etc

Come celebrate with us!
Homeworks Etc, a distinctive DIY workshop boutique located just outside downtown Cloverdale, is officially open and ready to share its new location with YOU! Come join us on Saturday, January 21, between 10am and 5pm, for a peek at our unique shop!

Our beautifully decorated space at Homeworks Etc envelopes you in […]

If Walls Could Talk

Benefits of decorating a special space for kids.
Interview with Julie Romanowski, child behaviour specialist and Jacqueline De’Ath, owner of Homeworks Etc nursery and kids room decor.

There is more to decor than just creating a pretty space.

A home creates and impact on our children, what we surround them with, the messages we subliminally send with […]

5 Storage Solutions for Kids Rooms

5 Storage Solutions for Kids Rooms
Not up for a DIY Project.  Here are my top 5 storage solutions that are easy and realistic to achieve for your kids room. […]

A Child’s Fantasy World with Wild Teepees

Wild Teepees can be the hub of any child’s imagination- infant to toddler to young girls or boys. It’s the place where your kids can gather their toys and become the main character of their own fantasy world, transforming their Wild Teepees into reading nooks, Princess tea houses, dinosaur caves, dragon dens, or rocket […]

Bobs and Lolo Teaching Children through Music

What inspired you to start your biz?
We didn’t start our B&L adventures with a real business plan. The whole project evolved from our friendship and a mutual interest in music and working with children. Before we started our musical adventures, Robyn was teaching elementary school prior to which she had completed a degree in linguistics at the University of Victoria and a Bachelor of Education at UBC. Lorraine previously worked in the fields of environmental education and […]

Interview with Lorene, owner of Glitter and Spice

About Glitter and Spice
Glitter & Spice creates stylish teething accessories that are safe and fun for babies to chew! Our products are made from 100% FDA high quality food grade silicone, and are free harmful chemicals. Glitter & Spice teething jewelry are seen on many celebrities and were featured on Vogue, Glamour, and Harper’s Bazaar!

What inspired you to start your biz?
Our darling beaver of a son was an awful teether and we wanted to find safe and stylish solution to help babies through the difficult teething stages.
What’s the best part about owning your own business?
Being able to be so incredibly passionate about what I do is the best part of owning a business.
Parent feedback about your Modern Teething Jewelry.
Teething is one of those things parents desperately find a solution for so we get a lot of fantastic feedback. I’ve had a few parents claim that we sprinkle our products with magical fairy dust.

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