Try This: Go on a Local Artists Studio Tour

We recently stumbled on the new and growing trend of “homemade tourism” (think everything from handmade jewelry to baked goods to pottery to microbreweries and all points in between!).  The trend is generally most visible in events like community craft fairs, school fair fundraisers, and local artisan studio tours.

Our recent trip to Malcolm Island was just a tad early for the official kick off of the First Annual Sointula Craft Tour but Robin at The Oceanfront Hotel was awesome and able to connect us with many of the artists participating in the tour.  They opened their studios early for us to preview their collections for when the upcoming tour starts in December 2018.

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