What if you threw a party and no one came?

What if you threw a party and no one came?

OR - what if you sent a newsletter and it got messed up and you're not sure who even got it? 

Weeeelll...you salvage the party by having fun by yourself or with a few friends, AND, I'll paste the newsletter here. Gotta make lemonade outta all those lemons! So, read on to see what's new and happening in the store. Want to be added to the newsletter list? Send us a note via our contact page: here!

Hello from HQ!

Hello from Tam and Team at DGS+JBR! I am embarrassed to admit that this might be our very first email newsletter coming to you from our "new" space, which is actually coming up on THREE years old. There is much to share so I will jump right in.

When things looked a lot brighter for small business in 2021, I decided I'd take a huge leap and expand into other territory. If you're a regular customer, you'll know that didn't go so well...and I am closing my other store (in Kitsilano) to focus on recovery back at Edgemont Village.

There is much to share about the expansion-attempt-that-didn't-work, and one day I will, but more importantly, there were great lessons learned that we will put into place in our operations. I appreciate your ongoing support so incredibly much, and look forward to serving you even better as we rebuild.

Discover the magic of birthday celebrations at Delish! Perfect for the young and young-at-heart from 8 years onward, guests will create treasures to keep, capture moments at our exclusive photo wall, and more! Explore our page linked here, or ask in-store for more information.

Next! Over the next few weeks we will also be finalizing the curricula for several new workshops for crafters, makers, doers and...menstruators. (I know that last one seems like the wild card, but I will be facilitating an incredibly helpful workshop about cycle syncing that will be appropriate for teenagers all the way up to the perimenopausal.) Please feel free to reply to this email if you would like more information on our workshops!

 Did you know that we now have a  consignment clothing and accessories   section in the shop? I have to say, it's   WONDERFUL! We are enjoying giving   new life and a second home to beautiful   pieces. Pop in and check it out!

  Click here to learn about our   consignment policies and procedures, if   you'd like to consign with us.


NEW STOCK ALERT! Our seasonal Swedish sponge cloths bring some beloved Scandinavian design into your home. Durable, reusable and compostable at the end of their useful life, we cannot get enough of these!

Click here to browse and purchase.

You know we're environmentalists at heart in this space, and we are still HUGE lovers of vintage pieces, too. Adding in beautiful items from a bygone era to use in your modern home, just makes sense. We are always adding new (old) items! Love this teapot? See it here!


Finally, thank you so much for your heartwarming support of the Ukraine fundraisers in the shop. While this war in my family's historical homeland continues to rage on, I will continue to fundraise and gather medical equipment to support my friends on the front lines. As always, feel free to ask for updates from the zero line. I'm linking my favourite fundraiser below. And, pop in and say hello to our newest team member, Kateryna, who is from Ukraine.

Again, I want to express my deep gratitude for sticking with me. Through inventory shortages, unanswered emails and DMs, and a more stressed shopkeeper than I would like to be, the DGS+JBR community has been supportive during these crazy times. It has been rough, not going to lie. But we are going to try to make it.

As always, check out our Instagram page for regular updates. We hope to see you in the store soon!

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