Great gift ideas
Whether you’re buying for a creative cook, or a beauty-product princess, you’ll find an intriguing assortment of gifts at Ashlee. The boutique features great ideas for the home, such as tableware and decorative pieces like candleholders and wind chimes. There’s a strong focus on B.C.-made goods, including cute and colourful tea cozies, oven mitts and tea towels by Victoria designer Honeysuckle. Natural and luxurious bath and beauty products by Crabtree & Evelyn are also popular gift items. For photography fanatics, there’s an extensive collection of picture frames and photo albums, and journals for those who enjoy writing.
Work by local artists
Ashlee Gifts sources an eclectic range of pieces by artists from all over B.C. From hand-painted ceramics to wooden bowls made from B.C. trees, unique and arty gifts can be found at this shop. There are always interesting paintings by local talent, as well as photographs and prints.
Creative card selection
Sometimes it’s easier to say it with a card, and Ashlee Gifts has an excellent selection. Many of the cards are handmade by local artisans.