Little Cricket Gift Gallery

Little Cricket Gift Gallery

Unique gifts & art in Maple Ridge.


Garibaldi Art Club coming to the Cricket

Garibaldi Art Club Exhibit

For the third year, we are hosting the talents of five artists from the Garibaldi Art Club, displaying some of their paintings for the month of April.  Artists are asked to submit images of the work they plan to exhibit so I can get a sneak preview and plan the exhibit.[…]

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Valentines Jewellery Event on now!

Our annual Valentines Jewellery Event is on right now until February 14th, so make sure you stop in this next week (or give some mad hints to your man) and take advantage of our fabulous once-a-year sale on jewellery!  All jewellery over $50 is 20% off.  (This offer does not apply to special orders[…]

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Holiday Hours!

Little Cricket Ornament

We are open every day until Christmas with extended hours: Monday-Friday  10:00 – 6:00 Saturday 10:00-5:00 Sunday 11:00-5:00 Christmas Eve 10:00-4:00 Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

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Deb Olsen- New Cricket artist receives honours!

Deb Olsen - pottery

We were thrilled to have Fieldstone Pottery’s Deb Olsen display her work with us this winter.  Deb’s work takes centre stage in our feature window as well as throughout the store.  But we were even more excited to find out that the Chilliwack Community Arts Council selected Deb as their November Artist[…]

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Author Sandra Walton at the Cricket

Sandra Walton Book

Local Maple Ridge author Sandra Walton will be our guest on Saturday, October 28th during our Customer Appreciation Event from 10-2 signing her newly-released book A Tree For Teddy.  This lovely story is close to Sandra’s heart as she has a special connection!  The story revolves around Sandra’s husband, Ted’s[…]

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Save the Date! 17th Annual Customer Appreciation Event

April Lacheur Ornament

Saturday, October 28th and Sunday October 29th We have so many new artists this year, I can’t wait to share them all with you! We are also thrilled to be hosting not one, but TWO guest artists this year on the SATURDAY ONLY!  Jewellery artisan Shannon Stewart of ADORNATION FOR[…]

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Meet the Artist – Shannon Stewart

    Don’t miss meeting Shannon at our Customer Appreciation Event on October 28th! Jewellery making is in my blood. First there was a young love affair with colourful seed beads and friendship bracelets. In my adolescence, I developed some bad ass calluses knotting chunky macrame hemp necklaces. I paid my[…]

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This is my life right now….

Boxes and boxes and boxes and boxes….All the new goodies for Christmas are rolling in and we are busily sorting, pricing and entering stock, getting ready for our big Customer Appreciation Event at the end of October.  We have quite a few new artists joining our Cricket family this year,[…]

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Rotary Club Fundraising Gala

I was proud to be one of the vendors represented at the Rotary Club’s Ladies Night Gala last night.  A beautiful evening out at Swan-e-set Golf and Country Club (even the drive out there is spectacular!), good company in my fellow vendors (Payton & Buckle Fine Footwear, Triple Tree Nursery,[…]

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Life imitates art…

April White card

….or is it art imitating life?  I spotted this card in my shop today as I was plumping and fluffing the merch…  It reminded me of a remarkable experience I had a couple weekends ago.  I was taking a water taxi across Howe Sound to Gambier Island with my family when[…]

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