Last chance for autumn loveliness!

Autumn sale ends tomorrow! Now is your chance to purchase our scarves while they are 30% off.  Right now they are only $43.32.  After tomorrow, their price will again be $61.89.* Click below to take advantage of this discount before it ends. Shop now! *Prices are in Canadian Dollars Featured photo credit to Scott Koehn


30% off is HERE!

Yay! The long-awaited discount is here!Finally save 30% off on all our scarves! There must be a fairy tale somewhere about a little girl who froze her nose and chin off because she neglected to wear a scarf in the wintertime.  You don't want that to happen to you, do you?  We aren't threatening you, of… Continue reading 30% off is HERE!


It starts TOMORROW…

Our autumn sale begins TOMORROW!  30% off all our scarves until September 10th.  Our spirits are high as we look forward to weaving these strands of colour together.  Friends, we simply cannot wait to pack up these beautiful scarves and send them to you!  We have the most delightful packing supplies we are chafing to use and the loveliest… Continue reading It starts TOMORROW…


One more week ’til our autumn sale!

One more week until our autumn sale, friends!  On September 1st, all our scarves will be 30% OFF.  Elise has already brought out the boxes of fluffy yarn in anticipation of your orders and we both have been burying our fingers deliciously in the skeins. Visit the shop

Becoming Alive

On Building Rivendell, Part 2

On Building Rivendell, Part 2 is the second in a series of three on weaving the spirit of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Rivendell into one’s home.  Unfamiliar with “Rivendell”?  No worries, sidle over to Part 1 to enlighten yourself and then come back and read this one. On Building Rivendell, Part 1 On Building Rivendell, Part 2… Continue reading On Building Rivendell, Part 2

Becoming Alive, Literary Gardening

Planting an Anne Garden

As springtime is here and garden-planting is nigh at hand, it is time for a literary garden post!  Building Rivendell will be resumed next month. Although Elise and I live in the city, we are blessed to have a decently sized garden.  We primarily plant vegetables and herbs, but I endeavor to leave a bed… Continue reading Planting an Anne Garden

Becoming Alive

On Building Rivendell, Part 1

Greetings, friends! I am Nicole, co-founder and co-owner of Aval House and the master smith behind all the writing you read on this website and our shop on Etsy.  Besides writing for Aval House, I also run my own blog, Remembered Lore, where I expound with abandon on Story and Language. Thus far, on Aval… Continue reading On Building Rivendell, Part 1

Product Launches

Product Launch: Face Masks

Time for some fresh face masks, no? Crisp new patterns are here to get you through the last leg of COVID-19! These face masks are available in three different colours. Sets of two, three, and single masks can be purchased. Most importantly, these masks ship for FREE! Details• Masks measure approximately 6.75 in X 4… Continue reading Product Launch: Face Masks