Suspended Paper Art – Custom Name Banners

Last week I decided to make a fun name banner for my son and I kind of love it! We wanted to see what other people thought. What do you think of this idea? Do you love the idea of a hanging name banner with custom options for colours…and name? Just putting out the idea…

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Annex Last Custom Mobile For 2018

This adorable mobile was built for a local Fernie family who wanted Australian animals – Kangaroo, Kookaburra, platypus and echidna. Michelle slowly and meticulously needle felted each animal and even hand carved some of the extra pieces, like bills, claws and beaks. Brina designed the eucalyptus branch hanger and make it a real collaborative effort.…

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Sh*t Happens – A Custom Mobile Story

“My dog ate it” is the real honest truth this time around. Annex custom made this beautiful mobile for an expecting Fernie family and in just a short amount of time the family dog ate his felted self. A kelpie ate himself and left the sheep! After a quick reworking, this dog was back to…

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A Commissioned Circle Art For A Little Girl’s Room

We were approached about this “Floral Bouquet” mobile (left) recently and realized quickly that the piece was a bit small for the space she wanted to fill. Soon after, a commissioned piece on an 18″ circle was ordered. This is the final piece (below) that is about to go to its new home, an updated…

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Comments From The Crowd

Being at a market, you hear all sorts of reactions and questions: “You’re not supposed to have mobiles with cats.” “Our dog would shred that to pieces.” “I don’t have a baby.” “We don’t want to put holes in our ceiling.” “I could watch those whales all day.” “I don’t have a theme. I’m a…

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Etsy Sale Until May 4th (Our Next Mobile Release Date)

We’re celebrating the beautiful month of May with a little sale on our Etsy shop. 20% off select mobiles until May 4th! 95% of our mobiles are made by Michelle and Brina (with a few pieces laser cut by a local Fernie business). Every piece is unique and some mobiles can even be customized with…

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Thank You, MC! Love, Annex.

We did it! Another market, this time in Calgary, under our belts. We want to thank the MC team for choosing Annex to be in their high quality market – I was surrounded by amazing talent. MC puts on a very well organized, inviting and supportive show. We met so many great families and people…

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Three Types Of Mobiles By Annex

Annex is getting organized. We’re attending curated markets, selling online and we are getting smart about how we want to sell our handmade mobiles. You can now shop: New Mobiles New mobiles are the designs that we take through the full creative process. We brainstorm, design, tweak, collaborate, balance. We usually start with just one…

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The Gift No One Was Expecting

Need to get someone special a gift and they have it all? I bet they don’t have a handmade mobile! Probably not. Hey. Probably not! Although a lot of mobiles are purchased for nursery rooms, we pride ourselves in offering mobiles for everyone, at every age. Annex Suspended is now offering gift certificates for our…

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Custom Geometric Wood Mobile’s New Home In Toronto

We’re so happy when we see where our Annex Suspended mobiles end up. A family in Toronto posted on Instagram their new nursery room art, a custom piece they had made combining our Lush Life and Out of Tune. It’s such a beautiful baby room! We love the lines, shapes and brightness of this crib…

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