Where can you find my Joyful products and Original Artwork out in the world? You can visit the following amazing boutiques:

The Maker’s Hub 515 Main Street, Winchester, ON

Mint & Honey Tea and Gift Emporium 150 Katimavik Rd Unit 120, Kanata, ON

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The latest from My Blog…

The Holiday Season is Here!

The Holiday Season is Here!

December first is when my family kicks it into Christmas! The outside lights likely have been on for a few nights already. Hubs would love to turn them on the day after Halloween. I like to keep it closer to December as it makes is more special for me. Maybe it’s all...

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Lets Create! with Barbi Defazio on ConnecTV

Lets Create! with Barbi Defazio on ConnecTV

I have started a new endeavour where I hope to inspire you to take some time to be creative! I am hosting monthly shows on ConnecTV called “Lets Create! with Barbi Defazio”. ConnecTV is a local (Ottawa) grassroots live streaming platform. Their aim is “To connect people, places and things and have a higher quality of life!” That sounds great to me! I will be going Live every second Thursday of each month at 2:00pm est. on ConnecTV’s facebook page.

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A much procrastinated blog post… And Announcements!

A much procrastinated blog post… And Announcements!

I have been trying to collect my thoughts in a bigger way since the beginning of the year for my “Yay, It’s a New Year!” post. I am introducing Let’s Create! These workshops/lessons will be virtual, in-studio, out in the community and some will be collaborations.

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What People Are Saying About Red Raspberry Studios

I am so excited to have my very own Whimsical Lady!! Barbi created her for me and I think she is perfect!! She captured my flowing hair, love of the beach and I can wait to see her every day when I’m working in my office.

Anna Epp

Owner/Photographer, Anna Epp Photography

We have worked together on a number of projects including logo design, print design for tea towels, and coming this Fall, another design for new products exclusive to Mint & Honey. I can’t say enough about the wonderful collaboration with @redraspberrystudios except those few words: we keep going back for more! ?

Nadine Khalife

Owner, Mint & Honey Gift Emporium

The uniquely talented Barbi Defazio of

Red Raspberry Studios created this awesome illustration. I wanted a playful and fun way to personalize Happy New Year and Thank You cards.
I highly recommend Barbi for any of your illustration needs. She's creative, fun to work with, and very reliable. And, she's a local Ottawa-based artist.
Colleen Kanna

Founder/CEO/Owner, COKANNA