We are Stephen and Sara Cole. Husband and wife, parents to two little boys, a dog, a cat and some fish. Canadians. A military family. Adventures. And the makers and creators at Hometown Pride.
Stephen started the business back in 2012 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia making and selling driftwood frames, and Sara joined him in 2016 while pregnant with their first son.
Over the years the products have evolved, and so has our family. Stephen continues his 20+ year career in the Royal Canadian Navy (we are currently posted to Ottawa), while Sara holds down the Fort, and the business is what enables her to stay home with their little boys. Once the kids go to bed we get to work on heartfelt gifts that will land all over the world.
We gather inspiration from our home, or travels, and our family. Our 10 year old dog Lucy is the inspiration behind many of our products, and she’s often the prototype. She’s our official mascot.
We truly love what we do. And what we do brings happiness. It helps comfort a grieving heart. It’s a piece of home. We create things that are cherished by people all over the world.
Thank-you for supporting our business, our family, and our dream.