Hand painted canoe paddles are such a wonderful way to decorate your cottage or home. They bring a rustic yet modern feel to your home and make a great statement piece. We’ve handpicked our favourite Canadian businesses making painted paddles and share them with you below. This will definitely help you find the perfect paddle for your home. These would also make a great gift for weddings and anniversaries. 

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Onquata Native Paddle

Onquata Native Paddle (based in Wendake, QC) is founded and owned by mother-daughter team, Lise & Lara. They offer authentic paddles that are painted in Wendake by native artisans. The colours and patterns used on their hand painted canoe paddles are all inspired by First Nations culture. Their paddles come in three sizes depending on your needs. Their mini size is 24 inches long and the largest is 56.5 inches long.

Painted Paddles

Painted Paddles (based in Claremont, ON) is owned and operated by high school teacher, Cameron, and his wife. When he’s not teaching, Cameron enjoys creating these custom paddles and offers over 20 designs to choose from. You also get the option to choose between three paddle shapes.

Picture Credit: Painted Paddles

Ropes & Wood

Ropes & Wood (based in Saint-Alexandre, QC) has an incredible selection of painted paddles available. We noticed that their paddles feature unique colours like mint and turquoise which we hadn’t seen in other shops. These would definitely make an incredible statement piece and are heirloom quality so they can be passed down for generations to come.

Picture Credit: Ropes & Wood

More Painted Canoe Paddles

Paddles By Blue

Paddles By Blue (based in Mississauga, ON) hand paints gorgeous geometric designs onto canoe paddles and oars. Along with the geometric designs they also have flowers, sayings and a cute nursery series. You have the choice to choose between various designs like criss cross, chevron, diagonal stripe (and more).

Picture Credit: Paddles By Blue

MaRiTama Home

MaRiTama Home (based in Oakville, ON) refurbishes, restores and makes custom furniture but they also create new decor pieces like these painted paddles. They currently have three ready-to-ship designs to choose from including this stripes and circles one.

These hand painted canoe paddles from shops in Canada will definitely add the perfect lake vibes to your home or cottage. Happy Shopping!

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