My name is Keri Ocean.

Welcome to my studio.

Welcome to Keriocean Studio, Where dreams come to life and creativity thrives. I'm Keri Ocean, a passionate doer, dreamer, and maker of all things extraordinary. From books to music videos, fabric art to websites, and everything in between, I pour my heart and soul into each creation, sharing my artistic vision with you.

Creating has always been a part of my DNA, With a lineage of makers that inspires me each day. Since my teenage years, I've been crafting and painting, Expressing my artistry through custom t-shirts, never ceasing.

In my 20s, alongside my partner and now husband, We founded The One World Drum Co., a creative wonderland. But the true magic lies in the process of bringing ideas to life, fueling my drive to continually create and thrive.

Motivation and creation know no bounds, They fuel my existence, where endless possibilities can be found. I choose to embrace the present and seize every adventure, For life is meant to be lived, not just a waiting venture.

Join me on this incredible journey of artistry and wonder, As we explore new realms and connections to ponder. Thank you for visiting my studio, dear friend, Let's embark on this creative odyssey that has no end.

A Fairy Tale Story of Magic and Belief 

Once upon a time, in a land where creativity bloomed and imagination ran wild, there existed a quaint village nestled amidst rolling hills and lush meadows. This village was known far and wide for its enchanting inhabitants: The Moppets and The Poppets.

The Moppets were mischievous and playful creatures, each possessing a unique charm and an insatiable curiosity for the world around them. With their vibrant colors and whimsical designs, they brought joy to all who crossed their path. They spent their days frolicking through the fields, chasing butterflies, and spreading laughter wherever they went.

On the other side of the village, nestled within a cozy workshop, resided the Poppets. These wise and gentle beings were known for their soothing presence and their ability to offer comfort and guidance to those in need. Each Poppet held within it the wisdom of the ages, a treasure trove of stories and lessons passed down through generations.

The Moppets and the Poppets had always lived harmoniously, each contributing their own magic to the village's tapestry of life. One fateful day, a great shadow fell over the land, casting a spell of gloom and sadness upon the villagers. The Moppets, with their playful spirit, tried to lift the spirits of their fellow beings, but their efforts were in vain.

It was then that the Poppets, with their timeless wisdom, devised a plan. They called upon the Moppets to join forces, combining their playful energy with the comforting presence of the Poppets. Together, they embarked on a magical quest to find the elusive source of the darkness that had befallen their village.

Through enchanted forests, across sparkling rivers, and over towering mountains, the Moppets and the Poppets journeyed, encountering mystical creatures and overcoming treacherous obstacles. Along the way, they discovered the power of unity, friendship, and unwavering hope.

With their combined strengths, the Moppets and the Poppets finally vanquished the darkness, bringing back the light and joy to their village. From that day onward, the Moppets and the Poppets were celebrated as heroes, their tale of unity and courage passed down through generations as a reminder of the magic that lies within us all.

And so, the village continued to thrive, filled with the laughter of the Moppets and the comforting presence of the Poppets, forever intertwined in a tale of unity and magic that would be told for centuries to come.

Christmas in Bragg Creek 2023 

Where did that year go?  We are just 43 days until the longest night of the year which means we are 47 days until Christmas.  You know what that means. Supporting local business's and artisans so that you can surprise your loved ones with magical gift ideas.  This year the Poppet Pillows asked for some new furry friends and the Moppet Monster Pillows were born. To check out these amazing new little friends join me at The Bragg Creek Community Centre November 18 - 19 starting at 10am. Follow on Facebook for upcoming pictures of these vivid color, quirky designed Monster Moppet Pillows. A perfect edition for the young and the young at heart.

Christmas in the Creek 

I will be at the Christmas in the Creek Fair in Bragg Creek November 18 - 20 2022,  Friday 5:00 - 9:00pm, Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm.  I will have books, poppet pillows and baskets.  I will be sharing a booth with my mom who has the most amazing pottery and a new line of pots that she is calling "Painting with Fire".  Please stop on by and say hello.  Plus you can get an early start on your Christmas shopping and with over 50 vendors you may even get that list totally checked off.

Getting Books into local businesses 

So we are in the process of trying to get the Garden Planner - Journal & Log into local Garden Centres.  I have heard back from one in Canmore and I am waiting to hear back from 3 in Calgary.  I have books on order as I wait to hear back from them.  The Canmore Garden Centre is The Bow Valley Garden Centre . If you are in the Bow Valley check out this local business supporting a local woman.