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About Us

We are a local engraving business which started with a vision... and a closet!

Meet The Team - F² Engravables
Mel aka Purple
Mel F. (aka Purple) - Boss Babe, Wife, Mom of 2.
Typography & Needlepoint Engraving Services

My name is Meltem Fidan-Fearnley but most people know me as Mel (aka Purple). I am a multilingual boss babe, wife & mom of 2 kids (Yusuf & Yasemin) who are my everything! I own F² Engravables where we help you "Create Everlasting Memories" with engraving services & personalized gifts for any occasion!
I started my business in early 2019 when the large engraving corporation I worked for (TR) filed for bankruptcy. At the time, I was a Manager at their Stoney Creek retail location and had 5 years of engraving & typography experience. When the closure happened, I saw an opportunity to utilize my skill set offering these services in every written language to our local community at a fair rate! I used my final pay to purchase an engraver and everything I could afford (props, products, holders, engraving needles etc.) and started a business from my bedroom walk-in closet!!
The start of F2 Engravables - my walk in closet    Our first line of products - in the closet!
Most of my clientele from TR followed me and within 9 months ..I couldn't keep up from my closet. My customers absolutely loved the quality of my work and kept coming back. We quickly outgrew my closet business and as of December 2019 we leased a 500 sqft storefront but it didn't happen without struggles. Soon after we opened, the building we rented was sold and we were left with a tough decision - to relocate or go back to the closet...
Our first Retail location... 500 sqft
Within 2 months I found another space - it was unconventional but it was perfect & just across the street! NOT a main level but a basement! Even though we lost the storefront (bye bye windows) we gained a secure entrance & doubled our space allowing us to have both a showroom and 2 private offices for consultations. Everything happens for a reason, sometimes we just don't know what the reason is yet! 
 Featuring our beautiful products  Our 750sqft showroom!
New Retail Space - Private Office for consultations!   Our Current Location   New location: Mel's Engraving Space!
I offer custom needlepoint engraving services in every written language (including designs, foot prints, logos, hand writing & more) on Metal, Wood, Glass & Plastic items. We currently have a 1,250 sqft retail showroom featuring popular gift items for any occasion. What sets us apart from other engravers is that I highly encourage my customers to bring in their own items to be engraved! 
We've come such a long way since I started this business! I currently have 2 industrial engravers at the shop (aka my girls) Sheila & Jaelynn. I also offer pyrography & hand etching services as well. I'm so incredibly grateful that I get to do what I love for a living. Working with my clients to create custom gifts for every occasion brings me so much joy. Thank you for supporting local businesses!
Paul F. - Husband, Dad of 2.
Director of Operations & Laser Engraving Services
Husband and dad to 2 awesome kids, I encouraged my wife to dream big and utilizing my Business Administration Diploma help support her - so she could achieve all the goals I know she is capable of!

I contribute in my own way, being hard of hearing and fighting an undiagnosed disability, I chose to stay home with our kids and help behind the scenes while my wife runs her business full time so she can focus and succeed! I started laser engraving to have a creative outlet and really enjoy being able to work on my own time!

Meet The Team - CD Vinyl Works (Sister Company of F² Engravables!)
Chris K. - MLA, Creative Director, Technical Specialist  
Owner of CD Vinyl Works

Hello, my name is Chris I was one of Mel's supervisors at our previous store; before the company closed; therefore I am also an Experienced engraver! Since working with Mel I've learned many things about engraving, and our Employee/Boss dynamic Blossomed into an Amazing friendship. In addition to Engraving experience I am also an Medical Laboratory Technician & work with Mel PT through CD Vinyl Works.
We are your ultimate personalization destination & work together to help you "Create Everlasting Memories" 
Our shop is located at the corner of Main & Cameron:
1472 Main Street East, Unit 1 (Back Door, Lower Level) L8K 1C6.