Category Archives: Magazines & Books

New Workbooks & Colouring Books in Kensington!

We have some awesome new activity books in Kensington filled with the best weekend projects. Looking to do a paper cut project? Hoping to buff up your crochet skills? In the mood to chill out with a colouring book? We’ve got you covered. Check out the new selection of fun DIY books we’ve got in […]

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New in Kensington – Maker’s Magazine!

We are very excited to have a new magazine in our Kensington shop from the Oakville, ON locals – Maker’s Movement! From their website: “Maker’s Movement is an online platform and bi-annual print publication that celebrates creativity… Maker’s Movement exists to support and promote handmade and independent businesses. We strive to overcome the expectations that attempt […]

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Your “Most Excellent Adventure” ~ Travel Journals!

Looking to see the world? Get away from the cold weather? We have some great ideas to get you inspired! Don’t know where to go or what to see? Browse through one of our many map-oriented reads! These amazingly illustrated books of various city’s maps and buildings make choosing places to see a total breeze. Once […]

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Adult Colouring Books

The adult colouring book that started it all, Secret Garden – An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book. Lately I’m sure you have all noticed the craze that’s sweeping the nation: Colouring books for adults! A great way to wind down after a long day at work – don’t forget the cup of tea. Secret […]

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Fantastic Cities x 1000 Dot-to-Dot

Hot town, summer in the city. As we ride out these last days of an Indian summer, why not mull over Torontonian Steve McDonald‘s ardently detailed colouring book, Fantastic Cities? Wildly accurate, and sure to take your mind off this heat. Or give Melbourne, Australia’s Thomas Pavitte‘s 1000 Dot-To-Dot Cities a try. Connect the dots and pretend you’re on […]

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Father’s Day Reminder!

Father’s Day falls on Sunday June 21st this year – don’t forget! Not to worry, we still have some Father’s Day cards if you did forget. If you need any last minute gift ideas for dear old Dad check out some of the stuff below. Knotted Nest bifold wallet, $30 each These handmade wallets come […]

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A Handmade hot spot!

We just received the winter 2014 issue of Toronto’s design guide, ‘Designlines’ and we’re on page 109 as part of a DIY/hands-on workshop gift guide for the city! Kid Icarus is in good company, alongside Paintlounge and The Shop. “Fill your family’s mailboxes with custom seasonal greeting cards. This beginner class-taught by the pros behind […]

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