DIY! Paracord & Knotting Projects!

March 5, 2016Home Decor

We’ve got a new book in both Kensington & Parkdale serving as great motivation to pick up a new hobby!

This DIY book called “Made in Paracord” is an awesome tool with lots of great project ideas inside. We tried our hand at some paracord knotting and were able to make a couple of necklaces!

You will be amazed by the variety of different DIY pieces that can be made with paracord.

Try your hand at some knotting projects with this informative book!




NEW CANDLE SCENTS ~ from Ellingwood Soap Co.!

March 3, 2016Home Decor

We’ve got some new scents in the Kensington shop from Ellingwood Soap Co. and boy are they ever aromatic goodness.

Ellingwood Soap Co. make it their mission to create quality, hand crafted, soy vegan candles. We love that about their products, and it definitely shows in their innately awesome quality.

All scents pictured are available for purchase in Kensington & retail for $25 each.

Come on by and give ’em a big ‘ol SNIFF!




March 2, 2016News & Events

We’ve got another Intro to Screen Printing Workshop coming up for you guys!

Learn to screen print with Kid Icarus Saturday March 19th from 12:30 – 5pm!

Additional information and registration can be found on our website. We recommend signing up ASAP as class sizes are small and spots fill up quickly.

We hope to see you there!



2016 Planners and Calendars – 40% off!!!

January 22, 2016Planners

Are you still trying to plan out your 2016? Well Kid Icarus has some good news for you! All of our 2016 planners and calendars are now 40% off!

Keep one on your desk, or take it with you. These stylish organizers will ensure that you never miss a thing.

All planners and calendars are available at our Kensington location, product quantities may vary at our Parkdale location, so please be sure to call ahead.





Your “Most Excellent Adventure” ~ Travel Journals!

January 16, 2016Magazines & Books, Notebooks & Journals, Planners, Storefront

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 you’ve decided where you’re headed, we’d like to help you always remember the amazing sights and favourite moments from your “most excellent adventure.”

Stop by today and peruse through one of our many travel journals that will help you keep your memories close!

All items pictured are available at our Kensington location.
Products may vary at our Parkdale store, so please call ahead!



New in the Shop – Hoi Bo!

January 11, 2016Other Things Handmade, Paper

Kid Icarus is very eager and excited to announce that we are now carrying the beautiful bags by Sarra Tang of Hoi Bo! Sarra Tang is a Canadian designer actively making things with Hoi Bo since 2007. Her studio and flagship store can be found in Toronto’s hip distillery district.

These high quality bags and clutches are like no other, hand made from paper which is specially treated with a natural binding agent that is flexible making the bags durable and machine washable. You would never know that it was paper.

Hoi Bo bags and clutches are luxury pieces that will last for years.

Hoi bo is available at our Kensington and Parkdale locations! Get them while you can – they are going fast!


Small Paper Clutch – $26.00

Paper Clutch – $30.00

Paper Market Shopper – $ 58.00