Holiday Gift Guide #1 – Puzzles & Games!

December 11, 2015Do it yourself (DIY), Holiday Season, Paper

In this technological age sometimes it feels good to just get back to the basics… Let us help you and your family experience the good ol’ fashion fun of a board game!

This holiday season settle down with a hot drink and one of our many awesome boxed games!

We’ve got all of the pictured games at our Kensington location (and select games in Parkdale as well).

Dog Bingo ($38), DIY Board Games ($38), Paper Sumo ($20), Gradient Puzzles ($25), & Paper Chess Sets ($21) are sure to please your holiday crowd!

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Everlovin’ Press – New Stuff!

December 5, 2015Art Prints, Greeting Cards, Holiday Season, Letterpress, Storefront

We have great letterpressed goods from Kingston Ontario based Everlovin’ Press.

ELP_Xmas_set_smChristmas Card Set of 4 letterpress greeting cards w/ envelopes. $18 each. Design by Tom Froese

ELP_prints_sm‘Foodstuffs’ letterpress print, part of the ‘Canadianist’ series. $20 each. Design by Tom Froese
‘Fashion’ letterpress print, part of the ‘Canadianist’ series. $20 each. Design by Katy Dockrill

framedWe have a few ‘Greetings from Canada’ letterpress postcard sets left at our Kensington location. $40 for a set of 10 different postcards. Each postcard is designed by a different Canadian artist.


November 23, 2015Holiday Season, Kid Icarus Line, News & Events, Storefront

If you follow us on instagram you will already know that today we launched a holiday giveaway!

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This giveaway is to celebrate our amazing instagram following that has recently grown to 5k+ followers!

The giveaway will close on Sunday November 29th & if you would like to enter please refer to our instagram post for more details!

Thanks again for all of your support!

Pictured below are HD photos of the products you are eligible to win if you choose to enter our instagram giveaway.



Red Rose enamel pin by Explorer’s Press


Two Kid Icarus button pins


Shannon Gerard cactus!

For the Beer Lover in Your Life!

November 22, 2015Do it yourself (DIY), Holiday Season, Storefront

Beer connoisseurs! We have the perfect gift ideas for yourself or for a loved one this holiday!

In both our Kensington & Parkdale shops we’ve got a variety of beer themed gift ideas for you.

From The Regional Assembly of Text we have the “Cheers to Beers” button pack, and from Chronicle Books we have “The Home Brewer’s Lab Book” & “Home Brewer’s Labels.”


Cheers to Beers ~ $12 ~

The Home Brewer’s Lab Book ~ $30 ~

Home Brewer’s Labels ~ $18 ~


Seasons Greetings from Kid Icarus

December 1, 2014Holiday Season, Kid Icarus Line

Happy Holidays! We have some new screen printed greetings cards for you this holiday season.

Our artist collaboration this year was with the lovely Janice Kun who designed this very charming card.
The card is blank inside, 3 colours on 100lb cotton coverstock for $6.

‘Seasons Greetings Bears’ by Janice Kun.

Skating at City Hall and Skiing in Toronto are Kid Icarus screen printed and designed, celebrating the great Canadian tradition of winter sports!
Both cards are blank inside, 3 colours each (including a metallic silver on the City Hall Skating card!) on natural coverstock $5 .

‘Skating at City Hall’ by Kid Icarus
‘Skiing in Toronto’ by Kid Icarus


Deck the Halls with the Kid Icarus Holiday Garland!

November 29, 2014Do it yourself (DIY), Holiday Season, Kid Icarus Line

We are excited to have some new Kid Icarus products this 2014 holiday season.

Introducing our D.I.Y paper chain garland kit.
Each kit contains 40 pieces of hand screen printed paper strips. This creates 10 feet of garland when completed. All you have to do is staple or tape the chain together. Great for decorating your Christmas tree or windows!

Stay tuned for more Holiday product updates.

Available at both Kid Icarus locations for $18 each kit.


Holiday Gift Ideas…For the Craft Lover!

November 14, 2014Do it yourself (DIY), Holiday Season, Magazines & Books

We’ve got loads of super fun and creative gift ideas – sure to please the crafty person in your life!


The Tattoo Coloring Book – $20.00
Tattoo artist Megamunden shares some of his traditional designs in this colouring book.

Secret Garden Coloring Book – $20.00
An inky treasure hunt colouring book! With lots of tiny details, and hidden surprises.

Draw Paint Print Like the Great Artists – $27.00
A fun activity book that explores the techniques and styles of over 30 great artists.

World of Geekcraft – $25.00
This book contains 25 geeky themed crafting projects! Includes a variety of techniques such as cross-stitching, sewing, beading, and more.

DIY Board Games – $38.00
Includes 5 different classic games to make. Colour in game pieces to your liking, also includes tons of stickers to create your very own one of a kind board game.

The Button Factory and Indie Rock Button Factory – $24.00
Each kit includes materials to create 25 fabric covered buttons.

Making an Impression – $27.00
Illustrator Geninne Zlatkis shares 20 cool projects with a focus on print making with stamps.

Uppercase and Lowercase Stamp kits – $15 – from Apricot Morning


Modern Paper Crafts – $30.00
Margaret Van Sicklen uses her traditional origami skills to help you create 20 modern paper related projects. Some of the projects include making boxes, ornaments, and wall art.





Gift wrapping accessories

December 15, 2013Holiday Season, Other Things Handmade, Storefront

Dress up your holiday gifts this year with our fancy gift wrap, decorative tape, gift tags and twine. We have everything you need to make your gifts extra special.

Kid Icarus screenprinted gift wrap $4.00 per sheet. Screenprinted gift tags $6.00 for set of 6
Washi tape $5.00 per roll
Colored twine $ 4.00 each
Rifle Paper Holiday Stickers and Labels $11.50
Side Show press wood veneer tape $18.00 Wood veneer gift tags $8.00 for set of 5