Handmade Holiday – RCBOISJOLI

November 21, 2018Storefront

Join us Saturday December 8th for the Handmade Holiday Craft Show!
The event will take place at St. Stephen-in the-Fields Church from 11am – 6pm.
We will be unveiling a new artist everyday up to the event so keep an eye out.
Todays artist is Rcboisjoli!

rcboisjoli is a small design studio in Toronto, focused on domestic objects.
Every stage of production is created by us, in shop, by hand, from plaster models and
silk screened decals to our own hand-printed textiles. Inspired by the low tech,
the old and by the everyday, we strive to create dynamic and modern wares.

 

Call For Vendors

November 1, 2018Storefront

Think handmade accessories, screen printed greeting cards,
fine crafted ceramics, original art, and best of all —
mystery loot bags at the door.
The Handmade Holiday craft show is a curated event showcasing
20 exclusive indie makers from across Toronto.

Calling all makers!!
We are now accepting applications for the Handmade Holiday Craft Show!

If you are a local artist and you want to take part please visit:

https://kidicarus.ca/handmade-holiday/

The event will take place at St. Stephen-in the-Fields Church on December 8th.
The Application Deadline is Sunday November 11th!

 

Jessica Rotolo Cards

October 30, 2018Storefront

We were lucky enough to meet and work with Jessica Rotolo a couple of months back.

For more on Jessica Rotolo check out Employable Me” season 2 episode 3 

Her Christmas cards are printed and up for sale.  Click here to buy the whole set!

A NOTE FROM THE ARTIST: JESSICA ROTOLO
MY NAME IS JESSICA ROTOLO.
I WAS BORN IN 1998 WITH DOWN SYNDROME.
I LOVE TO PAINT, DANCE, SING AND ACT.
MY LIFE IS WONDERFUL, FILLED WITH MANY FAMILY
AND FRIENDS WHOM I LOVE DEARLY, AND WHO LOVE ME.
I AM A VERY ACTIVE PARTICIPANT AND VOLUNTEER WITH
THE ORGANIZATIONS BELOW. A PORTION OF THE MONEY
I EARN WILL BE DONATED TO EACH OF THEM.

The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto (DSAT)
Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS)
Canadian Down Syndrome Research Foundation (DSRF)
DramaWay – Best Buddies – Young Peoples Theatre
Centennial Infant and Child Centre – Heydon Park SS
OLPH Church – Special Olympics (Motionball) – Girlfriend Fund

I HOPE YOU ENJOY MY ART,

LOVE ,
JESSICA

Get Autumnal

October 29, 2018Storefront

Fall into the season with Kid Icarus.
Step out before the chill with some of our outdoor themed books.
Or whip up some fall desserts with our kitchen gear.

The Home Observers Notebook features different types of house plants and how to to care for them
as well as recipes guides and measurement equivalents for baking.

Hemp Cord Spool – $8, rcboisjoli Golden Grizzly Tumbler – $25, Observer’s Notebook: Home – $28

 

Backyard Birds has 50 different species of birds to add to your logbook as well as a
description and info on each bird species.
How to Stay Alive in the Woods is a complete guide to food, shelter, and self-preservation.
It includes an edible vegetation identification guide.

How to stay Alive in the Woods – $26, Backyard Birds – $25

Pedestrian Sunday

October 19, 2018Storefront

It will be the last Pedestrian Sunday of 2018!
Our special guest vendor will be artist Jessica Rotolo.
She will be there from 12pm to 5:30pm on October 28th, stop on by!

For more on Jessica Rotolo check out  “Employable Me” season 2 episode 3 

A NOTE FROM THE ARTIST: JESSICA ROTOLO
MY NAME IS JESSICA ROTOLO.
I WAS BORN IN 1998 WITH DOWN SYNDROME.
I LOVE TO PAINT, DANCE, SING AND ACT.
MY LIFE IS WONDERFUL, FILLED WITH MANY FAMILY
AND FRIENDS WHOM I LOVE DEARLY, AND WHO LOVE ME.
I AM A VERY ACTIVE PARTICIPANT AND VOLUNTEER WITH
THE ORGANIZATIONS BELOW. A PORTION OF THE MONEY
I EARN WILL BE DONATED TO EACH OF THEM.

The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto (DSAT)
Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS)
Canadian Down Syndrome Research Foundation (DSRF)
DramaWay – Best Buddies – Young Peoples Theatre
Centennial Infant and Child Centre – Heydon Park SS
OLPH Church – Special Olympics (Motionball) – Girlfriend Fund

I HOPE YOU ENJOY MY ART,

LOVE ,
JESSICA

 

4 reasons to get Organized

October 10, 2018Storefront

Kid Icarus wants to help you get organized this 2019!
Heres 4 ways a planner helps to keep you organized:

1. achieve goals – Setting up weekly goals helps you achieve important pressing tasks,
as were monthly goals can help fulfill more daunting tasks, personal, and long term goals.

2. Increase memory – writing things down is a proven technique to boost memory,
like remembering birthdays, & events.

3. Increase Productivity – many studies show setting reminders drastically increase productivity.
Keeps you on top of your activities throughout the day.

4. Relieves Stress – completing and checking off a tasks make us feel more fulfilled and at ease.
Making us relaxed during our downtime because it feels more deserved.


Rifle Paper Co. 2019 Pocket Agenda (Juliet Rose) 3.5″ x 5.5″ Monthly & Weekly – $16
Rifle Paper Co. 2019 Hardcover Agenda (Rose) 5.25″ x 7.75″ Monthly & Weekly – $32
Rifle Paper Co. 2019 Covered Planner (Wildwood) 6.75″ x 8.25″ Monthly & Weekly – $40

 


Waste Not Paper 2019 Soft Eco-Leather Planner Small Silver 17 Month, Monthly Yearly – $15
Waste Not Paper 2019Soft Eco-Leather Planner Medium Black 17 Month, Monthly Yearly – $25
Waste Not Paper 2019 Spiral Planner Geometric 17 Month, Monthly Yearly – $38


Rifle Paper Co. 2019 Wall Calendar (World Traveler) 11″ x  17″ – $30
Stay Home Club Assorted Paper Clips 10 Pieces –  $8
Horizon Needle Point Pen 0.7mm – $15 each

Holiday Hours

October 7, 2018Storefront

We will be closed October 8th for Thanksgiving.
Regular hours will resume Tuesday, October 9th.
Enjoy the sun this Monday! Have a great long weekend

Pedestrian Sunday Sept 30th!

September 27, 2018Storefront

The last Pedestrian Sunday of 2019!
Stop by this Sunday to support local makers with our special guest artists
Cabin Journal, Allison + Cam, & Moonbeam Co.

They will be at our shop located at 205 Augusta Ave from 12pm – 5:30pm.
See you there! Look below for more info on our guest artists.

Cabin is based out of the heart of downtown Toronto,
wedged between (what was) the Fashion District and China Town.
Cabin, the stationery company, began in the winter of 2016, debuting risograph cards,
art prints and illustrated tea towels at Toronto’s holiday City of Craft show.

Allison + Cam create things in the spirit of colour & fun.
They live & work together in Toronto, Canada.
Primary their work is illustration & animation made collaboratively,
with an increasing interest in installation work using mixed media like acrylic, wood, & found objects.

Moonbeam Co. is a painted porcelain, pins, and handmade
ceramics company working out of Toronto ON.

Akai Ceramic Studio

September 3, 2018Storefront

Akai Ceramic Studio is a lovely Toronto couple Yusuke & Naomi

Akai Ceramic Studio is run by Yusuke & Naomi, a lovely couple from Toronto Ontario.
The couple grew up in Toyko, Japan were the love of ceramics started.
Focusing on traditional Japanese & Chinese ceramic techniques
they have been running their ceramic studio since 2012

Prices are listed below:


Mini Bud Vase 3cm x 5cm – $12 each,


Incense Holder 11cm – $26 , Flat Plate 12cm – $20 each

Labour Day Hours

August 31, 2018Storefront

We will be closed Monday September 3rd for Labour Day.
Regular hours will resume September 4th.
Enjoy your long weekend everyone!