New Uppercase magazine!

October 24, 2014Uncategorized

Issue 23 of Uppercase Magazine has hit our shelves and what an issue it is, jam packed with some of our favourites!

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Our good friends Bookhou have a great 4 page spread giving us an insight into their home and studio life.

You can find Montreal local Raymond Biesinger’s prints for sale at our Kensington and Parkdale stores and on page 42, with an article about his creative process.

you can think of everything I do as kind of a collage that doesn’t look like a collage

 

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Uppercase Magazine is priced at $18, we also have previous issues available. Come have a look!

Polaris Music Prize 2014: Basia Bulat

September 22, 2014Uncategorized

We are very happy to inform you that for another year we had the great pleasure of screen-printing the posters for Polaris Music Prize!

Today’s Gala will reveal the winner of this years Polaris music prize, we’ll be running a series of blog posts for each of the nominees alongside their posters which have been hand crafted by fellow Canadian illustrators and designers!

Toronto local Basia Bulat was nominated back in 2008 and she’s back with a nomination for her 3rd album ‘Tall Tall Shadow’.

Fellow Toronto creative Caitlyn Murphy has created Basia’s poster, 4 colour print on bright white coverstock.

Available to buy here at Kid Icarus from September 22nd
$35.00, 18″ x 24″ 4 colours on white coverstock.

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basiadetail

 

 

Wedding Season

August 10, 2014Other Things Handmade, Storefront, Uncategorized

Getting married? We have just the what you need.

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All the Essentials Wedding Planner $42 – A binder packed with useful stuff to help organise the wedding of your dreams!

Handmade Weddings $33 – More than 50 ‘How to’s’ for giving your wedding a personal touch.

Going to a wedding? May we present The Ultimate Wedding Gift Wrapping set!

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7m Washi Tape $5-  comes in various jazzy colours!

‘Always Really Sharp’ Craft Scissors $30 – can be used by rightys and leftys, these scissors will cut just about everything! A worthy investment for your craft kit.

Cat Tape Dispenser $18 – charming and functional.

Pilot G-tech ultra fine 0.4m Pen $5 – perfect for writing those sentiments to the happy couple.

3 sheets of hand printed wrapping paper with 3 yards of satin ribbon $12 – Screen printed by us! Different patterns available.

 

Great Gifts for Mom!

May 7, 2014Uncategorized

The countdown to Mother’s Day is on! Don’t forget – it’s this Sunday, May 11.

If you are sill trying to find the perfect gift, check out these great handmade gift ideas:

MOM

Crown and Flora Terrariums $25.00 each

RareSpec

Rare Specimens Ring: $40.00; Necklace: $45.00; Studs: $40.00

MOM_3

Xenia Taler Porcelain Mug: $18.00; Ceramic Art Tiles: $20.00$42.00

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Bespoke Uprising Linen Tea Towels $18.00 single; $34.00 set of two

 

Great Gifts for Mom!

May 7, 2014Uncategorized

The countdown to Mother’s Day is on! Don’t forget – it’s this Sunday, May 11.

If you are sill trying to find the perfect gift, check out these great handmade gift ideas:

MOM

Crown and Flora Terrariums $25.00 each

RareSpec

Rare Specimens Ring: $40.00; Necklace: $45.00; Studs: $40.00

MOM_3

Xenia Taler Porcelain Mug: $18.00; Ceramic Art Tiles: $20.00$42.00

MOM_4

Bespoke Uprising Linen Tea Towels $18.00 single; $34.00 set of two

 

Great Gifts for Mom!

May 7, 2014Uncategorized

The countdown to Mother’s Day is on! Don’t forget – it’s this Sunday, May 11.

If you are sill trying to find the perfect gift, check out these great handmade gift ideas:

MOM

Crown and Flora Terrariums $25.00 each

RareSpec

Rare Specimens Ring: $40.00; Necklace: $45.00; Studs: $40.00

MOM_3

Xenia Taler Porcelain Mug: $18.00; Ceramic Art Tiles: $20.00$42.00

MOM_4

Bespoke Uprising Linen Tea Towels $18.00 single; $34.00 set of two

 

DIY: Screen Printing

February 22, 2014Uncategorized

Here at Kid Icarus we have everything you need to start your at home screen printing studio, all you need is the space and a large, flat surface.

We Sell:
Aluminum screens, water-based acrylic inks, screen filler, squeegees, clamps, emulsion, emulsion remover, soft brushes, stir sticks, and more!

ScreenPrintingSupplies

We also offer screen reclaim and exposures. Bring us your image and we’ll shoot it onto a screen for you. Read more about this service here.

For complete beginners, we offer a Screen Printing 101 Workshop. We’ll teach you the basics of printing at home in one of our one day sessions. Read more about our workshops here.

 

DIY: Screen Printing

February 22, 2014Uncategorized

Here at Kid Icarus we have everything you need to start your at home screen printing studio, all you need is the space and a large, flat surface.

We Sell:
Aluminum screens, water-based acrylic inks, screen filler, squeegees, clamps, emulsion, emulsion remover, soft brushes, stir sticks, and more!

ScreenPrintingSupplies

We also offer screen reclaim and exposures. Bring us your image and we’ll shoot it onto a screen for you. Read more about this service here.

For complete beginners, we offer a Screen Printing 101 Workshop. We’ll teach you the basics of printing at home in one of our one day sessions. Read more about our workshops here.

 

DIY: Screen Printing

February 22, 2014Uncategorized

Here at Kid Icarus we have everything you need to start your at home screen printing studio, all you need is the space and a large, flat surface.

We Sell:
Aluminum screens, water-based acrylic inks, screen filler, squeegees, clamps, emulsion, emulsion remover, soft brushes, stir sticks, and more!

ScreenPrintingSupplies

We also offer screen reclaim and exposures. Bring us your image and we’ll shoot it onto a screen for you. Read more about this service here.

For complete beginners, we offer a Screen Printing 101 Workshop. We’ll teach you the basics of printing at home in one of our one day sessions. Read more about our workshops here.