Mothers Day Gift Guide

May 8, 2019Storefront

For Mothers of all kinds!
Check out our gift guilds, we have everything from the green thumb mom to the crafty DIY mom.
We also offer gift wrapping services with the purchase of our hand printed gift wrap $6
Prices are listed below.


The Woodlot Wooden Magnet (set of 6) $14 each:
Wood Magnets made in Walter’s Falls, Ontario.
Bring a bit of nature home with you.

Noted Ceramic Plant Rock Kits $12 each:
A ceramic pot inspired by nature!
In Basil or Cacti, these growing kits have step by step instructions
to grow rock plants of your very own.

The little Book of House Plants or Cacti $21.50 each:
These Books have a variety of popular cacti and house plants with expert advice on general care.
Plus Fun Photography throughout to show you the unique charter of each plant.


365 Days of Drawing Book $28:
Sketch and paint your way through the creative year.
All drawing can provide a welcome break from our busy lives.
An inspiring daily journal that’s designed to help nurture your creativity.

Bright Ideas Sticky Note Tray $24:
This set of sticky notes will brighten up any workspace.
Ten mini notepads are conveniently displayed in an attractive tray, ideal for any desktop.

Diana Watters Red Fox Cross Stitch $36 each:
Perfect starter kit for kids and adults!
Includes Laser cut wood disk, felt backing, embroidery thread, needle,
colour PDF pattern, stitching basics booklet.

Space Swirl Coloured Pencils $23 each:
Each two-tone coloured pencil has a deep space image by Nasa!
Stellar gift for space or art lovers.


Knotted Nest Napkins $24 each:
Lovingly handmade reversible vintage fabric napkins.
Uniquely different for any table.

How to Make Tea Book $23 each:
This book provides an in-depth look at  the Science behind the leaf.
How to choose the best left and ways to infuse to achieve the best flavour.
How to make Coffee Book also available.

Ellingwood Soaps $10 each:
Ellingwood makes all natural soap, candles and body care products.
All products are Vegan and synthetic fragrance free, for even the most delicate of skins.

Xenia Taler Ceramic Coasters $38 each:
Xenia Taler is a Toronto based artist,
These beautifully designed porcelain coasters come in sets of 4 complete with cork bottom.

Diana Watters

August 9, 2018Storefront

Vibrant new stock from Diana Watters!
Lovely DIY cross stitch kits, fun projects you can do at home!
Diana Watters is a local Interior Designer, Fabric/Metal Designer and avid crafter.
You can purchase finished 16″ x 16″art pieces on wood panels for $250.

DIY kit prices are listed below:


Space bot 8″ DIY Kit – $36 each


Puffin by the Sea 8″ DIY Kit – $36 each, Heart Keychain 3″ DIY Kit – $16 each,
Flower Garden 5″ DIY Kit – $32 each,

Handmade Getaway Book!

August 7, 2018Storefront

Plan and create your perfect sewing adventure with the Handmade Getaway Book
A book made my local Karyn Valino & Jacqueline Sava.

Karyn Valino is owner of The Workroom a fabric and sewing shop that also
offers a variety of classes.

Jacqueline Sava is Founder & Creative director of Soak
products that are “eco-friendly, rinse-free wash cleans beautifully,
and is ideal for hand or machine washing. Show your laundry
(and the planet) some love, with Soak.”

This inspiring book helps you get away from it all and relax with sewing!
There is several projects including 7 group projects that you can do with friends.
Support their Kick Starter here

Each Handmade Getaway Book is signed by the two and goes for $40

Mothers Day Gift Guide DIY

May 9, 2018Storefront

For the crafty Mom who’s always looking for a new d.i.y challenge.
Kid Icarus has a verity of d.i.y projects/kits such as origami, embroidery, macramé, loom, stamp and pin kits to name a few.

Build something with mom this Mothers Day.
Prices listed below.


Mindfulness Origami Set $20 each, Japanese Origami Paper Pack $15 each


Kiriki Press Doll Kits $20 each, Kiriki Press Starter Kits $46 each

Carve-A-Stamp Kit!

April 2, 2018Storefront

Check out these great Carve-A-Stamp Kits by Yellow Owl Workshop.
These D.I.Y stamps are perfect for beginners and craft lovers.

Each kit costs $38 each and come with:
– a large 4″ x 6″ stamp block
– all purpose (fabrics & paper) red ink pad
– 5 carving blades with wood handle
– instructions and over 125 templates
– pencil & tracing paper

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE #3 – DIY Crafty

December 22, 2017Holiday Season, Storefront

Looking for a project to share with friends and family this season?
Take a look at our DIY crafty kits!
Prices are listed below,


Yellow Owl Workshop Carve-a-Stamp Kit – $38, Speedball Lino Cutter Handle,
Speedball Block Printing Ink – $6.50, YOW Easy Indigo Textile Kit – $35,
YOW Carve-a-Stamp Pad – $11, Soft Rubber Brayer – $16, YOW Emoji Stamp Kit – $25


Yellow Owl Workshop Alphabet Rubber Stamp Kit – $25,
Diana Watters Pink Flamingos Cross Stitch – $36,
Kiriki Press Embroidered Chipmunk Doll Kit – $20


Kitchen Lithography: Hand Printing at Home Book – $32, Heirloom Wood Carving Book – $31
Mindfulness: Origami Set, 60 pages – $20, Making Books Guide – $52

New Workbooks & Colouring Books in Kensington!

April 4, 2016Magazines & Books

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 store, ranging in price from $12-$22.

Let’s get creative, people!

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Holiday Gift Guide #4 – DIY Books & Plush Toys!

December 16, 2015Do it yourself (DIY), Holiday Season, Other Things Handmade

The most fun and exciting gifts often are full of imagination, creative energy, and potential.

We would love to help you give the gift of FUN.

With a wide variety of DIY kits ranging from knitting to calligraphy, as well as tons of handmade plush toys, you can give someone a special project or a special friend this holiday season!

All items pictured are available at our Kensington location, select items available at our Parkdale outpost! (if you are looking for something specific please call ahead).


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