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Sad Truth Supply is a one woman run business, collaborating with local Toronto artists and designers to create a line of enamel pins and chenille patches.

Pins range in price from $12-$24.

Knotted Nest is another one woman show, in which vintage fabrics are recycled to create napkins, wallets, passport covers, coasters, and pocket squares.

Prices range from $12-$30.

Xenia Taler crafts gorgeous ceramic pieces, featured here are her ceramic & cork coasters, as well as her ceramic incense holders.

Prices range from $25-$37.

Shannon Gerard took up a passion for crochet, and created a line of knitted cacti when her green thumb failed her.

Prices range from $15-$25.

Needlings are made by a woman with a passion for quirky and whimsy plush. Each stuffed pal is knitted by hand with special care.

Prices range from $16-$35.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide!

Mom deserves the best – and we’ve got some great ideas in store for you. Shop local and support the maker community with these unique gifts and goods. We’ve got a few new screen printed Mother’s Day cards in store and have created a little collection of treasures that would pair nicely!

All pieces selected are available in-store and are almost entirely Canadian made. Prices can be found below!

From left to right:

Feminist Journal – $15

Amethyst Studs by Rare Specimens – $40

Lavender Washi Tape – $5

Xoxo Button by Kid Icarus – $2

Ceramic Dish by Ness Lee – $40

Floral Notepad by Rifle Paper Co. – $10

Knitted Cacti by Shannon Gerard – $25

Glitter Heart Keychain by Corey Moranis – $15

You Do You Card by Kid Icarus – $5

Fabric Coasters by Knotted Nest – $14

French Lavender Soap by Ellingwood Soap Co. – $9

From left to right:

Rose Candle by Ellingwood Soap Co. – $25

Triangle Pouch by Bookhou – $22

Ceramic Poppy Brooch by Julie Moon – $40

People to Kill Notebook by Explorer’s Press – $22

Cougar Mom Card by Kid Icarus – $5

Eyelash Brooches by GuyGuyGuy – $16

Creative Leather Jewelry – $25

Delfonics Pen & Pencil – $15 ea.

Knitted Cacti by Shannon Gerard – $25

From left to right:

Nasty Mom Card by Kid Icarus – $5

Green & Pink Hemp – $8 ea.

Knitted Cacti by Shannon Gerard – $25

Jelly Boob Sticker by Allison & Cam – $3

Tulip Emoji Mug by Rosehound Apparel – $18

Put Your Stamp On It – $26

Pink & Watermelon Washi Tape – $3.75

Cat Tea Towel by Claire Manning – $18

Watermelon Notebook – $20

Watermelon Earrings by Piglet Miniatures – $20

From left to right:

Mom Pin by Sad Truth Supply – $12

Cozy Ceramic Mug by PMO Design – $18

Thanks for Looking Out Card by Kid Icarus – $5

Donut Earrings by Piglet Miniatures – $20

Secret Garden Colouring Book – $30

Orange Washi Tape – $5

Ceramic Coasters by Xenia Taler – $37

Donut Plush by Jordynn Mackenzie – $15

Rose Keychain by Sad Truth Supply – $20

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We’re channeling some serious spring vibes at the moment. Looking to spruce up your place in the month of March? We’ve put together a collection of bright, shiny, happy, handmade bits from local makers to get you excited for all things green and growing.

All items pictured are available in store! Prices are detailed below.

Knitted Cactus by Shannon Gerard ~ $25

“Nope” enamel pin by Stephanie Cheng ~ $12

Tulip Emoji Mug by Rosehound Apparel ~ $18

Knitted Kitten by Mama Knittor ~ $30

Monstera Leaf Keychain by Red Herring Supply Co. ~ $18


Plush Donut by Jordynn Mackenzie ~ $15

Sad Songs enamel pin by Stay Home Club ~ $7

Knitted Cactus by Shannon Gerard ~ $25

Plush Donut by Jordynn Mackenzie ~ $15

Watermelon Earrings by Piglet Miniatures ~ $20

Cotton Prickly Pear Hanky by Rcboisjoli ~ $18

Ceramic Earrings by Julie Moon ~ $50

Knitted Cactus by Shannon Gerard ~ $25



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Valentines Gift Guide ~ SAPPY

We put together a collection of thoughtful, carefully crafted gifts for you to pass along to someone you love (maybe that someone is you). Treat yourself! This v-day be sure to support local makers by shopping handmade and local. Give a sustainable gift that supports small business! All artists featured are linked below. All products pictured are available for purchase at our Kensington shop.


Ceramic Poppy Studs by Julie Moon ~ $40

Ceramic Hanging Cat Planter by Keep Co. ~ $70

Love You – I Really Mean It Valentine’s Card by Egg Press ~ $6.50


You’re Magnetic Card by Rifle Paper Co. ~ $7

Small Pink Ceramic Dish by Ness Lee ~ $30

Handmade Donut Plush by Jordynn Mackenzie ~ $15

Nope Enamel Pin by Stephanie Cheng ~ $12

Kissing Booth Enamel Pin by Rosehound Apparel ~ $8


Applesolutely Unconditional Print by Gregory Alan Elliot ~ $35

Emotional Baggage Tote by Stay Home Club ~ $26


Thunder in Our Hearts Tote by Fieldguided ~ $25

Flourescent Pink Le Pen ~ $3

Pink Pilot Ultra Fine Ball Point ~ $5

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Valentine’s Gift Guide ~ SPICY

We’ve gathered up some saucy gift ideas for your Valentine that all fall below the $30 mark. All items featured are made by local vendors and are mostly handmade! Support small business when seeking out a sweet treat for your Valentine.

Prices are listed below (tax not included) – all items pictured are available for purchase at our Kensington shop!


Saucy Mini Siracha Pillow by Jordynn Mackenzie ~ $15 ea.

Hand-Printed Chips Pouch by Christine te Bogt ~ $30 ea.

Bad Apple Lapel Pin by Weekender Supply ~ $12 ea.


82% Sure Valentine’s Card by Power & Light Press ~ $6.25 ea.

Flame Emoji Mug by Rosehound Apparel ~ $18 ea.

Fries Before Guys Enamel Pin by Stephanie Cheng ~ $12 ea.


Crazy For You Valentine’s Card by Kid Icarus ~ $5 ea.

Small Knitted Cactus by Shannon Gerard ~ $15 ea.

Red & Burgundy Le Pens ~ $3 ea.


Fabric Coaster Set by Knotted Nest ~ $14 ea.

Love Hearts Enamel Pin Set by Explorer’s Press ~ $12

You Suck Shrinky Dink Pin by Ness Lee ~ $8

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For Your Outdoorsy Pal

Take a look at our outdoorsy gift guide! Its Father friendly and has something for everyone from the beer afishionado to the nature lover.


For the beer enthusiast we have Raincoast’s Home Brewer’s Labels for $20, or the Lab Book for $30.

Bar Towels by Rcboisjoli – $25

Maple Keychains by Red Herring – $18



rcboisjoli Half Pint Cheese Platters – $45 each, Double Fish Serving Trays – $28 each.

Karl Zahn Contour Key Ring Drop for $25.

The Observer’s Notebook comes in Tree or Astronomy themed and sell for $28 each.

Nothing to Lose keychain by Explorer’s Press $16 each.



Woodworking in a Weekend Book – $36

Whisky Notes – $20

Hinkleville Planters – $48

Knotted Nest Pocket Square – $16

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City of Craft 2016 Posters!

Screen printed by Kid Icarus and designed by Doublenaut… presenting this years’ City of Craft event poster! Stop by our Kensington shop to pick up your copy anytime after Dec. 11th. These three colour screen prints will be retailing for $22 a piece.

Come out and celebrate creative local businesses at this years’ winter City of Craft; December 9th-11th.


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Our 2017 Kid Icarus & Friends CALENDAR!


Presenting… Our 2017 Kid Icarus & Friends Artists Calendar!

Each page of our handprinted 2017 calendar was designed by a different Toronto-based artist and showcases a multiplicity of illustrative styles. Artists were given three predetermined colours with which to articulate their vision, adding to the design challenge. These calendars are 12″ x 17″ and coil bound in a closed edition of 85.

If you would like to purchase one of our limited edition calendars please stop by our Kensington shop to peruse a physical copy or pick-up one via our webstore!



Scroll through to view each individual calendar page and the artist responsible for each design! We are so grateful to our contributing designers for bringing such awesome stylized images to our 2017 calendar. Click through to see more work from each artist!

january january1

January Calendar Page by Paul Dotey – 12″ x 16″ screen print

february february1

February Calendar Page by Stephanie Cheng – 12″ x 16″ screen print

march march1

March Calendar Page by Ness Lee – 12″ x 16″ screen print

april april1

April Calendar Page by Jackie Lee – 12″ x 16″ screen print

may may1

May Calendar Page by Sam Johnstone – 12″ x 16″ screen print

june june1

June Calendar Page by Emily Dynes – 12″ x 16″ screen print

july july1

July Calendar Page by Danielle Summerfeldt – 12″ x 16″ screen print

august august1

August Calendar Page by Christine Te Bogt – 12″ x 16″ screen print

september september1

September Calendar page by Michael Viglione – 12″ x 16″ screen print
october october1

October Calendar Page by Sidney Nielsen – 12″ x 16″ screen print

november november1

November Calendar Page by Brandon Serbec – 12″ x 16″ screen print

december december1

December Calendar Page by Dave Murray – 12″ x 16″ screen print

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July Pedestrian Sunday ’16!

Tomorrow we are very excited to be hosting a team of awesome local vendors for July’s Pedestrian Sunday in Kensington Market!

Toronto makers Jackie Lee Art & Snack Club Collective will be selling their wide variety of handmade goods outside of our shop.

Check out the huge range of products that will be available tomorrow from Jackie Lee, Christine te Bogt, Joanna Labriola, & Emily Dynes. From screen printed posters & notebooks to enamel pins & clay beaded necklaces, there will be something for everyone!

Don’t miss out! Come visit our vendors from 12-6pm this Sunday July 31st.