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12 DAYS OF SPACING: Neighbourhood Love

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The Spacing Store is just over a year old now and we’re heading in to our second Holiday season. We’ve picked out some of our favourite items to highlight over the next twelve days to help you plan your shopping.

Toronto Town Soaps (pictured above)
$6, In-Store and Online

Spacing has teamed up with Soapbox Soap Shop to create our own line of soaps depicting the old corporate seals of the former towns and villages that have been annexed and absorbed by Toronto over the years.  Available in a wide range of scents. All scents are from essential oils (exception: Scarborough) and are made in Toronto.

City of Neighbourhood x Oxford Pennants
$20, In-Store and Online

This year, the company behind the ever-popular City of Neighbourhood Toques ($38 in-store and online) has teamed up with the venerable Oxford Pennants to bring some neighbourhood pride to your walls. They handpicked some of their best-selling ‘hoods to feature on these retro style pennants. Available in: Toronto, Scarborough, The Beach(es), Cabbagetown, Queen West, and Parkdale.

N-Product’s Urbanwood collection
Prices vary, In-Store only

Ottawa’s N-Product has expanded their Urbanwood line of laser etched neighbourhood maps to include Toronto! Neighbourhood wall art comes in several sizes (10″ round, $105; 18″ round, $165; 18×24″, $150) and is available in a number of different ‘hoods, though stock is limited. We’ve also gotten in a whole bunch of coasters cut from lovely aromatic cedar for $10 each so you can mix and match as you like. Coasters include: Annex, Beach, Cabbagetown, Distillery, Junction, Kensington, King West, Leslieville, Parkdale, Trinity-Bellwoods, and Wychwood.


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  1. Great idea with soaps, would love one with the old Village of Yorkville on it – would buy lots to give to my clients in Yorkville.
    Can send picture of the shield which is on the Firehall on Yorkville