Condiments straight from the bottle? Don't be common. Treat your dinner guests to a little one-on-one seasoning action - while showing off your table-setting skills - with these pretty porcelain dishes ($1-$1.99, B&J Trading , 376-378 Spadina, 416-586-9655).
Bedazzle at home or on the street (uh, when the snow melts) in these beaded super-flats ($29.99, Global Leather Goods and Gifts Co. , unit 111, 346-348 Spadina, 416-977-7556). Great with a wider skirt or just jeans. Either way, you're on trend, busting out one of fashion's hot spring footwear silhouettes.
Can't afford a knock-off, never mind the real thing? No need to sacrifice style because of a tight budget. For less than 10 bucks you can accessorize to the max with one of these chinoiserie handbags ($6.99, OK Brother , 402 Spadina, 416-598-1275).
Maybe you're renting, or just lack the skills to replace your eyesore of a light fixture. Try camouflaging the grossness with a delicate painted umbrella ($8.99, Plaiter Place ,384 Spadina, 416-593-9734). Or opt for one of the many awesome paper lanterns the area has to offer.
Easy on the eyes and ears - gentle breeze equals gentle tinkling - this hand-painted bamboo beaded curtain ($35.99, Tap Phong , 360 Spadina, 416-977-6364) divides the room or screens the doorway without blocking air circulation. If privacy isn't an issue, it also makes a nice window curtain.