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Archive for 11月, 2007

2007 Christmas illuminations in Ginza,Tokyo

I went to Ginza last weekend. The town getting ready for holidays:)
I’d like to show off you some of beautiful Illuminations in this town.

20007 Christmas in Tokyo,Ginza

left;MIKIMOTO
Maybe the most famous Christmas tree in Japan
right;Yurakucho Marion

20007 Christmas in Tokyo,Ginza

Latest buildings in Ginza
left;Yurakucho Marui
right;Marronnier gate

20007 Christmas in Tokyo,Ginza

Sony Plaza B1F in front of subway station
Sweet Pop Christmas! I love this, make us happy in underpass.

20007 Christmas in Tokyo,Ginza

Printemps-Ginza
My Best goes to … Printemps! ;)

Christmas flower cake & Knitted wine glasses, cakes, and champagne!!

Q-pot.baby Debut! (new babyline start)

Q-pot.baby Debut

Q-pot.baby was started in November 2007! You must have a look at cute yummy rompers, bibbs, etc.

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babies may grow up sweet tooth! But my purpose is accessories and mobile straps.
They are made for moms and kids can use together.

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I couldn’t resist strawberry macaroon …it’s a foul(>_<)!

Hand made candles “vida=feliz”

Hand made candles

A very sweet candle-making book has just been released!
It shows you how to make candles of a doughnut, a baguette or a rose and a Ranancuras, which all look so very real.

Hand made candles

Hand made candles

I was given a doughnut candle as a gift, but it is just too lovely to light &let it melted…
There are also the candle-making workshops, but they would be fully booked straight away every time. It would be a miracle if you can join the workshops !

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kirigami : cutting paper art

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At the moment, I have been really into “KIRIGAMI”!
It is a paper motif made up by folding, cutting and then reopening a piece of paper.

Kanako Yaguchi has published several “KIRIGAMI” books, and among them, I love the “OTONA NO KIRIGAMI NO HON”(ISBN 4569692354) most.
The other day, I was making “KIRIGAMIs” with the book like mad , and have ended up loads of them…

There is a website that lets you make a “KIRIGAMI” online, too.

This is for the Japanese style.
“MON” is Japanese traditional patterns often used for “FUROSHIKI” or “wagashi”, and these “MONs” can also be made by “KIRIGAMI”.
How about putting the “MON” you made on a card or a coaster?
Or using a fabric “KIRIGAMI” for an appliqu?, which would be cute, too!

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Seven-Eleven back to 60s (classic toy car series)

8t_3chome.jpgALWAYS sunset of the 3-chome:”, the sequel of the mega hit movie “ALWAYS sunset of the 3-chome” has just been released.

Now the Seven-Eleven is running a tie-up campaign with this movie and offering the related products.

The movie is set in Japan around 1960‘s, so there are various stuff of that time, such as the remade, retro looking packages of confectionaries, or the choro-Q cars of the models of the time and so on.

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Collectable 6 type of choro-Q in the “blind box”! I bought 2 boxes! I’ve got Mazda T-2000 and Mazda Carol360.

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I never saw these real cars but imagine if my granpa ride on …

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MoMA Design Store, Tokyo OPEN!

On the second of November, the MoMA Design Store was opened in Omotesando. This is their first store overseas.

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There, they have a lot of products that you cannot get from their online shop.
I found that Anemone Pen, which is also very popular at 8tote’s real shop!! (@o@)

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moma design styore ,tokyo

MoMA Design Store
5-10-1 GYRE 3F
Jingumae Shibuya Tokyo

MoMAstore – MoMA Design Store Open
GYRE

UEKI-cakes (It’s girly bonsai !?)

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Arranging a plant ( “Ueki” in Japanese) like a piece of cake, that’s “Ueki Cake”.

These unique miniature plant arrangements are works of Tomoko Mitsuma, artist & display designer.

At her Ueki Cake exhibitions, she shows a lot of fun ideas for plants and sells her Ueki Cakes in the glass showcase used for real cake shops or displaying them with zakka.

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She has held her exhibitions not only within Japan, but also in Paris, which was very well received. There are also books showing how to make Ueki Cakes or how you can wrap and present them.

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UEKI-cakes Exhibition
UEKI-Yogashiten

New cosmetic bag:COOKIE fortune

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I just got a new cosmetic bag”forest print” form COOKIE fortune.
This is a new print for holiday season. sooo cute.
Can you find a cat in the forest? Her name is Mimio.

New cosmetic bag:COOKIE fortune

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