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Decorush

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Decorush are cute and fun tapes to “deco” (means decorate!) paper things like note, memo, greeting card, diary…
It has refill tapes, so you can easily enjoy changing 6 kind of patterns.

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I used it like stickers, and it can be make cute lines or mark on diary…more & more ideas.

Decorush (Japanese)

Yonagado’s Modern Japan Paper Reprints

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Modern Japan Paper Reprints is a series of reproductions based on Japanese kimono from around 1910 to 1930 and paper from the 1960s.
The series features items such as postcards, stationary and wrapping paper, and the products can be used for collages or just enjoyed for their looks.

Yonagado

Making a self-publish zine

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I tried making my self-publish zine ;)
The Tokyo Art Book Fair was exciting and helpful for me.
I thought I need to do some like large publishers for my zine, but the fair gave me a big hint. I can do anything.

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Mine is all handmade. I got a unique scale which helps to make saddle stitch book. All of these covers are hand-cut, different shape! Please check it on Etsy if you have interest ;]

my first zine on Etsy

Hula girl bag charm

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I made a hula girl charm for my 8tote.
The girl is printed on cotton fabric, and she sparkles like dancing!
The lights are from Aniomagic sparkle (it’s her hair dress) and sequins.

Aniomagic

DB in STATION

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Inside Shinagawa station, in the “ecute Shinagawa” shopping center, there is “D-BROS”‘s first original shop “DB in STATION”.
This shop offers a unique service, “STAMP it”, which we know you’ll love!
Simply buy a notebook or card and customize it the way you want with stamps provided at the store.
Have a look at this notebook I designed!

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I made this by choosing my favorite stamps, out of a total of nearly 300 different types.
If you’re ever in Shinagawa station, definitely give it a go.

DB in STATION
D-BROS

BIRDS’ WORDS

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BIRDS’ WORDS is a brand with a motif of Ceramic design and pottery making.
These products were made in the same workshop as Sweden’s ceramic artist Lisa Larson.
Isn’t this bird brooch cute?

BIRDS’ WORDS

Etsy Craft Party 2011

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Etsy.com will hold its Worldwide Meetup, the”Etsy Craft Party 2011″ on June 11th (Japan time. US time – 10th.), and it’s coming to Tokyo too.

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Our staff i☆ will hold workshops on the day.
We will provide the materials and tools.

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Please come and participate.

Etsy Craft Party 2011 – meet up everywhere
Craft Party Tokyo

Matryoshka dolls

Matryoshka dolls

Matryoshka dolls

I made these original matryoshka dolls using a kit I bought from Kokeshka in Kamakura.

Matryoshka dolls

Matryoshka dolls

Matryoshka dolls

I colored them with colored pencil and acrylic paint. It was difficult to get the colors I wanted, but fun!

Matryoshka dolls

Kokeshka (japanese)

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