Monthly archives of “May 2015

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Happy Summer!

Summer is just around the corner!  Recently we have had warm sunny days in Seattle, and we are enjoying the rare sunshine. I channeled my excitement for the summer into these cards that I made with patterned paper of yellow and orange hues. These cards embody… Read More

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Plaid Patterned Lunch Bags

These are insulated lunch bags that I made which are perfect to hold containers, snacks, and fruits.  I made a similar one for my daughter that she brings to schools everyday.  There is a strap over the top of the bag so that the contents don’t fall out.  

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Spring Tote Bag – Part 2

This is another tote bag I made, which is similar to the bag I posted in Spring Tote Bag.  This time, I used a fabric with a plant pattern and purple fabric. This bag has also two small pockets and a magnet clasp inside.

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Picnic with Cocoa and Haru

It was a perfect sunny day.  I took out the picnic containers I bought in Japan and started preparing a picnic lunch.  These containers were showed in the “Pretty Zakka”post.  I made fried chicken, potato salad, tamagoyaki (Japanese style omelette), green beans wrapped in bacon, and rice balls.  I added some strawberries… Read More

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Home Again Vol. 4 Odaiba de Sushi

On our final day in Japan we stayed in Odaiba in Tokyo.  Odaiba is a popular spot for shopping and entertainment on a manmade island in Tokyo Bay.  There are many tourists and they can enjoy shopping, walking by the ocean, and many other seasonal events.  Although Odaiba is in Tokyo, we… Read More

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Home Again – Vol. 3 Pretty Zakka

  While I stayed in Japan, I visited many stores that sell “zakka”.  “Zakka” are small household and interior design items in categories such as  the kitchen, bathroom, stationary,  crafts, fashion, etc.  They are all so pretty, of good quality and design, and very functional.  Just looking at them makes me happy and always inspires… Read More