Monthly Archives

May 2017

  • kawaii wooden brooches - askingfortrouble

    New! Printed Wooden Brooches

    I’m really happy to be able to show you my new printed wooden brooches! There are five characters to start off with: Bunny, Panda, Pineapple, Planet and Cakeify the happy cupcake. I…

  • GFT
    Sales & Offers

    Weekend Wrap Up

    As the opposite to last week, this one has been super duper hot and filled with exciting deliveries.  I even made it into Glasgow to see Ghibli’s new film The Red Turtle,…

  • Japan flowers - marcelinesmith
    Japan, Japan 2016

    Seasonal Flowers in Japan

    Japan is of course famous for sakura season when everyone goes crazy for the fleetingly pink cherry blossoms but that also makes it one of the busiest and most expensive times to…

  • coin purses
    Sales & Offers

    Weekend Wrap Up

    It’s been a rainy week with a disappointing lack of package deliveries. I’ve been keeping myself busy updating my product photographs around the internet and working on my online Japan guides (more on…

  • vintage sewing supplies

    Vintage Buttons & Sewing Notions

    Over on, we were talking about our vintage sewing stuff – look what my friend Soléna got from her friend! – and I took a load of photos to share. It was nice…

  • nagoya - marceline smith
    Japan, Japan 2016

    Japan 2016: Nagoya

    It’s the last stop on my mini tour around Japan – after visiting Hiroshima and Miyajima, I moved on to Osaka, with a day trip to Arashiyama, and then headed over to Nagoya before returning to Tokyo. Since…

  • helensburgh
    Sales & Offers

    Weekend Wrap Up

    I was planning to go to the big book sale in Edinburgh today but the weather has finally turned and I can’t really justify spending all that time and money on a…

  • society6 curtains
    On-Demand News

    Window Curtains at Society6

    Society6’s newest product is pretty amazing – curtains! I had never imagined seeing my character on curtains but it turns out they look very cute. These Sakura are definitely my favourite and…