I have made my first foray into kanzashi flower crafting! A kanzashi is a traditional hair piece, often floral, used in Japanese hairstyles. These days, the term can refer to folded fabric flowers. Here is a handy link to the tutorial that I used. Thanks, Crafty Angels! It’s great for starters like me. I’d start […]
Trying to make a set of lilies for the house, but it’s taking a while and I keep losing focus. Here’s something on the side for now. Some kusudama flowers in a glass jar with some polished glass. I wanted to brighten up my office desk a bit. I got the paper as a gift, wires […]
This is the late Christmas post. I made a simple card for someone by hot-gluing buttons and decorations to a red card, and cut out some green borders to go with it. I bought a lot of buttons recently. They are so versatile! I’m quite fond of the big tubs of value buttons. I’m finding […]
I ordered this pack of patterned paper ages ago and finally decided to bring it out. On Amazon, you can find this shop called Jong Ie Nara who sell lots of origami-related things. This one I have is a collection of 40 papers with 20 different designs. They are also double-sided.
As a suggested Mother’s Day project, CraftSoc held a meeting to make heart danglers. You would sew together a series of stuffed felt hearts, with or without lavender for scent, and then attach to a length of ribbon. You could then hang this length on wherever you like. I made my dangler with four hearts. […]