Kusudama “Hanagaku Mastuba”

Here is another model from Tomoko Fuse's Kusudama Origami book that I love making models from. The name of this model is "Hanagaku Matsuba", written as 花額松葉 in Kanji. Roughly translated, you get the words "Flower frame" and "Pine needle". Previously the other names have been fairly descriptive, but I wonder what it could be …

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White organza kanzashi headpiece

I said I'd try another kanzashi piece. I got inspiration from this video by MyInDulzens on YouTube - give her channel a look if you're interested, she's very talented! I started with white organza ribbon. Some green organza ribbon for leaves and white rattail for dangles are optional. You need a lot of ribbon, and …

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Serpentine – “Fresh mint”

An earthing stone, Serpentine also opens new pathways for the Kundalini energy.  It aids in meditation and enhances spiritual exploration.  Serpentine assists the retrieval of wisdom, helping to regain memory of past lives.  It clears the chakras and stimulates the crown chakra, opening psychic abilities.  Serpentine assists the conscious direction of healing energy toward problem …

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