A crafty Christmas 2021 – Christmas decorations for a house

I've always lived in flats owned by other people, so I never wanted to decorate them or stick things to the walls. However this year I have a house, and that means I can make all the changes I want in the world! This year I went away, so I only made a few things. …

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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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A crafty Christmas 2020 – stuck in a city flat

Like many people around the world, I haven't been able to travel for a Christmas gathering. This is the first time I've spent Christmas without my family (I have to travel pretty far as well usually so I guess it's a small bonus?), and so I've set up my very first Christmas tree in the …

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