some japanese goodies

19. Juli 2006
to brighten up my day!

last week i ordered some small items at kumis shop "atelier jade" in japan. she had this lovely cram cream tape that i just needed to have, and i found some more nice little things that i ordered right away. as i knew she was very busy with a fair she was invited to sell her selfmade things i thought it might take a while before my order arrived - but to my astonishment it already arrived yesterday in the evening!

goodies-from-kumi

there are some goldfish stickers saying "happy hot summer" (btw: my happy-hot-summer goldfish is available at etsy), some origami paper to fold cute little dresses, some putidepome-ribbon to embellish my nephew´s next pants, the cram cream tape and two pieces of lovely, summer-styled fabric ^^
thank you for your superfast shipping, kumi!

another cheer-up arrived in form of a new book:

crafe

some very nice patterns for small bags are included. and i love to look at those advertisements, though all the japanese shops don´t provide an english site, so you don´t even have the *chance* to order something. damn! very cute fabrics and some hot-hot-hot notions for bagmaking!
to spy inside the mag, click here.

and - last but not least - the whiplash bag competition has ended. be sure to go there and browse the bags - there are some real inspiring and pretty ones to see!

after browsing them you may want to leave your "vote" for your favoured bag(s) in this whipup blog entry. i´m sure you´ll find more faves than you might think! ^^

Kommentare:

  1. ach ja,

    kumi hat immer so tolle sachen...
    ich hab schon ne zweite bestellung bei ihr laufen ;)

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  2. nagano17:42

    well - i guess you can order at least *something*...but as there is no english page, it might be a big surprise *hrch*

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  3. the whiplash thing isn't really fair: your pirate bag (and the story around it!) is great, Alex' "ugly" bag is great, and there are even more... it soo hard to decide!

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  4. Those cuties you ordered aren't looking much like you... more like auntie Katrin :-) I am curious what you create of the marine fabric and the one with the laundry. ayou won't combine the putidepome tape with some skulls, won't you?!

    I like those fish, very Japanese!

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  5. I just found your fish on etsy... funny things! Those lips! What a great idea.

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  6. can I vote for you on whiplash? or is it just the blogowner's decision?
    there are only two or three bags I like and my favourite is clear, isn't it?
    big grin from
    mannheim

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  7. Glad to hear that you already got the package!
    Enjoy!

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