Happy birthday to me and a giveaway! – CLOSED

Happy birthday to me and a giveaway! – CLOSED

I was given the name Novita because I was born in the month of November. Actually I was born on the last day of November, so tomorrow is my birthday and it’s a perfect reason to make another giveaway! \(^.^)/ The winner will get a package of these prizes: 1. a zippered pencil pouch in…

Grab my button!

Grab my button!

See that cute purple creature in my side bar? That’s my new blog button! My husband drew it for me with pencil and water colour. The initial sketch was inspired by this picture of me with my white hat and purple dress, he simplified it and make it cuter than ever ^.^ Here he is…

Circle scarf and bow brooch

Circle scarf and bow brooch

It’s about time to warm up my knitting needles again. I started knitting this scarf about two days ago while waiting for Sidra in his swimming class. This scarf is knitted on double pointed needle size 15 JPN/6.5 mm and only utilized K1P1 ribbing stiches, no eyelets, fancy lace, etc, because it seemed that my…

Sidra got caught by street style hunter in Harajuku

Sidra got caught by street style hunter in Harajuku

My husband had to work for a half day last Saturday, his office is not far from Harajuku area, so Sidra and me went along and we had a little walk by ourselves in Omotesando Hills. Suddenly there was a guy came to us and told me that he wanted to photograph Sidra for a…

Cotton tunics

Cotton tunics

These are the cotton tunics that I made last week. I really love the natural colour of the fabric and how comfortable they feel to my skin. The shape of the tunic is very simple, sort of basic item that can be combined with lots of things. The tunic has round neckline and front opening…

Maikeru Jakuson

Maikeru Jakuson

Sidra: Mama, when I grow up, I wanna be Maikeru Jakuson! Mama: Oh? That’s good. Why do you wanna be like Michael Jakson? Sidra: Because he’s a great dancer! Sidra: Ma, which one is greater, Maikeru Jakuson or Obama? Mama: Uh… well… they’re different. I don’t think we can compare them. Sidra: What can Obama…

Making identical things

Making identical things

I love making identical things with slight differences between each other. But of course this opportunity doesn’t come very often if I only made things for myself. Next week I’m going to participate in a local craft market, so I’m kinda busy preparing some things for the day. This fabric with Matryoshka pattern was bought…

Colorful small things

Colorful small things

A few days ago I went to Cottonfield, a fabric store in Kichijoji, and found this pretty fabric. I’m sure that this Echino prints by Etsuko Furuya is quite famous already. The fabric featured retro-inspired airplane images, stripes and polka dot patterns in pretty colours combined together . I turned the fabric into into several…