CRAFTS – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Mon, 06 Jul 2020 00:26:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 Teru Teru Bozu – Rain, Rain, Go Away Craft https://bestlivingjapan.com/teru-teru-bozu/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/teru-teru-bozu/#respond Sun, 05 Jul 2020 01:00:18 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=47341 Looks like a perfect rainy day weekend to make Teru Teru Bozu. A cute custom and craft in Japan is the Teru teru bozu (てるてる坊主). “Teru” is a Japanese verb which describes sunshine, and a “bōzu” is a Buddhist monk.  The dolls are handmade with white cloth that children make to ward off rain. School …

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100 Yen Store Craft: Valentine`s Day Flower Box https://bestlivingjapan.com/100-yen-store-craft-vday/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/100-yen-store-craft-vday/#respond Fri, 31 Jan 2020 07:48:13 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=27986 This 100 Yen Store Craft is a great Valentine`s Day gift from kids to parents, teachers, caregivers, family and friends. It`s a fun and simple craft that can be completed in less than an hour. The materials you`ll need can be found at any of the larger 100 yen shops. We purchased ours at the Seria …

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100 Yen Store Craft – Simple and Quick DIY Cake Toppers https://bestlivingjapan.com/100-yen-store-craft-diy-cake-toppers/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/100-yen-store-craft-diy-cake-toppers/#respond Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:00:25 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=27909 Add a whimsical touch to any birthday cake with this 100 yen store craft idea. This project is really simple and I love that you can create anything you like – your child`s favorite characters, words, numbers, anything at all. Quick, simple and your kids will love it! Materials Needed: 1. Chocolate Icing (various colors) …

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Grow an Indoor Bulb Garden – Bloom Brightly! https://bestlivingjapan.com/grow-a-winter-garden/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/grow-a-winter-garden/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 23:00:20 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=3262 Grow a winter or early spring bulb garden for an easy and beautiful project. I am a flower and over-all gardening lover. From early April until late November I am in my garden digging, pulling and trimming, but in the cooler months, I enjoy planting bulbs indoor! If you are craving, the look and smell …

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Washi Egg Class https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-washi-egg-class/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/tokyo-washi-egg-class/#respond Fri, 24 Jan 2020 21:38:07 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=60660 Join us to make and take some beautiful washi eggs and basket that you will cherish for years. All classes are at the Best Living Japan Studio in Minami Azabu, Minato-ku. FRI. April 10 9:00-12:00 Washi Egg Class –  A fun and creative way to display the large selections of washi with beautiful printed patterns. …

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100 Yen Store Craft – Holiday Door Hanging https://bestlivingjapan.com/100-yen-store-craft-holiday-door-hanging-2/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/100-yen-store-craft-holiday-door-hanging-2/#respond Sun, 29 Dec 2019 02:45:56 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=2184 Dear Curious and Creative, I love 100 yen stores in Japan. Most have a whole wall of holiday decorations for sale this time of year.  Here are instructions on how to make a holiday door hanging.  Yesterday, I picked up some items to make this holiday door hanging for our front door. The entire project …

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