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Kintsugi Gold Joinery Classes, Aoyama – Learn How to “Fix” Treasures

Kintsugi Gold Joinery Classes, Aoyama

As an avid antiquer, I have found cracked plates and cups that deserved a second life with Kintsugi Gold Joinery.  I was thrilled to find Saideigama studio in Aoyama that offers an introductory two-hour lesson. Kintsugi (金継ぎ, きんつぎ) is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer and then to@@ing …

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Japan Silhouette – DIY Craft

If you needed some wall art, that is fun, bold and inexpensive try this Japan Silhouette – DIY craft. Also a great project to learn or remember you Japan geography. Did you know Japan has 6,852 islands, but only 430 are inhabited. Don’t worry you do not need to paint …

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DIY Factory, Futako-Tamagawa – Learn, Make, Rent, Buy

If you love DIY and you want to get you or your hands dirty, then you have to visit the creative shop called DIY Factory in Futako-Tamagawa. This store is fascinating they sell DIY products, have DIY workshops, and offer workshop space and tool rental.  As a true blood DIYer, …

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Make Plastic Food Samples, Kappabashi, Asakusa

Have you ever wondered how to make plastic food samples? You can enjoy making food samples the old fashion way with wax at Ganso Sample in Kappabashi, Tokyo (aka Kitchen Town located near Asakusa). Kappabashi is the main restaurant and kitchen supplies neighbourhood in Tokyo with over 150 stores supply …

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100 Yen Craft Calendar and Notebooks

Had a great morning yesterday with a friend making 100 yen craft Calendar and Notebooks. These are great little gifts that anyone can make! Your local 100 yen store presently have a wide selection of calendar and notebooks which can be dressed-up and transferred in creative masterpieces. All the decorative tapes, …

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Mikan Wreath – 100 Yen Store Craft

With four kids and a dog I have a lot of people to thank this year. I think this 100 yen store craft – mikan wreath –  is a healthy alternative to cookies and candies. Love the colours, and the fact that the mikans (clementines or tangerines) are in season now …

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