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Twin dragons Japanese Furoshiki New Release!

21/11/2016

Hi all!
We release new Furoshiki!

Twin dragons (L)

Twin dragons (L)

Twin dragons Lage size

Twin dragons Small size

Japanese artist “Fumiko Sugita” designed which the dynamic twin dragons to take away one’s breath!
It’s good for Christmas gift!

Have a good day♡

eico


Birds in the happy sky Japanese Furoshiki New Release

10/11/2016

Hello all!
We release new Furoshiki in yesterday!
The designer is staccato which a populer illustrator.

Birds in the happy sky (L)

Birds in the happy sky Lage size

Birds in the happy sky Small size

The small birds chirping change to twinkling of the triangles which it is a drawn Furoshiki.
It’s very cute bird and beautiful colors!

I think the Furoshiki good for Chrismas gift.

Have a good day♡

eico


Furoshiki day today!

23/02/2016

Hi all!
Today is “Furoshiki day” in Japan.
It’s just Feb 23th, 223 = “Tsu Tsu Mu” in Japanese.
“Tsu Tsu Mu” mean “Wrap” in English.

If you interest ecology and beautiful Japanese textile, please think about Furoshiki.

Eucalyptus Gray Furoshiki

Have a good day♡

eico


Christmas and New Year Holiday Notice

25/12/2014

merry christmas

Our office will be closed for New Year Holiday on 31th Dec 2014 – 5th Jan 2015 and 10th Jan 2015 – 13th Jan 2015 respectively.

Have a enjoy on your Christmas♡

eico


New Furoshiki stock came today!

28/11/2014

Hi all!
A lots of Furoshiki stock came today.
If you think about for Christmas gift, please chack it!

Leaf road (L)

Leaf road Furoshiki

Prism (L)

Prism Furoshiki

Prism (S)

Prism Furoshiki

Owl with line art -Fukurou-

Owl with line art Fukurou Furoshiki

Phoenix with arabesque -Houou- (S)

Phoenix with arabesque Houou Furoshiki

Have a good weekend♡

eico


Let’s greet New year with Frozen, Hallo ketty and Mickey mouse!

14/11/2014

Hi all!

Have you desied a Christmas and New year holiday plan?

There is the dish called “Osechi” to eat for New Year holiday in Japan.
Osechi are the dishes that various side dishes were in the nest of boxes.
Useally mom or grand mom make it at the end of year and will have it in families for New Year holidays.

A dish of the inside has a meaning one by one, and anything is only luckything!

It is said that the tradition of Osechi to free the woman from housework, dose not use the fire as much as possible for New Year.
In old days, useally mon and grand mom make at the end of year, but there are many people buy it in shop recently.

And I found lovely Osechi!

Frozen

Hallo ketty

Mickey mouse


Authority:www.asahi.com

It’s too good for eating!!
Also the boxes can use after eating.

You can buy on website.
*Kibun online shop
http://www.kibun-shop.com/SHOP/17146/list.html

Unfortunately the delivery is only Japan…

I think I’ll make a Osechi this year with my dad?
Have a good weekend♡

eico


Make a tissue box cover with Furoshiki

12/11/2014

Hi all!

Whether you want to change interior suddenly.
I introduce a method changed interior into with a Furoshiki easily!

It is how to make tissue box cover today.
A necessary thing is only one piece of Furoshiki or your favorite cloth.

Recommend Size:Small size(50cm x 50cm)

The Furoshiki which is suitable for making tissue box cover >>>


Have some grate fall food with huge Japanese pear

11/11/2014

Hi all!

Have you try a Japanese pear?
The Japanese pear is very big unlike a pear.

I ate “Niitaka Pear” harvested in Kochi Japan since I was child.

Niitaka Pear

The Niitaka Pear is really huge!
When say how big is…

Niitaka Pear

It’s not eaten at all alone.
Useally the pear is 1.5kg to 2kg each.

Niitaka Pear

The pear is juiciness and tasteful sweetness.
It’s crisp and difficult to stop when I begin to eat!

I look forward to Niitaka Pear every year when it is autumn.

Niitaka Pear made specially Kochi prefecture.
You can meet Ryoma Sakamoto!

Ryoma Sakamoto

Please try it if you find Niitaka Pear in Japan!

Have a nice life♡

eico


Japan is completely autumn!

10/11/2014

Hi all!

I back to Japan last week!

Japan is completely autumn.
A lot of cosmoses bloom in near my house and it’s so beautiful!!

I want to send autumn in Japan to everybody on my blog.

Have a nice life♡

eico


Japanese paper “Washi” is likely to be registered a Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO

29/10/2014

Hi all!

A UNESCO body that examines cultural heritage candidates recently recommended Japanese paper “Washi” for registration!

Washi is traditional japanese paper and it’s thin and strong.
Also the Washi has distinctive texture so good for useing lampshade, wrapping, wall decoration and lots more!

The registration of the Japanese paper “Washi” aims at three kinds of the “Sekishu standard Japanese paper”, “Honmino paper” and “Hosokawa paper”.

Honmino japanese paper

Honmino Japanese paper
Authority:www.asahi.com

Including “Japanese food” registered in last year by Japan 22 cases are registered so far.

I hope a lot of beautiful Japanese paper “Washi” come into the world! Because a tendency to decrease had the production of Japanese papers year by year.

Have a nice life♡

eico


Just 2min! How to make shoulder bag with Furoshiki

27/10/2014

Hi all!

I introduce a shoulder bag to be able to make in just 2min useing the Furoshiki cloth.
If you bring one piece of cloth when you go out somewhere, you can make shopping bag anytime and anywhere!

Recommend Size:Large size(90cm x 92cm or more)

Have a nice life♡

eico


Revolutionary cosmetic brush case to make in Japanese sushi tool

24/10/2014

Hi all!

How do you keep your cosmetic brush?
I use glass in my house but be distressed by how to bring the brushes when I go for a trip.

However, an American woman an epoch-making idea in the blog!
Also it use Japanese sushi tool “Makisu (Bamboo mat used for rolling sushi)”.

cosmetic brush case to make in Japanese sushi tool

Supplies:
* Bamboo mat used for rolling sushi
* Elastic (at least 1 to 2 ft)
* Scissors
* Hot glue & Gun

It’s weaving the elastic through and making it hug the brush tightly.
How to make a cosmetic brush case >>>

cosmetic brush case to make in Japanese sushi tool

cosmetic brush case to make in Japanese sushi tool
Authority: zestitup.com

The brush case which is usable when I go out!
And it can protect from dust.
Would you like to try makeing the brush case?

Have a nice life♡

eico


Sushi wood toy for Christmas gift to your kids!?

23/10/2014

Hi all!

Dose your kids like a play house?

Japanese toy company “dinghy” released a sushi wood toy set.
You can make hand-shaped, roll, scattered sushi with the sushi toy set!
It’s so cute, high quality and the toy set include wasabi, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger as well.
That is made in Japan!!

Sushi wood toy
Authority: www.woodypuddy.com

The Japanese food more populer from included UNESCO’s World Hearitage list.
Would you like to Sushi wood toy for Christmas gift to your kids?
And let’s play a sushi shop with your kids, and take the communication!

WOODY PUDDY
Sushi Delax Set

http://www.woodypuddy.com/fs/woodypuddy/G05-1156

Have a nice life♡

eico


Let’s take a trip to the Sanriku coast of Japan on Google map

22/10/2014

Hi all!

Google started “The street view project from the sea” in this June.

The project photographs the area that suffered big damage of an earthquake, the tsunami in a street view by The Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011 and goes as a part of “The Great East Japan Earthquake digital archive project” to record a start of the suffering with a panoramic image.

Google showed the scene of the beautiful Sanriku coast which it photographed from the summer to the autumn in a street view on 17th Oct.

Kesenuma habor

Kesenuma habor

Nut pine

Nut pine

Niou island

Niou island

It is Oduchi, Kamaishi, Ofunato, Rikuzentakata, Kesenuma, Minamisanriku, Ogachi and Shiogama to have been shown.

An image photographed in cooperation with a fisherman, local people in various places of community working on revival is a beautiful thing on the site.

I hope you have a chance to be interested in the Sanriku coast, and it know about after earthquake and tsunami.


Authority: www.google.co.jp

Have a nice life♡

eico


Japanese culture to send from Los Angeles

20/10/2014

Hi all!

I found really interesting web site!
That call “Cultural News” and in this web site information of the Japanese culture is updated mainly from Los Angeles.
For example, Japanese event, Japanese art museum and Japanese music live.

It be appealing in terms of content because it can know how a foreigner feels Japan.

If you living around Los Angeles and have interesting about Japan, please check “Cultural News”.
You may have new discovery!

Cultural News

Cultural News
English: http://www.culturalnews.com/
Japanese: http://digest.culturalnews.com/

Have a nice life♡

eico


What kind of Matcha sweets we can buy in a convenience store

16/10/2014

Hi all!

Do you like a “Matcha”?
Recently, the Matcha sweets getting popular with foreign travelers.
Also Japanese loves Matcha sweets too even me!

So I introduce about what kind of Matcha sweets we can buy in convenience store now.

Kit Kat /Nestle
Kit Kat
Authority: d.nestle.jp

Kyo Matcha /meiji
kyo matcha
Authority: news.livedoor.com

galbo mini /meiji
galbo
Authority: www.meiji.co.jp

Pocky /glico
Pocky
Authority: www.excite.co.jp

Collon /glico
Collon
Authority: www.ezaki-glico.net

Yuki no yado /Miyuki confectionery production
yuki no yado
Authority: www.yukinoyado.jp

You can buy any conveniene store in Japan!
*It sometimes change the product depending on the store.
Enjoy with matcha sweets!

Have a nice life♡

eico


New Furoshiki “Dancing Peony” release today!

15/10/2014

Hi all!

New Furoshiki cloth release that a call “Dancing Peony” today!
A tree peony called the king of the variety of flowers is drawn on the front in this Furoshiki. And a tree peony which it is colorful and like a dancing, and edges in the a tree peony of the gold is gorgeous!


Dancing Peony Blue Furoshiki (L)

Dancing Peony Blue Furoshiki (L)


Dancing Peony White Furoshiki (L)

Dancing Peony White Furoshiki (L)


Dancing Peony Red Furoshiki (L)

Dancing Peony Red Furoshiki (L)

Japanese artist Hideki KimuraIt’s Hideki Kimura to have designed this Furoshiki.
He is Japanese artist and he begins to draw a art from 5 years old.
It’s an artist with various careers including the producer of rock music as well as a art.
His art is dynamic and feels energy!

Hideki Kimura official website
http://www.ki-yan.com/

How about the gorgeous Furoshiki gift to your family, lover and friend?

Have a nice life♡

eico


The hotel where there is an experience made with a Washi(Japanese paper) in Kochi Japan

14/10/2014

Hi all!

I found awesome hotel in Kochi Japan! The hotel name is “Kamikoya”
It’s managed Netherlander and customer can experience the makeing of Washi(Japanese paper) here.

Washi is traditional japanese paper and it’s thin and strong.
Also the Washi has distinctive texture so good for useing lampshade, wrapping, wall decoration and lots more!

There is a “Kamikoya” where enclosesd in nature at 650 meter elevation in Kochi Japan.
The guest room among Washi(Japanese paper) is a one group limited hotel a day.


Authority:Kamikoya

A richly endowed with nature and looks grate private hotel.
I’ll go to stay in autumn or next spring!

Washi studio Kamikoya
Address: 1678 Otado ,Yusuhara-cho, Takaoka-gun ,Kochi JAPAN 785-0603
Ph: 0889-68-0355
WEB English: http://kamikoya-washi.com/english
WEB Japanese: http://kamikoya-washi.com/

Have a nice life♡

eico


Beautiful Japanese Bento (Lunch box)!

13/10/2014

Hi all!

What did you had for lunch today?
Japanese has bring Bento culture at lunch time.
Bento is lunch box and usually mom made for kids and husband every morning.
My case was my dad made Bento for me.

Recentry, the Bento culture getting popular in creased!
I introduce a Japanese beautiful Bento from instagram today.
And the bento box is “Mage-wappa lunch box”.

Mage-wappa is traditional Japanese lunch box.
Thinly peeled natural “Akita cidar” will be soaked in hot water.
After it gets soft, it will bend to form a ring shape which is bonded by the bark of cherry brossom tree.
This is called “Mage-wappa”.

kinarino
See more Bento box >>>

All Bento boxs look delicious!
And the home cooking can regulate the calorie too so it’s healthy.
Would you like to try a Bento for your lunch?

Have a nice life♡

eico


A Japanese folk toy become the pretty miniature

10/10/2014

Hi all!

Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Co., Ltd. of start of a business 1716 release a figure with the traditional toy of various parts of Japans a motif from the end of October.

Kaiyoudo which is famous for figure skating is in charge of the production.
8 kinds toys release it for the first, and the toy of 47 prifectures seems to be prepared in 2016!

A folk toy become the pretty miniature

The first release is
*Hatobue(Pigeons whistle) /Aomori青森県「鳩笛」
*Komekui nezumi(Eating rice mouse) /Ishikawa石川県「米食い鼠」
*Inu hariko(Papier-mache dog) /Tokyo東京都「犬張子」
*Hariko shika(papier-mache deer) /Nara奈良県「張子鹿」
*Hariko tora(papier-mache tiger) /Shimane島根県「張子虎」
*Yomeiri ningyou(Marrige doll) /Kagawa香川県「嫁入り人形」
*Uso(Uso doll) /Fukuoka福岡県「うそ」

Marrige doll of Kagawa♡

Marrige doll of Kagawa

Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Co., Ltd.
WEB(EN):http://www.yu-nakagawa.co.jp/en/
Shop list: http://www.yu-nakagawa.co.jp/en/about.html

Have a goog weekend♡

eico