While it’s true that many of us who live outside Japan love Japanese crafts and stuff, the Japanese themselves are very much in favor of zakka from overseas, particularly France!
Here are some absorbing pages:
French zakka wouldn’t be complete without Alain Gree, an author and illustrator of detective novels and numerous well-loved vintage children’s books (many of which are out-of-print). It was after seeing this that I ordered online a set of postcards with his original illustrations which I’ll show you the next time.
Akemi also shares a few easy craft ideas for metro/museum tickets, paper-box packages and etc.
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At Isastuce’s blog: Chaussons maison
can’t wait to see hwat comes out of your work days!! thanks for the zakka love!
At heidi’s blog: new
I would love to get Life-styles With French Goods. I can’t wait to see what you come up with!
At Jessica’s blog: Boo Frames
Those look fantastic–lucky your to get that book. And so excited about you crafts and possible sale…can’t wait to see/hear more! Oh, stop by and see me when you get a chance…I’ve tagged you for a great new meme! :o) ((HUGS))
From tea time and roses
I am so excited for you! And as I have said before the knots are so beautiful… I know they will be loved by many. Happy Happy!
At tea time and roses’s blog: Bits and Pieces…..
Wow, Clara! I love, love, love that book. Do you have an ISBN for it? I’m looking forward to your post about the postcards, too.
At Jade’s blog: Conquering the fear
I’ve noticed that the Japanese love all things French. Do you know Lollipops? It is always full of young people, many of them from Japan. There are several shops in Paris and more around the world. My daughter in law happens to be the designer! website: http://www.lollipops.fr
At Linda’s blog: The French Class: the end
I try to buy this book for more than a year; know a site you in English which sells it?
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