Think of Japan While Knitting Trunk Show

If you are in San Francisco Bay Area this weekend, please stop by New People this weekend for the Think of Japan While Knitting trunk show! They have been knitting and crocheting lots of pretty blankets, pillows and shawls, all of the proceeds will be donated to Ashinaga Ikueikai in Japan. I wish I were there to support them! I’ll be there in spirit… Have a great weekend, everyone! xo Hijiri

Renegade Craft Fair 2012


This weekend was the Renegade Craft Fair weekend! This year, it was held at the East River State Park, aka the Williamsburg Waterfront. (That’s why we were waiting for the ferry!) The view was awesome, so were all the booths! It’s really great to see all the handmade artists and their amazing work being available right in front of you. I couldn’t take pictures of all the work I liked, but here are some to share…

Picture above is from Sel & Vinaigre booth. They had a lot of cool posters/prints, caught my eye.

Picture below is from Miniature Rhino. Their stuff always makes me smile :)


These two photos below are from Homako. I’ve purchased her cute necklace before and so seeing all of her great work in person made me really happy. They are all so cute and very unique.


Loved her new kid friendly line!


This amazing paper-cut work is from Lekker Haas Paper. It caught my eye immediately!


Liked these scrabble letter coasters :) From Yardsale Press.


OK, that’s all I have, but I liked many many more stuff and of course enjoyed shopping! I guess they’ll have a holiday fair in Brooklyn this year (finally!) — can’t wait!

Merry Christmas!



We drove to Massachusetts today to spend holiday time with the family. It’s Mili’s first Christmas! Tomorrow, she’s going to meet Santa and take a picture with him :) I am so excited!

Pictures are the ornament of the year and Mili’s first Christmas stocking :)

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!!! xo Hijiri

DUMBO Arts Festival 2011

DUMBO Arts Festival 2011 is this weekend! Last year was a lot of fun so I am so excited about this year’s. If you are in NYC area, I highly recommend coming by and check it out, during the day and/or night. If you see a 9.5 months pregnant lady walking around, that’s probably me so say hello! :) xo Hijiri