8 06, 2020

The Bunny of the Moon Kanzashi


This week I'm happy to present this new kanzashi hairpin that features plum blossoms and the rabbit of the moon, a mythical figure in Japanese folklore usually depicted as pounding mochi with a mortar

The Bunny of the Moon Kanzashi2020-06-02T19:41:47-04:00
9 04, 2019

Chrysanthemum & Pine Kushi (Comb)


This is a project that has been a long time coming. Making a kushi (comb) has been one of my dream projects, which I was nervous about starting on because I wasn't sure how

Chrysanthemum & Pine Kushi (Comb)2019-04-15T12:44:59-04:00
16 03, 2018

Chrysanthemum Commission


If you didn't know, I do take commissions from time to time. Last December I took a commission to craft three different chrysanthemum kanzashi, which I completed and mailed out last month. Now that this

Chrysanthemum Commission2018-03-17T14:55:08-04:00
3 11, 2017

Pine Needle, Pine Cone & Plum Kanzashi


I mentioned in last week's blog that plum blossom kanzashi sold much better at SaskExpo than I had originally expected. So well in fact, that all of my plum blossom items sold out -

Pine Needle, Pine Cone & Plum Kanzashi2017-10-30T12:42:38-04:00
26 06, 2017

Plum Pins and Trio


I'm continuing my quest to use up some of my old stock of colors this week with more old favorite kanzashi flowers - plum blossoms. Plum blossoms hold a special place in my heart.

Plum Pins and Trio2017-05-19T15:27:30-04:00