Guide

Tutorial: How To Set Up Maco, The Masking Tape Dispenser!

The Maco masking tape dispenser is a bit tricky to get the hang of, especially if you don’t know how to read the Japanese instructions on the back. Here is a tutorial on how to use the device, including a video at the end! Instructions First, unpackage the Maco. You…

Otona Kawaii Guide – Part 2: Where To Buy

Welcome to part 2 of my otona kawaii guide. Here’s part 1 if you missed it, and is a good starting point if you have no idea what I’m talking about (or even if you just haven’t read it yet!). In this part, I’ll be highlighting shops both in Japan…

How To Make An Itabag Using An Insert

I recently made a new itabag, and I’ve been asked a lot how I craft mine, specifically the insert. Seemed like a good opportunity to pull together a tutorial on how I make them! Itabagging, for those who are out of the loop, can be simply described as a walking…

DIY! Kawaii Journaling Stickers Using LINE Sticker Designs

Buying Japanese stickers can be expensive. Worst of all, sometimes you buy a sheet that’s even too cute to use! I know shopping is a hassle, and lately I’ve really been enjoying printing my own stickers to use. The best part is you can reprint them over and over, so…

The Best Places to Get Japanese Stationery Outside of Japan

Whenever I post something from my Hobonichi, I sometimes get questions about where I obtain such cute stationery. The truth is, I get most of it in Japan but that’s not a helpful answer for most people. But don’t worry, there’s also a lot of stationery I buy online that…