Kintsugi: fix broken pottery with gold

Kintsugi: fix broken pottery with gold

Did you ever break something? Maybe when you were little, knocking over grandma’s favorite vase? Oops. Although your grandma probably (hopefully) liked you more than the vase, you could throw it away. Not in Japan! There broken pottery is a real form of art.  Credit: 

Sushi cupcakes

Sushi cupcakes

Hmm, sushi. You’ve got tons of different flavors and just as many ways to present the yummy food, but have you ever thought about sushi without fish? Okay, maybe with the fish, but made from candy? The sushi above are actually made of sweets! Mini 

DIY Crystal Maiamai from the Legend of Zelda

DIY Crystal Maiamai from the Legend of Zelda

Everyone who owns a game console probably has heard of Zelda (and if you don’t, buy one of the games right now!). The games are adventure-style, but have enough action, puzzles and RPG-elements that will appeal to most gamers. Also, the game has some unique 

Origami butterfly 3D

Origami butterfly 3D

Modular origami, or as it’s also called: 3D origami. Instead of folding one piece of paper you use hundreds of small pieces, and you assemble them together to get a figure. The possibilities are endless. I’ve seen flowers, animals, tables and vases created from hundreds 

Origami paper stars

Origami paper stars

As a fan of Japan, I also like to create things with origami. Origami is one of my favorites because you can create almost any shape if you keep folding. A flower or a whole bouquet, maybe a dragon? You can make it as big 

DIY tea bag holder cookie

DIY tea bag holder cookie

Besides searching for stuff you can buy in Japan, I also look for things I can create myself that look like they came from Japan. I’m a huge fan of tea, so when I saw this adorable cookie tea bag holder I just had to