Hi everybody~~ it's spring here in Japan. We get to watch a colorful array of flowers blooming. Plum blossoms, Cherry blossoms & nanohana finished up a week ago, and it's time for Azaleas and Dogwoods now! Wisteria are coming up. I am enjoying a nice and pretty walk to school everyday. Do you make kanzashi?
assorted kanzashi petals up for grabs!
I have an excess of extra petals. Haven't had time to make them into fun little creative flowers, so they have been piling and piling up instead. >.<! So, I decided to de-stash a bit.
This is what I usually make with them: or Now, putting flowers together is probably the most difficult part of making kanzashi for beginners. Whenever I teach friends/coworkers in person, they almost always have difficulty making an even flower. So, take advantage of this and learn to make flowers through practice! You can practice on an assortment of silk/chirimen/poly-satin/sparkle-organza and sharpen this skill in an original way. I want to see what you make when you're done, if you're up for it!
Now, if you want to take advantage of this to buy some kimono silk: [link] please do! I have some beautiful fabrics available. I will give you a free (small) box of pre-folded petals with your order IF YOU ASK in the comment section.
If you'd rather just buy the stash of petals, send me a note, and I can figure out how much shipping / packaging supplies is, and you can play with some if you'd like.
I have completed my petal-stash give away.
give me another two years to build them back up.
In other news:
Kanzashi Custom Order waiting list:
when she is ready, details here: hanatsukuri.livejournal.com/33919.html <--LJ
when the details are decided. Will take approximately 1 month after details are cleared.
I am taking custom orders, but on a limited basis.
If you need something quicker than within a month, I recommend asking someone with more time on their hands.
If I get too busy, custom orders will be closed again.
Here's some of my made-to-order listings and Ready-to-Ship flowers:[link]
Thank you guys~