Best Gift

When was the last time you receive a really meaningful gift? Last week my good friend Angie gave me the best gift in the world! She’s been working really hard to pursue her dreams in writing and last Thursday she got her first paycheck doing what she loves! Advertisements

Inspiration: Book Cafe 1984

One of the thing I love about Shanghai is exploring and discovering new and exciting places. It’s like a treasure hunt and you never know what you are going to find. I knew I found treasure when I discovered this hidden cafe along the road I walk past almost everyday. I didn’t know why they’re … Continue reading

Crafting Adventure in Shanghai

First guest post from Rebecca Kanthor:- Travel Crafty in Shanghai An international city in its past and present, Shanghai’s architecture and style has so many design influences from around the world and China that your eyes will keep busy trying to catch them all. It’s a design-oriented city, but you have to keep your eyes … Continue reading

Craft Project : Fabric Necklace

Have you ever wondered if you could turn your hobby into business? My friend Cate did it and she’s going to take me through the whole process. I was inspired by all her fabric and made these two necklaces out of them. Also being part of my homework for product development. Do you like them? … Continue reading

Inspiration : Simplicity and Elegance

Flowers always inspire me but my friend, Ying totally took it to another level. I love the way she blends everything so perfectly. The harmonious blend of rustic furniture, clear glass vases and aura of flowers just take my breath away. You can find her here. What inspires you?

Update : Japan’s Earthquake Fundraising

It was raining but it didn’t stop people from coming to te bazaar. There were used books, toys, clothes, food, coffee and etc. The bazaar lasted merely an hour but the response was overwhelming! It’s nice to see the community coming together in times like this for help and support. The school collected over RMB … Continue reading

Weekend Craft Project: Cloth Angels for Japan’s Earthquake’s Fundraising

Hello, How’s your weekend? Our goal for this week is to make something pretty to sell at Phoebe’s school bazaar on Monday. There’ll be a fundraising event for the Japan’s Earthquake victims and I pledge a table to share among other moms. We will be selling lots delicious of food, books, used toys and clothing. … Continue reading

All Things Granny

I love the inspiration behind Henry Holland’s collection; All Things Granny! Read more here.

Find Of The Day

Another surprise find. This time is at the Yu Garden in Shanghai. This place is more commonly known as the number one tourist spot in Shanghai. Few people knows that around this place it is also a wholesale hub for small businesses. You can find wholesale accessories, stationeries, cosmetic pouch, paper bags, wrapping paper, ribbons, … Continue reading

Interfacing Hunting : Fabric Market

I went to the fabric market today! I wished I had more time to explore because there’s always something new to discover. The good news is I found the interfacing I was looking for! Basically, there are two main fabric market in Shanghai, South Bund Fabric Market and Shiliupu Fabric Market. I prefer the later … Continue reading