During these weird times, we’re not able to share many of our usual shopping posts, so instead I’ll be highlighting some cute stuff from our archives. It should be fun for both new and long-time readers. To start things off, 5 of our original DIY craft tutorials that are easy enough for beginners.
Easter Bunny Pencil Case
Get ready for Easter with this super cute pencil case with ears and tail. It only needs some simple hand sewing (or there’s tips for a no-sew version) and can be made with any fabric and decorations you have in your stash. View the full tutorial >>
Materials & Tools: fabric, felt, ruler, scissors, pins, needle & sewing thread, hot glue or fabric glue. (optional extras: elastic cord & button, stick-on patch, puffy paint, pom-pom)
Kawaii Cats Paper Craft
A super easy way to make paper craft cats and it’s customisable so you can make your own cat or your favourite kitty characters. Use the finished cats for a garland or stick on cards to send to friends and family. View the full tutorial >>
Materials & Tools: paper and/or card, scissors, pencil, marker pen, ruler, glue or double-sided tape and something round (like a jar lid).
Bunny Tassel Planner Charm
Cute up a journal or keyring with a pretty ribbon tassel charm, and make it even more kawaii with a polymer clay bunny. View the full tutorial >>
Materials & Tools: ribbon, key chain ring, lobster clasp, jewellery pliers, polymer clay, hot glue or fabric glue.
Korilakkuma Felt Brooch
This adorable brooch features Korilakkuma in a sweet fawn hood from the Happy Natural Time series. It’s great for using up small scraps of felt and includes a free template. View the full tutorial >>
Materials & Tools: felt, embroidery thread, sewing thread, needle, scissors, brooch finding & hot glue or safety pin.
Polymer Clay Cookie Charm
If you have some basic polymer clay supplies, this is very easy to make – and fun to customise into different cookie flavours. View the full tutorial >>
Materials & Tools: polymer clay, eye pin, knife, tin foil and/or old toothbrush. Optional: paint brush and pastels.
Look out for a new Easter DIY next week! There’s lots more SCK Original DIYs too including Halloween and Christmas themes. As always, we’d love to see if you make anything – tag @sckawaii on Instagram or Twitter.
Marceline is the co-founder and editor of Super Cute Kawaii and author of The Super Cute Book of Kawaii. She also designs cute character goods as Asking For Trouble. Having visited Japan five times, Marceline is enormously inspired by all things Japanese and especially loves bunnies, space and any kind of food object with a happy face.