Check out these picks inspired by the cute and tiny Japanese confectionery konpeito, including accessories and tools for DIY crafts.
Konpeito is a uniquely-shaped Japanese sugar candy that comes in a variety of colors and flavors. You can buy it from various online shops including JapanHaul (JP).
This falling star enamel pin set by Vector Penguin (US) comes in 13 different-colored pieces inspired by the star fragments from Animal Crossing: New Horizons. If you prefer your konpeito to be even smaller, there’s a miniature set available, as well as classic, pastel, and bright colored variants.
You can get these super cute konpeito dangling earrings from SugarCubedStudios (US) in matching or mixed pairs. The earrings come in four variants, giving you plenty of options to combine and contrast them however you want to!
This adorable pink konpeito candy pouch from Kimi Creative Shop (US) features ACNH’s very own Celeste looking starry-eyed and surrounded by falling sugar candies. The pouch comes with a cute star keychain and is perfect for storing small items — perhaps even a small bag of konpeito?
If you feel like trying your hand at resin crafting, check out these miniature konpeito molds from RintyCrafty (SG). They’re available in different sizes as a set of 6 or a set of 3 so you can make as many konpeito as you like.
Create your very own crocheted sugar candy with this konpeito amigurumi crochet pattern from sunnyGstitches. You can try to experiment by using different kinds of yarn.
Candydecoholic (JP) has a 35-piece set of konpeito plastic beads that come in a variety of colors. You can use them for resin inserts or to make your own jewelry or keychains!
Which konpeito pick did you like the best?
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