You’ve probably been wondering what happened with the new writer applications. It was really tough to decide who to pick, but I can now reveal the new team!
Natasja will be writing a few posts a month about crafts, stationery and cute shops with her first posts coming up this week.
Natasja’s love for kawaii things was sparked by Sanrio characters and Candy Candy in her youth. From 2003 she started blogging about her personal life, filled with cute pixel art at the time. Natasja lives in the Netherlands with her husband & poofy cat and works as a freelance web designer. She likes to spend her free time browsing for cute stuff, blogging and reading. But on rare occasions ;) you can find her away from the computer, making kawaii jewellery or cooking up something cute.
You can read Natasja’s kawaii blog at www.kao-ani.com, check out her shop at kawaiijewelry.storenvy.com and follow her on Tumblr, Instagram and Pinterest.
Frainy will be bringing us crafty photo and video tutorials once a month, starting in the new year.
Sarah (AKA Frainy) loves to craft and create cute things. She lives in the North East of England and loves to collect plushies, anime figurines and dolls. She works with a variety of different crafting materials such as polymer clay and resin, and makes videos on Youtube showing off her latest projects. Frainy also owns a shop, Milk Chocolate Dream, where she sells the creations she makes. She also visits local anime conventions, either to sell her wares or just simply to cosplay.
You can read Frainy’s blog at www.frainy.com, check out her shop at milkchocolatedream.com and follow her on YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.
MissMuffcake will be our first US writer and will be posting a few times a month about the darker side of kawaii.
Kendy (AKA MissMuffcake) lives in California with her boyfriend Matt and rescue kitten Mady. In her spare time she likes eating/creating vegan food, petting kittens, collecting cute toys, wandering cemeteries, making zines and doing yoga.
You can read Kendy’s blog at www.missmuffcake.com, check out her zines on Etsy, and follow her on Instagram.
And finally, my sister Nicolette has been writing guest posts and helping out with the SCK Tumblr for a while so I’ve made it official. She’ll be posting occasionally about events and shops.
Nicolette is the sister of Bunny-san and also totally obsessed with everything kawaii. She lives in London with two adorable fluffy chinchillas called Maple & Truffles and wishes there were more kawaii chinchilla characters. Anything with a cute face is bound to make her squee, particularly bunnies, kitties and pandas. Nicolette earns money to buy toys for her chinnies and cute stuff for herself by working as a Dispensing Optician. She enjoys playing her 3DS XL, crafting with felt, photography and eating cake and is proud to be the founding member of the ‘Bring Back Le Bun!’ campaign. There are no other members at present.
You can follow Nicolette on Tumblr and Instagram.
I hope you enjoy reading their posts!
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Let’s also give a big thank you to the other guest writers, who put together some awesome posts.
Roo makes kawaii and geek inspired accessories as Dusty & Trish and is also on Pinterest.
Pauleen Potter sells handmade toys and accessories at Sweet Serendipity and you can also find her on Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest.
Lulu blogs about crafts at Sew Makeable.
Last but not least, Becky Helms sells her cute artwork at The Pink Samurai and has a great blog too, plus you can find her on Twitter and Instagram.
Thank you all!