Seasonal Cute, Valentine's Day Crafts

Sweet Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Posted on January 31, 2017 by

Want to surprise that special someone? I’ve collected the cutest hearts that will hopefully bring a smile to your sweetheart (^_^)♡

Trellis & Thyme

Put your heart and soul into making this sweet heart-shaped felt cookie, with the instant downloadable pattern from Trellis & Thyme.


At the time of writing this Myo heart pillow warmer is on sale for just $9,99! It’s available at the Los Angeles based shop Smoko, so this offer is especially great if you live in the U.S., but they do ship worldwide.


You can’t really go wrong with the sweet Korilakkuma hearts clips from Artbox, as they have a multitude of uses.

Paper Kawaii

How about placing your small gift or chocolates in a handmade gift box? Dig up your fancy paper and follow the origami heart box video instructions at Paper Kawaii.


Lastly you could use my free printable Cat Bookmark Card and write a nice message on the heart, enjoy!

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Pokemon for Springtime & Valentine’s Day

Posted on January 30, 2017 by

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If you’re wishing winter would hurry up and end, this cute new Springtime Pokemon range might help you think of warmer days. Rainbowholic Shop have a special stationery pack available with a notebook, 3 washi tapes, sticker set and a surprise item!


Japan Stuffs have the whole Springtime range available for preorder including plushies, plates and beauty products.


You can even dress yourself in springtime colours with this pastel pink Pokemon hoodie, available from Pokecenter Loot. There’s 5% off all orders + no customs fees in the UK.


If your sweetheart is a Pokemon Master, then Japan Stuffs have these adorable Valentine’s Day Pikachu plushies that will be sure to make their day.

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Or buy a pack of these amazing Valentine’s cards from the Pokemon Center (US shipping only) and send them to all your best friends. The Slowpoke one is hilarious.

Are you still playing Pokemon Go or have you moved on to Sun/Moon? I’m playing both at the same time!

Fashion & Beauty, Sales & Discounts, Subscription Boxes

TokyoTreat’s New Box, Themes & Discounts

Posted on January 27, 2017 by

TokyoTreat have some of our favourite subscription boxes with their Japanese candy box, YumeTwins kawaii box and now a new nomakenolife beauty box.


If you’re a fan of Japanese beauty brands then nomakenolife is for you. Each monthly box contains 5 – 7 full-sized beauty items with a mix of skincare, hair care, makeup, bath & beauty products and cute accessories). The boxes are £29.99 each with discounts for longer subscriptions and you can get 30% off your first box with the code LAUNCH or £5 off with the code JUST4YOU. If you try it, we’d love to hear what you think.


YumeTwins had a redesign recently and now includes bigger and better kawaii character goods from major brands. The theme for February is New Favorites and hopes to introduce you to new characters you’ll love. You can get £5 off with the code JUST4YOU or a free Bananya plush keychain and $3 off with the code BANANYA. Tough choice!


And for Japanese and candy fans, what better Valentine’s Day gift than a TokyoTreat subscription? February’s box has a Valentine’s theme with strawberry fromage Pocky and a sparkling apple drink promised already. You can get £5 off with the code JUST4YOU or pick up some great value individual snacks from the TokyoTreat shop.

All these offers end on the 31st so make sure to subscribe soon!

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Beat the Rainy Day Blues

Posted on January 26, 2017 by

It is another rainy day in California. It’s time to stay in doors, get cozy and have some fun. Here are some ways to beat the rainy day blues.


Board games are classic fun! I recently got Cat Stax and if you like Tetris like puzzles and kitty shapes then this game is for you. It looks harder than it is!

hello kitty popcorn maker

Cold days call for movies and popcorn. This Hello Kitty popcorn maker will help you make the classic movie treat for you to enjoy.

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Snuggle up and keep warm with Totoro. This blanket is the perfect size to keep warm and look cute.

Has your creative spirit fizzled? Try to get a project going and maybe even completed on a rainy day. YouTube is a great source for getting ideas and learning something new. Here is a video by All Things Nim that will get your craft juices flowing and keep you organized.

Do you like the rain? What is your favorite rainy day activity?

Seasonal Cute

Valentines Kittens From Pony People X I Love Crafty

Posted on January 25, 2017 by


The seasonal jewellery collaborations between Pony People and I Love Crafty are always a delight and the new Valentines Kittens might be the sweetest yet. How could anyone resist a Valentine card that comes with a kitten inside?


Or buy a Best Friends necklace set and share it with your favourite person. Galentines twins!


Previous collections have sold out super fast so don’t wait too long to order. Pony People also have an adorable range of Valentine’s cards – check their Etsy shop and hopefully they’ll be back in stock soon.