Hello Tokyo - Handmade Projects and Fun Ideas
|Author:||Ebony Bizys aka Hello Sandwich|
This book by Japanese-based Australian blogger/crafter/designer/zine publisher Ebony Bizys (aka Hello Sandwich) is a cute and quirky guide to living a handmade lifestyle, filled with projects and ideas inspired by Ebony's life in Tokyo. Capturing the charm, humour and originality of her eclectic and highly successful blog, Hello Sandwich, this book features craft projects and inspirational styling ideas, and gives the reader a glimpse of Japanese culture...Hello Tokyo is the quintessential Hello Sandwich publication. It captures Ebony's fascination with the myriad treasures of everyday existence, ranging from personalised crafts such as handmade stationery and clothing accessories, as well as decorative items and storage solutions for the home; to recording your daily life and travels with a camera, journal or even a blog; to hosting, theming and styling a fun party or picnic...
Ebony Bizys is an Australian craft artist, designer and blogger based in Tokyo. Before moving to Tokyo in 2010, Bizys worked at Australian Vogue magazines for 11 years, most recently in the position of Deputy Art Director at Vogue Living. Since moving to Tokyo, Bizys has art directed a Japanese book, designed a Japanese fashion website, been commissioned by Vogue Japan to make artwork for their publication, collaborated with Japanese masking tape brand 'mt' on workshops, and has appeared in many Japanese books and magazines. Bizys also holds regular craft workshops, blogs for Vogue Japan and promotes Martha Stewart Crafts in Japan. In July 2012 she released a craft book with publisher BNN. She records her daily life on her hugely successful cult blog Hello Sandwich:..hellosandwich.blogspot.com..
CONTENTS Each chapter opens with inspirational styled shots and information and from Chapter Three onwards ends with Projects and instructional how-to-make shots...Hello Sandwich Introduction Tokyo (includes look at daily life in Tokyo; mini city guide) Home (Projects incl : flower arranging, cute storage; painted pot plants; furniture painting DIY) WC Cute lifestyle (General: Enjoy a cafe visit; enjoy a road trip. Projects incl.: handmade camera strap; embroidery pouch; pencil case) Record (General: Recording with photos; scrapbooking tips. Projects incl.: making notebooks; making a journal; photo walking book) Letter Writing / Stationery (Projects incl.: handmade envelopes; mini notes for inside letters; mock stamps) Giving (Projects incl. Wrapping ideas; gift tags; handmade paper gift bags) Celebrate (General: Space event decoration; Summer party picnic. Projects incl.: Party in a box; invitations)..See author's concept and rough pagination circulated with this proposal as separate attachments