Blackcabbit (aka. Dionnie Takahashi) is an illustrator living in Japan. She loves drawing whimsical animal characters, as well as doing handmade crafts to beautify the world she lives in.
Dearest friends of Blackcabbit,
Here is an e-Card for you! This is the first time I learn to create a Japanese New Year card (Nengajo / 年賀状). Hope you will like it! (Click on the link if you want to find out more about a Nengajo.)
寅 (とら/いん) – Year of Tiger
[Pronounced as “Tora” or “In”]
Geishun (迎春) is one of the many Japanese expressions for “Happy New Year”.
This is our first New Year celebration as a married couple.
Soon with a new family member,
our whole year ahead will become a lively and bustling one.
Together as a family, we hope for your continued favor this year.
Heisei Nijuninen（平成22年) – Current Japan Era
/ Japanese way of saying Year 2010
Gantan（元旦）means the morning of first January.
2009 has been a really blessed year for me and I believe God will continue to bless 2010 and many more years to come! I pray that your 2010 will be filled with so much joy, laughter, peace, health, and most of all… may all your dreams come true!