Blackcabbit's World

Bit by bit, the Blackcabbit crafts its nest of DIY handmade art and illustrates a kingdom of doodle critters to beautify the world she lives in.

All Aboard the Choo Choo Train

Like most little boys, Fireball loves riding the Mini SL Train. When a good friend told us that Sakura Kusabue no Oka (佐倉草ぶえの丘) has a really long track route, we immediately … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Bowling for the Kids

Yesterday, we brought the kids to a bowling alley, at Tokiwadaira Bowling Center. It was Fireball and Twinkle-Bell’s first bowling experience as well as my first game in Japan. Bowling centers … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · 6 Comments

A Glimpse into the Past at Boso Village

Last month, we brought the kids to Boso no Mura (房総のむら/Boso Village) in Inba-gun, Chiba Prefecture. Visiting the open-air museum is like traveling back to Japan in the olden days. The … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · 5 Comments

Tick Owl Time!

A few days ago, an illustration competition “Design a Wall Clock” by Blik & Doodlers Anonymous caught my attention. We are free to come out with any theme, colors, blah blah blah. … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Simple Reversible Tote Bag

Fireball’s kindergarten was having their annual bazaar last month. So, I did my part by sewing a few tote bags to sell. The bazaar committee provided us with the sewing pattern and fabrics. It … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

A Makeover for Our Baby Chair

After tons of persuasions, bribes and whatnots, Fireball (our 5-year-old) has finally gave up his throne to his little sister, Twinkle-Bell (our 2-year-old). So to commemorate the handover, I decided to give the high chair a revamp. … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

Indoor Hydroponic Gardening with Green Farm

After we planted the strawberries and tomatoes, my whole family got the gardening bug. So when my husband brought home a new toy – a Green Farm’s Hydroponic system, we could … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 4 Comments

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