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.

Kids Dom – A Kingdom for Kids!

On Komodo no Hi (May 5th), we brought the kids to Kids Dom, or better known as Kodomo no Kuni (こどもの国) in Ichihara City, Chiba.This is a wonderful place for families … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

LoveTEFL

A very important package arrived from UK today! It opened up a new chapter in my life. It contained two certificates from LoveTEFL. Early this year, I completed the 120-hour … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Illustration for Mama Cafe Flyer

Recently, I was given a fun project to work on. I illustrated and designed a flyer for my Church‘s mother group. Mama Cafe, the name of the group, hosts monthly … Continue reading

April 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to wear a Japanese Kimono

In January, we went to a photo studio to have our family portrait taken. It is to commemorate our kiddos’ Shichi-Go-San event. We were all in kimono. I wore an Iro-Tomesode … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Kids’ Kimono Debut for Shichi-Go-San

Last month, we went to Studio Mario to let the professionals photograph our children for Shichigosan (七五三 / lit. 7, 5, 3).  It is a Japanese event that celebrates the growth and … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

An Illustration for Our Winter Post Cards

Sending out New Year Cards, otherwise known as Nengajo (年賀状), is a popular tradition in Japan. (You can read more about it here). Every year, I will do the artwork … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

A Peek into the World of Moomin in Saitama

I had never heard of Moomin until I stayed in Japan. It is here that I came across a lot of merchandise with the hippo-looking characters that kinda remind me of some … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · 2 Comments
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