Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

Provence Summer in Omotesando

Provence is one of the places in my bucketlist. I want to see its lavender fields and vineyards. It was like a surprise introduction when a friend asked me to help her with her Provence-themed event one Firday night. I was asked to make some arrangements as decorations for the venue. Next thing I know, I was sketching some ideas and searching sceneries of that area. The event was in.. Read More

Holiday Arrangements for the Merry Season

holiday arrangements

It is the time of the year when our Ikebana class go away with traditional and do some holiday arrangements. Last Tuesday, all of us enjoyed making our arrangements not worrying about crowded flowers or forms. And instead of kenzan, we had floral foams for us to be able to bring home what we made. And during my afternoon session with sensei, I made a couple more to decorate our.. Read More

May 5 is Boys Day in Japan

May 5 is designated as part of the Golden Week holiday here in Japan as they celebrateĀ Children’s Day. Before Japan switched to the Gregorian calendar, this day was celebrated on the 5th day of the 5th moon. It’s original name was Tango no Sekku or Feast of Banners to give honor to young boys. In 1948, it was renamed Kodomo no Hi by the government to celebrate happiness of all.. Read More