Archive for the ‘Arts+Crafts’ Category

Where can you buy DSLR Cameras + Gear in Korea? Are you looking for a good place to shop for cameras or camera gear in Korea? What about older vintage film cameras or very expensive DSLR cameras, Lenses, Tripods, etc?  If you are a serious camera lover or professional and not just looking for a ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Make your own candy kits are extremely popular in Japan, the selection is endless and always amusing!  Kits like those are here in Korea, but sadly the selection is very random and limited!  These are really fun little craft kits + edible, so I hope they catch on because I love giving them a try ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
5/23/13 new updates about the store closing and re-opening this May 2013 towards the bottom of the post! Are you a fan of analogue photography and cameras? If you are in Seoul you are in luck, Koreans LOVE photography! It is easily one of the most popular hobbies here in Korea with all ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This week I discovered a new Korean theme cafe right by my bus stop in Edae~ 바늘 이야기 Needle Story!!   This is a Knitting / Crochet themed location and is a GREAT spot if you are here in Korea and fond of that craft!  Yes, it is a cafe~ but it is so much more as well ♥ If you are looking ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Have you checked out my sister blog Rainbowholic on the side bar before? You should!  Kaila is an amazingly fun girl from the Philippines currently living in Japan and sharing her adventures with the internet, and yes~ they are extremely cute!  Recently we decided to do a sort of "International ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
One thing almost every business seems to have in Korea is a cute Mascot or Logo Character!  Each one is always so cute and fun, but they are often overlooked on the busy street~ so I am here to share my findings with you! ♥ Many of these characters are used for restaurants~  Korean fried chicken, ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Today I would like to share with you the adorable Korean accessory brand Enakei! For girls who like very feminine pieces with a cute twist! To start, if you look at art online a lot you may recognize the artwork of this brand's artist! It gets swiped a lot online and used in free layouts, banners, ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Time for another expo at Coex Mall in Korea!  Coex has several expo halls and every weekend a new event comes in so I try to keep an eye out for the interesting ones because it is a nice thing to do on Sunday date sometimes ♥ This July they had an event called the "Handmade Fair" and after checking ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This week while I was hanging around the bookstore I came across an amazing table of beautifully illustrated classic children's stories!! Red Haired Ann, Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, and Little Prince 어린왕자 ~ Of course!! Oh Korea, you always show Little Prince so much love~ Lets take a ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This June- July the Sejong Museum of Modern Art in Seoul had a really great exhibit up ~ 이것이 대중미술 이다 (translates to "this is pop art")  featuring work from many of Korea's successful modern artists as well as a few mixed in from Japan. Tickets only cost 5,000won to get in, not ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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My name is Elle and I am an Illustrator & Gallery painter from California, but currently I am living in Seoul with my Korean Fiancé!

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