Mimi’s adventure in Tokyo Part 1/3 (International Tokyo Toy Show 2017)

  [insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   Hello, hello!  I'm back from Tokyo!  The jet lag has subsided, I'm feeling rejuvenated, and I'm ready to type! Since there are SO MANY pictures and SO MUCH to write about, I'm going to separate my report into 3 sections. I'm going to start with the main purpose of my trip, the International Tokyo Toy Show 2017, which was held at…

Fountain water 2017 ver.

  [insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]     Hello, hello! Today's tutorial probably is the one everyone's most interested in, and I'm pretty confident that you're going to like it!   I wanted to make sure that the fountain water doesn't prematurely turn yellow (*more on that later), and also that the amount of falling water was very well controlled so that the details on the fountain top…

Miniature Coins

In case you're wondering where the heck I am at the moment, I'm in Tokyo hanging out with Epoch people at International Tokyo Toy Show.  I kept myself busy so far, but it's been the best experience in my life.   I've visited a couple of SF shops and now on my way to another one Yokohama as we speak. I will make a page for those who are interested in traveling to Japan visiting these places later. Tomorrow and…

Town fountain top

  [insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   Howdy! In today's tutorial, I'm going to show you how I made the top half of the fountain which we started the other day. If you missed that tutorial, you can find it here. When I made my old fountain two years ago, I used a store bought miniature fountain for the top half.  But this time, I decided to be more crafty,…

International Tokyo Toy Show 2017

  [insert_php] previous_post('« « %', 'Older Post', ''); [/insert_php] | [insert_php] next_post('% » »', 'Newer Post', ''); [/insert_php]   Ahoy, there!  Guess who's going to be a part of this year's "International Tokyo Toy Show"?  Me, baby, ME! For those who have never heard of it, the International Tokyo Toy Show is the biggest toy convention in Japan.  Every year, major (and not so major) toy companies set up their booths in Tokyo and showcase their newest and upcoming products.…