Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Hello Sandwich Tokyo Scrap Book Making


Hello Sandwich Tokyo Scrap Book Zine making in progress and taking up the entire floor space in my mini-me apartment!

It's such a lovely day here in Tokyo. There is the most gorgeous breeze blowing through my windows. I'm just back from a trip to Daiso to stock up on multi-coloured staples to bind my new zines. I love this area so much! It always makes me smile to walk around! Super cute cafes, the best homewares stores, amazing zakka supply shops and newsagents stocking THE BEST MAGAZINES IN THE WORLD. I also popped into the supermarket for tonight's gyoza ingredients. I couldn't read the kanji on the cold meats so I needed to ask a fellow customer 'sumimasen, kore wa buta desu ka?' and then I went on to say how difficult the kanji was so the sweetheart gave me a mini kanji lesson right there in the meat isle of Ozeki! Bless! Learning more and more Nihongo mainichi!

Well back to zine making now! Have to have these little gems finished by tomorrow night for Tokyo Art Book Fair launch party!

P.S. Listen to lullatones new(ish) album! You'll love it!


  1. I love Lullatone too!!!...and Tenniscoats, do you know them?

    x Michelle.

  2. Oh you have me missing Japan .. SO MUCH. Lived there for 4 years. Tokyo/Shibuya and more were my stumping grounds

  3. ooh scrapbooking is fun! have a great time ebonychan! i know you will produce something amazing! thanks for the new lullatone! im relaxing to it now :-D

  4. ***LUCKY YOU***
    i dreamt of Japan last night, and it might be your fault!
    Looks like paradise to me > cafés, paper shops, magazines... Sounds P E R F E CT!
    -even though my place doesn't exactly look like hell, i'd love to jump on a plane to Tokyo right NOW!

  5. you're so lucky to live in shimokitazwa! it's my favorite place! i just found you through the urban outfitters blog and you are now my newest blog crush <3 <3 <3

  6. Was supposed to pop by the opening party tomorrow but something came up -- I'll definitely pop by during the weekend and pick up a hard-copy of the Tokyo Zine! :D I loved the PDF version but having one that's tezukuri by you would be awesome~

    :D がんばって in finishing the zines!

  7. hello hello sandowichi! you are such an inspiring girl! i like the way you look at the world. your blog is full of love! mata kimasu!

    (' u ' )


  8. So envious of your zine-making skills! I'd love to start my own but have no idea where to start, or even the logistics of funding! I don't suppose you'd consider doing a post on how to create a zine?

    Good luck with the launch!

  9. Ah yes, the magazines are simply the best! I'm always tempted to buy them, even though I don't understand all of it.

  10. I hear that in Japan, they have buildings and giant stores dedicated to stationery stuff! How lucky for you! I'm daydreaming of the day that I will be able to shop in somewhere like that! Please post photos of your zine progress for us :)

  11. I gave you a blog award on my blog:


  12. oh loooove. enjoy the scrapbookin'!