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Hanji Craft Class 2012
There are many ways that you can experience the spirit of Korean culture, and here is the most interesting first approach we warmly recommend, the Hanji Gongye (Traditional Korean Paper Craft Making). This is an exciting chance to learn some of the beautiful techniques involved in the art, not to mention experience crafting using the resilient yet flexible traditional Korean paper. The class is...
Hello Kitty Steamed Sponge Cake
ENGLISH: INGREDIENTS: 250 gm top flour 250 gm caster sugar 2 tbsp milk powder 6 large eggs 60 gm corn oil METHOD: ♥ Sift flour and milk powder together. ♥ Beat the eggs and sugar together till light pale in color and the ribbon stage. (If you lift the beaters up and do a figure of eight on the batter, the figure of 8 must be visible for about 3 secs. before disappearing). ♥ Gradually fold in...
My collection of Japanese craft books
ENGLISH: I bought so many craft books from Kinokuniya lately~ but I didn’t have time to work on them at all. Like many people have already noticed, Japan has the cutest crafts ever~ And most of the books that I bought are from Japan ^_^. I also have been eyeing on some Korean craft books and doll books, but too bad that they are not available in Sydney yet TT_TT. I hope one day, Kyobo...
MapleStory Zakum Part 1 Guide
Blooming Pepero DIY Set
Images courtesy of Gmarket
ENGLISH: My friend just visited me lately~ and she got me these presents as well. It is very kind of her TT_TT. Actually, ever since she went back to Korea~ She kept sending me gifts and loves and loves and gifts and loves … I feel so indebted to her kindness. I really don’t know what I did to deserve such a wonderful friend like her. ♥ Big Bang - 2008 Global Warning Tour With...
My Christmas wish list
ENGLISH: ♥ Mashimaro MP3 Silicone cover From: www.soricom.com Price: 5900 Won ($5) ♥ Pink/Blue Bunny Vase From: http://www.etsy.com/shop/prettyrandomobjects Price: $48 USD ♥ Pink Bunny Plate From: http://icecreamdrops.mybisi.com/product/35138/Kawaii-Pink-Bunny-Rabbit-Face-Porcelain-Dish-Plate_531911.html Price: $10 USD ♥ Bear Mug Price: $10 ♥ Onigiri Playing Cards ...
Korean Angel Clay
ENGLISH: Korean Angel Clay is a very light weight paperclay that is very good for sculpting ^_^ I am so going to buy a lot
NINJA CASTLE TOUR
NINJA CASTLE TOUR Monsters: Low-tier Ninja Level: 25 HP: 600 MP: 30 EXP: 75 Avoid: 14 Speed: 10 Magic Defense: 35 Physical Attack: 95 Physical Defense: 20 Elements: Weak to Poison, Weak to Fire Asigaru (Spear Knight) Level: 30 HP: 950 MP: 60 EXP: 100 Avoid: 8 Speed: -40 Magic Defense: 50 Physical Attack: 125 Physical Defense: 60 Elements: Weak to Ice, Weak to Poison ...
First-aid Kit for Ball-Jointed Dolls
ENGLISH: All of sudden, I see a scratch and that is the only thing I can see afterward! I recently bought a new head and eyes but can’t find anything to put them together! This body is so dirty and stained! Remember that little thing that is not a major issue but you couldn’t stand? Now you have the first aid kit from SWITCH for any problems your doll may face! Source:...
ENGLISH: This is my very first doll from Dream Of Doll. Her costume is based on MapleStory, a very popular Korean MMORPG game. The costume was redesigned, drawn digitally and then hand-sewn by me. ♥ Name: Bé Mi (Baby Mi) Height: 41cm Scale: 1/4 Company: Dream Of Doll ( www.dreamofdoll.com ) Dream Of Children ~ Tender Zen From: Korea ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~o0o~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TIẾNG...
Join the 2nd batch of the Worldwide Korea...
ENGLISH: 1. Guidelines o Application period: Thursday, December 1 to Sunday, December 25, 2011. o Announcement: Successful candidates will be contacted by email, and also will be announced under the “Notice” on the Korea Blog on December 30 (Fri). o Duration of blogging activity: January 1 to December 31, 2012 o Number of candidates: 30 bloggers living in or outside of Korea o...
Happy Pepero Day
ENGLISH: 빼빼로 (Pepero) is a cookie stick, dipped in chocolate, manufactured by Lotte Confectionery in South Korea since 1983. Pepero Day is somewhat similar to Valentine’s Day and is held on 11th of November, since the date “11-11” resembles four sticks of Pepero. To celebrate Pepero Day, people exchange boxes of Pepero that come in many different flavours and packages too. ...
Little Monica's Halloween Day Fan Art Event!
ENGLISH: This is my entry for Little Monica’s Halloween Day Fan Art Event! (lucky that I made it on time haha *phews*) Little Monica ID: OctoTini The Type name: Ryuhwa Gumiho (구미호) in Korean legends: It is unclear at which point in time Koreans began viewing the Gumiho as a purely evil creature, since many of the ancient texts mention benevolent Gumiho assisting humans. In fact,...
Japanese cooking toys
ENGLISH: I am a big fan of Japanese cooking toys and even though they are called toys, they are just like real cooking utensils but in a smaller scale. They are cute, practical and very easy to use. Let’s check out some of my items. I bought these kits from Rakuten. By the way, the chef uniform was a free gift ^_^ Ingredients such as strawberries, sandwiches, chocolate mix … were...
Unboxing part 2 - Dal Sakura
ENGLISH: This is a birthday present I bought for myself on Amazon using gift vouchers that I received from Korea.net and Korea Tourism Organization … Lucky me o(^_~)v. As you can see from my photo, the parcel has arrived to me in a perfect condition, just like brand new without any dents and I am extremely happy with Amazon’s service. However, the only problem that I have is that it...
Unboxing part 1 - Little Monica
ENGLISH: These are the things that I received last month but I did not have time to open them all up to take photos for product/company reviews. Busy busy me TT_TT Ok~ first thing first: The presents I received from Little Monica for winning “Little Kitten Miyo’s Release Event”. I am really impressed with Little Monica’s service, the box is very neat and beautiful, the...
My love for Korean side dishes
ENGLISH: Ever since I was introduced to this restaurant by my Korean best friend back in 2003, I have been madly in love with it, to the point that I need to visit 1-3 times per month to get my craving for Korean food fixed. Se Jong Korean Barbeque Restaurant Korean Unit 4, 68-72 Evaline St, Campsie, NSW, 2194 Special features: Traditional floor seating as well as tables; each table fitted...
My entry for a contest in Hoitheuthua
ENGLISH: This is my entry for the wrapping (no sewing) contest at Hội Thêu Thùa: ♥ Close up: ♥ Bikini: ♥ Evening dress: ♥ Impressive costume: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~o0o~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TIẾNG VIỆT: Đây là phần thi trang phục quấn của thí sinh mang số báo danh 11 cho cuộc thi của Hội Thêu Thùa: Bé Hoa Hậu đến từ Australia. Bé cao 60cm, nặng 3kg. Số đo các vòng của bé...
Mint and Belle Odoroki
TIẾNG VIỆT: Đây là búp bê mà mình đã thắng được từ “Cuộc Thi Đặt Tên của Doll Leaves” trên Facebook. Mình đặc biệt yêu cầu Doll Leaves trang điểm bé Mint giống như Fay vì mình không thích faceup gốc của bé Mint lắm. Nhưng đáng tiếc là bé không hề có lông mi như trong hình quảng cáo (không biết là công ty quên hay sao nữa và mình thì lại thích búp bê có lông mi dày và dài T_T). Hy vọng...
Hello Kitty Town in Korea
This is a second part of the places that I want to visit in Korea. For the first part, please read this post. Hello Kitty Town 410-838 Gyeonggi-do, Guyang-shi, ilsandong-gu, Janghang-dong, 868 peonji, Western Tower B dong, 3rd Floor TEL 031-904-1772 Hours – 11:00 AM to 10:00 pm Cost 7,000 won per child to play Additional purchase of food or beverage optional. Average Meal price –...
Bé Ỉn and a Golden Poo
ENGLISH: Bé Ỉn (Baby Piggy) just poops a golden poo but she doesn’t know what it is. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~o0o~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TIẾNG VIỆT: Bé Ỉn mới ị ra một cục cức vàng nhưng bé không biết đó là cái gì
K-pop Music Fest in Sydney
ENGLISH: Good news for Kpop lovers in Australia! Ten of the biggest Korean pop idol groups are coming to Australia in November to hold the first all-star Kpop concert in the country. However, the timing is very bad in my opinion as November is the exam time for most students in Australia. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~o0o~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TIẾNG VIỆT: Tin vui cho các bạn yêu Kpop tại Sydney!...
Re-ment Hello Kitty Japanese Sweets
ENGLISH: Oh nooooooooooooo~ Re-ment you did it again T_T. Now I really want to get this set for myself *my poor wallet* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~o0o~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TIẾNG VIỆT: *Tội nghiệp cái ví tiền của mình* Re-ment lại làm ra một bộ Hello Kitty tí hon siêu dễ thương vào tháng này. Mình nhất định phải mua mới được T_T
Hello Kitty Cafe in Seoul
I am a big fan of Hello Kitty and even up until now, I can spend hours online searching and shopping for all the Hello Kitty goodies. If I ever have a chance to visit Korea, this Hello Kitty Cafe is the place that I definitely have to visit Hello Kitty Café – 헬로키티 카페 Address : 서울시 마포구 서교동 358-112 (358-112, Mapo-gu Seogyo-dong) Tel : 02-334-6570 Opening Hours : 11:00～24:00 (Friday...
Who wore it better? - Female Hanbok
ENGLISH: Hanbok, the cultural clothing of Korea, was established as a part of the unique living culture of Korea, influenced by the geographical and climatic nature of the Korean peninsula, and handed down throughout the yesars to present times. Hanbok is also referred to as Korean traditional clothing or folk clothing. Hanbok basically consists of jeogori (jacket) and baji (trousers), showing...
A special event for Little Monica's Kitten Miyo
ENGLISH: Hello, everyone! We brought you a special event! It’s a little event for our Little Kitten Miyo. All you need to do is just find 8 spots of different places between two photos! For more detail, go see it in our Review Board! (Please read everything that is on the image before you participate.) Have a nice day~ Direct link to the event post on Review Board. click This is my...
Certificate Of Appointment from KOCIS
ENGLISH: The Korean Culture and Information Service recently mailed this Certificate Of Appointment to me on the 3rd of June, 2011 to acknowledge my rights and obligations as a blogger for the KOCIS. Actually, my role is very fun and simple, which is to promote Korean culture to other countries around the world. Click here if you want to know more. I love the emblem as it is simple yet...
PQ Maniac Medal
This is a mini guide on how to get rank S and PQ Mania Medal in MapleStory ^_^ Enjoy~ PQ Mania Medal Accessory - All classes STR: +4 DEX: +4 INT: +4 LUK: +4 Speed: +5 Jump: +2 How to obtain it: Get S rank for 5 PQs. You can finish it first before talking to the NPC. Untradeable, Not for Sale, Only 1 per character and forever~ NOTES: Your rank may go down if you fail a lot. For example, 90 /...
My newest dolls from Elfdoll
ENGLISH: A package that I received two days ago from ElfDoll. By the way, the total waiting time for my order to be completed was nearly 2 months. This package was meant to arrive to me much earlier but Australian post was slow this time and my package was stuck at the airport for 3 days. Poor kids, they must have been cold and scared. Such a cute box … and so pink *Hearts* I love...
Korean Cultural Office in Sydney
ENGLISH: Address: Ground Floor, 255 Elizabeth St Sydney NSW 2000 Australia Phone: +61-2-8267-3400 Fax: +61-2- 8267-3401 Email: email@example.com On Tuesday 5 April 2011, the Korean Cultural Office (KCO) was opened opposite Hyde Park as a gateway to all things Korean in Sydney. The KCO will act as a cultural ambassador, offering contemporary and traditional cultural content, in...
Happy White Day
ENGLISH: Guess what day it is today??? 14th of March, which is also White Day. I hope all the girls have a wonderful time with their lovers today. It was my first time making a Diorama entirely from chocolate, Pepero and Pocky, and thus it was way harder and more time consuming to decorate than I expected. I am glad that the result turned out okay ^_^ I just tried out photography for the first...