With Valentine’s Day around the corner, you must be thinking what gift to give and how to wrap your gift. So many creative ideas have been shared online and you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed…? Well, let’s make it easy - here is the tutorial to make perfect presentations for your Valentine’s Day gifts for her and him!
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At the end of last year, I asked you "how do you want to learn from me in 2019?"
First of all, thank you so much to everyone who participated in the survey! So many of you gave me detailed answers that would be helpful to improve my future lesson programs. I'll be sure to incorporate your requests and suggestions into the lessons I'll be creating this year....and you know what? I already did!
My memory of Valentine's Day when I was growing up in Japan was Depachika.
Depachika is the basement floor space of the department stores and it's the food marketplace for all types of cuisine and dessert selections. During the month of February, Depachika is filled with delicious cookies, chocolates and other sweets for Valentine's Day. What made me so excited about was, of course, the bright, colorful and beautiful packagings!
Happy New Year!
I hope you’ve started the new year off with full of excitements and new plans! Thanks to you, my new year started off with a big, happy surprise with inspirational messages from you.
End of last year, I sent out the survey link asking you for a favor to tell me how you would like to learn from me in 2019. I thank you very much to everyone who took the time to take the survey and wrote me the messages.
I’m sure some of you went for X’mas shopping this past weekend for Black Friday sale. Now you have the gifts ready, you might be thinking about how to personalize them creatively.
In the past couple of weeks, I’ve been talking about how creating personalized gift wrapping helps you express your gratitude and appreciation for the recipients and build better relationships with people important in your life.
"It's really peaceful and calming to watch your videos."
This is the comment I often receive from the audience of my YouTube videos. Until recently, I thought that gift wrapping and paper crafting should be fun and exciting both to do and watch.
Last month, I was invited to have a live interview to talk about my career as a gift wrapping designer at a local TV show in Hawaii. We talked about how I started my career and what projects I’ve been working on, then at the mid-point of the show, the interviewer asked me, “Why is the art of gift wrapping important?”