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Stargazers

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The Stargazer is a type of Lily flowers with a strong pink hue and a similarly strong perfume. When I finished making the bracelet we now call Stargazer, I held it up towards the… Continue reading

A very social hobby

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Some people that have seen Karigami and I beading have declared us to be totally insane people for wanting to spend time playing around with beads as small as 2mm. Well, maybe we… Continue reading

First day of spring!

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In some parts of the world, people are celebrating the first day of spring. It may not very sunny today in Sweden, but dammit, if I want to enjoy myself, I will! So… Continue reading

Christmas story or how I learned to love the beads

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For me, Christmas time is the beginning of DereDere. Last year around the same time, our lovely Karigami took me to one of the local Panduro Hobby shops, let me dip my hands… Continue reading

Christmas shopping in Stockholm

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Santa is about to visit everyone, but are you done with giving him a helping hand? All presents all packed and ready to put under the Christmas tree, or are you still wondering… Continue reading

DereDere goes to Miyabi Japan Story 2014

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New day, new things to do, new places to visit and all the more wonderful if they’re in any way related to Japan. This time I attended the Miyabi Japan Story festival in Stockholm on behalf… Continue reading

DereDere goes to Attitude STHLM 2014

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DereDere (or at least one third of it) went out and about this Saturday, checking out the fashion scene at the Attitude STHLM fair. It’s an annual event that claims to be the biggest… Continue reading

Making and un-making

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Quality takes time and effort. When you’re working on a new design, you don’t always get it right on the first go. Sometimes the weight of the beads doesn’t fit with the technique and… Continue reading

I bead so I don’t kill time

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For me, beading is balance in my life. I’m a bit of a couch potato, so I need to do something with my hands to justify being a lazy bum. My perfect evening… Continue reading

Ready, set, go DereDere!!

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