Joyfully shopping for Japanese craft and design items at UGUiSU Online Store

I came across the UGUiSU online store on Pinterest, and I pinned one of their beautiful scarves because I thought the colors were so beautiful. UGUiSU (which is the name of a Japanese bird) sells all sorts of paper, linen, craft items, stationery supplies and jewelry.  Their website is lovely, and most importantly is easy to navigate. One weekend afternoon, I clicked through to their online store, and  spent a happy hour or so there, admiring all of their merchandise, several of which I could see fitting comfortably into my everyday life.  I must have looked through all of their items two or three times before making a decision about what to order!

My package arrived from Tokyo about a week later, and I was enchanted by the compact environmentally friendly packaging which was bundled with washi tape and stamped with a cute bear.

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I was even more enchanted once I opened the box to find all the items I purchased so carefully  and thoughtfully packaged. The scarf (right) was packaged in their signature grey wrapping paper, and cheerfully sealed with different colors of washi tape.

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My order from UGUiSU: Fog Linen Work linen coated trays, washi tape and ILOITO 100% Cotton Scarf

This time, I ordered the ILOITO  100% cotton scarf  (kasuri hana, red, yellow and blue print) It’s made out of whisper thin cotton voile, and beautifully hand painted with eco-friendly water based ink.  I love the tatty fringe and slightly frayed edges.  The scarf also came tied together with a frayed printed cloth ribbon and tag, booklet and a vellum care-instructions sheet.  The attention to detail is amazing, and makes the scarf feel extra special.

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ILOITO 100% Cotton Scarf

I also couldn’t resist ordering two coated linen trays by Fog Linen Work. I love their placemats and dishtowels and I’m sure I will enjoy using these trays everyday too.

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Fog Linen Work Coated Tray (small, yellow check)

I did just a few test shots with some of the items I had handy, and you can probably see from these photos that these items from UGUiSU have settled right at home here!

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Fog Linen Work coated linen tray (medium, blue stripe) Also, Le Creuset pot and fair trade wooden spoon

Enjoy!

Information: 

Their website is: http://uguisustore.com

UGUiSU ships internationally from Tokyo. My order arrived in Taiwan in just about a week or so.  (UGUiSU will send you an email with your tracking number, so you can track your order online through Japan Post’s website)

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