DC to Japan Day Trip to Kokeshi Ka at Naruko Onsen

Hi かわいい + Creative family. Sorry for last week’s DC to Japan miss, but I’ve been away writing my book. ^.^ That’s neither here nor there cuz it’s DC to Japan time! And we’re going to a kokeshi museum.

Hope you’re ready.

DC to Japan Kokeshi Adventure

Let’s Go, Naruko Onsen!


Kokeshi Ka at Naruko Onsen, YOKOSO!

DC to Japan, kawaii tattoo artist, Imani K Brown

On the Way to Kokoeshi Ka

DC to Japan, tamagotchi
these guys are excited … I think ^.^

my DREAM shinkansen, y’all! *it was all a dream* in my Biggie voice

FINALLY going to Tohoku region for the first time …

DC to Japan, kawaii tattoo artist, Imani K Brown
y dey so sexayyyy tho?!

4 hours later, this is my view ^.^

DC to Japan, kokeshi museum
Yokoso! (welcome)

Around the Museum

There were a gazillion kokeshi

And I thought Koganji Temple was the holy grail. *WRONG!*

these purses are a part of the local culture, which is just as important as kokeshi <3

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DC to Japan

DC to Japan, kokeshi
I want my studio to look like this with lots of kokeshi ^.^

Don’t worry I couldn’t read half of this haha (I was so overwhelmed with kokeshi magic)

DC to Japan, kokeshi
lookey my family ^.^

artisan workshop

another kokeshi family portrait

I LOVE these paintings

and want to try one … one day

DC to Japan
this guy is too cute <3

making a haul from the gift shop

and bought a pass to make my own kokeshi!!!!!!!!!

More Adventures

DC to Japan, kawaii tattoo artist, Imani K Brown

DC to Japan crafts
this is a dream come true

DC to Japan

DC to Japan

DC to Japan

DC to Japan

My Style

Here’s what I’m wearing on one of the happiest days of my life! ~

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Shorts | Bodyline
Tights | DoReMi
Jean Jacket |vintage Gap
Shoes |Puma
It was da besss day eevvaaahhhhhh ~
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Thanks for reading! Time to enjoy Japan naow ^.^

Next week we’re going to HARAJUKU bb! *schwing*

But until  then …

ALWAYS remember ~

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