Planning Preparations for Tokyo’s Design Festa, Vol. 43 | Getting $$$

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Hi friends and Happy Monday!

I am excited to greet another week of chasing my colourful dreams of tattooing and spreading kawaii! However, the more I chase, the more I dream, the more crazier dreams pop up! It’s a viciously colourful cycle! haha

In case you aren’t hip to my dreams of working in Japan, every six months, I pack my bags and head East for at least two weeks in hopes of building fruitful creative career opportunities for myself there. I will make a note to outline my forever dreamer status about a life in Japan for later days. But since being active in my dreams, life has presented my with some AMAZING opportunities, including being a participant at Tokyo’s Design Festa.

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You can read about my dreams of being there here as well as my first experience participating in Design Festa. ^^

This year, I am thankful that I have been accepted again, but there is a twist. My sister and #supportLIPS photographer, Nikkia Redd, has been accepted too. You may remember me mentioning that since I shamelessly urge her to chase her dreams.

So, since we are in this together we are now raising money to get us there … together! Which brings me to the meat & potatoes of this post ~

Raising the $$$

The first parts of getting ready to go are now upon us and with less than two months out, it’s GO TIME! So we are hoping that you to believe in us enough to help.

It’s easy. Donate to help us get there and please tell a a friend!


Recently, life has been both hard and kind to Nikkia and I during our initial preparation for Design Festa, as creative dreamers. Thankfully, our opportunities are now heavier than our pockets, allowing us to grow but the timeliness of finances has us at WHOAH! ^^

Nikkia has worked tirelessly on building her business brand, Nikkia Redd Photography, further while I am in transition as a tattoo artist, seeking private studio space as I gather myself for more with #supportLIPS. (By the way, I will have a very special announcement soon about Little INKPLAY Shop. So please stay tuned.)

So now as we are getting to the money, we are reaching out to family, friends, and supporters, alike.

Here are a few ways to show your support and help us reach our goals of getting to Design Festa.

Nikkia’s Go Fund Me
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SHOP I.P. Brand (with 20% off)

Use the code “TOKYO” to get 20% off on all items (expires at 12:00PM EDT on 05/01/2016)

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Private #INKPLAY Tattoo Appointments

Just book as usual and choose the “private appointment” option.

All appointments come with a thank you loot bag and a small lunch, since we’ll be spending some time together ~

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We thank you for your love, support, and encouragement. As we make our way to grabbing plane tickets, finalising product, and gearing up for our big adventure, we’ll be sure to keep you posted!

Hopefully our actions will encourage someone else to chase their dreams too! ^^

If you believe in our dreams, please help us pay it forward by tweeting and encourage a friend. Thanks! <3

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