Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy New Year 2011!

Happy New Year everyone!

I hope you all have a great New Year celebration full of glitter and sparkles. :) Let the new 2011 year be everything that 2010 was not for you, with all your dreams and goals coming true.

I am not usually the one to make New Year resolutions, but in 2011 I would like to work more on my metal jewelry and make my own kimono items. Wish me luck! :) Maybe find a new (GOOD) job, but I will not wish for something that I know is really hard to come by as a military spouse. 

~ Lyuba

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Kimono Jack in Birmingham

Hello everyone,

I've been kinda slacking on my kimono posts lately. Shame on me! But I am determent to fix the situation as soon as possible :P

Show off. Yup, that's me.

This past weekend our group went to Birmingham for the third Kimono Jack in UK. Most of us stayed at April's house since she is local to Birmingham where we got to meet her two Shiba Inu doggies. I've never seen a Shiba dog before, so I was very surprised at how small they turned out to be. And how catlike! Especially her boy, Mizuki I think? (I'm sorry if I got the name wrong) He reminded me so much of my Echo :) :)  Just a little furry drama queen with a huge ego!

When we arrived on Friday, we had a Birmingham Japanese Society annual Christmas party/kimono demonstration, but that is a topic for another post. On Saturday we got up fairly early, had breakfast, realized that  we only have 15 minutes to get ready and as a result were 30 minutes late to our own event. Good thing that all of us had each other's phone numbers, so we could text and warn about our late arrival.

We were joined by 3 ladies that I've never met before. Kate aka Rubyminky from Immortal Geisha, as well as two girls from the night before. I was busy being a paparazzi and never got to talk to them, so I don't remember their names. :(