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Hello Tokyo H A N D M A D E P R OJ E C T S A N D F U N I D E A S F O R A C U T E , JA PA N - I N S P I R E D L I F E S T Y L E ■ ■ BY E B O N Y B I Z Y S  ■   P H OTO G R A P H S BY B O C O

S E LLING POINTS ■■ Modeled on authentic Japaneselanguage craft books, the book

A charming foray into Japan’s DIY culture, featuring more than 30 handmade projects

offers unique DIY instruction in an irresistible package ■■ Bizys is a tastemaker in the Japanese craft community. She has collaborated with Japanese washi tape brand MT and is a brand ambassador for Martha Stewart Crafts in Japan ■■ Features perfect, pretty projects that come together quickly and easily—and require simple materials to make

S PECIFICATIONS 350 color illustrations 224 pages, 7 × 9¼" Paperback with jacket RIGHTS: NORTH AMERICAN ENGLISH PUB MONTH: MARCH CRAFT ISBN 978-1-4197-2395-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-2395-7 US $19.95  CAN $23.95 51995


ello Tokyo is a cute and quirky guide to living a handmade lifestyle inspired by Japanese crafts

and trends. Intimate photographs of daily life in Japan

9 781419 723957

ISBN 978-1-68335-008-8

allow readers to peek into author/blogger Ebony Bizys’s colorful world and create simple, inventive projects inspired by Tokyo—the city she loves. The book offers ideas galore to delight beginner and advanced DIYers alike: Readers will find step-by-step instructions for crafting handmade stationery from bento box separators, secrets for making handmade memory books to store the cherished bits and pieces from their travels, and recipes for personalizing garlands and tassels to add fun


and sparkle to small soirees. Full of fun and whimsy, Hello Tokyo is a sweet look into Japan’s DIY culture, brimming with clever craft ideas for bringing happiness to the everyday. Ebony Bizys is an artist, designer, photographer, and

Materially Crafted ISBN 978-1-61769-140-9 ISBN 978-1-61769-140-9 US $24.95  CAN $27.95 52995 9 781617 691409

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blogger based in Tokyo, Japan. Her work has appeared in magazines such as Vogue, Inside Out, Real Living, and Frankie. She records her daily life on her blog, Hello Sandwich (

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