Monthly Archives: August 2011

Funky Tshirts and Knick Knacks at Kedai Kebun Cafe

Another funky destination to visit  in Jogja to have some snacks and get some local artist-made clothing is Kedai Kebun Cafe. Grab some Tshirts for souvenirs (or for yourself), each has quirky designs with affordable prices! They also sell handmade toys and knick-knacks.

Kedai Kebun Cafe

3 Jalan Tirtodipuran

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Jogja Batik bookmarks and journals

One thing I always look for when traveling abroad is… bookmarks! Especially the handmade ones… On a recent trip to Jogja, I found these wonderful batik handmade stationeries at Viavia Traveller’s cafe, adjacent to the restaurant. These bookmarks only cost 5.000rupiahs each, around 60cents! and the handmade journal is around 10.000-30.000rupiahs each (USD 1-USD3.50)

batik bookmark

batik journal

handmade plush keychain

Viavia Traveler’s Cafe

Jl. Prawirotaman 30 Jogjakarta Indonesia

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Tissue paper and wire sculpture

Just how amazing are these paper and wire sculptures by Polyscene are?



Egyptian man Bird

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Easy DIY feather pen

This DIY feather pen project from my fave blog, Design Sponge is just awesome!! And it is surprisingly easy to make, just follow the instruction here. I think it’ll make a pretty gift inserted in birthday cards or even christmas cards!

What you’ll need is only:

  • computer and printer
  • paper and envelopes
  • feathers
  • short pen ink refills
  • RIT dye
  • scissors

DIY feather pen





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Fifty Classic Choices

As a commemoration of their half decade celebration, Penguin Modern Classic recently produced 50 printed mini modern classics, all in modern grey covers with black and white fonts. I think these series will make a handsome gift for just about anyone.. Classic and Small are definitely my fave combinations!

penguin modern classic

Cute promotional video too, click here to play!

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