Look at what I received from my pen pal in Tokyo, Japan!
Unless you are viewing this on a phone, I think it’s safe to say each of these little cards are smaller than they appear on your screen. My friend tells me what they are:
“HANAFUDA. It’s one of cards game in Japan. Honestly, I have never played it. Moreover, I’m not sure how to play.”
This is most of the cards, but not all of them; I only laid them out until my scanner glass was full. I took a couple of shots of the box, too:
Aren’t they beautiful? Here’s what I’d like to do: FRAME THEM. I’d take them to a framing service, but every time I do that, it costs an awful lot of money. Do you have any framing tips for these? I’ve only scratched the surface of online search results, as I write this.
My friend’s note was written on this postcard…
And she bought the gift at Snoopy Town–something we just don’t have here in the U.S.
Her packages always look so nice:
Cool, huh? Remember, if you have hanafuda-framing tips, I can’t wait to know about them!