Makers Month 2024 Giveaways

To celebrate Makers Month, we are excited to team up with our friends to give our Kino followers a chance to WIN 1 of 2 awesome book packs!


Cute books for little cuties!

Our friends at Tuttle Publishing are giving away the ultimate Kids Kawaii Craft Pack worth over RRP $160.00.

 

For your chance to WIN simply email and tell us your child’s (or your own childhood) most treasured craft piece!

 

Kawaii Doodles

RRP $29.99

Makers Month price $23.99

Japanese illustrator Yuu is known for her super-cute style. Now you can draw like her, in four easy steps! Wide-eyed and smiling, these easy-to-create doodles transform everyday objects into supercute Kawaii illustrations. Yuu rounds up the usual Kawaii suspects: silly, smiling popsicles and ice cream cones, funny-faced flowers and goofy, grinning kitty cats and teddy bears. How about your favorite animal? Baby chicks, pandas, penguins, octopus and ladybugs: any animal is a charmer when it undergoes a Kawaii transformation. These oh-so-sweet sketches can embellish your backpacks, notebooks, holiday cards, birthday party invitations, calendars and planners, decorations and stationery – whatever you want! With its wealth of ideas and simple-to-follow format, this all-in-one guide will make you a creative Kawaii doodler in no time.

 

How to Doodle

RRP $29.99

Makers Month price: $23.99

In this whimsical guide, Japanese illustrator and master doodler KAMO shows you how to draw the cutest sketches you’ve ever seen. And she makes drawing them so easy!

Start with a squiggle, a circle or a line, then add a few strokes and voila–your drawing is done! She includes hundreds of examples and shows you how to use them to decorate your sketchbook, journal, notebook, gift cards, school projects and many other items. Discover how fun it is to draw cartoon-style animals, plants, people, food and more–everything your heart desires! It is all in this book…

 

Kawaii Origami for Kids Kit

RRP $24.99

Makers Month price: $19.99

In this whimsical new guide, Japanese illustrator and master doodler KAMO shows you how to draw the cutest sketches you’ve ever seen. And she makes drawing them so easy! Start with a squiggle, a circle or a line, then add a few strokes and voila—your drawing is done! She includes hundreds of examples and shows you how to use them to decorate your sketchbook, journal, notebook, gift cards, school projects and many other items. Discover how fun it is to draw cartoon-style animals, plants, people, food and more—everything your heart desires. It is all in this book!

 

How to Draw Cute Doodles and Illustrations

RRP $27.99

Makers Month: $22.39

Grab a piece of paper or a digital sketchpad and get drawing! In three easy steps, you can go from a squiggle or a few lines to a silly Santa Claus or a fluffy-maned lion. It’s that simple!
Kamo’s funny, feel-good drawings and doodles have earned her a worldwide reputation. With this all-in-one beginner’s guide, her easy step-by-step instructions will inspire readers to sit down and draw something. Kamo’s message is simple and clear—once you know the basics, you can draw anything! There are no rules to follow or classes to take. Just follow her lead and see where your imagination takes you!

 

Fun with Origami Animals Kit

RRP $24.99

Makers Month price: $19.99

This all-in-one origami kit is the perfect way to introduce kids to the joys of paper folding. It includes colourful papers and instructions for 40 different animal models. Paper engineer Sam Ita has designed each of these adorable animals so they can be folded in 10 steps or less.

This kit includes a double-sided folding sheet for each animal–plus a full-color book with step-by-step folding instructions!

 

Easy Origami for Kids

RRP $22.99

Makers Month price $18.39

All the models in this book are easy to fold using ordinary paper. The colourful paper characters and objects are adorable, and offer kids a chance to have fun away from screens while honing their fine motor skills. The versatile models look great displayed on a desk or bookshelf, but can also be used for interactive play. Kids will learn to fold the following colourful paper characters and objects: Cute animals, adorable insects, snacks & sweets, planes, trucks, cars & friendly flowers!

 

 

 


 

The Ultimate Kawaii Craft Pack Giveaway!

Thanks to our friends at Allen & Unwin, we’re offering up a delightful selection of our cutest craftiest books & kits valued at over RRP $185.00!

For your chance to WIN simply email and tell us what your most kawaii craft creation has been. Photos are very welcomed!

 

How to Draw Cute Stuff

RRP $22.99

Makers Month Price: $18.39

How to Draw Cute Stuff teaches readers how to draw anything and everything – people, animals and things – in an adorable manner. Step-by-step, how-to sequences make drawing cute stuff really simple, which means this book is perfect for beginners. You don’t need any specialist tools or materials to start drawing cute stuff. Start by experimenting with different pens, pencils and surfaces to work out which is best for you. With chapters on technique, guidelines, people, clothes, features, animals and even inanimate objects, this is the perfect book for anyone who loves drawing!

 

Cuddly Cacti Crochet

RRP $39.99

Makers Month Price:$31.99

Create charming succulents you can cuddle with this fun kit-includes all the materials and instructions you need to make 2 projects, plus patterns for 10 more. Cuddly Cacti Crochet (kit) contains everything you need to crochet a moon cactus and a silver ball cactus. Inside you’ll find an instruction book with full-color photographs coupled with step-by-step patterns for 12 projects, including a grumpy gray ghost organ pipe cactus, a groovy little donkey tail succulent, a blue columnar cactus, an old man cactus, and more-all in the popular amigurumi style. Each project is less than five inches tall and all of the plants and pots are designed to be interchangeable. Helpful tips and techniques for crochet stitches, embroidery, and three-dimensional shapes are also covered.

 

Kawaii Cuties

RRP $19.99

Makers Month Price: $15.99

Color your way through the charming world of kawaii, where everything–even food–is cute and cuddly. The popular Japanese kawaii art aesthetic features supercute illustrated characters and inanimate objects. With Kawaii Cuties coloring book, soak in all the cuteness of kawaii as you relax and mindfully color adorable cats, dogs, wild animals, food, and more.

 

Mini Kawaii Kitties

RRP $22.99

Makers Month Price: $18.39

Learn to draw all kinds of cute cats doing all sorts of silly things through 75 step-by-step tutorials. In this mini edition of Kawaii Kitties, popular Instagram artist Bichi Mao (@bichi.mao) perfectly captures cats different attitudes, while playing, sleeping, eating, stretching, exploring, being loving, wearing cute costumes, and much more! Along with the tutorials, Bichi Mao shares: An introduction to the kawaii art aesthetic Suggestions for drawing tools Tips and tricks for drawing and coloring your cats A facial expression directory Coloring pages swarming with kitties for you to decorate So, get ready to purrfect your drawing skills, as well as be inspired to create your own kitty characters or illustrate the daily activities of your favorite pet. Learn how to draw even more cute things with these other fun books in the Kawaii Doodle series: Kawaii Doodle ClassKawaii Doodle CutiesMini Kawaii Doodle ClassMini Kawaii Doodle Cuties, and Kawaii Doodle World.

 

Crafting Cute: Polymer Clay

RRP $39.99

Makers Month Price: $31.99

Make 50 adorable kawaii creations out of inexpensive and easy-to-find polymer clay: a teeny smiling donut, an irresistibly cute sloth charm, a sweet whale planter, and more! Follow the simple step-by-step photos and instructions to create cute characters ranging from small charms and earrings to larger multi-character scenes and desk accessories. Join the cuteness revolution with these amazingly easy-to-make projects. A tools and materials section introduces the few things you’ll need to get started, including techniques on softening the clay and colour mixing. The projects are divided into three sizes, beginning with the smallest and easiest. You can choose to make just the characters or, depending on their size, learn how to transform them into earrings, rings, necklace charms, plant containers, and a range of desk accessories.

 

Too Cute to Eat Crochet Kit

RRP $39.99

Makers Month Price:$31.99

Too Cute to Eat Crochet is a deliciously cute kit with patterns and materials for making 12 adorable crochet foods. Hungry for a supercute crochet project? Too Cute to Eat Crochet Kit will satisfy your craving with patterns, instructions, and materials for making a dozen adorable foods. The kits instruction book contains patterns for making 12 different foods, including step-by-step photos as well as a primer on basic crochet techniques and stitches. These projects are impossible to resist! Dig in and discover how cute crochet foods can be.

 

 

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