Saturday, March 9, 2013

Koinobori ~ Japanese word for Carp Kites

My creation at the NAEA Conference 2013...

Yes, I will be ordering some Smart-Fab and Sparkle Finish Mod Podge!

Kodomo no hi (co dome oh- no- HEE)- Japanese
Children's Day; May 5 holiday that once only
celebrated young boys but now honors all

Carp- A freshwater fish (Cyprinus carpio) of Europe
and Asia that is frequently bred in ponds and

Koi- Bright-colored carp of Japan and Eastern Asia.

Koinobori- Japanese word for Carp kites; traditionally
flown in Japan to celebrate Children's Day;
made by drawing carp patterns on paper, cloth,
or other non-woven fabric and then allowed to
flutter in the wind; also known as satuski-nobori.

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