kamawanu diary 12 month post card book かまわぬだよりの十二ヶ月
this small post card book is a collection of 24 classic traditional patterns that are linked to seasonal events and customs. it includes brief english and japanese explanations, and the posts are actually detachable and can be mailed, leaving a small stub in the book with that pattern.
tsuru kame 鶴亀つるかめ new years day (lit. crane turtle)
shidare ume しだれ梅 しだれうめ plum festival
kinome 木の芽 きのめ pepper leaf buds (spring delicacy).
sakura fubuki さくらふぶき桜吹雪 cherry blossom viewing
ayame あやめ iris
ryuyu kingyo りゅうゆきんぎょ scooping goldfish
kawatsuki suica 皮付きすいか watermelon splitting
oo-giku 大菊crysanthemum fesival
kikyo tsunagi ききょつなぎ autumn grasses
odori nadeshiko おどり撫で子 pink autumn grass