Types/ Division of Craftsmen in Thailand

Thailand is rich in its cultural art and intricate designs. This is evident when you are visiting the temples in Thailand – where the design differ from one temple to another. In the year 2019, Kasikorn Bank’s table calendar showcases the 10 divisions of craftsmen in Thailand. The description is written in Thai language but [...]

Cute Stationery, Gifts and Planner Shops in Bangkok

There are many small gift and stationery shops located in Thailand that is a real inspiration to visit. One such shop is known as Say Hi 20, a small shop tucked in busy backlane filled with shops near Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok (it is the lane located behind Diamond Pharmacy). Below are post it and [...]

Arts and Crafts supplies in B2S bookstores

If you are a crafter or artist trying to look for materials for your work, you may visit B2S bookstores located at Central Plaza shopping complexes. In certain B2S bookstore, such as the one in Pinklao, Bangkok, there is a large section reserved for just art and crafts supplies. I noticed other B2S bookstores, while [...]

Handicrafts and souvenirs of the hill tribes in Thailand

While making a stop in a rest area in Phitsanulok, I came across a shop that sells clothes, souvenirs and craft items from the various hill tribes people in Thailand. You would be able to find more and more of these items being sold as you head towards the Northern part of Thailand. A lot of [...]

Outdoor and home decorative items at DoHome Thailand

If you are looking for decorative items (mass produced ones) for either outdoor or indoor, you can consider visiting a DoHome store.  Usually customers would visit DoHome mainly to purchase materials for gardening, building, furniture, construction and electrical appliances. However, I do notice that DoHome also have a huge selection of decorative items both for [...]

Where to get crafts and sewing supplies in Bangkok

Bangkok sewing beads craft supplier

If you are looking for a place where you can find sewing and craft supplies such as ribbons, beads, zippers, buttons, cloth, bags and other items in wholesale prices, there is a place in Bangkok where a number of such shops are located. The place is known as Sampeng located not far from Yaowarat (Bangkok [...]

Outdoor stone tables and seats with creative designs

Outdoor Stone tables and chairs

It is quite common when going around you would see outdoor stone tables and stools that comes in interesting designs. Usually I would see those that are painted in watermelon design as showm below: But they also have the checkerboard (where you can play chess on it) and other designs. I’ve noticed a shop that [...]

Miniature Handcrafted Noodle Stall sold at Chatuchak

Below is a nice stall selling dumplings and ‘siew mai’. Where you think the photo was taken? Is the setting above nice? Complete with the coca cola fridge? Actually if you were to look closely this is a miniature hand crafted stall. The noodles, meat, dumplings and pushcart are all handcrafted as miniature version. So [...]

Lampang ลำปาง is well known for its ceramic wares and crafts

Lampang is known for its ceramic wares. Most of the ceramics used in many places in Thailand as well as some parts of the world are actually made in Lampang. Once a year, Lampang would held its annual ceramic fair which is usually held towards the end of the year. During that time, ceramic suppliers [...]

Chiang Mai Night Bazaar เชียงใหม่ไนท์บาซาร์

The Chiang Mai Night Bazaar (pronounced locally as ไนท์บาซาร์ or night baza) covers a huge area, comprising of several roads and alleys. Anything and everything that you could think of, from food, craft, clothes to household items can be found here. There is even McDonalds and Burger King- opening 24 hours a day, so you [...]