Matryoshka Bento and other cute designs

Did you ever want to make a cute lunch for your loved ones, but just could not quite find the perfect style idea? If you like kawaii bento boxes and their content, you are certainly going to love these super adorable bento recipe. With nothing, but a little bit of rice, seaweed, egg and the perfect bento accessories you can create surprisingly detailed designs that are sure to put a smile on everyone’s face.

For the Matryoshka bento just cut a hole into ham. Finish with seaweed and carrot

For the Matryoshka bento just cut a hole into ham. Finish with seaweed and carrot

With fried egg, almonds and cut sausages you can make cute childrens bentos

With fried egg, almonds and cut sausages you can make cute childrens bentos

This cute dog bento design is actually made with only one cocktail sausage

This cute dog bento design is actually made with only one cocktail sausage

What customers made with our products: bags, clothes and bentos

We spotted so many lovely projects from our customers over the last months again on our Facebook site that it’s about time we introduce them here on the blog:

Samodiva’s Treasures sewed a lovely kindle cover with our Camelot Dream A Little Dream fabric. Don’t you just want to get comfy and start reading?

Samodiva's Treasures made a wonderful kindle cover with our Camelot fabric

Samodiva’s Treasures made a wonderful kindle cover with our Camelot fabric

blue night moth animal fabric Camelot Dream a Little Dream

blue night moth animal fabric Camelot Dream a Little Dream

Isn’t this diaper bag just amazing? Le Petit Monde de Lilaxel? sewed it using our Michael Miller Summer Night Lights Border fabric.

Le Petit Monde de Lilaxel? sewed a beautiful diaper bag with our Michael Miller fabric

Le Petit Monde de Lilaxel? sewed a beautiful diaper bag with our Michael Miller fabric

border fabric Summer Night Lights Twilight Michael Miller

border fabric Summer Night Lights Twilight Michael Miller

Our customer Evelin Mostafa made a gorgeous bag set with a handbag, coin case and pouch using our pretty Timeless Treasures autumn fabric.

A great bag set with our Timeless Treasures autumn fabric made by Evelin Mostafa?

A great bag set with our Timeless Treasures autumn fabric made by Evelin Mostafa

black autumn leaf tree fabric by Timeless Treasures

black autumn leaf tree fabric by Timeless Treasures

Les Bêtes de Céline showed us pictures of lots of pretty loop scarfs that she made. This one is sewn with our Spring sampler organic fabric by Cloud 9.

Les Bêtes de Céline made a pretty loop scarf with our Cloud 9 organic fabric

Les Bêtes de Céline made a pretty loop scarf with our Cloud 9 organic fabric

Spring Sampler Petal Pink Cloud 9 leaf organic fabric

Spring Sampler Petal Pink Cloud 9 leaf organic fabric

Per sfizio ma non solo showed us several projects on Facebook. She made a gorgeous pencil wrap case using several of our fabrics like e.g. the teal Urchin Forest organic birch fabric. She also showed her great project how to turn an old pair of jeans into a skirt and used some of our fabrics like the pretty Voile Koi fabric as embellishment.

Super pretty pencil case made by Per sfizio ma non solo with many of our fabrics

Super pretty pencil case made by Per sfizio ma non solo with many of our fabrics

teal circle animal birch organic fabric Urchin Forest

teal circle animal birch organic fabric Urchin Forest

Per sfizio ma non solo turned an old pair of jeans into a skirt and used our fabrics as embellishments

Per sfizio ma non solo turned an old pair of jeans into a skirt and used our fabrics as embellishments

purple pattern Cloud 9 Voile organic fabric Koi from the USA

purple pattern Cloud 9 Voile organic fabric Koi from the USA

Redecorate Con Lola Godoy? made a lovely fridge magnet notepad that she covered with our Timeless Treasures raspberry fabric.

Redecorate Con Lola Godoy? made a pretty fridge magnet notepad covered with our raspberry fabric

Redecorate Con Lola Godoy? made a pretty fridge magnet notepad covered with our raspberry fabric

Raspberry fabric by Timeless Treasures from the USA

Raspberry fabric by Timeless Treasures from the USA

And finally also a non-fabric related product. Isabelle Torloting from the blog Lovin Bento used our 4pcs Eiffel Tower bento box set to make a delicious bento.

Isabelle Torloting? from Lovin Bento made pretty bentos with our Eiffel Tower bento box set

Isabelle Torloting from Lovin Bento made pretty bentos with our Eiffel Tower bento box set

Eiffel Tower and polka dots Bento Box 4 pcs Lunch Box

Eiffel Tower and polka dots Bento Box 4 pcs Lunch Box

Cute Bento Giveaway with the blog Bento Daisuki

Here you have another chance to win a cute set from our shop. We teamed up with the German blog Bento Daisuki for a great bento box giveaway. You can win a kawaii blue bento box with a matching cutlery set. The giveaway is open until December 23rd, but only available in German language.

Win this bento box set in the Bento Giveaway on the blog Bento Daisuki

Win this bento box set in the Bento Giveaway on the blog Bento Daisuki

Win a Rilakkuma bento set on the blog smashed peas and carrots

Time for another fun giveaway. This one is all about bentos. We teamed up with the Blog smashed peas and carrots and are giving away a fun bento set from the “Happy Natural Time with Rilakkuma” collection. You can win a bento box with matching cutlery and a lunch bag. The giveaway is open until November 23rd.

Win this cute Rilakkuma bento set on the blog smashed peas and carrots

Win this cute Rilakkuma bento set on the blog smashed peas and carrots

Sentimental Circus Shappo’s favorite Christmas presents from modes4u.com

Shappo from Sentimental Circus picked his favorite Christmas presents from our shop

Shappo from Sentimental Circus picked his favorite Christmas presents from our shop

Today our office mascot Shappo  – the cute ringmaster bunny from Sentimental Circus – presents his favorite Christmas presents from our shop.

1. Sentimental Circus plushies

Plush toys always look great under the Christmas tree. Our Sentimental Circus plushies come in all sizes from super tiny rabbit Shappo plushis to super big elephant Mouton plush toys.

middle-sized Sentimental Circus elephant Mouton plushie

middle-sized Sentimental Circus elephant Mouton plushie

2. Sentimental Circus bento boxes

Shappo and all the other circus animals from Sentimental Circus can be found on many bento accessories like bento boxes, lunch bags, chopsticks, towels and more.

pink Sentimental Circus afternoon tea Bento Box lunch box

pink Sentimental Circus afternoon tea Bento Box lunch box

3. Sentimental Circus Memo Pads

Stationery items are a fun little gift for Christmas or an advent calendar. Our Sentimental Circus memo pads are available in big or small sizes, as sketchbooks, exercise books or ring binders.

Sentimental Circus Shappo with mustache ring binder notebook

Sentimental Circus Shappo with mustache ring binder notebook

4. Sentimental Circus Folders

You might think a folder is a boring gift. But the cute designs of the Sentimental Circus folders turn a regular stationery item into a great Xmas present

black Sentimental Circus king A4 plastic file folder

black Sentimental Circus king A4 plastic file folder

Rilakkuma’s favorite Christmas presents from modes4u.com

Rilakkuma picked his favorite Christmas presents from our shop

Rilakkuma picked his favorite Christmas presents from our shop

Halloween is over, so it’s time to focus on Christmas. As we recently enlarged our office mascot family, we thought it would be fun to let each office mascot choose his favorite Christmas presents from our shop. Rilakkuma is up first. The Rilakkuma products he chose are real classics.

1. Rilakkuma plushies

Rilakkuma plush toys are a great present. The cute Rilakkuma winter series is especially great for Christmas, as the winter design fits well to the cold season. Bur really any Rilakkuma plushie looks great under the Christmas tree.

Rilakkuma winter knit brown bear plush toy San-X Japan

Rilakkuma winter knit brown bear plush toy San-X Japan

2. Rilakkuma bento boxes

Bento boxes are such a versatile present. They can be used as handy kitchen helpers and lunch boxes for school, the office or uni, but also as decorative or storage boxes for jewelry and other little bits and pieces. There are really many cute Rilakkuma bento boxes.

yellow Rilakkuma bear Bento Box with brown bear face

yellow Rilakkuma bear Bento Box with brown bear face

3. Rilakkuma Re-Ments

The cute Japanese miniature items are popular collectibles and Christmas is the perfect time to introduce friends and family to the cute toys or to enlarge a collection with lots of new sets. We have many different Rilakkuma Re-Ments, most of them have super cute food themes.

Re-Ment Rilakkuma Relaxing Meals Dolls Miniature

Re-Ment Rilakkuma Relaxing Meals Dolls Miniature

4. Rilakkuma phone cases

Let’s face it, our cute Rilakkuma iPhone cases will turn heads and definitely draw attention to your smartphone. And Christmas is a great opportunity to surprise somebody with cute phone accessories.

brown Rilakkuma bear with ears iPhone 5 / 5S hard cover case

brown Rilakkuma bear with ears iPhone 5 / 5S hard cover case

Super cute new bento accessories from Japan

Just in time for picnic season we got lots of kawaii new bento accessories by the Japanese manufacturer Torune. We have lots of new food cutters, food picks, bento cups, cutlery sets, but also useful kitchen helpers like silicone brushes, spatulas, graters, measuring spoons etc. A lot of the items come in cute cases, so that they are perfect for taking away, traveling or school.

pink rabbit plate bento dish kids plate food tray

pink rabbit plate bento dish kids plate food tray

kawaii cat ladybug spoon cutlery from Japan

kawaii cat ladybug spoon cutlery from Japan

blue giraffe bento picnic mat picnic blanket

blue giraffe bento picnic mat picnic blanket

panda bear stripe Bento Cutlery Set from Japan

panda bear stripe Bento Cutlery Set from Japan

small triangular Onigiri Omusubi rice ball lunch bag

small triangular Onigiri Omusubi rice ball lunch bag

bear and rabbit plate bento dish kids plate

bear and rabbit plate bento dish kids plate

sheep silicone baking spatula from Japan

sheep silicone baking spatula from Japan

toadstool mushroom silicone brush pastry brush basting brush

toadstool mushroom silicone brush pastry brush basting brush

Wow animal bento measuring spoon set ring 4pcs Japan

Wow animal bento measuring spoon set ring 4pcs Japan

cute house grater box for the kitchen from Japan

cute house grater box for the kitchen from Japan

animal faces bento box rice balls wrapping papers

animal faces bento box rice balls wrapping papers

kawaii towel with bee box set from Japan

kawaii towel with bee box set from Japan

cup carousel food picks storage box Bento Box Lunch Box

cup carousel food picks storage box Bento Box Lunch Box

Magic Football Soccer ball Bento Onigiri shaper rice mold

Magic Football Soccer ball Bento Onigiri shaper rice mold

bear tower Bento sandwich food cutters

bear tower Bento sandwich food cutters

heart cookie ribbon Bento sandwich food cutters

heart cookie ribbon Bento sandwich food cutters

green foldable bear silicone mat coaster from Japan

green foldable bear silicone mat coaster from Japan

funny fruit Baran divider sheets for Bento Box Lunch Box

funny fruit Baran divider sheets for Bento Box Lunch Box

dog cat food picks forks for Bento Box Lunch Box

dog cat food picks forks for Bento Box Lunch Box

Everything for picnic time

It’s spring, so grab your food and enjoy it outside in the park. We have everything for a perfect picnic experience, from picnic blankets, bento boxes, thermo bottles, plastic cups, cutlery to other useful accessories like wrapping papers or straps.

green panda bear bento picnic mat picnic blanket

green panda bear bento picnic mat picnic blanket

yellow Decole cat with apple Bento Box Lunch Box

yellow Decole cat with apple Bento Box Lunch Box

cute Sumikkogurashi shy animals Bento Box lunch box

cute Sumikkogurashi shy animals Bento Box lunch box

cute pink deer apple Rilakkuma bear Bento Box lunch box

cute pink deer apple Rilakkuma bear Bento Box lunch box

turquoise stars thermo bottle from Japan

turquoise stars thermo bottle from Japan

kawaii Otogicco Little Red Riding Hood wolf plastic cup

kawaii Otogicco Little Red Riding Hood wolf plastic cup

kawaii bear bird spoon cutlery from Japan

kawaii bear bird spoon cutlery from Japan

green Decole chopsticks bear banana

green Decole chopsticks bear banana

deer Rilakkuma bear apple Bento Cutlery Set

deer Rilakkuma bear apple Bento Cutlery Set

kawaii Rilakkuma white bear fork cutlery by San-X

kawaii Rilakkuma white bear fork cutlery by San-X

deer Rilakkuma brown bear flower apple costume towel San-X

deer Rilakkuma brown bear flower apple costume towel San-X

bento food disposable paper bento box sandwich box

bento food disposable paper bento box sandwich box

panda rabbit hamster bento box rice balls wrapping papers

panda rabbit hamster bento box rice balls wrapping papers

silicone band bento box set rabbit bear cloverleaf flower

silicone band bento box set rabbit bear cloverleaf flower

Make Valentine’s Day Bentos

If you want to surprise your loved ones with a little Valentine’s Day treat make a cute Valentine’s Day Bento. We found some really cute Valentine’s Day Bentos on several blogs that might inspire you. They look super adorable and are a great way to express your love. For most of them you just need a heart-shaped food cutter, cookie cutter or rice ball shaper. Heart-shaped bento cups are also a good start.

A kawaii heart-shaped bento lunch found on the blog Wendolonia

A kawaii heart-shaped bento lunch found on the blog Wendolonia

Cute Valentine's Day bento seen on bentolunch.net

Cute Valentine’s Day bento seen on bentolunch.net

Super cute heart-shaped Onigiri spotted on the Blog Lunch in a Box

Super cute heart-shaped Onigiri spotted on the blog Lunch in a Box

These Valentine's Day pancakes from Living Locurto are super easy to make

These Valentine’s Day pancakes from Living Locurto are super easy to make

heart food picks forks for Bento Box Lunch Box

heart food picks forks for Bento Box Lunch Box

rabbit heart message plastic stencils for food

rabbit heart message plastic stencils for food

panda bear heart flower Bento Onigiri shaper rice ball mold

panda bear heart flower Bento Onigiri shaper rice ball mold

bear heart house tree Bento twin food cutters

bear heart house tree Bento twin food cutters

Rilakkuma bear picnic bento lunch box heart paper cups

Rilakkuma bear picnic bento lunch box heart paper cups

Tons of new bento accessories

You can start cooking, cutting and decorating like a Japanese bento professional, because we now have all the supplies you might need for your perfect bento box. We added tons of new bento products from the Japanese manufacturer Torune to our shop and now have a variety that even amazes ourselves: food cutters, face cutters, sausage cutters, sausage stamps, sauce containers, spice containers, food picks, flag picks, Baran divider sheets, cups, Onigiri shaper, sandwich cutters…. and we could go on and on. It’s totally worth checking out our bento accessories section right now.

animal faces food picks and bento food cutters

animal faces food picks and bento food cutters

bento food food picks for Bento Box Lunch Box shrimp egg

bento food food picks for Bento Box Lunch Box shrimp egg

bears dogs Baran divider sheets for Bento Box Lunch Box

bears dogs Baran divider sheets for Bento Box Lunch Box

rabbit cherry Baran divider sheets for Bento Box Lunch Box

rabbit cherry Baran divider sheets for Bento Box Lunch Box

cloverleaf ladybug bento lunch box heart paper cups

cloverleaf ladybug bento lunch box heart paper cups

cute boy girl fruit Bento Onigiri shaper rice ball mold

cute boy girl fruit Bento Onigiri shaper rice ball mold

kawaii chick sauce spices container for Bento Box

kawaii chick sauce spices container for Bento Box

tomato egg ketchup mayonnaise sauce containers Bento Box

tomato egg ketchup mayonnaise sauce containers Bento Box

3 kawaii duck mini sauce containers for Bento Box

3 kawaii duck mini sauce containers for Bento Box

rabbit tortoise bento sausage cutter sausage stamp

rabbit tortoise bento sausage cutter sausage stamp

bear and car bowls Bento cups rice shaper

bear and car bowls Bento cups rice shaper

vegetable bean orange cherry silicone bowls Bento cups

vegetable bean orange cherry silicone bowls Bento cups

rabbit bear elephant Bento Onigiri shaper rice ball mold

rabbit bear elephant Bento Onigiri shaper rice ball mold

animal face Bento sandwich food cutters

animal face Bento sandwich food cutters

panda bear rabbit frog Wow Bento food cutters

panda bear rabbit frog Wow Bento food cutters