Bring your family together this season for a #HolidayWithWashi. New from Japanese Creations, these bright, fun holiday chigiri-e projects are sure to add a unique and artistic flair to your home. Be it for a one-time holiday decoration, or the beginning of a life-long hobby, these kits are a great place to get your family started in the creative arts of chigiri-e.
Chigiri-e Christmas Santa And Reindeer
This is a bright and cheerful project that is perfect for a beginner to jump into. This kit can be used to create an image of Santa, standing beside a reindeer, who is poking out from behind a festive Christmas tree. This kit includes Washi & Chalk Paper, Card & Envelope & Pattern, Finished Example and Online Instruction. The only thing you will need to help finish this kit is a pair of scissors to cut out the decorations on the tree and the star. This simple piece is perfect to use as a start to chigiri-e.
Chigiri-e Christmas Stocking
Looks like Santa has stopped by! This playful piece uses a lot of bright, solid colors to create a heartwarming image of a stocking, filled with candy and presents. There are no complex shapes needed for this piece, so it’s great for a first or second project. This kit includes Washi & Chalk Paper, Card & Envelope & Pattern, Finished Example and Online Instruction.
Chigiri-e Holiday Snowman
Ready for something a bit more challenging? Try tackling this project of a friendly snowman, complete with hat, scarf and gloves. This project will provide a bit more of a challenge, as you will need to cut out the decorations for the snowman, and set up the background. This kit will be good practice for a beginner, getting them accustomed to some of the more advanced techniques that will be applied with more sophisticated projects.
Chigiri-e Christmas Ornaments
Ornaments come in many shapes and colors, and this kit is the perfect way to represent that! This kit will provide more opportunities for adding your own unique flair to a chigiri-e project. If you really want to test your skills, you can take advantage of the color gradation in the washi paper to make your ornaments seem as if they glow from within, and the golden reindeer will create a bright centerpiece!
Chigiri-e Holiday Holly
The perfect way to create a custom holiday card! This beautiful kit creates an image of holly leaves made from washi, a clipped gold border and a big golden bell in the middle. It's easy to make a really beautiful card with your very own hands.
Chigiri-e Holiday Poinsettia
Now, this is a challenge! This holiday card-worthy image is the perfect opportunity to fully utilize the semi-transparency of the washi paper to create gorgeous overlapping leaves that give a wonderful sense of depth. This is truly an advanced piece that will test your skills, but also provides you with the freedom to create a custom piece.