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Holiday Chigiri-E – Festive Fun For Everyone!

Dec 19, 2018

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.

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Have a Very Chigiri-e Holiday!

Nov 27, 2018

Ready to #HolidayWithWashi

We’re very excited to announce that this year we have six exciting holiday motifs to brighten up your home! Each of these projects comes with a colorful holiday-themed image, ranging from ornaments and snowmen to Santa and his reindeer. Appropriate for any skill level, these kits include a card to properly display your finished project (but feel free to get more creative)! Why not create a custom candle holder or a unique ornament? The possibilities are as vast as your imagination. From all of us to you: Happy Holidays!

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Traditional Japanese Arts & Crafts Ideas

Nov 5, 2018

Anyone who has thrown themselves into an art project for an extended period of time can relate to this! You finish a project, and you want to dive right into the next project, but you aren’t feeling that spark of inspiration to get going. You aren’t sure what to do next. What project will fill you with pride to see completed? Don’t worry, we’re here to help you reignite that creative drive. Take a look at our project ideas and see if you get inspired!

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Japanese Arts and Crafts

Nov 5, 2018

A Brief History

The Craft of Chigiri-E

You may know that chigiri-e is a picture created from torn fabric and paper using Washi paper to create abstract and realistic images and designs. You may also know that Washi is Japanese colored paper created by hand and used in chigiri-e; but, where did chigiri-e come from?

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