These paper cuts are all handmade in China, where paper cutting has been a traditional folk art dating back to 105 A.D. The pictures are carved from special, tissue-thin rice paper, then hand-painted with bright Chinese ink. They are cut out in the inside as well the edges and thus stand-out against any background. Each motif is an unbroken, continuous piece.
These paper cuts can be used to create greeting cards, decorate photo albums, make bookmarks or design a poster. Each set of paper cut has its own special design.
Title:Sceneries in Chinaset (6 pieces)
Size: 3.0x4.0 inch (7.5x10 cm) - each piece
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non-liquid-type glue sticks such as those found in the school/office supplies
II. Keep your hands dry when working with paper
III. To paste the paper cut onto a greeting
1. Apply a thin and
even layer of glue on the greeting card.
2. Carefully place the
paper cut onto the card and press it lightly.
**DO NOT apply the glue to the paper cut itself!
**DO NOT lift up the paper cut once it is pasted onto the card. Please
make sure the position is correct before pasting the paper cut onto the card.
1. Unique greeting cards:
Chinese paper cuts look great on white paper.
The 3x4 in. or 4x5 in. paper cuts are excellent for making birthday or other
greeting cards. This panda design is a good example.
The Chinese Zodiac paper cuts, another set sold here,
can be used to make very special birthday cards for people who were born on
Paper cuts looked the same from the front and the
back. To make a special bookmark of floating picture, instead of pasting a
piece of paper cut onto paper, we can place it between two thick plastic
sheets, then seal the edges to make an unique bookmark.
Paper cuts can be pasted
onto papers, then inserted into picture frames. For example, the 7x11 in.
musical goddess design will look great for decoration. They can also be
used on see-through photo frames. Paper cuts looked the same on the back
and front, so they look great in frames with glasses on both sides.
Smaller paper cuts can
be used as frame decorator such as the one shown in the picture below.
Here, instead of putting the paper cut in the middle, we put it at the corner
and turn a plain photo frame into an interesting one.
Paste the paper cut onto a
piece of card paper and wrap it with clear plastic wrap. Tape a piece of
magnetic strip to the back, and it's ready to decorate your refrigerator!
(Magnetic strips or sheets are available at craft stores for a low
Christmas tree trimming, calendars, and
Put the paper cut on a piece
of white paper and carefully insert the paper into a clear sheet protector as
you would with school reports. The Avery quick-load sheet protectors* are
easier to use for this purpose. Place all the sheet protectors into
a binder and proudly display your collection.
*The sheet protectors are available at office supply