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The Japanese Paper Place

Explore a wonderful selection of papers from The Japanese Paper Place including highly decorative patterned papers that could be artworks in their own right, tissues papers, paper packs, shoji paper and a variety of other papers for drawing, printing, painting and craft making. Traditional Japanese paper is known as washi, wa- meaning Japanese and -shi meaning paper and is made from long inner fibres of plants. The Japanese Paper Place has a skilful team with a passion for the versatility of Japanese paper that they want to share with the world.

The Japanese Paper Place was started by Nancy Jacobi in 1982 in Toronto. Nancy was originally selling these beautiful Japanese papers to bookbinders and artists from the boot of her car but now the company has 20,000 square foot warehouse that supplies thousands of different papers to countries all over the world. Their range includes origami papers, shoji and decorative papers, Chiyogami papers and more - all in a stunning range of colours and patterns.

Chiyogami papers are highly decorative, patterned pieces created using silk screen priting. Traditionally this paper was made by farmers using woodblock printing and then hung in houses for decoration, used to make paper boxes or dolls. The patterns and symbols on these Japanese papers were inspired by the luxurious kimonos and their rich colours and imagery. Nowadays the wide range of Chiyogami papers are made in various family run studios across Japan where they are hand silk screened, with each colour layer needing its own screen and drying time to slowly building up the intricate designs. Once complete the versatile Chiyogami papers are used to create many different artworks and crafts from bookmaking and creative cards, to artworks and collage. Explore this wonderful range of pattern Japanese paper for yourself and see what your imagination can do with it.

If you feel spoilt for choice with these papers then we also stock The Japanese Paper Place packs which include a selection of different patterned, plain and tissue papers that work well together. There are mega mix and mini mix packs available, which are great as a starter pack or introduction to Japanese paper, and the Washi Potluck pack which includes a collection of handmade papers made from one of three plants - gampi, kozo (mulberry) or mitsumata.

The Japanese Paper Place also has Shoji papers which are used for the wooden lattice screens or sliding doors as a way of providing privacy and still allowing soft light to come through. These are great for interiors designers, artists and crafts people alike.

Chine Colle Blue Paper Assortment 6 Chine Colle Blue Paper Assortment 6" x 8.5"
£12.99
Out of stock
Chine Colle Paper Pack Assortment Variations of blue tones 7 pieces of translucent Japanese Papers Perfect for chine colle, collage and layering. Most pieces 8.5" x 11"
Chine Colle Green Paper Assortment 6 Chine Colle Green Paper Assortment 6" x 8.5"
£12.99
7 in stock
Chine Colle Paper Pack Assortment Variations of green tones 7 pieces of translucent Japanese Papers Perfect for chine colle, collage and layering. Most pieces 8.5" x 11"
Chiyogami  Paper 090C Leaves - Multi Colour With Gold On Red Background Chiyogami Paper 090C Leaves - Multi Colour With Gold On Red Background
£3.75
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 090C - Multi Colour Leaves with gold on a red background. Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an inten…
Chiyogami  Paper 093C Floral And Pontillism Line Patterns - Grey, White And Gold Chiyogami Paper 093C Floral And Pontillism Line Patterns - Grey, White And Gold
£3.75
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Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 093C - Floral and pontillism line patterns, white and gold on warm grey background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used i…
Chiyogami Cover Landscape Sketchbook 4 Chiyogami Cover Landscape Sketchbook 4"x8" - Floral Pattern
£9.00
1 in stock
Landscape Chiyogami-covered Blank Sketch Book Chiyogami paper cover has floral patterns These satisfyingly hefty 4x8" blank books are made with cream bond paper, perfect as a guest book, sketch book - or turn it vertically to write even to-do lists in style!
Chiyogami Paper 192C Floral - Coral Blossom, Gold On Warm Cream Chiyogami Paper 192C Floral - Coral Blossom, Gold On Warm Cream
£3.75
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Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 192C - Floral Block Print, Coral and pink with gold on warm white background 70gsm Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used i…
Chiyogami Paper 203 Floral - Silver On Warm Light Grey Chiyogami Paper 203 Floral - Silver On Warm Light Grey
£3.75
In stock
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 203C - Metallic silver daisy pattern on warm light grey background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have…
Chiyogami Paper 503 Floral - Coral, Pink Blossom, Gold On Duck Egg Background Chiyogami Paper 503 Floral - Coral, Pink Blossom, Gold On Duck Egg Background
£3.75
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Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 503C - Floral Coral and Pink Blossom with Gold on Duck Egg Blue Background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyog…
Chiyogami Paper 619 Floral - White Blossom, Gold On Lilac Chiyogami Paper 619 Floral - White Blossom, Gold On Lilac
£3.75
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Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 619C - White blossom, gold on lilac background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour a…
Chiyogami Paper 711 Paisley - Blue & Green Chiyogami Paper 711 Paisley - Blue & Green
£3.75
In stock
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 711 Paisley Pattern - Blue and Green with added white pattern. Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an…
Chiyogami Paper 74C Floral - White Blossom, Steel Blue Chiyogami Paper 74C Floral - White Blossom, Steel Blue
£3.75
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Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 74C - White blossom with tree branch design on a steel blue background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami…
Chiyogami Paper 808C Scallop Pattern - Gold Dots On Turquoise Chiyogami Paper 808C Scallop Pattern - Gold Dots On Turquoise
£3.75
In stock
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 808C - Gold dots on turquoise background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour and it…
Chiyogami Paper 820 Scallop Pattern - White Dots On Yellow Chiyogami Paper 820 Scallop Pattern - White Dots On Yellow
£3.75
In stock
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 820C - White dots on bright yellow background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour an…
Chiyogami Paper 829C Birds - Cranes on Black With Gold Chiyogami Paper 829C Birds - Cranes on Black With Gold
£3.75
In stock
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 829C - Cranes and gold on black background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour and i…
Chiyogami Paper 830C Birds - Craines on Blue With Green Chiyogami Paper 830C Birds - Craines on Blue With Green
£3.75
In stock
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 830C - White Cranes on bright blue background with green foliage Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have a…
Chiyogami Paper 843C Spots - Gold And Teal On Ivory Chiyogami Paper 843C Spots - Gold And Teal On Ivory
£3.75
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Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 843C - Gold and teal spots on ivory background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour a…
Chiyogami Paper 845 Spots - Gold On Lime Background Chiyogami Paper 845 Spots - Gold On Lime Background
£3.75
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Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 845C - Spots, Gold on Lime Background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour and it is…
Chiyogami Paper 846C Spots - Gold on Violet Background Chiyogami Paper 846C Spots - Gold on Violet Background
£3.75
In stock
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 846C - Gold dots of assorted sizes on a violet background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an inten…
Chiyogami Paper 853C - Foliage Gold On Duck Egg Blue Background Chiyogami Paper 853C - Foliage Gold On Duck Egg Blue Background
£3.75
In stock
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 853C - Floral gold foliage on duck egg blue background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense…
Chiyogami Paper 870C Bunnies On Soft Grey Background Chiyogami Paper 870C Bunnies On Soft Grey Background
£3.75
In stock
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 870C - Bunnies!  Rabbits in assorted colour circles on a background of scalloped soft grey pattern. Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-…

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Chine Colle Paper Pack Assortment Variations of blue tones 7 pieces of translucent Japanese Papers Perfect for chine colle, collage and layering. Most pieces 8.5" x 11"
Chine Colle Paper Pack Assortment Variations of green tones 7 pieces of translucent Japanese Papers Perfect for chine colle, collage and layering. Most pieces 8.5" x 11"
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 090C - Multi Colour Leaves with gold on a red background. Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an inten…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 093C - Floral and pontillism line patterns, white and gold on warm grey background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used i…
Landscape Chiyogami-covered Blank Sketch Book Chiyogami paper cover has floral patterns These satisfyingly hefty 4x8" blank books are made with cream bond paper, perfect as a guest book, sketch book - or turn it vertically to write even to-do lists in style!
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 192C - Floral Block Print, Coral and pink with gold on warm white background 70gsm Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used i…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 203C - Metallic silver daisy pattern on warm light grey background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 503C - Floral Coral and Pink Blossom with Gold on Duck Egg Blue Background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyog…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 619C - White blossom, gold on lilac background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour a…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 711 Paisley Pattern - Blue and Green with added white pattern. Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 74C - White blossom with tree branch design on a steel blue background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 808C - Gold dots on turquoise background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour and it…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 820C - White dots on bright yellow background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour an…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 829C - Cranes and gold on black background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour and i…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 830C - White Cranes on bright blue background with green foliage Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have a…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 843C - Gold and teal spots on ivory background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour a…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 845C - Spots, Gold on Lime Background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense colour and it is…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 846C - Gold dots of assorted sizes on a violet background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an inten…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 853C - Floral gold foliage on duck egg blue background Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-based inks used in Chiyogami have an intense…
Japanese Paper Decorative Silkscreen Chiyogami 870C - Bunnies!  Rabbits in assorted colour circles on a background of scalloped soft grey pattern. Chiyogami papers, also called Yuzen, are fabulous traditional block prints silkscreened onto 70gm weight machine made paper which is a mixture of kozo and sulphite. They will remind you of the wonderful textile patterns of Japanese kimonos. The pigment-…