Traditional Japanese lanterns for your life and events
Until the Meiji Period (1868-1912) when the Western culture flowed into Japan, one of the lights that illuminated the night of the country was the Japanese lanterns (chochin).
And still, it is an indispensable lighting for the traditional festivals and the shops of Japanese restaurants.
The meaning of Japanese lanterns
In the case of saying “Japanse lantern”, it may have three meanings. First, it means a plant, Physalis alkekengi. But most people call it Chinese lantern. You can buy the seed from here.
Then, the words refer to the Japanese stone lanterns. The lighting equipment stand on the ground of the temples, the shrines, and the gardens.
And finally, the paper lanterns. The paper lanterns made of the washi paper (Japanese paper) and bamboo already began to use in Heian Period (794-1185). But today, we often find the plastic lanterns.
Japanese lanterns for your room!
Let’s DIY with Japanese lanterns!
1.Simple decolation as Japanese style
Using the paper lanterns as a decoration, your room will have a Japanese atmosphere at once.
The letter of the lantern “祭” means festival. But this product doesn’t have any lighting equipment.
And if you want the more colorful lanterns, the products would be fine.
2.As a warm lighting of the rooms
Yes, that is the original way to use a Japanese paper lantern. The papers make the light warm and soft.
And the product also doesn’t have a bulb and cord, buy them with the lantern.
The bulb and cord for the lantern.
- Dimmable Edison LED Bulb (E26 max 60W)
- Happy Sales HSCORD-W Hanging Lantern Cord (for E26 max 60W)
3.Ideas for the parties
The Japanese lanterns are the perfect decorations for the various parties including.
At the gardens, outside
Hanging the white paper lanterns from the trees, they would direct the effect of cleanness and freshness with the green of the leaves and the blue of the sky.
Colorul wedding party
You can surly make the parties cute and brilliant with the colorful paper lanterns.
Dangling the streamers or the swirl decorations, the space above the heads becomes more lively.
Why don’t you change the annual Haloween party? It’s okay that you hang them from the ceiling for the party, or the children carry them when they visit the houses.