Tuesday, March 16, 2010

For the Love of Japanese Packaging

My husband surprised me with this cute maneki neko (lucky cat) box filled with Japanese sweets, last night. The packaging is just exquisite so I had to share. Below are the sweets that were inside the cat box. I hope you find this packaging as inspiring as I do. Personally, it challenges me to rethink the way I wrap and present gifts.

This one kind of reminds me of a kimono. I have no idea if that's what it's supposed to look like but that's what it reminds me of.

This sweet is wrapped in a paper similar to rice paper. It has a lovely texture to it.

There was one other dessert in the box but it was gone before the photo shoot. Frankly, it's amazing that I didn't eat all of them last night.


Carol P said...

I loved it! Your blog is great and I really like the Japanese ideas you post. COngratulation.

Stevie said...

Really nice!

Sun-Kissed Scholars said...

cute, cute, cute. I believe the importance of presentation is so underestimated.
You've inspired me to get more creative. I have some birthday parties coming up!

Wendy said...


ILikePaperCutting said...

thanks for sharing, looking forward for more kawaii on your blog.

Danna said...

I love those. Especially the purple paper. It does seem that the Japanese take more time and put more thought into the "little" things in life.

Thanks for sharing.

HappySheep said...

Japanese packaging is just awesome! I love this post.

bunnies RULE! said...

Ah! The Japanese! They are so cool when it comes to crafty stuff.

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