The Rare Orchid

The Rare Orchid Follow

Did you know "washi" means "Japanese paper"?! All our chiyogami yuzen washi is hand-silkscreened in Japan - even our washi tape is made w/ REAL washi!

5,421 Followers  2,797 Follow

Share Share Share

I love, love, love seeing what people do with our washi! ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’• These #handbound #journal #books by @pinkepinkecreative located all the way in #Belgium are so incredibly gorgeous! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ What are you guys making with our products? Tag us so I can see!
Having lunch in the city today and walked by the @asianartmuseum to see this colorful piece titled Dragon Fortune outside. How can you not help but feel a bit more cheery seeing this guy?! #happydragon #iloveart #ilovecolor #whimsical #art #whimsicalart #dragon #fortune
Reposting this pic from @iamdawt who was super excited to receive her FREE WASHI CLOTHESPIN GIFT ๐ŸŽ from us along with a ton of other washi goodies she ordered (which she actually got for free as the winner of a shop credit from one of our giveaways)! You can score your own free gift with any order placed during our Bundle Sale, which has been extended until tomorrow night.
We have tons of gorgeous patterns left for both our washi paper and washi clothespin magnet bundles, and at just $5/sheet and $2.25/set you are scoring a killer deal. Grab yours now before itโ€™s too late... once these are gone youโ€™ll never be able to score these at this price again!
Guess what? THE BUNDLE SALE HAS BEEN EXTENDED! We are officially sold out of ALL Washi Tape for 2017, but we still have Full Sheet Washi Paper Bundles 6 sheets for $29.99 and Washi Clothespin Magnet Bundles 6 sets for $13.50.
Weโ€™re not just going to send you a bunch of left over ugly patterns either (um, none of our patterns are ugly IMO??๐Ÿ˜ณ), we still have a ton of gorgeous paper and clip patterns including all of the patterns you can swipe through here! Click the link in our profile to shop. Also I have extended the FREE SHIPPING code for qualifying orders, so if youโ€™re an email club member you can still use that, and if youโ€™re not a member yet itโ€™s time to sign up so you can score all the best deals and exclusive access to our new patterns coming next month!
P.S. we are still including a free Washi Clothespin gift with each order!๐ŸŽ
Itโ€™s the LAST DAY OF OUR BUNDLE SALE! Name one other place where you can get super cute (and functional!) #holidaygifts ๐ŸŽfor only $2.25 each?? Click the link in our profile to stock up now while you can and โ˜‘๏ธ off that list ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ›
Update: Only 5 Washi Tape Bundles Left! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Grab yours now if you want 6 rolls for just $11.99.
Also, we are down to 3 different Washi Paper Bundles, but still have lots of gorgeous patterns at 6 for $29.99.
SALE ENDS TOMORROW, so donโ€™t wait! Email subscribers can check their emails for the FREE SHIPPING code on qualified orders, plus all orders placed get a free Washi Clothespin gift ๐ŸŽ (no code needed for gift)!
As you can see, we are busy, busy bees ๐Ÿ packing all your goodies over here! Orders place from Friday through yesterday will be shipped no later then this Friday. Order placed today and tomorrow will ship by next Tuesday. Thank you to everyone who has ordered so far, you guys are all so awesome!
I know everyone is putting up their Christmas decor this weekend (and I definitely started to dig mine out), but as someone who lived on a tropical island for a long time where there is no such thing as Fall with the leaves changing colors, Iโ€™m just going to enjoy these ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ for a little longer (especially bc you know I love my mustard yellow)!
As a reminder, our awesome washi bundles sale is still in full effect until Thursday. But FYI we are close to selling out of some patterns of washi tape and washi paper for some of the bundles, so if youโ€™re wanting to score all the patterns we have in stock at these stellar prices, place your orders ASAP โ˜บ๏ธ Hope everyone is having a fabulous Sunday! xoxo
Since itโ€™s #smallbusinesssaturday I thought Iโ€™d share some of my favorite small businesses Iโ€™m close to!
โ€ข @hnlbabyco makes the cutest spam musubi romper ever! Giselle used to work for me in Hawaii and is now a successful #mommypreneur with an adorable line of kiddie clothes. Check her page out for loads of cute kiddie gifts!
โ€ข @helmwoodco is owned by my cousin Jason, who makes gorgeous handcrafted cutting boards. If you are looking for a high qualify gift for a special someone who loves the kitchen, check out his page! Plus free shipping and save 25% OFF until Monday!
โ€ข @1inshao custom made me thst gorgeous leather clutch in my all time favorite mustard yellow color. ๐Ÿ’› Lin Shao is one of my closest friends from college and recently started making incredibly well-crafted, beautiful leather works. If you are a #plannergirl you should definitely check out her leather notebooks... perfect for journaling!
And to honor all small business around the globe, letโ€™s have a little fun to show some love to all the small businesses in our lives with a GIVEAWAY! Comment here and tag your small business or one you love with a short description of what the business is about. You can comment up to 3 times for this contest. Comments will be accepted until midnight PST and one lucky winner will get a $20 shop credit!
Must be 13 years of age or older. Open internationally and domestically. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or affiliated with Instagram.
Happy #SmallBusinessSaturday !๐ŸŽ‰ If you didnโ€™t know, today is the day designated to #shopsmall and support small businesses! And to celebrate 15 years of being a #smallbusiness , I decided to give a FREE WASHI CLOTHESPIN GIFT with all orders until the end of our sale on 11/30 (including all orders placed yesterday)!
15 years ago people thought I was crazy to quit my job as a social worker to become an #entrepreneur and sell clothespins for a living. Well, half a million magnets later the clothespins are still one of our staple products even as the business has grown and evolved. When you shop small you are not just supporting a business, youโ€™re supporting a dream. So thank you to all of you for helping to keep my dream alive! To claim your free gift, click the link in our profile and shop our awesome washi bundle deals!
BUNDLES ARE BACK!!! For our after Thanksgiving sale weโ€™ve brought back our super popular washi bundles! Swipe through the pics to see our super awesome deals and grab yours through the link in our profile while supplies last.
And if youโ€™re an email subscriber, check your inbox for the BONUS FREE SHIPPING CODE on qualifying orders. Plus.... there are still a few WASHI FREEBIES GIFTS left for today! The next 4 orders (#1144-1147) will receive a free exclusive bundle of 6 scrapbook size washi sheets! This morning we gave away free bundles of half size sheets too, which were announced through our mailing list and got snatched up quickly. So if you arenโ€™t already, definitely sign up for our email club and so you can still get access to the free shipping code. Time to shop for all your #holidaygifts !๐ŸŽ
Itโ€™s 1am here in Cali so I donโ€™t know who will see this but since I just finished scheduling our email blast for our After Thanksgiving Sale to send out at 7am PST tomorrow morning, I thought Iโ€™d put this out there... if you havenโ€™t signed up for our E-MAIL CLUB, youโ€™re missing out!
If you want access to things like FREEBIE WASHI GIFTS and FREE SHIPPING.... time to sign up through the link in our profile to our website! As Iโ€™ve mentioned before, moving forward all the best deals (plus exclusive access to new products) will be through our email system only and weโ€™ve started to transition towards that already with this sale. If youโ€™re not in yet, itโ€™s not too late to join! Happy shopping all my bargain shoppers out there๐Ÿ›... I bet some of you will be up soon ready to stand at the mall door... not me tho, Iโ€™ll be ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ˜ด
Happy Thanksgiving!!๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฝ I hope everyone had an amazing day! This year I was unfortunately quarantined from my family due to the contagiousness of my illness, so I ended up cooking up our own turkey and the โค๏ธ and I had a quiet dinner at home (will post our feast to my stories feed ๐Ÿ˜‹). This year, as with every year, I am so thankful for the unconditional love and support from my close friends, family, โค๏ธ, and to all of you who continually cheer me and TRO on. Not gonna lie, itโ€™s been a rough year for me both mentally and physically, but the positive energy you guys send me always gives me the strength to hang in there and keep going โ˜บ๏ธ Todayโ€™s world can be such a negative and trying place.... I am truly grateful to have our little world of washi here that is a safe and uplifting space!
Before I go on and on about how much I love you guys... I suppose I better announce the winners of our Biggest Giveaway Yet! Drum roll please....
Congratulations to the following:
โ€ข$150 - @pinkepinkecreative
โ€ข$75 -  @iamdawt
โ€ข$50 โ€“ @cristinesato
โ€ข$25 โ€“ @sucker4stuff
โ€ข$25 - @lexis.studies
โ€ข$25 - @konamoonqueen
Thank you to everyone who entered! We will for sure be doing more giveaways soon, plus check your emails tomorrow to see what awesome sales weโ€™re having to kick off the holiday shopping season! If you are a winner, I will be DMing you with a personal code for your shop credit (give me some time, I promise to do it before I go to bed.... but gotta go have dessert and clean up the kitchen first ๐Ÿ˜). Hope everyone has a fabulous weekend! Anyone going to brave the craziness of Black Friday shopping?? For over a decade I used to be scrambling every year at this time to prep for the biggest craft fair weekend of the season. So now that Iโ€™m retired from fairs Iโ€™ll be enjoying a nice weekend at home doing absolutely nothing โ˜บ๏ธโ˜บ๏ธโ˜บ๏ธ