Review | Kuretake Little Red Gift Set

Etegami is a beautiful, simple artform out of Japan and one that I've spent about 3 years with. I find it to be incredibly expressive without ever being over-the-top. The best part, in my opinion, is that it's not really truly actually etegami until you send it through the mail. It's art done on postcards. Perfection! Kuretake-Watercolor-Set

And this set? This is exactly what I would purchase if I was new to etegami. I would purchase this if I was a seasoned etegami pro. I would purchase this for someone who appreciates any sort of simple illustration...this set comes with a waterbrush, ink pen (felt-tipped) and 6 trays of watercolor.

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The red watercolor tray? The red is my absolute beyond-favorite red.

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The colors are phenomenal and the gold is just delicious. It's highly pigmented and metallic without looking cheap. Below is an etegami done on Akashiya Washi Postcard Paper. 

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Speaking of cheap...the price? Twenty dollars.

Below, close ups of the ink on paper.

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This is an incredible set. It gets the Simplicity Embellished stamp of YES and the Cole stamp of DOUBLE YES!

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Here is the link to Jet Pens, where I bought this set. Click it and get you one!

Kuretake-Watercolor-Box-DetailWant to see some etegami? I've written about it a few times here on Simplicity Embellished. Here are some Christmas Etegami, here's some Bee etegami and some Spring Etegami.