Enhance Your Home Decor with Mulberry Paper: Ideas and Inspiration

When it comes to elevating your home decor, there's a timeless and versatile material that often goes unnoticed – Mulberry Paper. Also known as Kozo paper, Washi, Hanji, or Rice paper, this exquisite medium offers endless possibilities for creating a unique, natural, and aesthetic ambiance in your living space. In this article, we will explore some ideas on how you can use mulberry paper to enhance your home decor.

Mulberry Paper: A Brief Overview

Mulberry paper, also known as Kozo paper, Washi, or rice paper, is derived from the fibers of the paper mulberry tree. Its rich history dates back centuries and is deeply rooted in Asian culture. Today, it has gained global recognition for its unique properties that make it an exceptional choice for various arts and crafts as well as home decor applications.

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Light and Airy Window Coverings

One of the most enchanting ways to incorporate mulberry paper into your home decor is by using it for window coverings. Its semi-translucent quality allows soft, diffused light to filter through, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Whether you opt for traditional Japanese Shoji screens or modern window panels, mulberry paper can transform any room into a tranquil haven.

Mulberry Kozo Paper Window Covering by Kozo Studio

Window Covering using Handmade Lace Kozo Paper

Artful Lampshades

Illuminate your space with the elegance of mulberry paper lampshades. The delicate and beautiful texture and semi-translucency of Kozo paper creates a beautiful interplay of light and shadow. These lampshades not only serve as functional lighting but also double as artistic focal points in your decor.

Mulberry paper lampshade using Handmade Rose Kozo Paper

Mulberry paper lampshade using Handmade Rose Kozo Paper

Unique Wall Art

Mulberry paper serves as an excellent canvas for crafting distinctive wall art. Its remarkable capacity to absorb ink and watercolors enhances its suitability as an ideal medium for painting personalized artwork. Moreover, it lends itself admirably to the creation of exceptional mixed-media pieces. Certain varieties of our papers can even stand alone as captivating decorative pieces.

Milano Kozo Paper in frames for wall art

Exquisite Table Settings

For those special occasions or everyday elegance, mulberry paper placemats and table runners can add a touch of sophistication to your dining experience. The natural texture of mulberry paper complements a wide range of tableware styles, from rustic to contemporary.

Rice Straw Kozo Paper as placemat with Handmade Lace Paper as cutlery wrapping

Rice Straw Kozo Paper as placemat with Handmade Lace Paper as cutlery wrapping

Handcrafted Home Accessories

If you enjoy DIY projects, mulberry paper is a fantastic material for crafting various home accessories such as decorative origami, ornaments, bowls, and even scented sachets. Its pliability and durability make it easy to cut, fold, or mold into intricate shapes while maintaining its charm.

Various DIY crafts using our mulberry papers

Various DIY crafts using our mulberry papers


Incorporating mulberry paper, also known as Kozo paper, Washi, or rice paper, into your home decor is a wonderful way to infuse elegance and uniqueness into your living space. Its versatility and timeless appeal make it a material worth considering for your next decor project. From window coverings to lampshades, wall art to table settings, mulberry paper offers countless possibilities to elevate your home decor to new heights.

At Kozo Studio, we are dedicated to providing a wide variety of more than 200 beautiful mulberry papers, each carefully crafted with a deep commitment to quality. Browse through our diverse collection by clicking the link down below.

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