• Creative Painting Workshop:

     - Design Your Own Rattle-Drum!

     - Design Your Own Chinese Yoyo & Play with it!

     - Design Your Own Cloth-Rabbit!

     - Design Your Own Cloth-Tiger!

     

    *For above workshops, we do accept reservations on a customized time even if you are only 1 person.

     

    Traditional Craft Class:

     - Make Old Style Lanterns!

     - Make Rabbit Lanterns!

     - Make traditional bamboo kites!

     

    *For above classes, minimum 3 persons to reserve a customized time; or join a scheduled class according to our time table, if you are 1-2 persons. Below is the time table for the current month:

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    Rabbit lanterns, are the most sweet memories in many people’s childhood.

     

    “The rabbit lantern is so lovable, which could always easily conquered our hearts. ”

     

    “Rabbit lantern is the lantern which we have played in our childhood- I had one many years ago, and I played with this lantern a lot. It’s such a nice memory! But now it is so hard to find the traditional rabbit lanterns. I really want to have one again!”

     

    Now Ru-Wa Studio start to offer traditional rabbit lantern making class. You don't need to have any experience, as we will guide you step by step. Finaly you can either put a candle in, to make a become a traditiona toy that kids can pull to play with. Or  if you want, we can also coach you how to change it to be a very unique lampshade for your home decoration.

     

     

    Price: RMB 200 / person

    (Our price includes all materials for making one traditional rabbit lantern, and traditional Chinese tea.)

     

     

    Minimun 3 persons to reserve a customized time; Or join a scheduled class - http://www.blogbus.com/ru-wa-english-logs/86504386.html

    Please reserve in advance. Call: 021-6218 5859, 13918649945 Or E-mail: xjzmhome@yahoo.cn 

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    Year 2011 will be coming soon, which is a Chinese Rabbit Year! It is really the right time to send a cloth-rabbit to your friends, your kids, or yourself, as a nice gift!

     

    Shall we buy a cloth-rabbit which could easily bear resemblance with the others? Or shall we make a very unique rabbit by making our own hand paintings on it? The later one is obviously more fun.

     

    Now Ru-Wa Studio provides cute but blank cloth-rabbits for you to doodle. You don’t need any experience of painting, as we will be your friendly guide. We have many rabbit patterns to inspire you, while you are also welcome to give your own free expression out of the box!

     

     

     

     

     

    Price: RMB 80/person

    (Our price includes one blank cloth-rabbit, enough paint, and traditional Chinese tea. Time is not limited.)

     

     

     

    Do accept reservations for a customized time even if you are only 1 person. Call: 021-6218 5859, 13918649945 Or E-mail: xjzmhome@yahoo.cn to book the seat.

     

    Ru-Wa Studio          http://ru-wa.blogbus.com

     

    1F, No.81, Jing'an Villa, 1025 Nanjing Road (West), Shanghai

    Opening time: Tuesday to Sunday, 12:00 - 21:00, Closed on Monday

    Phone021-6218 5859, 13918649945

    E-mail: xjzmhome@yahoo.cn

  • By Yi Xin:

    By Clara:

     

    By Fei Fei:

    By Xin Yi:

    By Yi Jun:

    By Chen:

    By Jia En:

    By An An:

     

    To attend this activity, please refer to <>  http://www.blogbus.com/ru-wa-english-logs/65569027.html

  • Chinese yoyo is more than what it seems. They are memories from many boys’ childhoods.

    For this reason, Ru-Wa Studio provides handmade bamboo yoyo for you to further design. Let’s give our hand paintings on it, and make it become the most unique gift!

    Given from the heart, a yoyo that has been painted by your hand will forever be treasured by your parents, your kids, or your friends!

    After your design, we will coach you on how to play Chinese yoyo. You will learn the basic skills on how to keep balance and make it produce sound thru the spin!

    Believe us! You will not only have fun, but also get well exercised thru this traditional Chinese game!

     

    Price: RMB 70/person

    (Our price includes one blank handmade diabolo made of bamboo, enough paint, and traditional Chinese tea. As a bonus, we will also coach you on how to play Chinese diabolo! Time is not limited.)

     

    Do accept reservations for a customized time even if you are only 1 person. Call: 021-6218 5859, 13918649945 Or E-mail: xjzmhome@yahoo.cn to book the seat.

     

     

     

     

     

    Ru-Wa Studio

    http://ru-wa.blogbus.com

    1F, No.81, Jing’an Villa, 1025 Nanjing Road (West), Shanghai

    Opening time: Tuesday to Sunday, 12:00 – 21:00 , closed on Monday

    Phone021-6218 5859, 13918649945

    Email: xjzmhome@yahoo.cn

    To view our clients' works, please go  http://www.blogbus.com/ru-wa-english-logs/68839678.html

  • By Caroline:

    By Naluem:

    By Xue Fei:

    By Carlos:

    By Silvia & Maribel:

    By David:

     

    By Zaloa:

    By Tsuneko:

    By Cathy:

     

    To attend this class, please refer to <<Traditional Handwork Classes - Making Kites with Bamboo>>  http://www.blogbus.com/ru-wa-english-logs/59810264.html

  • Press Room - [Media]

    2010-06-14

    Tag:media

    "In a converted home-turned-workshop in a old-style Shanghai alleyway (nongtang), their little storefront and patio is a nice escape from the busy surrounding streets."

    -- Sep 23, 2010 <> BLOG

    "课间休息哈雷会教客人在小院子里玩空竹,耍得上下翻飞“呜呜”有声。隔壁的无花果树一直伸到他们家的小院里,跳起来就可以摘到。"

    --August 18, 2010 <<静安别墅:老弄堂修出新情调>> Page: B-07 CITY BEAT

    “玩累了可以拿把草编大蒲扇坐在竹椅上,再啜一碗菊花茶,大人和孩子们都笑得比烟花还灿烂。”

    --August 9, 2010 <<自绘拨浪鼓重拾童趣.小鸡啄米手工室>> Page:A2-12

    Read Online:http://newspaper.jfdaily.com/xwwb/html/2010-08/09/content_388728.htm

    "形形色色的儿时玩具,带你一起重温儿时的记忆,也带给你和家人更多快乐。虽然时光如梭,但是这一刻,它也愿意稍作停留吧!"

    --1st half of August, 2010 <<小鸡啄米 重拾童心>> Page: 150/151/152/153

    "做这些传统玩意,让人的心真正安静下来。你会慢慢体会到,它们能改变你的生活。"

    --July, 2010 <<追随风车的旅程>> Page: 116/117

     

    "Plenty of active afternoons can be whiled away experiencing the traditional arts, crafts and games of China."

    -- June 25, 2010, Issue 181 <> Page: 4

     

     

     

     

     

    "... sells handcrafted toys, but also offers patrons an opportunity to learn the craft as well."

    -- June 12, 2010 Metro Shanghai <> Page: 16

    Read Online: http://www.globaltimes.cn/www/english/features/metroshanghai/culture/2010-06/541655.html

     "对那些老玩具,还记得多少呢?好就好在,这里不仅可以玩老玩具,还有可以学做。风筝灯笼都可以一点一点做起来。"

    -- June 5, 2010, Issue 598 Metro <<重拾老玩具>> Page: E05

      

     

     

     

    "小院,竹编椅,手工玩具,提供盖碗茶,能把童年的感觉一股脑儿就找回来。"

    -- June, 2010, Issue 358 Booklet <<小鸡啄米手工室."琢磨"是一道功夫茶>> Page: 9

     

     

     

    "诚意与商业的分别:传统童玩或者南京路手信街都有卖,但小店心思与童真才是最有味道。"

    -- May 7, 2010, Issue 232 Booklet <<小鸡啄米手工室 DIY传统童玩>> Page: 045 

     

     

     

     

     

    "They followed their dream in the hope that people who visit the studio can get a peak into the simple and innocent life away from the hustle and bustle of the city."

    -- May 5, 2010 Metro Shanghai <> Page: 9 

     

     "在如此一方静谧之处,抛弃平日的纷乱的日程表,让时间在手中慢慢流过,更能体会一番'无为而为'的快乐。"

    -- May, 2010 <<最爱那些土里巴叽>> Page: 12/13

    Read Online:http://www.metroesh.com/downloads/read/dtyk/m17/ 

     

     

    "他们自己动手装修屋子,在捡来的老式信箱里装只灯泡用作门灯,在院子里摆上竹桌竹椅,种很多青菜和丝瓜...只是凭着冲动,想让更多人和他们一样从喧嚣回归淳朴和纯真。"

    -- April 14, 2010 <<藏在老弄堂的“文化部落”>> Page: 5

       

     

     

    "你会心带讶异地在这里寻回那些早已消失在童年里的回忆,譬如,看上去傻乎乎但很有意思的鸣响风车,用竹棒控制,手脚可以动的孙悟空,还有一些可能已经叫不上名字但看上去很熟悉的玩意儿。"

    -- April (B), 2010 <<民俗手工玩具 DIY童年时光>> Page: 52/53/54/55

     

     

     

    "手工制作温情漫漫。市面上难得一见的手工民俗玩具响转、拉叫、摇叫都能在她那儿找到,包括多年不见的兔子灯。手工的玩具,比买来的现成品充满更多制作者的感情。"

    -- Feb 23, 2010 <<市面上难见手工兔子灯 80后怀旧自己动手做>> Page: A4

    Read Online: http://xmwb.xinmin.cn/xmwbzone/html/2010-02/23/content_467441.htm

  • By Cindy:

    By a Spanish tourist:

    By Coco:

    By Jia Yi:

    By Si Jia:

    By a Chinese girl:

    By Kelly:

    By Granda:

    By Jia Wei:

    By Chen & Weiwei:

    To attend this activity, please refer to <>  http://www.blogbus.com/ru-wa-english-logs/60944561.html

  • By Fan Yin:

    By Chen An:

    By Vivi:

    By Ya Nan:

    By Jia Hua:

     

    By Wen Yi & Ella:

    By Yi Yi:

    By Yun Fei:

     

    To attend this activity, please refer to <>  http://www.blogbus.com/ru-wa-english-logs/61396975.html

  • Made by Yan Yan:

    Made by Bettina:

    Made by Tian Yin:

    To attend this class, please refer to <<Traditional Handwork Classes - Making An Old-Style Palance Lantern>>   http://www.blogbus.com/ru-wa-english-logs/60945340.html .

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    Everyone is reminiscent of the wind hillsides running times, and today wants to recall chi