Seven Lucky Gods(七福神） are seven deities that are Jurojin, Ebisu, Hotei, Benzaiten, Bishamonten, Daikokuten and Fukurokuju.It is said if you worship all seven deities, you will be blessed with seven happiness and prevent seven misfortunes.
Around New Year's, this kinds of illustration of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune is often seen.
Emoji Tsumami is a term I coined myself (lol).
I know there are some of you out there who may be wondering what is Emoji calligraphy is?tsumamizaiku?
What is Emoji calligraphy?(Fudemoji)
It is a kind of free style of calligraphy using a simple brush pen like this. I have not been good at formal Japanese calligraphy since I was a child because there are too many rules. So I really envied those who could write well, and I always wanted to be like them. However, I gave up trying to become good at it and became fascinated with these Emoji calligraphy which I can write freely.
What is Tsumamizaiku(kanzashi)
tsumami zaiku is japanese traditional craft. It is said to have started in the Edo period from using scraps of kimono
A craft in which small squares of fabric are folded like origami to create motifs such as flowers and animals. This technique is often seen in the hairpins that maiko (apprentice geisha) wear.