The art of paper cutting might not sound exciting, but self-taught artist Liu Ren, who works out of a charming courtyard house, works up such a good spiel you may be converted. Paper cuttings (jianzhi) were gifts in rural China, to be stuck on windows, doors, or lanterns. There's nothing subtle about the traditional paper cuttings -- a baby with a large member marks the birth of a boy, and a baby surrounded by protective wolves is appropriate for a girl. Liu Ren knows her craft, and is happy to provide instruction (¥200 per hour; ¥60 if taught by her students). Call ahead to book.