The Gift of Water via Paper

The Sunday Paper #233

November 11, 2018

Paper of the Week: Trinity’s School Project

Yesterday I received this photograph from 8-year old Trinity Adam’s mother Deb, showing her school project about her family’s non-profit Paper For Water. The 6 boxes on the sides of the presentation are filled with projects Trinity created from the Twelve Months of Paper How-To Book & Calendar. Trinity designed

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FREE Pop-Up Lantern Tutorial

The Sunday Paper #232

November 4, 2018

Paper of the Week: Elephant Hide + A Free Pop-Up Lantern Video Tutorial

Elephant hide is one of my favorite papers for folding. It is a German paper produced by Zanders and is only carried by a few suppliers in the states (I get it from Talas). It comes in two weights and a handful of muted,

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Veggie Papyrus

The Sunday Paper #231

October 28, 2018

Thanks to everyone who entered the October Twelve Months of Paper Giveaway. Kathleen Hartley (please contact me when you see this) and Tatyana Bessmertnaya are the lucky winners who will receive a calendar + paper pack.

I’ll be making the projects and posting about them in early November, and the winners will be posting along as much

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Winged Paper

The Sunday Paper #230

October 21, 2018

Paper of the Week: The Custom Paper Pack GIVEAWAY! (with a request)

I had such fun watching Elissa Campbell of Blue Roof Designs create the projects in the 2019 Twelve Months of Paper How-to Book & Calendar over on Instagram during the past two weeks. I asked her to do it, and was delighted that she said yes!

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Double Sided Origami Paper!

The Sunday Paper #229

October 14, 2018

Paper of the Week: Double Sided Origami Paper

I wonder who invented double sided papers? I love the design opportunities (and surprises) they offer when you start folding them. This origami paper comes in a package of 8 color patterns with 96 sheets that are 6.75″ square. They feature prints of chiyogami papers – patterns that are silkscreen

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It's Here: 12 New Paper Projects!

The Sunday Paper #228

October 7, 2018

Paper of the Week: 2019 Twelve Months of Paper Calendar

Hooray! The 2019 Twelve Months of Paper Calendars are ready to make their way out into the world. This is a combination how-to book and calendar all-in-one. Explore a variety of papers and techniques while creating unique gifts, cards and home décor. 12 months and 12 projects feature

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Pop-Ups and Movables

The Sunday Paper #227

September 30, 2018

Paper of the Week: A Round Up of My How-To Books

I’ve been creating these book round-ups throughout 2018 featuring five books a month. It just dawned on me that I’ve written five how-to books, so this post is dedicated to them. You might be interested in the story behind my how-to books. Quite early in my career,

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When It’s On paper, It’s Considered Art

The Sunday Paper #227

September 22, 2018

Paper of the Week: Paper Talk!

Every month I record a podcast episode for Paper Talk, an ongoing series of interviews featuring artists and professionals who are working in the field of hand papermaking.

When I was in Chicago this summer, I had a conversation with Melissa Jay Craig. Have a listen and there’s a video

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Video: How to Make an Origami Candy Dish

The Sunday Paper #226

September 16, 2018

Paper of the Week: Double Sided Origami Paper

Get ready to smile! Meet Trinity Adams, an 8-year old from Dallas, TX whose family runs the non-profit organization Paper For Water. You will be hearing more from me about this amazing organization in the coming weeks. Trinity designed one of the projects in the upcoming Twelve Months of

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Geo-Graphic Gems

The Sunday Paper #225

September 9, 2018

Thanks to everyone who entered the September Twelve Months of Paper Giveaway featuring a Bookbinder’s Delight from Colophon Book Arts Supply. And the winner is … Ryan Roberts. Congratulations!

Paper of the Week: Red Cliff Paper Retreat

What a thrill it is to have people from all over the country (and one from Japan) come together

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