Historic Paper

The Sunday Paper #155, April 23, 2017

Paper of the Week: Historic Paper

I was traveling this past week, and one of my stops was at the University of Iowa Special Collections Library. It amazes me that you can make an appointment at a place like this and handle the old books and paper! […]

Snow Bunny

The Sunday Paper #154, April 16, 2017

Paper of the Week: Mingei

If you have a copy of the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar, have you created your Woven Paper Lantern yet? This project features two subtle yet gorgeous papers from Washi Arts: tatami (yellow) and mingei (green) and both papers come in a […]

Flock

The Sunday Paper #153, April 9, 2017

Paper of the Week: Flocked Paper

In the olden days, flocked paper – paper with a velvety raised pattern – was used as wallpaper. Today there are decorative flocked papers on the market. This particular paper is called soft hearted-white on gold and is made from 100% […]

Lokta Paper

The Sunday Paper #152, April 2, 2017

Paper of the Week: Bendable Paper

We’re exploring bendable paper in my online class this week. When you embed wire between sheets of paper, it becomes a new malleable material: paper can stand up, become sculptural and the ends of the wire stick out so you can […]

Green Banana Paper

The Sunday Paper #151, March 26, 2017

Paper of the Week: Green Banana Paper

This is one of the coolest (handmade) paper companies and products I’ve come across… ever! Green Banana Paper wallets are like leather, but without the cruelty. Banana paper wallets are naturally water, fire and tear resistant. A thin […]

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The Sunday Paper #150, March 19, 2017

Paper of the Week: Vellum

Vellum is probably the first translucent paper I discovered. It has a wonderful crisp quality that makes it perfect for cutting and folding. This project will be featured in the 2018 Twelve Months of Paper Calendar.

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It's a Wrap!

The Sunday Paper #149, March 12, 2017

Paper of the Week: Wrapping Paper

I’m not certain that this is wrapping paper, but I don’t know what else to call it. You know those single printed sheets of maps, birds, butterflies, bicycles, etc. that you can find hanging on the racks in paper […]

Keep America Beautiful

The Sunday Paper #148, March 5, 2017

Paper of the Week: The 50 Card Project

Keep America Beautiful / Week Five: Scott Pruitt is confirmed as the next head of the EPA.

Melanie Mowinski made a card of FDR’s Four Freedoms on Inauguration Day. By the end of the three-color limited edition of […]

Paper Windows

The Sunday Paper #147, February 19, 2017

Paper of the Week: PaperLove e-course

Here’s another papery online course that you might be interested in!

Registration is now open for Rachel Hazell’s PaperLove – starts 6th March 2017

Rachel believes that everybody has a some kind of book inside them – the […]

Paper Music

The Sunday Paper #147, February 19, 2017

Paper of the Week: Wood Grain

I’m sure that the magazine photo will be much better than my snapshot!

I used this woodgrain paper for a project that will be featured in the May/June 2017 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine (fyi, it isn’t out yet). It […]