The Sunday Paper Blog

March 31, 2014

Largest Sheet of Handmade Belgian Flax Paper

I’m guessing that many of you have heard about the giant origami elephant folded by Sipho Mabona in Switzerland. It is 10 feet tall, folded from a single sheet of paper. Mabona has received a lot of attention for this …

March 25, 2014

A Butterfly Book

The template for this butterfly book is available if you subscribe to my newsletter. Thanks to those of you who already do! I do enjoy designing paper projects like this and plan to change the template download quarterly. If …

March 18, 2014

Artist Profile: Shawn Sheehy

The first time I met Shawn Sheehy, we spent an hour or so together in the pop-up book section at Powells Books in Portland. It was fun to page through the collection of movable books, oohing and aahing in tandem …

March 13, 2014

Pre-Order Your Copy of Playing With Pop-Ups

        I’m excited to announce that you can now pre-order my new book Playing With Pop-Ups. 

Click here to order your copy and receive a bonus: the materials and instructions to create your own pop-up dandelion card (this is project that …

March 11, 2014

Alpha Blocks

 

I’m excited to be finishing up the first copies of Alpha Blocks, my newest artists’ book. It will make its debut with Playing With Pop-Ups. I’ll start taking orders later this week and will start shipping as soon …

February 25, 2014

Animated Movable Books

It is so much fun to turn the pages of a pop-up book and watch it come to life. Sometimes it isn’t possible to interact with books that are on display or are too old to handle, and you are …

February 18, 2014

Low Tech Life

I so enjoy traveling and the learning that comes along with it. I’ve just returned from a short jaunt to Albuquerque, where my BFF from first grade lives. On Sunday, we visited Acoma Pueblo, where we witnessed their unique style …

February 11, 2014

Artist Profile: Carol Barton

Carol Barton is the first artist I met who was working with pop-ups. She taught workshops at the Center for Book Arts in New York, where I was a work study volunteer way back in the early 1990’s. Looking …

February 4, 2014

Free Valentine Template

I have a little gift I’m offering to those of you who subscribe to my newsletter (not to worry, those of you who already subscribe will be receiving it in my newsletter today).

I designed this valentine and am sharing …

January 28, 2014

For the Love of Letterforms

I love handwriting and fonts; when I was a kid I discovered that I can write backwards. Can you? Try it – when I tried it I could just do it (in cursive). My daughter just tried it, and she …

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