The Sunday Paper Blog

May 13, 2017

Paper Mom

The Sunday Paper #158, May 14, 2017

Paper of the Week: Air Dried Abaca with String


Happy Mother’s Day! Seven years ago, I created this sculpture, Mother Tree. The paper I decided to use was air dried abaca with embedded …

May 7, 2017

The Gift of Paper

The Sunday Paper #157, May 7, 2017
Congratulations to Melinda Collins Knick, the winner of the raffle!!

Paper of the Week: The Sunday Paper! 

Happy Birthday to The Sunday Paper, which is 3 years old today! I have so enjoyed …

April 29, 2017

Paper Talk

The Sunday Paper #156, April 30

Paper of the Week: Withdrawn Book Paper

You have to look up to see this, and thankfully it caught my eye as I walked through the University of Iowa library last week. From the …

April 23, 2017

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 …

April 16, 2017

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 …

April 8, 2017

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. …

April 1, 2017

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 …

March 25, 2017

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. …

March 18, 2017

S… T… E… Art… M

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 …

March 11, 2017

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, …