The Sunday Paper Blog

March 19, 2016

Put a Bird On It

March 12, 2016

Poetic Papermaking

The Sunday Paper #98

Paper of the Week: Printed Wrapping Paper

I purchased a sheet of this Italian wrapping paper at Two Hands Paperie in Boulder several years ago (and yes, it is still in my flat file, at least …

March 5, 2016

Art on Paper

The Sunday Paper #97

Sponsored Paper of the Week: Mingei Paper from Washi Arts

Washi Arts is excited to introduce you to another special Japanese paper – Mingei. This is a laminated paper, used in Japan for book covers. The …

February 27, 2016

The Travelling Bookbinder

The Sunday Paper #96

Paper of the Week: Minter Dry-Tear Guard Strips

Minter Dry-Tear Guard Strip paper was the result of an inventive suggestion by bookbinder Bill Minter, who asked Tim Barrett at the University of Iowa if he could …

February 13, 2016

Bendable Paper

The Sunday Paper #94

Paper of the Week: DIY Bendable Paper

When you mix paper and wire you end up a new material. I’ve embedded wires in between sheets of handmade abaca paper for years (they stick to each other …

February 6, 2016

Snow Daze

 The Sunday Paper #93

Paper of the Week: Zinnia Garden

Zinnia Garden is a 100% cotton rag paper, screen printed in India. I’d rank it between a text and cover weight at 100 g/m2. You’ll receive a small sheet of …

January 30, 2016

Love in a Maze

 The Sunday Paper #92

Paper of the Week: Origami Paper

I’m guessing that you’ve heard about (or perhaps even participated in) the adult coloring book craze. Now it seems that origami might take its place (or join in). I’ve dabbled …

January 23, 2016

Paper Sale & Custom Paper Project Pack

 The Sunday Paper #91

Paper of the Week: Handmade Paper with Inclusions

These are some of my very first papers, made over 25 years ago in my kitchen in Brooklyn. I hadn’t met a soul who made paper (yet), and …

January 16, 2016

Nous Sommes: We Are

 The Sunday Paper #90

Paper of the Week: Duplex Papers

My first job after college was with a commercial printing company in New York City, and I learned a lot about paper there. One of the papers I was introduced …

January 9, 2016

New Year Mandalas

The Sunday Paper #89

Paper of the Week: Wax Paper

I ran across a story about 16 Genius Wax Paper Tips and it got me thinking. I remember my mom teaching me how to wrap a sandwich in wax paper …

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