The Sunday Paper Blog

December 13, 2015

Watermarked Luminaria

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 14

I spent many a Christmas during my childhood in Northern New Mexico, and I always loved seeing the rooftops and drives lined with paper bag luminaria. Once I learned to make paper and …

December 12, 2015

Arnold Grummer’s® Celebrates 40 Years

The Sunday Paper #85 + 25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 13

Arnold Grummer’s® is a company which honors its’ founder by continuing to make excellent papermaking kits and supplies. Arnold lived and breathed papermaking, and he loved its’ blend …

December 11, 2015

Snowflake Gift Tag/Ornament

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 12

I love pockets and have developed several projects which utilize envelope “pockets”. When you cut out through the layers of the envelope and slip another paper inside, you get a cool gift tag …

December 10, 2015

HMP Deckle Shapes from Oblation Papers

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 11

When I moved to Portland, OR in the late 1990’s, I worked part-time at Oblation Papers & Press, a gorgeous stationery store in the Pearl District with a production paper mill and …

December 9, 2015

Ball Ornament

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 10

Before I had children (BC), I used to make at least 50 handmade cards every December. This was one of them – I made it with four strips of paper. Later I perfected …

December 8, 2015

Decorated Papers & Products from Kristoferson Studio

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 9

Susan Kristoferson has specialized in hand-painted and dyed papers since 1990, including the traditional Japanese fold and dye technique of itajime. At her studio in the foothills of Southern Alberta in Canada, she …

December 7, 2015

Tyvek Accordion Lantern

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 8

Technically, Tyvek® isn’t paper, but it folds really well, is super strong and water resistant. It’s that stuff they use in construction, protective apparel and packaging (no wonder I like it – it …

December 6, 2015

Vintage Cards Depict Papermaking

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 7

Crane & Co., based in Dalton, MA, has been manufacturing cotton-based paper products used in the printing of national currencies, passports and banknotes as well as for social stationery since the late …

December 5, 2015

Cut-Out Tree Card

The Sunday Paper #84 + 25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 6

Yay, it’s Sunday and day 6 of the 25 Days of Paper and Saint Nicholas Day! We’ll begin with the tutorial, and a brief Sunday Paper follows below.…

December 4, 2015

Luminessence Light Sculpture

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 5

Luminessence is the essence of light captured in hand-crafted light sculptures of laminated paper and wood. Since 1964 this original art form has been evolving through the creative vision of artist Stephen White