The Sunday Paper Blog

December 16, 2015

Twelve Months of PaperLove

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 17

Here are some papery prompts for the year ahead from Rachel Hazell, a book artist from Edinburgh, Scotland. Tag @paperhazell on Instagram to share your creations. I can’t wait to meet Rachel …

December 15, 2015

Snowflake Pop-Up Card

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 16

I have a confession and a challenge for you. The paper I picked for this project (Iridescent Ice Blue from GPC Papers) isn’t quite right. You have 4 small squares of …

December 14, 2015

Madeleine Durham Paste Papers

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 15

Madeleine Durham creates innovative paste papers. She enjoys working in a painterly fashion using a brush technique to create a contemporary flair for fine bookbinders, collage artists and crafters. Pigmented pastes allow her …

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 …