The Sunday Paper Blog

December 30, 2021

Helen’s 100 Papery Picks for 2021

Happy New Year! Whether you’re just discovering this blog or you’ve followed it from the beginning (we’re coming up on eight years!) I truly appreciate your ongoing support! Thank you for following along on this paper journey.

This year, I’ve …

December 25, 2021

Home on the Range

The Sunday Paper #394

December 26, 2021

I hope that your holiday gatherings have been special and filled with wonder. Ours has been snowy and cozy, with the doggies, Ted and my mother plus good food, and zoom gatherings with …

December 18, 2021

The Shortest Day, Illuminated

The Sunday Paper #393

December 19, 2021

Happy Solstice! Are you celebrating the change of the seasons, however dramatic or subtle they are? I swam outside in a snow squall this past week (not intentionally, and the pool was warm) …

December 11, 2021

Meet Your Makers Showdown

The Sunday Paper #392

December 12, 2021

My hubby and I went to Aspen for a short getaway to celebrate his birthday and the publication of his first issue of Aspen Sojourner Magazine, which he is now editing (in addition …

December 4, 2021

Support Makers Shop Small

The Sunday Paper #391

December 5, 2021

Thank you to those of you who have already pre-ordered copies of my new book! This is a page spread featuring a few papermaking techniques, along with a profile of Green Banana Paper. …

November 27, 2021

Free Winter Solstice Lantern Workshop

The Sunday Paper #390

November 28, 2021

We’re wrapping up the first year of my online membership program, The Paper Year. I can’t tell you how much I’ve enjoyed this adventure and seeing how this amazing group responds to …

November 20, 2021

Tatting and Giving Thanks

The Sunday Paper #389

November 21, 2021

My mother, who lives in an assisted living facility near me, has a couple of trunks (and many boxes) filled with my grandmother’s papers. Neither she (nor I) have had the energy to …

November 13, 2021

Rag Paper

The Sunday Paper #388

November 14, 2021

I’ve enjoyed putting together a Curated Paper Collection for each quarter of 2021. The Q4 Collection is now available, and I’ve been highlighting each paper over on Instagram. Here’s a favorite from …

November 6, 2021

Every Book is a World

The Sunday Paper #387

November 7, 2021

I had the pleasure of interviewing Jerushia Graham on Paper Talk. Jerushia is the Museum Coordinator for the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking and a working artist. Graham is interested in …

October 30, 2021

Happy Halloween + Dia de Los Muertos

The Sunday Paper #386

October 31, 2021

My membership group, The Paper Year, has been exploring this Pop-Up Skull Lantern structure, designed by a guest artist, Shawn Sheehy. He created this pop-up skull lantern in simple colors, and it look …