Meet the Pulparazzi!

The Sunday Paper #269

July 21, 2019

Paper of the Week: Italian Crepe Paper

The July project in the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar is a Crepe Paper Flower. Have you created yours? This isn’t the crepe paper you’re thinking of (those rolls of streamers used for decorating staircases and dangling from ceilings). This new top-of-the-line 180 gram Italian crepe paper is thick, pliable and

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Peace Paper on Paper Talk

The Sunday Paper #268

July 14, 2019

Congratulations to Lou Ellen Plummer from North Carolina for winning last week’s giveaway. Thanks to everyone else for participating!

Paper of the Week: Peace Paper

Drew Matott, who runs Peace Paper Project is on Paper Talk this week! Like so many papermakers I talk to, Drew stumbled upon the medium by chance. Drew is the co-founder of

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A Flock of Paper Cranes Giveaway

The Sunday Paper #267

July 7, 2019

Paper of the Week: RCWAMP Giveaway!

This month’s giveaway includes a “flock” of mini-origami cranes, four sheets of lokta paper in dark brown and cream, and a lovely floral picture frame with places to hold three pictures. This prize is generously donated by the Robert C. Williams Museum of American Papermaking in Atlanta, GA. Click here to enter!

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Read a REAL Book!

The Sunday Paper #266

June 30, 2019

Paper of the Week: Kraft Tex Paper

Is it paper or cloth? It’s hard to get the specs on what kraft tex is made of, but it is a papery material that you can throw in your washing machine! It comes on a bolt, like fabric, and it feels like something between paper and leather. It cuts more

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Papillon Papers

The Sunday Paper #265

June 23, 2019

Paper of the Week: Papillon Papers

I recently interviewed the proprietors of Papillon Papers on Paper Talk (see below). Here you see one of their beautiful old/new designs. They cut the block and hand printed a design they resurrected from the 18th century on Indian cotton rag handmade paper.

Italian diamond block printed sheet from Papillon

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The Sunday Paper #264

June 16, 2019

Congratulations to Selena Dixon from Dallas for winning last week’s giveaway. Thanks to everyone else for participating!

Happy Father’s Day! Both of my kiddos are traveling home this weekend, and I reminded them to bring home a little something for their pop. A string of texts ensued, with one saying they were going to one-up the other in

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Origami Paper Giveaway

The Sunday Paper #263

June 9, 2019

Paper of the Week: Origami Paper Giveaway

The June project in the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar is an origami Candy Dish, designed by Trinity Adams of Paper For Water. This giveaway features a selection of origami papers that are printed with Japanese chiyogami paper patterns on one side, and a matching color on the other side. It

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The Rhinoceros Project

The Sunday Paper #262

June 2, 2019

Paper of the Week: Double Sided Origami Paper

When I was in Korea about 10 years ago, I went to an amazing paper store in Seoul that had more origami paper than I could even imagine. I’m guessing there are shops like that in Japan (I’m finally planning to visit in 2020 to attend the IAPMA Congress). But

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Paper In the Field

The Sunday Paper #261

May 26, 2019

Paper of the Week: Paper In the Field

My friend and colleague Andrea Peterson has a new book out, called In The Field (available via this link or by calling Hook Pottery Paper at 219.362.9478). Andrea has been living and working with plant fibers she grows and collects for over 20 years on her farm in northwest Indiana.

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Have Abaca, Will Travel

The Sunday Paper #260

May 19, 2019

Paper of the Week: High Shrinkage Abaca

Here’s a photo of a collection of pieces in progress made from high shrinkage abaca. This fiber will never cease to amaze me, and I had a fun weekend sharing my love with a group in Boulder (read on).


Out of the Studio

Last weekend I was in

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