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 a full-blown letterpress shop – a must-see when visiting the Pacific Northwest!
Oblation Papers & Press produces handmade paper stationery, custom wedding invitations and these pure cotton full-deckled handmade paper shapes, fashioned one-at-a-time, where they employ traditional 19th century techniques to make sheets of cotton paper by hand using recycled remnants from the garment industry. These papers are strong, acid-free and perfectly suited for letterpress printing.
By using the promo code deckle, paper lovers will receive 20% all handmade paper found in the handmade paper section on their website. Offer ends Dec. 26th, 2015.
Here’s a lovely video about Oblation Papers & Press:
About the 25 Days of Paper 2015: It’s a great time to celebrate paper, and I’m delighted to share my ideas for using this amazing material with you. Throughout December, I’ll be posting a paper tutorial on even days, and every odd day will bring news about paper artists, stores, distributors and more! Receive updates via e-mail by adding your address in the upper right hand corner of this page. Enjoy the season, and feel free to leave a comment below and check out what people are making in the 25 Days of Paper FB Group!