Paste Paper Giveaway

Paste Paper Giveaway

The Sunday Paper #203

April 8, 2018

Paper of the Week: It’s Giveaway Time Again!

Click through to win! Madeleine Durham create’s playful one-of-a-kind paste papers using a brush technique which blends multiple colors while creating dynamic yet tranquil patterns. Her papers have been used by fine book binders and calligraphers around the world. They also lend themselves well to covering boxes and using in collage. Her papers are created on Arches text wove using Golden acrylics and Shofu wheat paste. Madeleine’s Paste Papers are loved by people around the globe and she is sure you will enjoy this lovely of group primo scraps (valued at $100.00).

Madeleine Durham Paste Papers is the April sponsor for the Twelve Months of Paper


Out of the Studio:

I’m flying back to the states and should be home sweet home by the time you read this. We spent the last week in Landau in der Pfalz, Germany with our daughter and friends I met during my own college exchange program over 30 years ago. They took a short vacation this week, and we were dog- and house-sitters.

Papery Tidbits:


Local environmental and artistic organizations will collaborate on a project highlighting the importance of pollinators in the environment when the Sun Valley Center for the Arts unveils its next BIG IDEA project, “Bees,” this coming Friday in Ketchum, ID. Thousands of paper bees have been cut from the handmade sheets with embedded seeds and adorn the walls of The Center’s gallery. The remaining bees will be placed on The Center lot in Ketchum this summer, alongside other plant starts and seeds, to emerge into a pollinator pasture.

Cameron Cartiere and the chART Collective, “All Is for Yourself” laser-cut handmade paper, seeds, birch plywood.

The SLOW READ is a literary/art project honoring the 100-year anniversary of the publication of Willa Cather’s novel, “My Ántonia”. Artist Barb Tetenbaum has been exploring the pages of this novel for several years now, and she needs our help (here’s a link to her Kickstarter campaign + a video about the project) for the next iteration. High quality images from the book’s first edition will be projected at public sites in Nebraska, Oregon and beyond. The entire novel will be revealed page-by-page starting in late May and ending in August. Three or more page spreads will be available daily for both unsuspecting passersby to stumble upon and Cather devotees to return to and punctuate each day of their summer.

In case spring hasn’t sprung in your part of the world, check out these amazing paper bouquets by Lea Gray over at Paper Blooms.

You know that saying about a round peg fitting in a square hole? I don’t recall them saying anything about folding the paper… here’s how you can create the trick!

Ellen Rubin is known as The Popuplady. Here’s a short video about the collection she has amassed over the years.


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  1. Moe Snyder says:

    Hi Helen, love the giveaway (and everything else!) but couldn’t find the way to enter? Thanks . Welcome home !

  2. debbie says:

    Yes, how to enter? Beautiful paper!

  3. Janartist says:

    Click on Madeleine’s name in the first paragraph. That doesn’t work from the email but works from here!