Oblation Papers & Press

March 2, 2019

Vegan Watercolor Paper

The Sunday Paper #249
March 3, 2019

Paper of the Week: Watercolor Paper

Oblation Papers & Press has just released a new product: handmade watercolor paper. This soft-white paper is ph-neutral, made from 100% recycled cotton and crafted by …

October 21, 2017

Blush Handmade Paper

The Sunday Paper #180, October 22, 2017 Paper of the Week: Oblation Papers & Press

Oblation Papers & Press is making new blush handmade paper from cotton fibers recycled from the garment industry. This nuanced color is now available in …

August 26, 2017

Origami Tea House

The Sunday Paper #172, August 27, 2017 Paper of the Week: Thoreau’s Paper-covered Journals

Do you keep a journal? Usually the contents are the main event (as they certainly are in these as well) but this is a photograph depicts …

August 16, 2017

Oblation Papers & Press

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July 1, 2017

Plantable Paper

The Sunday Paper #164, July 2, 2017

Paper of the Week: Katazome Paper

Fireworks! I noticed these beauties this week over on Paper Connection International’s Instagram feed, and then I received an e-mail for a special Independence Day offer: Buy

December 7, 2016

Oblation Papers & Press

25 Days of Paper 2016, Day 8

Oblation Papers & Press is an urban paper mill, letterpress print shop and old-world paper boutique in Portland, Oregon, whose studios are on view for those who visit their shop in the Pearl …

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 10, 2012

16: Holiday Greeting Cards

Before I had children (13 years ago) I enjoyed making handmade holiday cards and sending them to friends and family. Unfortunately, that tradition has gone by the wayside, but last year, I created this virtual card (I did make the …

November 18, 2012

The Papermaker's Studio Guide

I want to share the evolution of producing The Papermaker’s Studio Guide, which has been quite a feat! I have to say there were moments when I thought I’d throw in the towel, but now that we’re at …