Give the Gift of Water

The Sunday Paper #288

December 1, 2019

Paper of the Week: Mitsumata

Traveling is so much more fun when you have a guide. I’ve been lucky enough to meet people I know through paper every day so far in Japan. Highlights have been visiting a former retreat participant’s Japanese home, shopping at Itoya, a 12-story shop dedicated to paper, meeting up with some former Oregon

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Stardream Paper

The Sunday Paper #253

March 31, 2019

Paper of the Week: Stardream Quartz Metallic

When I was in Dallas recently, I visited the ceiling installation that Paper For Water created for the Crow Asian Art Museum. They used this Stardream Quartz Metallic paper, which comes in 16 iridescent colors in both text and cover weights. Paper For Water volunteers folded more than 200 of these

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The Gift of Water via Paper

The Sunday Paper #233

November 11, 2018

Paper of the Week: Trinity’s School Project

Yesterday I received this photograph from 8-year old Trinity Adam’s mother Deb, showing her school project about her family’s non-profit Paper For Water. The 6 boxes on the sides of the presentation are filled with projects Trinity created from the Twelve Months of Paper How-To Book & Calendar. Trinity designed

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Double Sided Origami Paper!

The Sunday Paper #229

October 14, 2018

Paper of the Week: Double Sided Origami Paper

I wonder who invented double sided papers? I love the design opportunities (and surprises) they offer when you start folding them. This origami paper comes in a package of 8 color patterns with 96 sheets that are 6.75″ square. They feature prints of chiyogami papers – patterns that are silkscreen

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Video: How to Make an Origami Candy Dish

The Sunday Paper #226

September 16, 2018

Paper of the Week: Double Sided Origami Paper

Get ready to smile! Meet Trinity Adams, an 8-year old from Dallas, TX whose family runs the non-profit organization Paper For Water. You will be hearing more from me about this amazing organization in the coming weeks. Trinity designed one of the projects in the upcoming Twelve Months of

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Cut Paper – Paper Cut

The Sunday Paper #223

August 26, 2018

Paper of the Week: Paper Cutting: A Book Roundup

Here’s a round up of five books about paper cutting, a tradition that varies from country to country and a contemporary art and craft that seems to have no bounds!


In the Studio:

Now that my online paper sale is over (thanks to everyone

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End of an Era: the Papermakers of Camas

25 Days of Paper – Day 17; The Sunday Paper #187

December 17, 2017

Paper of the Week: A 134-year old Paper Mill in Washington State

Check this out! Camas Washington’s High School mascot is called the Mean Machine, an animated paper roll machine that’s a nod to the town’s paper making history. The road that runs by the High School is Papermaker’s Way. In

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Paper as a Good Thing!

The Sunday Paper #103

Paper of the Week: Moon Paper

Last week I had the pleasure of seeing my friend Andrea Peterson, who runs Hook Pottery Paper with her husband in Northern Indiana. She and I worked together in 1995/96 in New York City at Dieu Donné Papermill. Over the years, she has experimented with and refined a variety of image-making techniques utilizing pigmented

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Tree Book Tree: a Plantable Book

The Sunday Paper #68

Paper of the Week: Envelope Paper

I enjoy taking ordinary (or not so ordinary) objects and reimagining them. I sincerely hope that letter writing will have a comeback – my BFF from childhood and I have started writing letters again – but in the meantime envelopes are fun to work with because they come in a variety of colors and

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