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25 Days of Paper – Day 3; The Sunday Paper #185

December 3, 2017 Paper of the Week: Papel Picado

I haven’t seen the movie Coco yet (it’s on my list) but I hear there are some great animations of papel picado (Mexican paper cutting). I enjoyed this article which includes the story of how the director came up with the movie idea. It’s

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Viewing a Life through Paper

The Sunday Paper #178, October 8, 2017 Paper of the Week: Twelve Months of Paper Launch!

It’s coming! The Twelve Months of Paper Calendar is at the printer, and I’ll be viewing the proofs on Monday! Hop on over to read all about it and place your order. Calendars will start shipping in early November, but if you plan to get one (or more)

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The Sunday Paper #162, June 11, 2017

Paper of the Week: Tyvek

I love Tyvek, a paper-like material that is strong, durable, water resistant and easy to paint or stain. These tesselating lanterns are the June project in the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar (check out the 2018 cover design below).


Out of the Studio: My daughter plays

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23: More Projects

25 Days of Paper 2016, Day 23

Friends! This 25 days seems long, so I’ll make this short. These are the projects that I wrote about during the 2015 25 Days of Paper, which featured instructions for each of the paper objects pictured above. I created a list of the blog posts for your reference. Enjoy!


About the 25 Days of

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Peace on Paper

25 Days of Paper 2016, Day 20

True confession: Doing 25 blog posts in a row is challenging! I’m thankful that I have content from years past that many of you haven’t seen, and hopefully the rest of you will enjoy seeing again! Last year I created and sold a custom paper pack and posted the instructions for twelve projects on this blog. This proved

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Tessellating Tyvek

25 Days of Paper 2016, Day 13

Indigo Petal Cascade Necklace: Brass and abaca paper indigo petals, ombre dyed, on a sterling silver chain.

Editor’s correction: Yesterday, I forgot to include the discount code for Verso’s lovely jewelry. Please click here to view Verso’s Etsy shop and enter papermaker to receive a 20% discount on your purchase!

These Tessellating

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December Flowers

The Sunday Paper #137, December 11, 2016 Since it’s Sunday, this is a double-feature. The regular Sunday Paper appears at the bottom of this post.

25 Days of Paper 2016, Day 11

The May project in the Twelve Months of Paper calendar is this swirling flower, created with a thai momi marbled paper that really makes it swirl! You can find this paper through

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More Paper Lights

25 Days of Paper 2016, Day 9

Woven Paper Lanterns created during one of my workshops

The April project in the Twelve Months of Paper calendar features a paper weaving that can be displayed as a wall or window hanging or a lantern. See those little cut-outs? There’s a simple trick to making those, and when these lanterns are illuminated, those little shapes

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Pleated Paper

25 Days of Paper 2016, Day 7

If you haven’t noticed, I have a fascination with paper manipulation. So when I stumbled across a book called The Art of Manipulating Fabric, I poured over it looking for techniques that might translate into paper. If this is of interest to you too, you might want to look up the work of Jocelyn Chateauvert, a self proclaimed

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