Monday, July 16, 2018

Pretty Paper Jewelry from Colla Carta Creo - Giveaway!

While my previous post was all about the summer fruit trend, this week I'll focus on another crowd pleasing trend that combines one of my favorite things - handmade paper jewelry - with oh so popular tassels. Swingy attention-getters have caught on in the fashion world the past few years and are still going strong!

Red Hot Earrings with Paper Discs and Cotton Tassels

Monday, July 9, 2018

25 Fruity Paper Goods for Summer Parties

You might have noticed the fruit print fashion trend that's going strong this summer, but - news flash! - fruit is also very popular in the world of paper party goods. I've rounded up lots of examples to help make upcoming shindigs a success.... maybe even as BIG as these wonderful 3D paper models.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

Contemporary Paper Tote Bags - LIVALIKE by Claudia Santiago Areal

There are few things I enjoy more than coming across novel, but practical uses of paper, especially when fashion is involved. Not that paper bags sound new or stylish... far from it. However, LIVALIKE paper tote bags created by interior architect and product designer Claudia Santiago Areal are something quite special.

LIVALIKE Red Tote Bag 306

Monday, June 18, 2018

3D Papercraft Sculpture - Low Poly Trophy Models from Ecogami Shop

From time to time I feature an online paper art or paper craft shop that has caught my eye due to its special creativity. Éric François's Ecogami Shop (also Ecogami Shop on Etsy) is filled with clever folded paper patterns that make it one such destination.

Ecogami Low Poly Paper Crab Model

Monday, June 11, 2018

LCI Paper, Specialty Paper Supplies - Giveaway

LCI Paper is a feast for paper lovers with its selection of hundreds of fine specialty papers/card stocks, envelopes, and print services for paper professionals and enthusiasts alike. Use their products to create beautiful invitations, personalized party napkins and favors, boxes, and any paper project you have in mind.

sheet paper and card stock assortment

Monday, June 4, 2018

Exceptional Paper Jewelry by Ten Artists

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And on with the show! There never seems to be a shortage of beautiful paper jewelry to share with you. Enjoy this sampling of creative pieces made by ten worldwide artists.

Sculpted Paper Leaf Necklace

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Fine Art Collages from Upcycled Magazines and Books by Paper Artist Laura Shabazz

Rainy skies here in Delaware over the holiday weekend meant I had plenty of time to enjoy the website of collage artist Laura Shabazz. The original torn paper representations she creates are nothing short of magical...

torn paper collage - Red Umbrella by Laura Shabazz

Monday, May 21, 2018

Origami-Inspired Architecture, Fashion, Furniture, and Home Goods

Have you ever noticed that Japanese origami is often seen in our daily lives? I don't mean actual paper folding or cutting, kirigami-style... I'm talking about the influence of sharply creased lines in architecture, furniture, clothing, home and fashion accessories, and even as I linked to in my most recent newsletter, in the next generation of bandages.

Have a look at these stylish examples rounded up via Instagrammers whose photos I enjoy...

Origami-Inspired Mako Backpack by veni morgan

Monday, May 14, 2018

A Round Up of Six New Paper Craft Books

Recently I came across an intriguing selection of Hot New Releases in paper crafting books on Amazon. After sharing the list with a paper pal who responded enthusiastically - "Ah! What a treasure trove! I promptly sent my local library this list to purchase. They love people like me making official requests so they can expand their offerings." - it occurred to me you might enjoy hearing about them too.

Paper Craft Home by Sarah Louise Matthews

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