Archive for the ‘Boulder’ Category

Spotlight Friday – El Dia de los Muertos

Have you ever seen the sugar skulls or decorated gravestones and wondered what the celebrating was all about? El Dia de los Muertos! The Day of the Dead (or El Dia de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday that takes place every November 1st and 2nd to honor and celebrate friends and family that have passed […]

Spotlight Friday – Kristen Law Lewis

Two Hands Paperie has recently made a very happy addition to our staff; Kristen Law Lewis of Papercuts Press. Kristen has been a friend and instructor of bookbinding at the shop for many years. However, after an interview with her, we found her interests and talents reach far beyond bookbinding and expand into other artistic […]

Call for Entries

Two Hands Paperie is excited to announce our fall 2014 Call for Entries: Ofrenda. Create a boxed Ofrenda (Spanish for ‘offering’) and submit it to Two Hands Paperie between October 1-25. Ofrendas are a colorful part of the Mexican celebration Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). These personalized, sacred altars can incorporate photos, […]

Spotlight Friday – Affirmations in Metal

Visiting Artist – Shannon Sunderland Friday, September 5th, 2-4pm Free event! Shannon Sunderland loves to say things in metal! She’s a passionate artist who is drawn to the “old soul” in things that are rough-hewn and worn, and she delights in teaching others about metalsmithing. Shannon believes strongly in the power of affirmations, especially when […]

Etsy Craft Party 2014

Two Hands Paperie was thrilled to host an Etsy Craft Party in Boulder this past week. Every year, Etsy invites people to host a themed craft party in their city to celebrate makers worldwide. Last year, our friends at Whimseybox threw a  spectacular party, so we knew we had big shoes to fill! We kicked off the […]

Forget What You Know About KITES!

Forget what you know about kites. Well, that was probably easy. The kite as an art form has alluded most of American culture and art (save that heart warming scene at the end of Mary Poppins.) Local artists and owners of Air Works Studios George Peters and Melanie Walker graciously allowed me to visit their studio and […]

Firefly Handmade Craft Night

Call for Submissions – Fabric, Paper, Create!

We had such a good time with our March Mail Art Madness, we decided to bring you a brand new art call for submissions this fall. The “Fabric, Paper, Create!” art call will be held from August 1 to October 8 and will receive a grand prize of $50 to Two Hands Paperie and $50 […]

The Beauty of Lokta Paper

  From Thailand, to Italy, and back down to Mexico, the walls of Two Hands Paperie are lined with beautiful papers from across the globe. Many of these papers are as rich in history and cultural significance as they are in texture and color. Ask anyone working at our shop a paper question and you’ll […]

Large Sheets of Decorative Papers – On Sale Now!

To celebrate the Firefly Handmade Market this weekend at the 29th Street Mall, Two Hands Paperie wants to help keep your creative juices flowing with a sale on all large sheets of decorative paper from our paper racks. That’s right! Enjoy 20% off all large sheets of decorative paper today and Sunday. *This sale is […]