Archive for the ‘decorative handmade paper’ Category

Celebrating an Artist- Tammy Welshon

If you have wandered by Two Hands Paperie or come in for a visit during the holiday season you probably noticed the very colorful and enchanting window display. If not, there is a ship sailing in the air to a castle floating on a cloud, and a sleeping yellow moon all surrounded by shimmering paper […]

Jennifer Ghormley – Paper, Color, & Light Community Art Event

Hosting artists at Two Hands Paperie is one of our favorite ways to bring you new ideas and expose some of the remarkable talent from within our community. Jennifer Ghormley is one of those artists. Though she has an MFA in printmaking, her interests and art creations vary from textile installations, introspective self-referential images, to lighthearted, […]

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 Craft Night and Pajakis

How much fun can 15 ladies pack into one room? A lot. Two Hands Paperie hosted a free craft night to teach volunteers how to create Pajakis. Two Hands Paperie co-owner and Pajaki-maker extraordinaire Mia Semingson gave instructions and tips to the group on fabricating these intricate paper chandeliers using crepe paper for flowers, waxed […]

Small Wonders: Visiting Artist John B. McRae

Two Hands Paperie is excited to host two events this September with visiting artist John B. McRae. John imagines himself as an eighteenth century toy maker with a little shop in France, crafting paper toys and constructing small wonders that turn, move, nod, bobble, or change magically into something else. He loves to scour flea […]

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 […]

The Art Of Pajaki Using Decorative Handmade Paper

Pajaki Part 1: A Typical Conversation On Uses For Decorative Papers ME: So I’m teaching a pajaki class in July for the Makerie Summer Series. YOU: Is that some kind of new dance craze you’re into? ME: No. It’s a traditional Polish craft made from decorative papers, paper scraps, and straw. They became popular in the […]