Archive for the ‘inspiration’ Category

Our Own Via dell’Amore

Many of my favorite stories begin with the phrase: “While I was studying abroad”. Perhaps this makes me a cliche young person. But if you had spent months eating handmade spaghetti with a wild boar sauce in Rome or walking to school in the shadow of the Akropolis in Athens, you may want to share […]

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 […]

Artist Spotlight: Cynthia Morris

Writer, teacher, coach, guide, and artist- these are just a few words to describe Cynthia Morris, a woman dedicated to being an “ally in all things creative: book writing, art making and business building.” Cynthia has been an inspiration to us at Two Hands Paperie (see the beautiful map she created for the Newspaperie and […]

First Ever Instagram Art Call

We love the creativity of our customers. This year, we decided to make the art call more accessible to Two Hands fans near and far using social media. We are proud to announce our first Instagram Call for Entry! The call is to show us your creative Visual Journal pages by simply following these easy […]

Inspiration in Magazine Form

I love making lists of my favorites things. Perhaps it comes from a childhood filled with The Sound of Music or watching Oprah’s show through my high school years. But when the winter weather is gloomy and my attitude matches, I simply think of my favorite things and, to quote Julie Andrews, “Then I don’t […]

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, […]

Beyond Words at the Foothills Art Center

Two Hands Paperie is proud to announce a collaboration with the Foothills Art Center in downtown Golden. For nearly 50 years, the FAC has supported the arts in Colorado. The Center is a non-profit organization and currently holds exhibitions (such as last year’s Toulouse Lautrec exhibit) and promotes art education through their classes and events. […]

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 – 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 […]

Spring Cherry Blossom Window

On Thursday, April 3rd staff, patrons, and friends of Two Hands Paperie gathered together to create a new spring display for the Pearl Street facing window. Participants folded and cut each and every flower. Then, flowers were dipped, dyed, or hand painted with several beautiful colors, all donated by Peerless Watercolors (which is one of […]