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A Fold Above

Two months ago we asked internationally known origami artist Leonor Rosser to create Two Hands Paperie’s fall window display. Once she said yes, we became increaseingly excited. The results are stunning! Rosser crafted 11 hand-folded panels to hang in the windows. The panels were assembled from folded squares that came together like a paper quilt. For each square, […]

Petals on Paper

“Go to your fields and your gardens, and you shall learn that it is the pleasure of the bee to gather honey of the flower, But it is also the pleasure of the flower to yield its honey to the bee. For bees, the flower is the fountain of life; For flowers, the bee is […]

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 […]

A Midori Way of Life

“It was a sunny day in Seattle and I was on a work break,” this love story begins. “My boyfriend at the time met me for lunch and happened to bring the mail. Among the letters was a small brown envelope. I remember the lovely details of the brown paper wrapping, the paper twine and […]

Spotlight Friday – Shrines and Inner Journeys

Visiting Artist – Deedee Hampton Friday, September 12th, 2-4pm FREE event! On Friday, September 13th, we’re bringing you another Spotlight Friday event – Visiting Artist Series with Deedee Hampton. All of Deedee’s artwork, whether paintings, reliquaries, shrines, or assemblage, explores a rich inner landscape that, if we have the courage to take the same journey, […]

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 […]

Journal JuJu – Fill a journal in two hours

There is still room in the Journal JuJu class for this Saturday March, 16th from 1:00-5:00pm. If you are on the fence, just watch and be inspired as creativity coach and JuJu instructor Cynthia Morris fills a journal in two hours!  Click here to view the Journal JuJu video

Visiting Artist Spotlight: Aly Aga

In an effort to bring art (and the artist) into a casual, approachable arena, we’re offering a Visiting Artist series. Artists from the Boulder and Denver area come and set up a temporary studio space, allowing the public all to get a behind the scenes look at their artistic process and a chance to pepper […]

Mail Art Madness

Here at Two Hands Paperie, we’re antsy for a little March Madness of our own. No, we’re not opening a line of decorative foam fingers and hand felted basketball hoops. We’re talking Mail Art! “What is Mail Art,” you may be asking. “And where did it come from?” The origin of mail art is disputed. […]

Have Journal, Will Travel

Be a traveler After attending our upcoming travel journal lecture “Have Journal, Will Travel,” I’m guessing you’ll be itching to hit the road with your watercolors and a blank page. Thursday, February 28th, visual journaling artist and instructor Fran Meneley is opening up her travel bag of secrets to encourage artistic, creative, and fun documentation […]