Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’

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 Installation: Behind the Scenes

At Two Hands Paperie, we are always excited about ways we can collaborate with artists and creative people.We recently collaborated with Denver Printmaker Jennifer Ghormley and got a sweet window out of the deal! Jennifer’s window installation is striking to look at, but it is even more lovely when you know the painstaking lengths she […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]