8 Paper Artists You Should Be Following on Instagram

April 20, 2017 by Erin Behan

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Sometimes you just need a little inspiration, and these 8 Instagram accounts are just the place to remind yourself why crafting with paper is so exciting. From paper-cutting pros to paper flower mistresses, check out our must-follow paper artists on Instagram. Did we miss your favorite? Leave it in the comments.
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The Beauty of Joomchi, Korean Textured Paper

April 2, 2017 by Erin Behan

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Where is the intersection of paper-making and sculpture? Joomchi, the Korean tradition of agitating paper to create an entirely new form that's reminiscent of both paper and fabric, has the ability to be molded into shapes.
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Inside the Beautiful World of Paper Quilling

March 8, 2017 by Erin Behan

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In our increasingly digital age, paper-based arts and crafts have been experiencing a comeback. Quilling — rolling, bending, and affixing strips of paper into formed shapes — is one such resurgent art form, and the creativity by artists working in the field is nothing short of amazing.
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Yes, These Dresses Are Made From Paper

February 8, 2017 by Erin Behan

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Though it may be hard to imagine in our current performance fabric-obsessed world, dresses made out of paper — yes paper! — were once a fad big enough to have companies like Mars Hosiery scrambling to keep up with production demands.
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6 Stationery Boutiques You Need to Visit Now

January 25, 2017 by Erin Behan

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Distinct Papers is a one-stop online shop for just about any sort of blank paper or envelope you could need — and we've recently added even more choices to our collection. Given our obsession with all things paper, we are always on the lookout for top-notch stationery boutiques. It's inspiring to browse a brick-and-mortar shop that's artfully stuffed with creative greeting cards, modern journals, and eye-popping wrapping paper. Check out six of our favorite paper boutiques around the U.S. Did we miss your go-to paperie? Leave it in the comments.
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8 Unique, Design-Savvy Calendars for 2017

January 5, 2017 by Erin Behan

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Of all the things that change with a new year, one of our favorite changes is the chance to turn the page on a new calendar. We've gathered up eight of the best 2017 calendars here, each picked for its uniqueness, design-savvy and overall good looks. After all, you’ll be staring at this thing every day for the next 365 days, so you might as well love it.
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The Season's Most Charming Holiday Stamps

December 15, 2016 by Erin Behan

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When the first Christmas stamp was issued in 1962, it cost just four cents to send a letter through the U.S. Postal Service. The red and green stamp, which featured a wreath, two candles and the phrase "Christmas 1962," sold out of its initial 350 million run — eventually 1 billion were sold that year.
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The Season's Best Wrapping Paper

December 7, 2016 by Erin Behan

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Sure holiday gifts are important — and we've got a great paper-minded gift guide if you need ideas this giving season — but don't forget about presentation.

A beautiful wrapping job can take a gift from wonderful to "wow" in short order, and the holidays are the best time to go all out with show-stopping wrapping paper, ribbons, gift tags, and extra little somethings tucked on top. With that in mind, we've picked out 13 wrapping paper designs from seven different shops that are sure to impress.
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