We here at Paper Connection International have come out of hibernation, finally, after a long, New England winter.  Of course the snow has been long gone, but it seemed like cold weather would just never end, and all the elements with it-curling up in our sweaters and scarves, cradling our teas, looking for inspiration in a sunny day.…

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Our latest paperwoman, Ms. May Babcock, certainly has been busy these days.  She has now become a regular fixture at Providence’s AS220, teaching papermaking.  This long overdue class has been filled to capacity, with eager paper newbies ready to get their hands wet and minds inspired by May’s expertise.  Using sustainable fibers, May implements traditional…

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As many of you probably read, Martha Stewart has recently joined the green movement: she is collaborating with KB Home to provide a line of green homes.  These homes would consume less energy than it produces over a course of a year, considered as a net-zero energy home. Anyone can help their workplace become a…

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Check out our new papers with very happy patterns.  These our very own custom color schemes.  Hand-carved woodblocks were used to hand-print on tree-free bast fiber paper called LOKTA.  Each sheet is approximately 22×30 inches. Why not try them out today?  We think on your walls as wallpaper or wall-art would make you smile every…

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It seems the classical way of wrapping with square cloths, called  furoshiki,  has been a noteworthy, recent trend, and rightfully so.  Wrapping with reusable and artfully printed fabrics is an environmentally-friendly custom, which has finally come to the west after centuries of use in Japan. The appreciation I have for all sorts of Japanese textiles…

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