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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With all the paper cutting art we see, everywhere from ETSY’s on-line gallery to the museum or gallery down your street,  I asked myself, where did this phenomenon come from?  And why is paper cutting so hip right now? It all starts at the beginning; it always does! …Seeking the origins of the traditional folk art…

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As the much anticipated film Black Swan opens this month, I thought I’d get in on the Swan Lake fever and contribute my own findings of the ever beautiful ballerina. [slideshow]

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Lately, I’ve  seen a lot of paper bowls, and thought I’d share some of what I have seen on etsy, like up in the air’s work: and artesa: This blog entry inspired me to try using;”kami nendo”-Japanese paper clay. I saw instructions for making kami nendo beads to be covered with washi.  Thought I’d start…

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