‘Tis the season for gift giving. Wrapping can be a ritual and a way to extend the love beyond what comes inside the package. There are so many creative approaches to wrapping, and in Japan they have perfected the art of wrapping – it is a ritual tradition and perfect art form. In the Art…

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Introducing two brand new inkjet compatible papers from Paper Connection International! Green Tea Flecks on White medium weight. Green Tea Flecks on Green lightweight. Each sheet measures 21.5×31 inches (double size also available).  Actual green tea flecks (tiny) are embedded in Japanese mixed pulp, and surface coated for digital printing.  Perfect for your inkjet, ideal…

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One of our newest customers, EHChocolatier, shows how our yuzen paper beautifully wraps her medallion chocolates-an all-handmade gift for the holidays. Both contents and wrap are not only delectable, perhaps even addictive.

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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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