The Wrapping is a Gift in Itself December 11 2018

boka lokta, vegetable dyed paper, handmade paper, origami, giftbox Boka lokta boxes with origami touch.
'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. yuzen, chioyogami, bokashi, lace paper, mizuhiki In the Art of Gift Wrapping, creator Wanda Wen of Soolip writes: "In the end, gift wrapping is all about creating a work of art with love to enhance the gift you are giving." p. 11
cotton, striped, jewel tones Patterned Indian cotton papers wrap perfectly! And, paper makes great ribbon too.
candy wrap, xuan paper, crumpled and dyed, rice paper, giftwrap Handmade shibori-dyed xuan paper with colored raffia transforms this plain, square box into a fun, giant candy shape.

And Speaking of Green... April 08 2011

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 21.5x31 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 for SPRING invitations, very "green" EARTH DAY wrapping. PLEASE CALL, 401-454-1436, if you would like to see some swatches. HAPPY SPRING.

Like Paper for Chocolate December 02 2010

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.

Ziguzagu Down Under November 19 2010

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 led me to this site, Ziguzagu,(Japanese for "zigzag" ) a store in Melbourne. Check out their library; I was happy to see I own several of the books listed. And check out their assortment of other textiles, like these shibori scarves.

Anyone heading to Melbourne soon? That's next on my list... Coming soon to our sister store PaperNado- hand-printed furoshiki & tenugui; please inquire at Paper Connection. Great last minute holiday wrap and present in one!

Our paper as seen in Oprah Magazine Dec. 09 December 12 2009

Great article about giving, and of course, our beautiful, in-house designed Laurelai paper used in the lay-out. SUPER combo! Thanks "O".