The Art of Paper Design: Interview with Sarah Suplina

In this series of the Art of Paper Design, we interviewed Sarah Suplina. A full time middle school art teacher and professional paper artist — Sarah create small collages that are typically inspired by nature and the seasons. The collages, which she likes to call “snippets” are created by using pieces of painted paper, that are layered together to create lifelike shapes and textures.

Read on to learn more about Sarah and her amazing work!

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Art of Paper Design – Interview with Amy Genser

In this edition of Art of Paper Design, we interviewed Connecticut-based fine artist, Amy Genser. Having begun her paper-art journey over 20 years ago, Amy creates captivating artwork that has been commissioned in residences, businesses, and institutions across the country. Her work is constructed by layering, rolling, and cutting paper – combining it with various other materials to create large expansive pieces inspired by the environment around her.

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Interview with RightbrainArt

Our latest interview features a talented cardmaker and crafter who goes by RightbrainArt. After practicing art therapy as a method of recovery from a traumatic brain injury, she fell in love with the form of cardmaking and all of the creative freedom that it has to offer. She found art to be a fundamental part of her healing process, and in turn, has joined a part of a number of crafting design teams, and found a true sense community in the process!

Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from RightbrainArt.

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Interview with BlueRoomBride

Our latest interview features DIY Wedding crafter, Jalonna Kearney-Rodgers. After creating lots of DIY projects for her own wedding, Jalonna found that it saved her time, energy, and reduced the stress of becoming engaged during a pandemic. A full-time high school educator, she now uses her free time to develop both her business and online community in hopes of fostering a space where other soon-to-be brides can learn and thrive.

Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from BlueRoomBride.

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Employee Spotlight: Berdj Mazmanian, Senior Product Manager, Weego

It’s Employee Spotlight time at Paris! We have an amazing team of talented and dedicated people working for you – our partners, our suppliers, our customers. Their commitment to quality, service, and innovation helps Paris fulfill its promise to always Make it Better!

To help you get to know the people behind the scenes at Paris, we asked our employees some fun questions about themselves! Here is our Senior Product Manager for Weego, Berdj Mazmanian.

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Interview with Diana’s Decorative Designs

Our latest interview features Diana of Dianas.Decorative.Designs. After starting crafting at a young age, Diana gained experience with crocheting and scrapbooking among other creative outlets. Today, Diana’s focus is on paper crafting–creating beautiful handmade pieces for all types of parties and events. With the support of her husband and three daughters, Diana continues to share her creativity and inspire others to create with paper.

Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from Diana.

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Interview with The Pink Ape

Our latest interview features Marissa of The Pink Ape, a multi-dimensional crafter who has been creating for over 20 years. Marissa is a wife and mother of two, who uses inspiration from the world around her to create papercrafts including cards, scrapbooks, and more. Sharing her designs as both a hobby and a business, Marissa’s main goal is to inspire others! Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from Marissa.

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The Benefits of Journaling, Types of Journals, and Where to Start

Journaling is about the process of writing down words, in order to understand and process them more clearly. These words can include thoughts, feelings, goals, tasks, whatever it may be. Now, journaling may not be for everyone. Some may feel that they clearly understand themselves and have no reason to explore any further. However, many do find that deciding to keep a daily journal has improved their life in several ways. It’s already scientifically proven that writing on paper alone has mental benefits, so let’s take a look at why exactly journaling is good for you, and how you can go about getting started.