S’Wanderings – NYC Books ‘n Art Supplies Day Trip – Part I

S’Wanderings – NYC Books ‘n Art Supplies Day Trip – Part I

There really is nothing like a trip into the City during the holiday season (especially when you a pick a clear December day with temps in the 50s). For months (maybe even years, now), I’ve been meaning to make a pilgrimage into New York to visit a store dedicated entirely to—wait for it—pencils! And, I […]

The Nutcracker—Crackin’ Good!

The Nutcracker—Crackin’ Good!

The Nutcracker is here and out and available and so very, very cool! After all the months of planning and writing and rewriting, and working with the paper engineer (the incomparable Yevgeniya Yeretskaya), to make sure the text supported the pop-ups without getting in their way, and then watching as Neiko Ng’s beautiful illustration work […]

Pulling back the curtain on some Big News…

Pulling back the curtain on some Big News…

I’m so very excited to announce that my third book with Jumping Jack Press will be released later this year. Woo-hoo! This time, I’ve teamed up with illustrator Neiko Ng and paper engineer Yevgeniya Yeretskaya, to create a magical pop-up version of The Nutcracker. Neiko’s charming and rich illustrations, coupled with Yevgeniya’s outrageously-cool pop-ups make […]

Vojtěch Kubašta Exhibit – Part 3

Vojtěch Kubašta Exhibit – Part 3

This is a continuation of coverage of the “Pop-Ups from Prague: A Centennial Celebration of the Graphic Artistry of Vojtěch Kubašta (1914-1992)” exhibit, curated by Ellen Rubin, The Pop-Up Lady, and taking place at The Grolier Club through tomorrow, Saturday, March 15th, 2014. (For more information, please see Part 1 and Part 2 of this […]

Vojtěch Kubašta Exhibit – Part 2

Vojtěch Kubašta Exhibit – Part 2

This is a continuation of coverage of the “Pop-Ups from Prague: A Centennial Celebration of the Graphic Artistry of Vojtěch Kubašta (1914-1992)” exhibit, curated by Ellen Rubin, The Pop-Up Lady, and taking place at the Grolier Club through Saturday, March 15th, 2014. (For more information, please see Part 1 of this series of posts.) Kubašta […]

Vojtěch Kubašta Exhibit – Part 1

Vojtěch Kubašta Exhibit – Part 1

Let me start right off by saying that if you’re anywhere within a day’s journey of New York City, and can carve the time out between now and Saturday to get downtown, then plan a trip to go see the “Pop-Ups from Prague: A Centennial Celebration of the Graphic Artistry of Vojtěch Kubašta (1914-1992)” exhibit […]

It’s official: Up With Paper teams up with Robert Sabuda!

It’s official: Up With Paper teams up with Robert Sabuda!

The first two projects they’ll team up on are a twentieth anniversary edition of Sabuda’s iconic Alphabet book, as well as a mini Christmas book (think stocking stuffer). You can read the entire Up With Paper press release here. * Total Transparency Statement

Christmas Cards, Part 2

Christmas Cards, Part 2

Continuing the Christmas cards theme…more luscious designs for your viewing pleasure…. Letter C Design’s lovely, hot hand foil-stamped designs are simple, clean, and homey. Moss Green Christmas Tree and Kraft Wreath are from their folded notecards series. I love these nifty Christmas postcards from The Paper Cub Co. by Sass & Peril: Reindeer postcard and […]

Fun Halloween Booooks…

Fun Halloween Booooks…

It’s time for some good ol’ Halloween reading, don’t ya think? I’m a sucker for all things Up With Paper*, and it’s not just because I used to work there, or the fact that they’re still a client of mine. It’s because all of their stuff is so absolutely COOL! Their book imprint, Jumping Jack […]