Papers: Handmade

  • White Daisy Lace $8.95
    An intricate lace background peeks through this cheerful daisy design from Thailand. This paper's unique handmade texture adds a dimension beyond our traditional lightweight laces, creating a "canvas" for creativity by applying pastels, inks. Also an excellent choice for use in multi media such as collage, encaustic art, card making, rubber stamping and more.
    22" x 30", 60gsm, Handmade, pH Neutral
    ×
  • Embossed Leaves & Branches $14.50
    Natural white paper, embossed with a leaf and branch pattern. A high quality paper with a thick embossing, this organic pattern has more of a cast paper feel and the detail is exquisite.
    22" x 30", 100gsm, Handmade, Acid-free
    ×
  • Thai Garden Smooth $8.95
    A natural white paper, categorized as a garden paper. This mulberry paper has a smooth finish and no inclusions. Deckle edges on all sides add to its handmade beauty.
    22" x 30", 100gsm, Handmade, Acid-free
    ×
  • Water Drops Gold & Brown $8.40 Out of Stock
    Like a light spring rain, when drops first fall into the water, this paper brings you there. Cleverly screenprinted, this handmade mulberry paper appears almost brush stroked. A trendy design, this makes a very hip book cover. Or, try it as a home décor paper such as on a lampshade, in collage or for wall covering.
    25" x 37", 37gsm, Handmade, Neutral pH
  • Beehive $9.00
    Textured circles of raised mulberry pulp create a beehive look to this remarkably thin sheer paper. Its translucent quality makes it wonderful for use on lampshades, glass lamps or luminarias. Also great for window shades, layering in craft projects, card making, fine art collage, book covering and more.
    25" x 37", 40-50gsm, Handmade, Neutral pH
    ×
  • Whimzy Green & Yellow $10.40
    Funneling whirls of raised pulp add texture and dimension to this remarkably thin, mulberry paper. The sheerness of the base paper makes it wonderful for use on lampshades, glass lamps or luminarias. Also great for window shades, layering in craft projects, card making, fine art collage, book covering and more.
    25" x 37" 50gsm, Handmade, Neutral pH
    ×
  • Natural Banana Plank $14.95
    Strips of large natural banana leaves are hand-pieced together, then backed with lightweight cheesecloth to create a distressed wood plank look. Varied speckled shades of naturals, browns, and blacks make each sheet unique. The strips run horizontally along the 22" width of the paper. This coverweight paper is beautiful for creative use in home décor crafts. Try it as an accent or inlay to transform old furniture or door panels. Also great for creating placemats, as a background in a shadow box or for use as frame matting.
    22" x 30" Varied weight; medium to heavy, Handmade, Neutral pH
    ×
  • Layered Sisal
    These unique papers from Thailand feature natural fibers of sisal which have been layered between sheets of handmade mulberry paper to create unique designs.
    21" x 31" Handmade, Acidic
  • Gossamer
    At only 25 gsm, this tree-free paper features a “gossamer veil” of delicate mulberry fibers, suspended like silken diaphanous webs between criss-crossed threads. Tattered edges add to its handmade beauty. Excellent for use in fine art collage or home decor projects. Or adhere it to a translucent substrate to let the light peak through the open weave pattern.
    21"x 30" 25gsm, Handmade, Acid Free
    4 items

    See all options for this item...

  • Light Papyrus
    This textured paper dating back to 2700 B.C. is formed by laying thin strips of papyrus plant stalk in horizontal and vertical (crosswise) layers. Each handmade sheet is unique and often features frayed edges adding to its handmade character. Its strength makes these papers ideal for painting, writing and drawing.
    Handmade, Neutral pH
    2 items

    See all options for this item...

  • Flecked Papyrus $10.80
    This textured paper dating back to 2700 B.C. is formed by laying thin strips of papyrus plant stalk in horizontal and vertical (crosswise) layers. Each handmade sheet is unique and often features frayed edges adding to its handmade character. Its strength makes these papers ideal for painting, writing and drawing.
    12" x 16" Handmade, Acid Free
    ×
  • Amate Weave Marble $24.00
    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.
    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free
    ×
  • Amate Weave Robin Egg $24.00
    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.
    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free
    ×
  • Amate Weave Brown $24.00 Out of Stock
    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.
    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free
  • Amate Weave Lattice Blue Hues $24.00
    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.
    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free
    ×
  • Amate Weave Light Cranberry $24.00
    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.
    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free
    ×
  • Amate Bark, Marble $24.00
    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.
    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid Free
    ×
  • Oil Paper Square Strings $22.95
    Very unique and different, oil papers are great for adding translucent details to any project. This paper has hemp strings in a square pattern as an added inclusion.
    20" x 28" 80gms, Handmade
    ×
  • Tufted Flowers $11.50 Out of Stock
    The designs in this wonderful handmade paper have been hand “puckered” to create crinkled, flower-like shapes. In some areas, the flower design is less defined but remains consistent in texture, challenging the observer with a real play on the eyes. The reverse side of this paper has a debossed feel to it, adding to the interest of this unique lokta paper. Deckle edges add to the handmade look.
    20" x 30" 100gsm, Handmade
  • Travertine $13.00
    Travertine paper has a true architectural essence about it. The depth and texture of its recessions, combined with its "smooth as plaster" surface, uncannily mimics the character of travertine stone. Every hand made sheet is unique in its markings, each varying in texture and depth. Deckle edges add to this paper's handmade look. An excellent choice for art projects seeking a heavier paper.
    20" x 30" 250gsm, Handmade
    ×
  • Salago Kiwi $14.60
    This salago paper in bright kiwi green has visible, natural inclusions scattered throughout, adding a textural interest to this organic paper.
    26" x 37", Weight varies, Handmade, Acid-free
    ×
  • Salago Orange Marmalade $14.60 Out of Stock
    This salago paper truly looks like orange marmalade! With visible, natural darker orange fibers and other natural inclusions scattered throughout, this is a fun, textured paper.
    26" x 37", Weight varies, Handmade, Acid-free
  • Anemone Blossoms $12.00
    A lovely, mellow color combination of sage, periwinkle and wine! Five-petaled flower blossoms scattered playfully about, are the focal point of this trendy color palette. An ideal choice for book covers, home décor projects, card making and more.
    19.5" x 27", 100gsm, Handmade, Neutral pH
    ×
  • Kasmir $11.20
    This regal paper called Kasmir, features a damask influenced design in a velvety flocked texture. Simply gorgeous for use as a wedding invitation, as a fine art matt, journal cover or home décor project.
    21" x 29", 100gsm, Handmade, Cotton, Neutral pH
    ×

How to buy

Note: we do not deliver outside New Zealand.

Enter the quantity and click "add to cart". When you are ready to pay for your order proceed to checkout. Payment is made by credit card on a secure server using Paypal or Payment Express. Alternatively you may pay by "bank deposit" or by phone on 09 489 7213.

Delivery Rates

Our delivery rates are:

  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (Auckland): $5.50 per order *
  • Local Towns (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
  • Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
  • South Island and Great Barrier: $10.40 per order *

Prepaid Satchel is available for some smaller items that will fit into an A4 envelope. Please do not select the satchel option if your goods are breakable, easily damaged or flammable.
* Oversized items may be charged an additional amount - once you have selected the items you need proceed to checkout to see the exact costs.

Rural delivery fee $3.30 per order

For privacy, returns and security policies please read our policies page.

Categories

Join Takapuna Art Supplies on Facebook

 
Sign up to our newsletter
Buy Art Books - new Buy Art Books NZ

Art Books

From anatomy to watercolour see all our latest art books...

"Friends of the store" artists supplies discount loyalty programme

We like to reward our Friends of the Store by giving back in kind. If you would like to be a part of our loyalty program simply register and upon purchase we will contact you about the member benefits available. If you are already a member simply register online and we'll upgrade your online account so that you can purchase directly online with all your member benefits.

Visit us at 124 Anzac Street, Takapuna. Ph: 09 489 7213
×
Login