Paper Terminology

Paper terminology

Paper Terminology A deckle edge The ragged or feathered edge on papers is referred to as a deckle edge. Traditionally deckle edges were only found on mold-made papers which were made manually using pulp and a special frame. Nowadays with modern technology, an artificial deckle edge can be produced – as opposed to a straight-cut edge […]

Alcohol ink on Yupo paper

Alcohol ink on Yupo paper

Creating artworks with alcohol ink on Yupo paper is a huge trend at the moment, so we thought we’d share with you how simple and fun it is to do! Yupo paper is a synthetic (tree-free) and 100% recyclable paper that is waterproof, non-porous, smooth and tear-resistant. Its synthetic quality is what sets it apart […]

Paper Quilling

Paper Quilling

Paper quilling (also known as paper filigree) is an art that has been around for hundreds of years. It involves rolling thin strips of paper and then molding them into various shapes. At The Deckle Edge we sell precut strips of paper specifically for quilling, but you can, of course, cut your own; giving you […]