Handmade Recycled Paper: Create a Stationery Set

A course by Sonia Carta Muriel , Artisan

Artisan. Verona, Italy.
Joined December 2020

Discover the art of papermaking by learning how to create sheets and envelopes, from the initial pulp to pressing and drying

  • Italian with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (90)
  • 3253 students

Discover the art of papermaking by learning how to create sheets and envelopes, from the initial pulp to pressing and drying

A course by Sonia Carta Muriel

Whether it's an event invitation or a special announcement, the paper you use can make a world of difference. No one knows this better than Sonia Padovanello, founder of Carta Muriel and expert in handcrafting paper with recycled materials. Through her brand, she has reinvented the ancient art of papermaking, adapting it to modern, minimalist tastes. In this online course, she teaches you how to make a stationery set composed of custom sheets and envelopes.

Discover the history and qualities of this versatile material before learning how to build a mold and deckle out of household items and transform pulp into beautiful paper products. Enrich your message with a personal touch by putting it on a handmade stationery set.

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 23 downloads

Tools and materials
5 minutes, 43 seconds
Build a handmade paper frame
10 minutes, 45 seconds
Creation of the white dough
9 minutes, 5 seconds
Envelope design and drawing
7 minutes, 58 seconds
Italian with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (90)
  • 3253 students
  • 14 lessons (1h 49m)
  • 23 additional resources (10 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Italian
  • Italian, Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
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What is this course's project?

Create a handmade stationery set composed of sheets and envelopes using recycled paper.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who wants to explore the art of papermaking and learn how to create sheets and envelopes out of recycled materials.

Requirements and materials

No previous knowledge is required for this course.

In terms of materials, you need recycled sheets of paper and other items you can easily find in supermarkets, stationery shops, or arts and craft stores.


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3253 Students
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Sonia Carta Muriel

A course by Sonia Carta Muriel

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Sonia Padovanello is an artisan based near Verona, Italy. While studying at art school in Boston, she discovered the art of papermaking. Once back on Italian soil, she decided to teach herself how to make paper, and later enrolled in an immersive course to master the craft. A year later, she opened her own workshop in Verona and started sharing her creations on Instagram and other platforms, earning her recognition in Italy and abroad.

Her specialty is making paper products from waste materials for weddings, including invitations, menus, and other decorations and details. She also collaborates with local and international wedding planners, and her work has been featured in major industry blogs and magazines.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Paper and frames

    • The world of paper
    • Tools and materials
    • Build a handmade paper frame
  • U3

    The processing of the sheet of paper

    • Creation of the white dough
    • Forming the sheet and laying the paper
    • Pressing and drying of the paper
    • Variants: paper with natural elements
  • U4

    Envelope processing

    • Envelope design and drawing
    • Build a hand-made envelope frame
    • Creating the dough for colored envelopes
    • Folding and gluing of the envelope
    • Assembling and decorating the stationery set
  • FP

    Final project

    • Handmade Recycled Paper: Create a Stationery Set

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Handmade Recycled Paper: Create a Stationery Set. Craft course by Sonia Carta Muriel

Handmade Recycled Paper: Create a Stationery Set

A course by Sonia Carta Muriel
Artisan. Verona, Italy.
Joined December 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (90)
  • 3253 students