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Give Some Special Love to your Gifts

Give Some Special Love to your Gifts

Wrapping paper has never been this much fun Handmade in the Himalayas of Nepal, lokta wrapping paper gives a gift something special, making the gift and the effort the care for the wrapping something to remember and cherish, just like the thought and effort gone into...

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Major Flooding in Nepal

Major Flooding in Nepal

The monsoon season has brought continuing and heavy rain to Nepal and causing major flooding in many areas of the country.

Well respected photographer Narendra Shrestha tweeted these images showing the deep flooding, but also the resolve and determination of the Nepali people to help one another.

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Extended Prime Day Deals 2019

Extended Prime Day Deals 2019

Handmade Paper from Nepal Made in Nepal using tree-free paper, Lokta paper follows a tradition of over 1,000 years. Cuttings from the lokta bush are cooked into a mash and then spread by hand over boxed screens at set to dry in the Himalayan sun. The lokta bush grows...

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A Thoughtful Gift Idea for the Friend who has Everything

A Thoughtful Gift Idea for the Friend who has Everything

For the Friend or Family Member who has Everything There's always that friend or family member who is hard to get a gift for whether it be Christmas, birthday, or any other special occasion. One thing that makes buying a gift for the person who has everything...

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Save Your Dreams

Save Your Dreams

The Nepali Garden of Dreams Journal We're happy to announce a new journal, the Nepali Garden of Dreams Leather and Lokta Notebook. The journal is the perfect place to capture you dreams, aspirations, or musings. A New Notebook Design The notebook features a tradition...

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Collect Your Experiences

Collect Your Experiences

New Combination Leather & Lokta Cover Journal The Nepali collector journal features a brand new design unlike anything we've ever created. The Nepali Collector Notebook has a cover that is both leather and lokta. The spine is made from water buffalo leather, while...

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Ideas

Gifts Ideas for the Season Journals from Kathmandu Valley Co. are made with a special paper called Lokta Paper. The paper is tree-free and made from cuttings of the lokta bush which grow naturally in the high Himalayan mountains of Nepal. When cut, the lokta bush...

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Giving Opportunities Around the World

Giving Opportunities Around the World

A December of Giving With the traditional hustle and bustle of the holidays, it's nice to take a moment and reflect on what we have, and how we can use what we have to help others. One of the charities that we love is called Heifer International which provides...

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Green Monday, Redefining a Holiday?

Green Monday, Redefining a Holiday?

In recent years, the term "Green Monday" has popped up in relation to online shopping. It's usually designated the second Monday in December and began with eBay back in 2007 (See Wikipedia: Green Monday). It's a shopping day or holiday that was designated as the "best...

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Introducing the Nepali Wayfinder Journal

Introducing the Nepali Wayfinder Journal

Have You Found Your Way? Writing out your thoughts, troubles, joys, and sorrows can sometimes be what is required to reach clarity. There's something almost meditative when sitting down with pen and paper and letting it all come out through writing. That's why we...

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Why is Lokta Paper Special?

Why is Lokta Paper Special?

Lokta Paper is Handmade When was the last time you appreciated a piece of paper? A single sheet of paper? Something small can make a big difference, helping us be conscious of the world around us. Each sheet of Lokta paper is crafted by an artisan trained in the...

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5 Ways to Get the Most out of your Travel Journal

5 Ways to Get the Most out of your Travel Journal

An amazing trip can provide memories that will last a lifetime, but how to you capture those memories adequately in a travel journal? To begin with, you don't need to be a professional writing or even be poetic with words to get the most from writing in your own...

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