Places Around Portland to Buy Tolly

Places Around Portland to Buy Tolly

Jun 04, 2017

Tolly has a special place in our hearts. Thankfully, retailers around town have also found this artistic and inspiring children’s book to be treasure, and stock...

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Our 3 Favorite Behind-the-Scenes Tolly Videos

Our 3 Favorite Behind-the-Scenes Tolly Videos

May 03, 2017

It’s been a few weeks since Tolly has been released in the world to be enjoyed by adults and children alike, but we’re still amazed by...

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The Art of Paris 2017: Top 5 Exhibits to See

The Art of Paris 2017: Top 5 Exhibits to See

Apr 24, 2017

Paris is seen as a place for romance, stylish civilians, and a harbor for wonderful art. It is also known for its expression during times...

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5 Ice Cream Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind

5 Ice Cream Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind

Mar 28, 2017

It may only be March, but global warming is real and summer is approaching quickly. While some people are huddled by the fire and dreaming...

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National Proofreading Day: A Day of Error-Free Writing

National Proofreading Day: A Day of Error-Free Writing

Mar 09, 2017

I once worked at a newspaper for my college, and it was time to publish our “Welcome Week” edition for the first week of classes...

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Illustrating Tolly: Behind the Scenes

Illustrating Tolly: Behind the Scenes

Feb 28, 2017

    Photo Credit: Overcup Books Instagram One of the best parts about children’s books is that they can be enjoyed by all ages. They...

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Tall Trees of Paris - Artist Updates and Events

Tall Trees of Paris - Artist Updates and Events

Feb 21, 2017

  Tall Trees of Paris  features many amazing artists. We’ve compiled a list of updates, showcasing some of their recent and upcoming events! Rebecka Tollens...

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Painting With Sand

Painting With Sand

Jan 26, 2017

Sunae is a Japanese technique of painting with colored sand, but it’s not very well known. Naoshi, author and illustrator of Ice Cream Work, is...

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Four Reasons Why This “Lost Invention” is Valuable

Four Reasons Why This “Lost Invention” is Valuable

Jan 18, 2017

Though Buckminster Fuller is well known for his accomplishments in architecture and design, he explored quite a few inventions that never made waves… pun intended....

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Straight, No Chaser! High-Proof PDX by Karen Locke Joins Overcup

Straight, No Chaser! High-Proof PDX by Karen Locke Joins Overcup

Nov 03, 2016

We're thrilled to announce the latest addition to our 2017 catalog, High Proof PDX by Karen Locke. This first ever comprehensive guide to distillery tasting...

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The Museum of Ice Cream—Naoshi's Book Come to Life

The Museum of Ice Cream—Naoshi's Book Come to Life

Aug 29, 2016

Imagine a place with all-you-can-eat ice cream, a pool full of sprinkles, edible balloons, and a chocolate fountain...sounds like something out of Charlie and the...

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Six Cities to Bike Share to a Bookstore

Six Cities to Bike Share to a Bookstore

Aug 23, 2016

Here in Portland, a new bike-share program hosted by Nike called Biketown has been recently rolled out. These rentable bikes are stationed all over town and...

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For American Artist Appreciation Month, Celebrate Portland Talent

For American Artist Appreciation Month, Celebrate Portland Talent

Aug 12, 2016

August is American Artist Appreciation Month. Some may celebrate it by focusing on the classics, such as Norman Rockwell, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andy Warhol. Others may...

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Book-lovin', all day, every day

Book-lovin', all day, every day

Aug 09, 2016

Here’s a funny thing about theme days on the calendar: most of us don’t know about them. There’s a Watermelon Day, Left Handers Day, even...

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Raise a Glass the French Way

Raise a Glass the French Way

Jul 27, 2016

When’s the last time you grabbed a quick drink in France? Was it a lovely glass of wine or a fun cocktail? Personally, when I...

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See How France Views Portland in this Le Monde Article

See How France Views Portland in this Le Monde Article

Jul 27, 2016

Ever wondered how other countries view American cities? Thanks to this article by French newspaper Le Monde featuring Overcup author Matt Wagner, you can see for...

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The Best Place for Music Festivals Is in the Woods

The Best Place for Music Festivals Is in the Woods

Jul 21, 2016

Summer is the season of music festivals, and there are so many amazing ones to choose from—not only in the States but all over the...

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Happy National Ice Cream Day!

Happy National Ice Cream Day!

Jul 17, 2016

As if we needed another reason to eat delicious ice cream, it’s National Ice Cream Day! Whether you love classic vanilla and chocolate, or are...

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Celebrate Bastille Day the Best Way: With French Art and Wine!

Celebrate Bastille Day the Best Way: With French Art and Wine!

Jul 12, 2016

Thursday, July 14th, is Bastille Day, the French national holiday celebrating the Storming of the Bastille—a pivotal event in the French Revolution of 1789. This...

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How to Celebrate Bastille Day This Side of the Atlantic

How to Celebrate Bastille Day This Side of the Atlantic

Jul 11, 2016

"Prise de la Bastille" (Storming of the Bastille) by Jean-Pierre Houël (Public domain courtesy of the National Library of France via Wikimedia Commons) On July...

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How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Geodesic Dome Cake

How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Geodesic Dome Cake

Jul 08, 2016

Buckminster Fuller was born on July 12, 1895, and died July 1, 1983, so whenever July rolls around we’re inspired to celebrate his life and...

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For the First Time... Paris! Hellion's Third Ema Show This Year

For the First Time... Paris! Hellion's Third Ema Show This Year

Jul 07, 2016

If you love Japanese culture, creative rebirth of tradition, or art in general, you’d be fascinated by Matt Wagner’s annual Ema show. The Portland-based curator...

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Maryanna Hoggatt - Exclusive Look at an Artist's One-of-a-kind Animal Army

Maryanna Hoggatt - Exclusive Look at an Artist's One-of-a-kind Animal Army

Jun 30, 2016

Hello friends, it’s summer in the northern hemisphere and the unusual weather has left us in a state of perplexity; last week the highs were...

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We’ve Picked a Winner!

We’ve Picked a Winner!

Jun 18, 2016

May was national Get Caught Reading month, and Overcup Press celebrated in style! We held a social media contest to see who had the chops to...

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