Whether you’re scrapbooking or wrapping a gift, consider a light-bending iridescent paper to give your project a little something extra. Not all iridescent papers are alike, however; they range from heavy to light weight, from transparent cellophane to sturdy cardstock, and from subtle to outrageous. Check out some of our favorites ahead.
1. Black Ink Iridescent Paper Assortment Pack
This iridescent paper is embossed with a subtle pattern, giving it more glittery than lustrous. The package contains a total of 40 sheets, each measuring 8.5 by 11 inches, in 10 different colors. With everything from hot pink to sky blue, deep purple, and canary yellow, there is an iridescent paper for your every need.
2. Envelopes.com Iridescent Paper
This paper, also measuring 8.5 by 11 inches, is sold in packs of 50 sheets of the same color, from classic gold and silver to bright purple and teal. At 84 pounds, this is a heavier paper that’s great for crafting.
3. Healifty Origami Paper
Whether you’re looking for something light catching for your origami or simply want to add some sparkle to your next collage, this is the paper for you. Measuring a little less than 6 inches square, it is slightly textured and thin enough to fold crisply and cleanly. This generously sized pack, containing 10 sheets each of 10 different colors, is well suited to class projects.
4. Paper Wishes Holographic Paper
Almost as heavy as cardstock, this 8.5-by-11-inch paper is ideal for embossing, die cutting, and even building small models. Available in a range of patterns, from snowflakes to stars it will add interest to almost any paper crafting project. Each pack contains 10 identical sheets.
5. Creativity Street Iridescent Film
If you’re on the hunt for iridescent paper that can do it all—well, almost—this is the one that you should be reaching for. Sold in a roll 36 inches wide by 12.5 inches in length, this shimmery sheer cellophane is tear resistant, making a good choice for gift wrapping and packaging.