No, an old friend of mine had already claimed it. It looks like I'll be getting to keep the Jirachi she wanted though, and I'm super happy about that.
Umm...I believe the paper I use is 70lb. It's slightly thicker than normal printer paper, but not by much. My family business is a printing business, so I have access to all the paper I could want. It helps with a hobby like this, haha!
Sadly I don't have a tutorial. I'm really only focused on getting it done when making them and sometimes maybe taking a few WIP pictures for my blog.