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Our butterfly-filled Frankfurt Book Fair booth was a huge success! We received many requests to share some of our origami secrets, so we've decided to let you in on how to create your own book art butterflies. Simply take...
We love a good inspirational quote. It is often difficult to put into words one's own feelings on a particular subject, so when someone else eloquently sums it up, that "A-ha!" moment can be incredibly invigorating. When it comes...
As you may have noticed, we've been posting more videos lately than we have in the past. We're growing our YouTube channel and are excited to connect with you in this new arena. From new product releases, to exclusive...
Has it really been a year already since the last National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)? If you, like us, are still thinking of your last attempt at this month-long writing challenge, it may seem difficult to envision what you...
Today's entry in our ongoing look at famous diary entries is a dark one! In the 1840's a group of pioneers who came to be known as the Donner Party found themselves trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. 36...
We've reached the halfway mark of Inktober, the point of any challenge when inspiration begins to wane and participation starts to drop off. So if you are taking part in this online artistic campaign this year, you may be...
With school and work moving online, gatherings cancelled and pretty much every appointment put on hold, many people have jokingly expressed their disappointment at having bought a 2020 planner. While for many it might seem like a...
Using a sketchbook to work on drafts for a larger art project is a clear usage choice for such a book. However, sketches can go beyond the artistic realm, as these pages uncovered from notebooks belonging to the legendary...
We all know how it feels to lose an argument. Just awful. That’s why petty disagreements can drag on and on, as neither side is ready to concede and be viewed as the loser. Getting the last word is...
Looking for some new ways to kick your journalling up a gear? Learning more about yourself is one of the many benefits to journalling, and utilizing this amazing tool for self-awareness can not only help you to stay in tune...

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