Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

It's almost 2013 and so we wanted to share this neat look at the past. The following diary entry comes from a member of a household in 1877 Mackay, Queensland in Australia. It's made up of two sketches that...
While we would never suggest that all artists must follow the same habits (what a boring art world that would be!), there is something to be said for the fact that many of the most successful creative individuals share...
For many, the post-holiday "blahs" penetrate all aspects of life. In this cold, dark, seemingly endless month of January it's easy to suffer a sense of letdown after the excitement of the holiday season. If you're finding your creative...
Last week on Writing Wednesday we spoke about the importance of getting physical when battling writer's block. It's not just physical fitness, however, that is important in boosting your brain power. Keeping your mind active and pushing your thoughts...
If you are an aspiring writer, it might be tempting to skip the professional editing route to save some money. Using a book-loving friend, relative or coworker as a proofreader can seem like an easy and cost-efficient decision when...
Last March, we posted a Writing Wednesday on the topic of graphology – the field of handwriting analysis. The theory there is that the size, shape and spacing of one's handwriting can give away intimate personality details. But what...
UPDATED! Wednesday, August 15th, 2017 We're not the only people still being blown away by the adjective order put forth in The Elements of Eloquence. The team at Print Express recently shared with us their eight-part quiz on these unwritten rules. If you think...
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...
Another month has gone by, meaning we've collected our favourite photos tagged with #Paperblanks on Instagram. Check them out below! As always, let us know your favourites or if you think we’ve missed a great shot by commenting below...
Texas-based artist Susan Hoerth collects pieces from her travels around the world and uses them to bring new life to books. Each piece that Susan designs includes “a mixture of the discarded and forgotten ordinary moments in everyday life.” Susan...

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