Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

It's no secret that the English language is more than a little difficult to learn. With seemingly more exceptions to rules than actual rules themselves, English is one of the most frustrating languages to try and master. The playwright...
It's hard to believe that another month has passed and 2013 is almost over! The October photos of Paperblanks® on Instagram had a distinctly autumn feel to them, with red leaves and warm fires setting the fall mood. Check...
Northern Ireland sculptor Jacqueline Rush Lee is best known for her conceptual work with books, paper and paint. She has spent the past sixteen years crafting a meaningful and personal exploration of the book as an art medium and...
National Novel Writing Month kicks off November 1st with its annual challenge: Write a 50,000 word novel before December arrives. What began in 1999 with a small group of 21 writers in the San Francisco Bay area is now...
Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's personal journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. Send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This month we get an insider's...
On a Writing Wednesday at the end of August we talked about how sticking to a routine will boost your writing proficiency. But what happens when a writing ritual is taken to an extreme? When does a helpful habit...
Name: Sarah Ushurhe City: London, England Places Travelled/Lived: Wales, France, Spain, Dubai and soon the Netherlands Loves: Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber short story collection and anything by Marina Warner. Education: Studied at the University of the Arts London and gained a BA...
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...
I don't know about you, but I love filling out surveys. Ever since I received my first guided journal as a young child, fill-in-the-blank activities have served as ideal jumping-off points to get my creative juices flowing. And it...
On this day in 1758 Noah Webster, the father of the American dictionary, was born. Like all of us here at the Endpaper Blog Webster was a book lover, and his passion for etymology led to a complete reformation of...

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