Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

Some of the most popular posts here on the Endpaper Blog are from our X Questions With and Peek Inside series. We love seeing what people create and share using our journals, and we're thrilled that you do, too! Beginning this week, we are...
A foundational course in most philosophy programs is "Critical Thinking," and the lessons it imparts can be applied to all endeavours and academic pursuits. Of course, this includes writing. Critical thinking is all about learning to ignore your gut instincts...
A few Saturdays ago we looked at what art "is," but what about the people behind the art? The way one sees the role of the artist in society and culture can be as personal and subjective as the pieces...
While working on putting together an After School Program at the Bridge & Enrich Lives Society (http://bridgeandenrich.com/), a member of our Paperblanks® team discovered a great series of videos on YouTube featuring people rereading their childhood journals. This got us thinking: what,...
For our "X Questions With" series, we're speaking with talented individuals from around the world who have inspired us with their creativity and passion. If you have a story to tell or someone you'd like to see profiled, let...
When you're travelling, every taste and sight will seem worthy of documentation. But if you're like most travellers out there, by the time you return home you never actually sit down and go through the maps, ticket stubs, brochures...
"The thing indicated is a commencing clause for an online journal with respect to terminology." That's a pretty impressive sentence, right? Granted, it does sound a lot fancier than "This is an opening sentence to a blog post about vocabulary."...
When we say that "we believe that art should have a place in all aspects of life," we aren't exaggerating. A passion for creativity, especially for the book arts, is something shared by all members of the Paperblanks® family,...
In a recent two-part Peek Inside article, we helped Laura upgrade her current journalling style to make her notebook pages more visually appealing. One great way to improve the overall look of your journal entries is to add a...
Alicia Martin, an artist based in Spain, transforms thousands of disused books into tumultuous towers that pour out of windows. The massive sculptural works in this series, known as Biographies, each feature approximately 5,000 books sprawled out, around and...

The Paperblanks Journal Prompts App

Hundreds of creative prompt ideas that can be used with your favourite writing journal or sketchbook.