Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

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...
As promised, we have more photos to share of our Paperblanks® display at the Frankfurt Book Fair! Inspired by the endless possibilities of a blank page, we chose to decorate our booth with the uplifting images of butterflies. While...
Here on the Endpaper Blog we tend to separate our journalling articles from our writing articles. In reality, however, the two activities often go hand-in-hand. Keeping a journal can be an essential part of improving mental alertness and is...
  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...
The Frankfurt Book Fair is on this week, bringing together book enthusiasts from around the world to share ideas, innovative products and a love for the written word. This year our Paperblanks® booth will feature something extra special. On...
Name: Valerie Parisius Age: 34 City: Amsterdam Country: The Netherlands Places travelled: In the past two years I've been to Bali, Gili Islands, Singapore, Sumatra, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Borneo, Florida and Curaçao Education: Accountancy, Business Administration, Fashion & Design Occupation: Designer, illustrator, travel blogger Loves:...
A full to-do list can seem like an overwhelming proposition. Line after line of goals, both short- and long-term, can seem never-ending but not writing down these tasks can be equally intimidating. Fear not, fellow writers and mission undertakers!...
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...
Once Upon a Time... Readers shouldn't judge your book by its cover, but a bad opening line can turn someone off an entire novel. Think of this sentence as you would a first impression. You need to convey something about...

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