Friday, August 7, 2020

Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

A writer's work is never finished. When one draft is complete there are always revisions to make, and even after your work is published there can be a new edition or creative work calling your name. Because the writing process is...
Congratulations – you've made it through the shortest day of the year and over the hump into 2015. Now what? It can be hard to start the year off with a bang when the days are so dark and...
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...
We've always loved to travel here at Paperblanks and our enthusiasm for visiting new places has been shown in our #PaperblanksTraveller series. From our first post in October 2012 through the end of 2015, this series spotlighted snapshots of...
For a recent X Questions With post we spoke with Italian fashion designer and Lamperti Milano founder Erika Lamperti. It was so inspiring to get a peek inside her fashion sketchbooks and see how the design translates from the page...
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...
Looking for a literary component for your next vacation? Why not actually step into the mind of your favourite author as you explore the places that inspired some incredibly influential pieces of writing? To help plan your next trip,...
Whether you're just starting out as an artist or have been in the business for a while, you likely get a bit lonely or frustrated from time to time. The good news is, you are not alone. If you're...
March definitely seems to have had Paperblanks® users thinking "Spring!" From fresh flowers to vibrantly coloured scrapbooks, these seventeen Instagram photos are like rays of sunlight after a long winter. Think you've got a future Paperblanks® photo of the month?...
It's no secret that creative individuals often love to travel. But does creativity increase likelihood of travel, or vice versa? Perhaps unsurprisingly, visiting a new location or culture can actually have an augmenting effect on your levels of artistic...

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