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Today is Ballpoint Pen Day, and to mark the occasion we want to share some stories of pen pals who corresponded for decades, faithfully keeping in touch even with the length of time it took for snail mail to...
As creatives, sometimes we might feel overwhelmed by self-doubt, imposter’s syndrome or creative block. When we lack motivation or find it impossible to list our achievements, it’s important to pause and reflect on our creative journey and the many...
May is here and with this new month we welcome the renaissance of our gardens and neighbourhoods, and as new life breaks through the ground we are reminded of the small marvels that bring us joy. At Paperblanks, nature...
On April 22 we celebrate Earth Day. It is a good reminder to be kind to our planet, to cherish it and to do our part to minimize our impact on it, not only today but every day. It...
Symbolic meaning has been attributed to colours since ancient times, and for the past few decades the principles of colour psychology have been used in advertising to influence our purchases. While colour symbolism may vary from one culture to another and colour psychology...
Sometimes at the Endpaper Blog we get the unique opportunity to offer a platform to creative journallers from around the world. We’ve recently partnered with Quynh Vu – a multitalented artist and bullet journaller who specializes in brush lettering...
"Spring brings an end to winterAnd a fresh beginning.It is a gentle farewellTo yesterdayAnd the birth of new hope."–Joan Walsh Anglund Every year we welcome spring with open arms, its brighter days and hints of blooms everywhere bringing to our...
We all have experienced it. The fear of staring at a blank page, a bare canvas or an empty screen due to creative fatigue is real, yet it happens to everybody. It is not uncommon to feel drained and...
It’s no secret that a creative activity can have a positive impact on our day, help reduce anxiety, lead to feelings of accomplishment or at the very least just offer a distraction and some joy. It can be hard...
It’s a new year and a new chapter, and turning the calendar page has us feeling rejuvenated and excited for a fresh start. In the spirit of New Year’s optimism, we’d like to kick off this brand-new year with...

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