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September is here, and the advent of a new school year is always a good time to celebrate knowledge and learning. Whether you are starting a new semester this week, taking your kids to school or just excited about...
It is no secret that at Paperblanks we are enthusiasts about handwritten letters. In the past we've brought you many stories about pen pals who become lifelong friends, a love letter collection, a letter writing challenge and typewriting socials,...
As the summer slowly begins to wind down, you probably want to enjoy leisure time to the fullest. We can’t think of a better way to relax than to spend some time journalling or sketching. To fully commit to...
With its longer days and abundant sunlight, summer can be the perfect season to boost your creativity. But if you are feeling you have hit a creative block, know that it is normal and you are not alone. Every...
Summer is officially here: the season of sun-kissed days, countless picnics, fresh slices of watermelon and afternoons spent barefoot. It’s the perfect time to grab your notebook or sketchbook and get outside, throw a blanket on the grass or...
We always love hearing about your creative projects using our washi tape, whether it’s embellishing a Bujo or simply incorporating it into your regular repertoire of craft supplies. We recently received an email from Leo and Wendy Van Asten...
After 30 years, you may assume we've mastered the art of journalling, when in reality we are constantly trying new tricks and learning new journalling methods. Like any endeavour or hobby, journalling can take some trial and error until...
A journal is a great place to capture daily thoughts and observations, set goals or plan ahead, but it can also be a helpful tool to untangle deep emotions and feelings, and to validate and help us make sense...
Whether you love or hate making lists, every now and then we all need a to-do list in order to stay on top of things. But what if instead, we made a not-to-do list of tasks that drain us,...
Living a creative life requires constant care and nourishment, the right amount of digging deep and letting things flow, holding on to ideas and releasing them. It might feel exhausting. Yet, in the words of Maya Angelou, “You can’t...