Celebrating Moments

Create precious moments of reflection.

June is well underway and with it the countdown to summer is officially on. We are so ready to trade our rain gear for sun hats and pack for a picnic in the park. To celebrate the changing seasons, we've...
From the union of two Greek words – kallos, which means “beauty” and graphein, which means “writing” – calligraphy simply translates as “beautiful writing.” But this ancient practice is much more than the art of forming beautiful symbols by...
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,...
If you are starting to feel the post-holiday blues, know that you are not alone. Every year around the third week of January, many of us experience low motivational levels due to a combination of cold winter weather, debts...
This holiday season might look a bit different again; there are still a number of things to navigate through and for many, this time of year can already be difficult for a variety of reasons. We believe there’s also...
It’s no secret that we are big fans of books and independent bookstores. We long for the days that we can again freely wander the winding aisles of a bookstore browsing its treasures, venturing into the special collections section...
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and for those of us who love sending out mail or making creative cards this date is a much-anticipated excuse to take out the colourful paper, washi tape, markers, stickers and maybe...
We asked our Instagram followers for the best books they've read recently. As we're all finding ourselves with some extra time to spend indoors, or safely socially distanced outside, we thought a fan-favourite book list could help you find...
In our quest to read more in 2020, this week we are looking to some of our favourite authors for inspiration for the next titles to add to our New Year's reading lists. We've put together a selection of...