Paper is fun. Paper is creative and interactive.  Paper is educational.  Even with a shift to “digital” paper remains essential in our everyday lives. Paper is sustainable. Paper employs. Throughout our blog we explore paper, the people behind the paper, the many uses of paper, the environment, industry news and more.

Interview with Wendy Tipton

Wendy Tipton is a scrapbook artist who uses scrapbooking as a means of capturing everyday moments and memories in tangible form. Each layout she makes tells a story that highlights all the special things about her family! Read our interview below to learn more about her, her process, and where she finds inspiration!

Wendy also creates handmade cards, and recently used some of our PrintWorks products to create a series of holiday cards inspired by classic Christmas songs! Check them out at the bottom of this post!

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PrintWorks – Top DIY Advent Calendar Ideas

An advent calendar is a fun way to celebrate the days leading up to Christmas. This year, make it even more special by creating your own DIY Advent Calendar! Turn it into a weekend project for you and the kids, and then when they aren’t looking – fill it up with little surprises for them to open each day! This project is sure to make the holiday season magical! Get started by checking out some of the adorable ideas we found below!

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PrintWorks – Thanksgiving Party Ideas

While Thanksgiving this year might look a little different than in the past, it provides the opportunity to find ways to make the holiday special for the people we are staying at home with. Get your family involved in these DIY Thanksgiving party ideas and make some memories! We searched the web for some ideas that include food, drink, games, and crafts! Check out all of the party ideas below.

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Interview with Oco Origami

We recently interviewed origami artist Christine Ott of Oco Origami to learn more about her mind-blowing origami creations! Her work involves lots of colors and patterns, geometric shapes, and what must be hours of paper folding. She has even used our Colored Paper to make a few of her pieces!

Read on to learn more about how she got started with origami, where she gets her inspiration, and her advice for anyone interesting in trying origami for the first time.

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Interview with Squirrel Tacos

We recently interviewed Casey Lynch of Squirrel Tacos to learn more about her incredibly detailed, hand cut paper art that brings the magic of nature into your home!

Read on to learn more about her process and what inspires her designs! She has even used our Cardstock in some of her designs, and we love seeing how she can turn a simple sheet of paper into an intricate work of art!

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