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.

The Benefits of Journaling, Types of Journals, and Where to Start

Journaling is about the process of writing down words, in order to understand and process them more clearly. These words can include thoughts, feelings, goals, tasks, whatever it may be. Now, journaling may not be for everyone. Some may feel that they clearly understand themselves and have no reason to explore any further. However, many do find that deciding to keep a daily journal has improved their life in several ways. It’s already scientifically proven that writing on paper alone has mental benefits, so let’s take a look at why exactly journaling is good for you, and how you can go about getting started.

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Interview with Paper Meditations

Our latest interview features Christine Kirk from Paper Meditations! Christine is a wife, mom, musician, and paper sculptor, who has been creating paper artwork for over 20 years. With a professional artistic background in graphic design, Christine was inspired to use her skills to create pieces for her own home. With encouragement from those around her, this talent quickly made its way from her home, to galleries, street fairs, and social media.

We at PrintWorks have been truly amazed to see what Christine has created with our paper. Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from Christine.

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Interview with Do It Paper

Our latest interview features Karem form Do It Paper! Karem is a wife and mom of two who is traveling the country by RV with her family, all while running her own crafting business! We have loved learning about her journey, and also seeing what she’s created with PrintWorks Paper and Cardstock! Karem has used her artistic talent and entrepreneurial spirit to not only create memorable décor, but also educate others on how to do the same! Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from Karem!

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Interview with Inspire the Mom

Our latest interview features Jessica from Inspire the Mom! Jessica is a teacher turned stay-at-home mom who spends her days homeschooling her children. After much success teaching preschool lessons to her daughter, Jessica decided to keep educating her children at home, while making creativity a priority. We have loved seeing how she has incorporated our PrintWorks Paper and Cardstock into her lessons, while using her platform to inspire other moms to do the same!

Read on for more DIY projects, homeschooling tips, and to learn more about Jessica!

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Paper in Education – Paper Manipulatives for Reading and Math

Educating children in 2021 looks very different than it has in the past. Hard held beliefs regarding hands-on learning and face-to-face interaction have had to be put aside in the name of health and safety. However, children learn best through multisensory learning, and it is especially the young students and those that struggle in school that are being most harmed by the move away from hands-on learning.

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