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 A Picket Fence Life

We recently interviewed Judy Butler of A Picket Fence Life to learn more about the beautiful mini scrapbooks that she sells on her website and Etsy. These scrapbooks are created with themes for all sorts of occasions like travel, new baby, birthday or family, and all you have to do is add your photos to create the perfect keepsake! Read on to learn more about how she came to love scrapbooking and what inspires her designs!

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Interview with Engineering with Paper

Are you a parent or teacher looking for a fun way to get kids and teens to learn about STEAM? We interviewed Godwyn Morris and Paula Frisch of Dazzling Discoveries to learn all about their unique approach towards teaching.
STEAM combines art and science in fun hands-on projects. Read on to learn more about their mission to make hands-on creative learning accessible for builders of all ages and the importance of using paper in education.

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Paper in Education – Using Pastel Paper to Tackle Dyslexia

One of the most frustrating things for parents and teachers alike is when a student is struggling, and it is unclear how to best assist them. No one wants to see their child struggle to learn to read, and not knowing how to make the highly complex and multi-layered reading process accessible to students with reading disabilities, such as dyslexia, can be heart-breaking. You may be surprised to hear that font style, font size, and the color of paper can help students with reading and reading comprehension issues! Studies have found that students with dyslexia may benefit from using different color paper or paper overlays because it reduces stress on the eyes.

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