1. Behind the Design: From Concept to Complete

    Since our new 2019 planners just launched last week, we thought it would be fun to get a behind the scenes look at how these new designs were brought to life. We chatted with our in-house designers to see what their workspaces are like, how the design process begins, and what possible designs we might be seeing from them in the future!

    Illustrations of a bird on a planner

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  2. Get a Royal Look for Your Wedding Invitations

    The world is all abuzz about the upcoming royal wedding of Prince Henry and Meghan Markle, which takes place on May 19th. Many brides-to-be will be watching the wedding, hoping to perhaps borrow some of the royal wedding elements to use in their own ceremonies. One place where it would be easy to replicate the style and look of the royal wedding is in the invitations.

    Did you see how stunning these invitations are?

    Via @KensingtonRoyal

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  3. DIY Butterfly Embellishment

    This year marks our 35th anniversary of inspiring you to Do Something Creative Every Day! In honor of our milestone moment, we’ve recently redesigned PaperSource.com, making it easier for you explore our brand online.

    Since butterflies are the perfect metaphor for profound change in one’s life, moving from one chapter to the next, we’ve been featuring fine paper butterflies in an array of our DIYs lately.

    DIY Butterflies made of Fine Paper

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  4. Empowering Women in Our Communities

    In April, we asked you to nominate the women in your life that empower you to be the best you, and with over 400 written nominations in stores, we’ve had the honor to catch a glimpse of these women who empower others through love, action and empathy. While one of these women has won a lovely illustration in her honor, courtesy of Lydia Ortiz, Illustrator of the Little Feminist series, every woman nominated deserves a spotlight for the little things she does on a daily basis to empower those around her.

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  5. DIY Moment: Photo Memory Box for Dad

    DIY Moments: Vol. 18 No.5

    Create a photo memory box to celebrate dad this Father’s Day – it’s an easy craft that’s perfect for his office and will remind him of all your favorite memories together.

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  6. DIY a Royal Wedding Watch Party Fit for Nobility

    With the Royal Wedding almost upon us, we’re dusting off our fascinators (or making paper ones at our new Mini Workshop) and starting the kettle to celebrate the newest Royal Couple from across the pond. Of course we have to celebrate Meghan Markel and Prince Harry’s wedding in true Paper Source fashion, though, with a Royal Wedding Watch party fit for nobility.

    Invites

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  7. Meet the Maker Series: Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge

    Continuing with our mission to highlight inspiring and empowering women, we were thrilled to interview Grace Bonney for our Meet the Maker series. She is the author of New York Times bestseller In the Company of Women and founder of Design*Sponge, a design and lifestyle blog. We asked Bonney a little bit more about the bestselling book, the inaugural issue of her new magazine Good Company, and what we might expect to see from Design*Sponge in the future.

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  8. Meet The Maker Series: Lydia Ortiz of Little Feminist

    As we mentioned in our last blog, we’re giving you the opportunity to win an illustration of an inspiring woman in your life, drawn by Lydia Ortiz, the illustrator of the Little Feminist Series. We chatted with Lydia Ortiz to find out how she got involved in the project, what inspires her, and how she inspires others through her art.

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  9. Celebrate An Empowering Woman In Your Life

    Throughout March, we celebrated women-led brands with our Women We Love Initiative. Now, we want to turn the spotlight on the inspirational and empowering women in your own community!

    You know her, the one that works tirelessly but always with a smile on her face. The woman who knows how to lift you up when you’re feeling down. She’s your partner, your mother, your sister, your friend. She’s an everyday woman that inspires you, and she deserves some applause!

    As a special way to help you honor this fierce and fearless woman, we’re giving you the chance to win an illustration of her likeness, courtesy of Lydia Ortiz, the illustrator of the Little Feminist collection.

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  10. Add A Little Markle Sparkle To Handwritten Letters and Invites

    In honor of National Letter Writing Month, we’re putting the spotlight on the beauty of a handwritten letter. When you take the time to craft a handwritten letter, the recipient feels special and loved, something that royal bride-to-be Meghan Markle agrees with.

    As you might have read in a recent People magazine article, Markle was once part of the Paper Source family, working as a calligrapher at our Beverly Hills location from 2004-2005. Markle’s love for a nice handwritten letter, and her impeccable penmanship, made her a perfect fit for the job.

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