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We are all cognisant of the need to reduce, reuse, recycle. This simple recipe is a fun craft activity that enables you to make use of old, used paper to create lovely home-made paper for scrapbooking and craft projects. Making paper is actually a lot easier than it sounds – and it’s a fun but […]

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If you’re looking for a fun summer activity why not make this fun paper kite? It’s simple to make and lots of fun. Invite some friends along too and get making – then host your own colourful kite festival in your back garden! Making a paper kite is the ideal summer craft activity for children […]

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Crime fiction is always to be found at the top of the summer blockbuster best-seller lists. We take a look at some of the best books around for magnificent beach and poolside reading. Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen If you’re travelling to the sunshine state this summer, you can’t go without reading one of Hiaasen’s […]

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This week is all about the kids. Summer vacations are here and reading is good for them as is for us. But, what are the best books to keep your kids amused this summer? With large range of choice on the market, we propose you a mixture of classics and some of the best new […]

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Paper has a multitude of uses – from the teabag that infuses our morning cuppa to the newspaper we read which we sip it.  But this is just small fry to the weird and wonderful uses uncovered in a book by Nicholas A. Basbanes. Journalist Nicholas A. Basbanes published his history of paper “On Paper: […]

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Paper + digital is a dominant tech trend. It started with Google cardboard back in 2014 and now Google is advancing the idea again. This time with build-it-yourself paper objects that you control with your voice. The simple idea of Paper Signals is to demonstrate how everyday objects can be controlled with your voice – […]

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We all know that that’s so much it can be done with paper, besides writing and drawing.  So, at the beginning of this new year, we made a selection of the most exciting paper art we have seen! Prepare yourself to be surprised, delighted and inspired by the most incredible art paper in the world. The World’s Biggest […]

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Christmas is just around the corner, and if you still haven’t yet ticked off everyone on your gift list, we propose some ideas for a perfect Christmas present. Gadgets Forget naff novelty hobby-themed gifts! Show them how much you appreciate their passions with something a little classier instead. These Moleskine notebooks have special sections to […]

On November 11, Origami Day is celebrated in Japan, where this art of folding paper has become of symbol of peace. Lillian Oppenheimer (1898 – 1992) is credited with bringing Origami to American. She founded the first origami group in the USA, as well as being one of the founders of the British Origami Society […]

Meet the two design studios and greeting card companies that are leading a campaign to promote handwritten correspondence. In April 2014, the entire staff of Egg Press and Hello!Lucky, their friends, families, and fans participated in the Write_On Challenge – each writing 30 letters in 30 days. Three years on, Write_On is still on a […]

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