1. One Calendar, Twelve Masterpeices

    DIY Moments: Volume 16 No. 10

    Colorful Calendars Used as Framed Artwork

    Every year, you scour our stores looking for the most beautiful calendar to organize your life with. Once you find the perfect one, you can’t wait to hang it on your wall to marvel at all year long.  Sadly, you only get to look at each picture for one month before having to flip it over or rip it off, never to be seen again. Rather than tossing each picture into the dark abyss, up-cycle your calendar to create wall art that you can admire for years.
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  2. Our Hand-Made Holiday Gift Guide

    Finding gifts for others that don’t break the bank is a constant struggle of mine, as I’m sure it is for many.  I love giving meaningful gifts to others, which unfortunately requires money that I do not have.  In recent years, crafting has become my secret weapon.  Making gifts by hand allows for endless customization and is far cheaper (and more thoughtful) than buying a pre-made gift.  For those of you who are also balling on a budget this holiday season, here are a couple DIY gift ideas that will not burn a hole in your wallet. Read More

  3. Paper Source Thanksgiving Traditions

    Thanksgiving traditions, Paper Source

    Going to a place we call home and being with loved ones is what makes the holidays so special. Traditions, though, are what keep the memories of the holiday season alive year round. We went around the Paper Source HQ in Chicago, and asked our team members what their Thanksgiving traditions were. Read on to learn some interesting traditions that you may want to impliment yourself! Read More

  4. The Arctic Election Results are in!

    It has been a snowstorm of fun, but the Arctic Election has finally reached its conclusion.  The voters have spoken, and we are excited to announce that Narwhal has won the 2016 Arctic Election!

    President Narwhal
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  5. Last Chance to Vote in the Arctic Election

    last chance to vote

    Have you voted for your favorite arctic critter yet? The 2016 Arctic Election is coming to an end, but there is still time! Help us decide whether Walrus of Narwhal will claim victory over the frigid waters of the north this holiday season. Read More

  6. Friendsgiving with Love Always, Audrey

    Thanksgiving is just around the corner and along with that comes Friendsgiving, a more casual gathering of friends to give thanks for each other before the family comes rolling into town. Our friend Audrey of Love Always, Audrey outdid herself in making a gorgeous spread for her Friendsgiving dinner.

    Place Setting
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  7. 2016 Arctic Election Update



    vote in the arctic election

    As the end of the election approaches, we decided to check in with some of our arctic friends to see where they currently stand this election. Read More

  8. ‘Tis The Season For Holiday Card DIYs

     

    DIY Moments: Vol. 16 No. 9

    We can’t believe that the holiday season is right around the corner and with that, comes great responsibility. Between making mall runs to find meaningful presents and contemplating the perfect stocking stuffers, take some time out! Unwind with this adorable North Pole Penguin Card DIY and give yourself a moment to enjoy the magic of the holidays.

    North Pole Penguin Card
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  9. Scary-Good Halloween Hat DIY



    DIY Moments: Vol. 16 No. 7

    Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year – who could disagree when there’s costumes, candy, and spooky crafts to do?! Combine all three of those things and throw a party this season, topped off with some cute DIY hats that will have your party guests going batty. Get the details below!

    halloween-themed party hat paper bats on it
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  10. Make Your Own Snapchat Butterfly Filter

    origami butterfly snapchat headband costume

    Around this time of year we scramble to find a Halloween costume that’s cute, trendy and just simple. While loving Halloween is easy, trying to find the right costume while not going all out is hard! This DIY is adorable and will make you feel like a snapchat filter Goddess. Follow the instructions below to create your own Snapchat Butterfly Filter Headband. Read More