1. You’re Invited: Paper Source’s Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Party!

    On Saturday, October 27th and Sunday, October 28th Paper Source will be hosting a Halloween Trick-or-Treat Party at all store locations! Our delightfully frightful celebration will include spectacular party activities to get you in the Halloween spirit. Check out the full list of activities below and be sure not to forget your costume!

    Trick-or-Treating
    Add Paper Source to your trick-or-treat route this year because we are welcoming all the kiddos in their favorite costumes to stop in for a sweet treat! Our store team members will also be dressed in their creative costumes and ready to greet you. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered for the ultimate candy haul this year with our spooky Bat Bag and friendly Feline Tote!

    Halloween Crafting to DIY for!
    Stop by our crafting table and learn new DIY tricks for making Halloween cards that are a sure treat. Friendly faces, glitter, and washi tape make these cards delightfully frightful! We also have easy paper crafting kits, like our Super Cool Ghouls or Halloween Friends, that can be purchased to keep the DIY fun going at home.

    Photo Booth
    Each store is creating a pop-up photo booth in store with festive Halloween décor and playful photo props. This is the perfect opportunity to show off your costume and your newly crafted DIY cards! Get the gang together to capture the fun on Instagram. Follow us @papersource and share your photo using #papersource.

    Delightfully Frightful Product Demos
    Have you ever seen a color changing cat, melting witch or glowing eyes? We’ve got them all! Come visit us and get a first-hand look at all the newest Halloween gifts. You may even find that our favorite llama has us under a spell with the cuteness of their costume!

    Raffle Prize
    Get to counting! Enter to win your store’s raffle prize by accurately guessing the number of candy corns in a jar. The person who guesses correctly wins a free workshop seat to our upcoming holiday crafting workshops! Each store will have one winner and the winner will be announced on October 31st. In a sugary sea of orange, yellow and white, will you be able to make the best guess?

    Find your local store for more information. See you there!

  2. How to Decorate a Pumpkin Without Carving It

    When you see the first pumpkin at the market, it’s a telltale sign that autumn has arrived. And while we all love their cheerful color and festive fall appearance, carving them can be a rather messy endeavor. For a less messy and more kid-friendly approach, try adorning your pumpkin with paper embellishments instead. Use our easy-to-follow guide for decorating pumpkins without ever having to touch a carving knife.

     

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  3. How to Display Holiday Cards

    You’ve signed sealed and delivered your own holiday cards and now it’s time to sit back and relax.  You know how much thought and work goes into getting those holiday cards out the door.  So when the cards from friends and family come flooding into your mailbox, show them off with a fun and festive display.  Here’s a few unique (and easy!) ideas for displaying your holiday cards this year.

     

     

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  4. Crafting 101: How to Make a Memory Book

    Your phone is full of adorable photos — vacations, special occasions, and everyday moments that make you smile. But how often do you really look at them? Creating a memory book makes these photos easier to enjoy and look back on. Follow our simple guide to craft a story you can share with the people you love most for years to come.

     

     

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  5. DIY Butterfly Card Making

    Long, picnic-filled days in sundresses and flip flops are finally here to stay. That’s right: summer has officially arrived. Capture the essence of the season with a DIY card making project.

    Print out a butterfly template to use your favorite fine paper, or use our handmade butterflies to customize your cheerful cards.

     

     

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  6. Crafting 101: How to Make Custom Gift Bags

    No birthday party is complete without a well-stocked goodie bag. The only thing that could make your parting gifts more festive for friends and family? Making them yourself. With a simple lineup of supplies in your craft room, you can make custom gift bags to match any occasion. Use the below guide to add a personal (and pretty) touch to your next soiree.

     

     

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  7. The Ultimate Guide to Party-Perfect Banners

     

    Festive, bunting-inspired celebration banners are one of our favorite party trends in recent memory. There’s just something about the way a simple combination of fine paper and string can encapsulate the spirit of shouting “hooray!”

    With a handful of supplies and a bit of imagination, crafting a celebration banner is a lovely way to add a touch of personality and pop to a party’s decoration scheme. Our simple guide will show you how to master the Art of Celebrating!

     

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  8. How to Design The Perfect Craft Room


     
    A recent survey from UpWork revealed that nearly 85 percent of independently employed people prefer to work from a designated at-home office rather than their kitchen counter or a coffee shop. This might be because working from a dedicated office space can actually increase productivity and creativity. The bottom line? It pays to dedicate physical spaces to specific tasks, and crafting is no exception.


    So, whether you’re in a tiny apartment or a kid-filled house, take advantage of your recent spring cleaning and build the craft “room” of your dreams with these simple tips.

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  9. DIY Moment: Illuminated Photo Box

    DIY Moments: Vol.18 No.7

    Whether you’re scrambling for a last minute gift or are looking for a creative way to brighten your dorm room, this illuminated photo box will do the trick!  A quick and easy craft to keep your favorite photo on display all day and night.

     

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  10. 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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