1. Shine Bright at Your Own DIY Oscar Party

    Don’t let Hollywood have all the fun – If you’re planning on watching the Academy Awards ceremony this year, why not bring the stars into your home with an Oscar party of your own?  Make the night a five star affair for you and your guests with this collection of ideas and party essentials to help you throw a party worthy of winning its own Oscar statuette.

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  2. A Cute DIY Basket for Easter

    DIY paper woven Easter basket

    When Easter hops around, we love curating special baskets for everyone in the family, especially if it means a cute theme and lots of goodies to complement it! As we got a head start on this year’s baskets, we thought why don’t we add a personal touch and build a basket – literally. The result is a cute woven basket, perfect for housing Easter goodies or to serve as a carrier for the Easter egg hunt. Find the how-to below!
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  3. Elevate Your Egg Decorating

    We’re always looking for new ways to make the tradition of decorating Easter eggs new, exciting and not to mention, cute! This year is no different, so we’ve rounded up 6 ways to elevate your egg decorating this Easter with a crafty twist!

    Gilding Flakes

    Use gilding flakes to foil your eggs for a luxe effect.


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  4. Meet the Maker Series: American Crafts

    At Paper Source, we’re dedicated to Doing Something Creative Every Day, and value the handmade touches we can bring into all of life’s celebrations. This month’s Meet the Maker is no different and has helped make crafting both easy and accessible for over 20 years!

    American Crafts is a leading source of modern, innovative and colorful crafting supplies. With an emphasis on capturing everyday moments and favorite memories, they strive to inspire, create and beautify the simple things in life with easy-to-use tools and unique products. Check out our interview below to learn how they got their start and how they continue to change the game.

    American Crafts DIY Tools
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  5. A Very Paper Valentine’s Day with Girl Meets Party

    With 6 more weeks of winter on the horizon (thanks Punxsutawney Phil), we’re looking for any excuse to bust out our chinaware and brunch. Seeing as Valentine’s Day is nearing closer and closer, we tapped our friends from Girl Meets Party to plan the ultimate Galentine’s Brunch, full of handmade touches and female friendship. Here’s Jen from Girl Meets Party!

    Valentine's Day Balloon Photobooth Background
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  6. Meet the Maker Series: Good Paper

    This month’s Meet the Maker is a beloved card making organization, Good Paper. As a Fair Trade, high-quality card making organization, they provide employment opportunities in disadvantaged communities. Check out our interview with them below to learn more about their mission, their card making techniques, and how they are changing the lives of so many.

    good paper card
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  7. DIY Wedding Ideas

    One of our favorite parts about Paper Source is the creativity our employees and customers have when it comes to DIY. There are so many brides and grooms who want to take their wedding planning into their own hands, literally. We offer a plethora of workshops and in-store advice for couples who want to add that extra special touch to their invitations, thank you cards, bridal showers, wedding decor, and more! Check out some of our favorites.

    In an effort to make your DIY list easier (and more fun!), we offer a variety of wedding-themed workshops. These classes will provide you with DIY ideas, how-tos, pro tips and hands-on crafting time for you to complete your wedding projects. Bring a friend and cross another item off your list.

    bridesmaids cards

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  8. Create Your Ever After with the 2018 Paper Source Wedding Collection!

    We are so excited to start 2018 off with the launch of our new Paper Source wedding collection! This year, our overall theme and direction for our design aesthetic was “Timeless with a Twist.” The idea was getting back to the tradition of Paper Source with elevated fine printing, glorious artwork, and unique capabilities such as painted edges, letterpress printing and more.

    2018 wedding collection

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  9. Valentine Cards Made with Love!

    The day of love is around the corner, and there’s nothing better than a homemade card to give to your sweetheart or bestie! We put together three easy DIY cardmaking ideas to create this Valentine’s Day – of course, there are plenty of hearts involved.

    valentine cards

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  10. Holiday Card Inspiration with The Millennial Martha!

    We’re so excited to have guest blogger, Jen from lifestyle blog, The Millennial Martha, join us for a Paper Source post about how she added some extra pizzazz to her holiday cards this year. Check it out!

    millennial Martha
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