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Exploring your next chapter in print

Whether you’re exploring a new business adventure, leaving for university or helping the kids with their new project, everyone’s next chapter is better in print.

Printers today can do so much more than their predecessors. From cloud printing to Wi-Fi connectivity and downloadable office templates, there’s so much to explore.

Find out more about the creative potential of printing and how a printer could help you get ready for your next step.

Getting organised

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Printables are the perfect way to stay on track without breaking the bank. Whether you need a planner to plot your university assignments, A3 calendars for office meetings or weekly to-do lists to stay on top of family life, you can easily find these tools online for free.

It doesn't take long to find free online printables that can help you to get organised. Easy-Photo Print Editor app has a bunch of different templates for calendars, which can even be personalised with your own images.

Woman and child's hands on desk filled with creative nick-nacks.

Antidote to rainy days

Keeping the kids entertained can be a full-time job, especially in bad weather. But it’s on these dull days that a printer can shine.

On Canon's Creative Park App, you'll find free-to-download colouring pages, mazes and other printable activities in the Fun with Kids! section – which will make for a quick fix on a rainy day. You can add a personal touch to your printables by using the editing function to customise the templates.

"Keeping the kids entertained can be a full-time job, especially in bad weather. But it’s on these dull days that a printer can shine"

If you're looking to keep the kids occupied for longer, you'll find a wide range of printable games on the Creative Park, including bingo, ring toss and even your very own chess set. These can easily be printed at home and will be just as much fun to make as they will be to play.

Explore further on Creative Park website for lots of fun paper crafts and 3D models that can all be printed directly from your home printer, including toys, animals and cards.

Woman printing photo cards using a Zoemini printer.

Setting up a new home

Starting university means spending time making your student house feel like a home. Why not cut the costs of decorating your digs by printing your own images?

The Canon Zoemini is a pocket-sized printer from Canon that pairs directly with smart devices. This allows you to print images directly from a mobile device, so you can decorate quicker and easier.

There are plenty of thrifty ways to display printed stories. If you're not happy tying them with twine or pinning them on a corkboard, then you could try displaying your photos as a collage in a frame or on a canvas.

The Canon PIXMA TS5350 Series is ideal for crafts and creations. There's a wide range of printing paper to explore, from Removable Photo Stickers and Magnetic Photo Paper to Fabric Iron-on Transfers and Double-sided Matte Paper. Combined with the Easy-PhotoPrint Editor and Creative Park apps it has never been easier to decorate your belongings with your favourite shots.

Where to learn more

Find out more about PIXMA software and how to unlock the creative potential of your Canon printer. Or, browse the range to find your perfect home office partner and get started on your own paper crafts.

Written by Sasha Newbury

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