8 Things to Write on Instead of Paper

8 Things to Write on Instead of PaperWriting on wall with fingers

Let’s be honest with each other here. Do you use paper? Do you lug around a heavy notebook or planner or fuss with sticky notes that will never actually stick to things? Do you consistently get searing, stinging paper cuts on your fingers? I bet you do. You know, I used to be just like you. Powerless to the mighty will of paper. My delicate winter skin macerated by razor sharp paper edges and my backpack full of crumpled up notes I’d never throw out. Well, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. You don’t need paper. The world is your paper! And to help you, I’ve compiled a list of all the things you can use instead of paper to write down your to-do lists, notes, dreams, poems, and love letters. Here are 8 things to write on instead of paper!

 1. Your hands

The best part about writing notes on your hand is that it sometimes will transfer to your face while you’re sleeping. Double the reminder!

2. Your abs

Because sometimes you don’t want to write a sad poem on your hands where everyone can read it.

3. Your buddy’s face

The forehead works particularly well, as it is typically the firmest part of the face.

4. Your desk

For extra permanence, use a knife. Your boss will commend your resourcefulness.

5. Your jeans

Because we are all 16 year old girls at heart.

6. Your shoes

Only acceptable if you wear Chuck Taylors and really really need to record your favorite song lyrics on them.

7. Your phone

A permanent marker works best on gorilla glass.

8. That dirty car window in your parking lot

Clean it and then purchase some glass etching cream.

With these eight tools, you’ll have everything you need to live a paper-free life. And whatever you do, don’t look at all this bright, beautiful paper and cardstock. We don’t need you falling off the wagon. When it comes to you, what are some personal things to write on instead of paper? Let’s go beyond these eight, drop us a comment below!

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