Pen and Paper - Responsive WordPress Theme

Pen and Paper - Responsive WordPress Theme - Portfolio Creative

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Pen & Paper is a fully responsive, scrolling single page WordPress theme, made in a stylish, black and white design. Great for personal sites and portfolios.


  • WordPress 3.9 ready
  • Gorgeous black and white style
  • Scrolling single page, with ability to add static pages
  • Built with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Fully responsive
  • Based on slightly modified Skeleton boilerplate and 960px grid
  • Google fonts
  • Translation ready, both front end and wp-admin (.po file included)
  • Widgets ready blog sidebar
  • WP3 menu support
  • Basic shortcodes
  • 360 Icons with Font Awesome
  • PSD included
  • Integrated Flexslider (you can have unlimited number of sliders)
  • Portfolio with a slideshow (possible to autoplay), and a Quicksand category filtering (can be turned off). You have an option to display unlimited portfolios (but without filtering).
  • Styled Google map with animated marker
  • Parallax scrolling effect:
    • Set your own background image for each section
    • Set background ratio to determine the background speed
    • You have the option to turn parallax off
  • Custom posts types for:
    • Homepage scrolling sections
    • Flexslider
    • Authors in ‘about’ section
    • Portfolio
  • Options page where you can:
    • Set your logo and favicon
    • Set your general background image (chose from 10 predefined, or upload your own)
    • Type custom CSS for fine tuning
    • Set your social profiles
    • Configure Google map
    • Configure Flexslider
    • Chose between 12 different fonts
  • Comes with importable demo content so you can easily set your theme as shown in the demo
  • Step-by-step guide inside documentation

Plugins used

Please note that you will need to install Contact Form 7 WordPress plugin for to use the contact form (easy setup described inside documentation).


Amazing font icons by Font Awesome and patterns by Subtle Patterns.

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Notice: After update, please make sure you select your menu inside ‘Appearance>Menus>Manage Locations’ if necessary.

September 02 2013 – v1.6
  • Updated OptionTree to v2.1.3
  • Updated FontAwesome to v3.2.1 (140 new icons)
  • New social media icons inside footer
  • New shortcode buttons inside visual editor
  • Removed search filters
  • Minor code and css fixes
August 01 2013 – v1.5.1
  • New demo xml file
July 18 2013 – v1.5
  • Added option to have unlimited portfolios, authors sections and Flexsliders
  • Added dropdown menu support
  • Fixed missing navigation for archives and author templates
  • Fixed wrong path to the language folder
  • Improved single templates for custom post types
  • Added option to use shortcodes inside custom metaboxes
  • Updated language file
  • Updated documentation
  • Minor code and css fixes
May 20 2013 – v1.1
  • Updated scripts to support jQuery 1.9
  • Updated OptionTree to v2.0.16
  • Fixed the problem inside the options page where checkboxes were being automaticly selected
  • Quicksand filtering is now based on filter’s slug instead of name (to avoid problems when using non-Latin language)
  • Minor code and css fixes
January 30 2013 – v1.0.1
  • Fixed conflict issue with “Jetpack” plugin, that resulted in doubling Quicksand filter links
  • Removed limitation for number of portfolio images
  • ‘Page with sidebar’ template added