Delightful and pretty, stylish stationery can motivate the laziest among us to put pen to paper to write thank you notes and issue invitations. Not only will this pretty paper look lovely, strategically positioned on your desk, it'll boost your personal communication with colleagues, friends and family. And writing a personal note (a lost art, given the advent of email), is such a delightful surprise, you may find yourself receiving thank you notes for your thank you note! No matter – once you see the beautiful creations out there, you'll be eager to sharpen those letter-writing skills. Here are our five favourite purveyors of pretty paper:
Papyrusonline.com offers a stunning selection of notecards, notepads, invitations, stationery sets and cards for all occasions. Founded in 1950, Papyrus began as an importer of European paper products. 57 years later, their wonderful wares are available for purchase online. So check them out; you'll find an amazing assortment of paper products that you can have delivered straight to your front door!
Take notes, keep on top of your schedule, jot down a to-do list – whatever you need to keep track of can be done in these pretty and practical journals. Covered in luxurious fabrics (available in a variety of brilliant colours and patterns), and featuring bright white, heavyweight, acid-free blank paper, these journals will keep you organized and stylish at the same time!
This Markham, ON-based design company takes greeting cards to a whole new level with, well, with its cheek. Terribly cute and sometimes a little blush-worthy, Kanvas Ink's assortment of cards means you'll find the perfect card for any occasion. Visit kanvasink.com for store locations or to order online.
What are you looking for? Address books? Notecards? Journals? A little black book to … do whatever it is you do with a little black book? Whatever your paper needs, Mirage Paper Co. has got you covered. Offering a whimsical assortment of gorgeously designed products, you'll find just what you're looking for in their extensive collection. We particularly like the rich, damask pattern on these thank you cards!
Based in Toronto, ON, Penny People Designs is a personalized stationery and home decor design company. Featuring a spectacular assortment of notecards, invitations, gift tags and address labels (to name a few), these carefully designed products are simple and sweet. The best part? Personalize your stationery with your name for a special touch. Order online for shipping across Canada.