December 1st! Time to start your Advent Calendar! Be they card sized, panoramic, standing tri-fold or even 3D, you will enjoy counting down the days until Christmas. The North Pole Railway set includes 6 trays that hold all the wooden components to build the scene from the train track, up! Many of our paper Advent calendars are from Verlag, Germany but we also have contemporary versions like these from Roger la Borde.
Felted animals sporting scarves or festive bows are preparing for the coming season! From deer to dogs, let these charming creatures warm your heart. November 17, 2017
Now is the time to select your Advent calendars. Large to small, playful, traditional, or elegant, we have a terrific selection. Advent candles too! (Supply is limited.) November 9, 2017
Socks for The Glebe and socks for Canadians. Designs include Beer, Rideau Canal Skates, Bagels, Poutine and CBC. November 9, 2017
These paper shapes, stitched into garland chains, will decorate and embellish everywhere! Use them for your card making, hang them for decor, drape them on your mini tree or work them into your table setting. So many imaginative uses for these petite stars and hearts! Choose from red, white or silver hearts, mint green, black or red stars. Each garland comes coiled on a wooden spool. November 3, 2017
Maximum organization in minimum space. These two tiny note books from Leuchtturm will tuck into the smallest space but hold a wealth of crucial addresses and anniversary dates... without ever needing to be recharged! November 3, 2017
We have just restocked our collection of wood mounted rubber stamps, including insects, animals, holiday motifs and useful words and phrases. Don't miss the feisty whale! October 15, 2017
2018 Calendars have arrived! Including gorgeous Group of Seven, iconic Charley Harper and Edward Gorey's quirky humour. October 15, 2017
Thanksgiving will be sneaking up on us, likely here before summer seems over... don't be fooled by our weather! Spectacular cards from Papyrus and Caspari, and an impressive selection of autumn napkins await. September 24, 2017.
These lovely new green and mauve colours of Lalo stationery tablets and lined envelopes will energize your next letters! September 22, 2017.
Go Back to School with Clairefontaine and relish the smoothest paper to glide through your notes. Pens and mechanical pencils from Faber-Castell are a colourful complement, while Pilot offers the 4-colour ballpoint, the oh-so-helpful erasable Frixion series, and the vivid V7 grip rollerballs. August 26 2017.
The Papery will be closed on Monday August 7, 2017 for Colonel By Day. Enjoy the holiday! We will see you again on Tuesday for our regular hours, 9:30 to 6:30.
Father's Day is this Sunday so there is still time to pick up your card- plus we have some interesting gift ideas for Dad. Check out the Observer's series of Notebooks in Trees, Astronomy or Weather. Retro Dad will appreciate a storage box for his mementos, and look super nifty in one of our hats! Father's Day is Sunday, June 13, 2017.
Great Glebe Garage Sale- Saturday May 27th! We've got papers for scrapbookers, notecards for card makers, flowers and other terrific, often one-of-a-kind bargains. Visit our sidewalk Twoonie Table then come inside for selected items up to 75% off. The neighbourhood will be jammed so walk or bike in and plan to be captivated!
Explore your inner landscape through the creation of a collage. Using text and images that resonate with how your are feeling today, find a fresh way to express your situation or visualize your goals. Dima Dupéré will guide us through the process and you will be surprised by the effect using very simple tools. Saturday May 20th from 2 - 4 p.m. Registration is $5 and all materials are provided. Spots are limited so call ahead to reserve: 613-230-1313.
April 5, 2017: Get ready for Easter! For cards, sippy straws, party bags, egg decorating and a beautiful table, you will find that and more at The Papery. Hop to it!
March 31, 2017: These engaging felted critters have arrived to help us celebrate Spring!
THE PAPERY will be open on FAMILY DAY, Monday February 20, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. In fact, many Glebe shops will be open, there will be jugglers on the street and the Ottawa 67's are playing at Lansdowne Park. Early birds may even spot a Dino-saur! Visit the Blog at intheglebe.ca for more details including a list of local business hours.
February 8, 2017: Oh, be still, my beating heart! Such Valentines! How to choose, with so many very fun designs?
January 25, 2017: Beautiful wall calendars for 2017 are now on sale! Take 25 % off and enjoy a visual feast while tracking the rest of your year.
January 2, 2017: Stop by The Papery this Saturday at 2 p.m. and explore the world of journal writing! Curious about bullet journaling? Interested in starting a dream journal? Dima Dupéré will be on hand to answer all your questions about journaling. Discover the many ways this age-old practice can enrich and guide your life.
December 23, 2016: Tomorrow is Christmas Eve (already!) and we will be opening as usual at 9:30 a.m. but closing early at 4 p.m. We will be closed for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Be sure to join us on Tuesday December 27th as our annual Christmas Sale begins!
December 1, 2016: Please note our extended holiday hours. We are now open from 9:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday thru Friday; Saturday is unchanged 9:30 until 6 p.m. and Sunday we open earlier, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Google may publish incorrect hours so always check our Home page or Facebook for the latest info. Thanks!
November 20, 2016: T'is the season for gorgeous Christmas cards!
May 11, 2016: Sparkleishious! Paper bows just loaded with glitter. Package of three is $8.95.
March 27, 2016: Eye catching architecture! Moleskine 'The Wandering City' Colouring Book by Carlo Stranga ($24) features the elusive Karl the Chameleon hiding within the scenes. From Peck + Revere Studio: a two pocket folded paper dust jacket comes equipped with a paper ruler and a paper pen. Inside discover grid pages in alternating sections of red and blue paper. $17.95. ICU reading glasses come with a coordinating case, $24.95. Plus the essential two-hole metal sharpener, $1.50.
March 2, 2016: Cozy up in one of these bright shawls and take the chill out of winter. We have two styles in colours for every palette.
March 2, 2016: Very pleased to announce the return of Rubber Stamps to The Papery! We are now carrying wood block stamps from Magenta along with dye and pigment ColorBox ink pads. Let us know if you have a special request and we will try to add it to our fledgling section!
February 16, 2016: Nourish your skin (before being buried in a snowbank!) with the natural goodness of the sea buckthorn plant found in these exceptional products from Bee By The Sea. This Ontario company has created an effective and popular range of skin care including shampoo and conditioner (not shown). New lip balm flavours are arriving soon!
February 8, 2016: Bake sweet treats for your sweetie! We have cookie cutters for the shapes, food safe bags for the delivery. Come check out our cards of all styles: sets for all the kids in the class, a great variety of single cards and even some interactive ones with sound or movement. Great for lovers of all ages! Happy Valentine's Day!
December 29, 2015: Counting down to the New Year which will arrive no matter how much snow falls on Ottawa. Put on your party hat and celebrate 2016! We are open on New Years' Eve until 5:30 p.m. Happy New Year!
December 25, 2015: Merry Christmas from The Papery! We will reopen on Sunday December 27th at 11 a.m. for the beginning of our after-Christmas sale, when all our Christmas items will be 50% off. Have a wonderful holiday!
December 11, 2015: Colour Me! Cards and journals for the creative spirit! Produced in Canada, these playful designs can be coloured with markers, colour pencils, pens or crayons. The coil-bound notebook features 200 lined pages and both front and back covers are illustrated. Cards are $4.95, while the journal is $15.95. We have just received a new shipment of the cards so our selection is fantastic!
December 2, 2015: With 2016 less than a month away it's time to think about Agendas! From classic or decorative PaperBlanks, to coil bound art and photography and of course a wide selection of Moleskine, our choices are extensive. We also carry planners from Letts and Belvedere. Get your year on track with the perfect tool, guaranteed not to crash.
December 1, 2015: OPEN LATER! Yes, we have extended our hours until Christmas Eve. We are now open every weekday until 9 p.m., and weekends until 6 p.m. That's extra time to get working on your list! And don't forget to get your Glebe Spree ballot stamped- you could be this year's winner of the $10,000 Shopping Spree! Good luck!
THIS SATURDAY November 28 Shop the Neighbourhood and save! The Papery is offering 15% off our in-stock individual Paper by the Piece including text and cover weight sheets, envelopes in a range of sizes up to 9 x 12, folded notecards, photo frame cards and decorative sheets including Japanese chirogami. Great for card making, craft projects or gather an assortment for a beautiful and useful gift. Check out the webpage at shoptheneighbourhood.ca and download the YP Shopwise app to find all the participating local businesses and their deals for the day. Thank you for supporting your local businesses!
November 13, 2015: Standouts from our stellar napkin selection: the Winter series of animal portraits are available in beverage and luncheon sizes along with matching paper coasters (tin of 12 double sided, $7.95) and beautiful mugs in a gorgeous gift box ($14.95). Birch napkins, available in dinner, lunch and beverage ($9.95, $7.95, $6.95) complement the birch tree candles (boxed pair of 10" tapers, $15.95). Feather bird clip-ons make great accents for table, tree or wreath ($3.95 - $9.95). Final touches? Berry sprays to tuck in corners ($4.95). You will find a wealth of holiday inspiration at The Papery!
September 30, 2015: With a tear we say goodbye to sultry September. And look forward to...PIE! Thanksgiving is on the horizon, and we have a card that looks good enough to eat! If that's not your style, feast your eyes on some other designs from Papyrus including a very playful looking turkey. Acorn accents bring a touch of reflection to your Thanksgiving displays. We'll be open on Saturday and Sunday, and closed on Thanksgiving Monday October 12th. Enjoy the holiday!
FIFA GAMES Saturday June 20 (4 p.m.- Germany vs. Sweden), Monday June 22 (7:30 p.m.- Norway vs. England) and Friday June 26 (7:30 p.m.- Quarterfinals): Parking in the neighbourhood will be impacted by these games. Please look for the special event parking restrictions and read the signs carefully. Some areas will have limited hours of restrictions and still offer parking outside of those specific times. Most of the changes will affect Fifth Avenue and areas south, and Bank Street south of Glebe Avenue. Parking on the side streets north of Fifth will be mostly unaffected. The Papery will be open for our regular hours of business during these exciting events. When in doubt, hop on the bus!
May 27, 2015: Deft at doodling? Apt to be fickle? Check this out! Washable fabric cases can be personalized using the markers provided, and when it's time for a new look just wash and design again! Choose from pencil cases, ipad cases in two sizes, bunting and placemats. These would make a very fun gift!
Feb 21, 2014: Tintin has returned! We have journals, a growth chart, and gift boxes (shown above), along with puzzles, figurines, mugs, carry bags, postcards, file folders, coasters, badges, stickers... even beach towels! Tintin for everyone, everywhere! Yay!!