Calendars and engagement books for 2020 are now in stock, with more brands arriving soon. Designs featuring Indigenous art are especially gorgeous. July 31 2019
Balloons and activities to keep everyone busy during the dog days of summer. We have a terrific balloon animal kit that includes an air pump (save your breath, honey!) and animal faced or Happy Birthday balloon packs; here’s a great party waiting to bust out. Keep creativity flowing with coloured pencil packs and books, watercolour paint sets and paper pads, brushes and a terrific colour mixing wheel to help you explore the chroma. Have a fun summer! July 28 2019
Add colourful fun to Games Night with one of these animal Bingo sets in Cat, Dog, Bird, Dinosaur or Ocean-themed topics. The very popular Match a Pair of Birds set is now available in Cat and Kitten, Butterfly Wings, Pick a Flower and Animal Track matching games. Train your memory and expand your knowledge with these beautiful sets. May 8, 2019
Gorgeous flexible cover journals from PaperBlanks make it very hard to choose! We have three sizes, some with more pages than others, some blank, some lined, some dot grid… and the covers are simply beautiful. The foil accents and the decorated edges catch the eye while the stitched bindings and ribbon markers denote quality. This is a journal that can keep pace with you on your travels. April 25, 2019
Rifle Paper products range from notecards and clipboards to paper banners, ‘washi’ tape, bulldog clips, note pads, placemats and drinking straws. Whew! The clipboards opens to reveal a storage area for the sheets. And yes, we also have the sheet wrap! April 25, 2019
Bunnies and Chicks, chicks and bunnies are everywhere! Easter has arrived at The Papery with ornaments for tree and table. Good Friday is April 19th, Easter Sunday is April 21st, and we will be closed on both of those days. March 30, 2019
March Break! Keep busy and creative with Origami!! Stop in to see our fabulous selection of origami papers and projects for young and not-quite-so-young folding fingers. March 9, 2019
Mulberry paper sheets are transformed into a fetching frock… or any number of gorgeous paper crafts. The sturdy handmade sheets are 25” x 35” in various colours and embedded flora. Wrap a gift, create a lamp shade, design a book cover, cut out an invitation backing… Be inspired by this beautiful paper! February 20, 2019
Need to give your Winterlude skating feet a break? Cozy up to a fine art jigsaw puzzle! The second photo features selections from our Women in Art series. We also have Canadian Group of Seven puzzles, travel poster puzzles and collage puzzles and accessories. February 20, 2019
Valentines quietly approaches… like little white mice. This quartet of felt mice, complete with curly tails, spell out the the message of LOVE in a delightful and cozy way. For children’s Valentines we offer assortment packs of colourful and cheerful cards. February 9, 2019
Valentine retro typewriter design, on both mugs and napkins, offers words of love and a fluttering of butterflies. Choose fromour selection of beautiful keepsake cards for your most special Valentine! February 9, 2019
Nothing compares to the richness and texture of Japanese chiyogami papers. These sheets are 8.5” x 11” and are wonderful for craft projects or wrapping small precious gifts. Exquisite and luscious! November 30, 2018
Enjoy the countdown to Christmas with Advent Calendars in traditional or 3-dimensional designs, and Candles in tapers or pillars. Lots to choose from! November 21, 2018
Hallowe’en hijinks! Spooky delights for everyone, from felted characters to decor favourites, we have everything you need for your ghoulish celebrations. Cards range from the funny to the charming to the downright eerie…monster sushi, anyone? October 19, 2018
YES we have power and are open for business. Our hours for Monday September 24th are 9:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Thank you for your calls!
La creme de la creme of coloured pencils: Polychromos and Albrecht Durer have just been added to our lineup of artists materials. Known for high quality pigments, unsurpassed lightfastness and outstanding brilliance, these Faber-Castell pencils are also break resistant and come packaged in a tin case. At present we have the oil-based Polychromos in the set of 24; and the water soluable Albrecht Durer in sets of 24 or 36. More sizes arriving in September and all are at a special limited time discounted price. If you have ever dreamed of trying these pencils (as we have!), now is the time. August 31, 2018
Moleskine 18 month agendas are designed to fit You! Three sizes and some nifty colour options make these 2018-2019 diaries stand out. Two week to view layouts available in selected formats. August 21, 2018
Rubber stamps mounted on wood blocks- our selection has just expanded! Christmas and every day card making themes, greetings, and colourful dye and pigment ink pads will have your crafty brain whirling. August 20, 2018
Back to School with the Original Student Calendar- our most popular choice for an organized academic future! Printed in Canada on post-consumer recycled text paper using veggie-based inks, it includes monthly, weekly & year to view calendars as well as timetable, course & expense tracking. Both covers feature inner pockets and the sturdy flexible coil binding can withstand the rigours of constant travel. While you are in picking up your calendar be sure to check our our selection of Clairefontaine notebooks (how do they get the paper to be soooo smooth?) and our colourful LePen markers. Looking forward to refining all your angles this term? Check out Onyx+Green's beautiful bamboo math set. August 14, 2018
Canadian themes and Canadian design team up to create dramatic and eye catching cards. Handmade laser cut styles depict our iconic Parliament Hill while gold foil shines in the Lucky Loonie and True North Strong Free creations. Happy Canada Day from The Papery!
Celebrate Canada Day in style! We have the crazy glasses, the sparkly bow-tie, the 'Justin would love them' socks and even a rustic flag design on paper napkins that would really rock at the cottage! Then afterwards, record all the fine memories (those you can remember that is!) in your very own 'Sorry' journal. Be sure to send a few postcards while you are at it! Yes, it's Canada Day again and we are ready!!
PLEASE NOTE: The Papery will be closed on Sunday July 1st and open on Monday July 2nd. Happy Canada Day, Ottawa!!
Say hello to a trio of gilt-edged notepads. plus the Pilot Maica fine tip pen is back in stock! June 20, 2018
Father's Day is June 17 so be sure to check out our selection of cards for Dad before next Sunday! June 10 2018
The new blue Traveler's Notebook has arrived! This dark and mysterious addition to the TN collection is available in both the Large and the Passport editions. Each leather starter set comes with one blank notebook; customize your book by choosing from a wide selection of refill notebooks and accessories. May 16, 2018
Tulips in many colours, on napkins and paper plates, on cards, and even a few stemmed blossoms, to brighten all year round. For the gardener on the go, multi-tool pruners and trowel; so you are prepared for anything! May 14, 2018
Celebrate all the Moms in your life with cards and gifts from The Papery. Our fresh selections of paper napkins will beautify her table, our cheeky journals will make her smile! Mother's Day is this Sunday May 13th. May 7, 2018
Tableware for Easter: paper plates and napkins, including the adorable die-cut bunny! Party favour bunny boxes are filled with tissue confetti and tattoos, plus you can add in your own treats for an extra-special surprise.
Easter ideas for activities and accessories at The Papery: bake your own Easter and Spring treats with these shaped cookie cutters; decorate eggs with decals; tuck fluffy chicks into every corner... all while sporting this darling enamel charm bracelet!
This Friday marks the beginning of Passover, and we have napkins and greeting cards to celebrate the season. Happy Passover! March 26, 2018
Easter is heading this way! It will be early, Easter Sunday is April 1st so if you are planning to mail a card, better hop to it! Here are a few from our selection, which ranges from felt cut out and die cut paper bunnies to traditional spring scenes. March 15, 2018
St. Patrick's Day- a splash of emerald green and a sure sign that Spring is on the way! Don't miss the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday, March 10, leaving City Hall at 11 a.m. and travelling down Bank Street and straight through The Glebe. Come by The Papery for cards, flags, hats, glasses, bow-ties... in fact, lots to fascinate! March 4, 2018
Your kids will love handing these Valentines out to all their friends! Postcard-style sets, with envelopes, offer four assorted styles in each package. Cute, colourful, and fun! February 9, 2018
Celebrate Valentine's Day in so many ways! Cupid's Arrow hair clips, sticker assortments, mini paper heart garlands in Liberty prints, heart-shaped 'pinatas' stuffed with tissue confetti (and two tattoos!) and heart-shaped paper plates and serviettes with gold foil glam... Love and fun abounds! February 2, 2018
Who is your Valentine? We have cards for every heart! Beautiful Papyrus details, cards 'en francaise', contemporary designs (yo' Drake!) and charming furry friends. January 28, 2018
Platinum Preppy Pens! This amazing Japanese brand offers a refillable affordable fountain pen in Extra Fine, Fine and Medium nibs- terrific for exploring the world of ink. Plus a refillable marker pen... how cool is that? January 19, 2018
Looking for an notebook to take into your snow fort? jotting notes on the ski slope? out walking in the falling snow? Onyx + Green presents their stone paper notebooks in three sizes. The paper is silky smooth and very strong, water resistant and perfect for any damp environment. Choose a fast drying permanent marker like the Sharpie Ultra-fine, or use your trusty pencil! January 15, 2018
Be ready for anything with assorted card packs by Cheree Berry Paper from Galison. Colourful and fun, these die-cut and fold out cards come in Birthday or general Greeting sets with four designs in each. January 7, 2018
Usher in the New Year with festive party accessories from The Papery! Welcome 2018!!
Last minute gift ideas: canvas and leather bags with lots of zippered pockets and in a range of sizes, colours and styles. From sling to backpack to knapsack and carryalls, you'll find a style to suit almost anyone! December 24, 2017
A little bird tweeted the big man is on his way! Here is a close view of glass ornaments adorning the tree in the front window at The Papery: a little red bird; a Santa head with an ornament-adorned hat; and a top-to-toe Santa carrying his sack bursting with colourful presents. Jingle all the way! December 24, 2017
Small ornaments make divine package tie-ons. Suspend them from the bow of your gift and add the 'wow' factor to your wrap. For more tips and tricks on wrapping how-to visit Pretty Mesmerizing where Ottawa blogger Isabelle invites us to join her on her recent visit to The Papery! http://prettymesmerizing.com/week-60-get-all-wrapped-up/
Delicate paper snowflakes stitched into chains of thread- for crafts, decoration or winter ribbon! We have both white and silver options, each wound onto a wooden spool. December 12, 2017
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 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.
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!