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Serene shop in downtown Portland

Lovely little stationary shop. So many quality items made right here in Portland. Not outrageously... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
samanthasW1083FR
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I want to live here. Yes, in the shop.

Hands up, I am a book and stationery nerd. To the extent that I probably need therapy for my... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
aprilinsydney
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Papers & Pens in Portland's Pearl District, with letterpress print shop and hand-papermaking studio on view. Visit us at 516 NW 12th Avenue in Portland, Oregon
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516 NW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3001
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely little stationary shop. So many quality items made right here in Portland. Not outrageously priced for the quality. Enjoyed it! Like a little treasure of peace and simplicity in a Mecca if chaos.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank samanthasW1083FR
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Hands up, I am a book and stationery nerd. To the extent that I probably need therapy for my addiction. So, a visit to Oblation Papers & Press was non-negotiable. The shop did not disappoint. It proffers a stunning range of boutique letterpress cards and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful cards, hand made papers , gifts, books and the only store where I found a card for a 100 year old person. The employees are very helpful and can answer most questions.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MARIE P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What a perfect place for the stationery lover! I am an avid letter writer and journal keeper, and this place has everything you could possibly want. I had to restrain myself from buying "all the things." Fountain pens and inks, cards, writing paper, sealing wax...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank TXswimmer
Reviewed 5 January 2017

They have a great selection of cards, handmade papers and stationary at this store! It's a find if you are looking for that special invitation, thank you or any other card for that particular friend or family member. I found the perfect thank you card...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Where2NextColorado
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I thought this place was just wedding invitations from the outside, but then I went in and saw the amount of options you have for when you need fancy in your paper. I just got a small note book which I liked, and they were...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank JamesA546
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended this store so I walked to it on a miserably rainy day. It was a nice break from the rain to wander through the store. Very reasonably priced for a "specialty" store. Liked the interesting little items in addition to the cards,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank donnah675
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is an awesome stationary store that sells vintage typewriters (that apparently work, so not even just for a decor item), has a printing press on site, and offers a wide range of ready-to-use stationary as well as custom. Also available to purchase are new...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank KittyvDK
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