We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Oblation Papers and Press

516 NW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3001
+1 503-223-1093
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
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
,
Sydney, Australia
Oblation Paper Gift Store

Wonderful cards, hand made papers , gifts, books and the only store where I found a card for a 100... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
MARIE P
,
Portland, Oregon
via mobile
Read all 8 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fountain pens” (2 reviews)
“journal” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
516 NW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3001
CONTACT
Website
+1 503-223-1093
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Portland
from US$105.00
More Info
from US$100.00
More Info
from US$99.00
More Info
from US$100.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (8)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"printing press"
in 2 reviews
"fountain pens"
in 2 reviews
"journal"
in 2 reviews
"stationary"
in 5 reviews
"typewriter"
in 3 reviews
"purchase"
in 3 reviews
"buying"
in 2 reviews
Filter
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

Thank aprilinsydney
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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.

Thank MARIE P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

1  Thank TXswimmer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
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

Thank Where2NextColorado
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank James A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank Donna H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank KittyvDK
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 146 hotels in Portland
Hampton Inn & Suites Portland-Pearl District
230 reviews
.17 miles away
Oakwood At The Louisa
3 reviews
.20 miles away
Crystal Hotel
314 reviews
.28 miles away
Mark Spencer Hotel
1,955 reviews
.32 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Andina Restaurant
2,830 reviews
.08 miles away
Byways Cafe
242 reviews
.04 miles away
Paragon Portland
178 reviews
.08 miles away
Barista
109 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Portland Center Stage at The Armory
156 reviews
.19 miles away
Pearl District
996 reviews
.11 miles away
Rogue Distillery and Public House
163 reviews
.12 miles away
Steel Bridge
24 reviews
.08 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Oblation Papers and Press staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;