For anyone still looking to send Christmas cards, you better take a trip to The Papery. Renowned in Ottawa for its unparalleled collection of greeting cards, the store is certain to have something to express any sentiment. Last minute holiday shoppers can rejoice as well — the store includes a variety of stocking-worthy notebooks, picture frames, and other small gifts. And for packaging, there’s wrapping paper that is almost too pretty to open. The holiday season aside, The Papery also lives up to its name. Scrapbooking, stationary, and paper supplies dominate the store, and can be found in every colour, from sparkly teal to brooding maroon. The store is also a hot spot for couples to looking to find the perfect personalized wedding invitation.
The Look: a candy store of creativity
Perfect for: those who love spending hours browsing for witty greeting cards and unique gifts
USP: the most amazing displays — and look up, there are more exciting products hanging from the ceiling
850 Bank St.; 613-230-1313