Last week, I posted part one of my epic paper store outing at the University Village with Jacob! Paper Source was the second of the three stores and it was definitely my favorite. Found lots of goodies for my exchange with Susie here and I really wish I could post a picture of all the cuteness, but I want it to be a surprise for her! I took pics though so once she gets her package I'll share it here!
Absolutely love the saying on the wall. Due to the placement of the lighting, I couldn't get a better picture... but really. Do Something Creative Every Day? That should be my life motto.
Things I love: pretty paper! These might actually have been intended as wrapping paper... I'm not entirely sure. But I do know that as much as I love really pretty wrapping paper, I never use it for the intended purpose. It's just too pretty!
The store was filled with uber cute things! Owl mugs, journals, printed file folders, calendars, notepads... pretty much any paper good your heart could desire and then some.
Things I need (and yes I'm already thinking about it in September): a pretty 2013 planner. I'd get the Papaya owl one below if it was less pricey. Well, I am still contemplating getting it...
For anyone who hasn't been to a Paper Source, they really encourage creativity. In addition to having all the necessary supplies, their employees often do paper projects like cardmaking. You can see their beautiful results all around the store. What a great idea - gives the employees a chance to exercise their creativity and gives customers ideas on how they can use the supplies at the store! Love it. They even hold some craft classes in the store.
Ready to head to the nearest Paper Source yet? Heh. I did also treat myself to a few pretty items from the store... you'll see that in the paper store finale, part three!
P.S. If you don't have a Paper Source near you, they do have an online shop!