Getting a card in the mail is much more enjoyable than getting an Evite or email. From weddings to christenings to your next birthday bash, there’s always an occasion for the right card. If you want to find the best in Orange County, check out these five stores that promise a unique, extravagant and diverse selection of stationery.
Francis-Orr Fine Stationery
2823 E. Coast Highway
Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
Established since 1965, Francis-Orr takes pride in its traditional work and offers a full line of custom catalogs for customers that seek unique work in gifts and greeting cards. If you’re looking for save-the-dates or wedding invitations, Francis-Orr offers one the best deals in Orange County. A Beverly Hills location is also available. The store is noted for its customer service and wide array of products.
145 W. 1st St., Suite A
Tustin, CA 92780
Call to make an appointment to come in to Sugar Press, which specializes in invitations and stationery for weddings, festive parties and holidays. The in-store invitation and stationery store carries products from Crane & Co., William Arthur, Wiley Valentine, Encore and all of your favorite designers. A bridal promotion will be announced in this month for wedding invitations, bridal showers and any other events for the bride-to-be.
Tokyo Japanese Lifestyle
If you’re looking for a unique design, Tokyo JLS offers more than 4,000 Japanese items with competitive prices and quality that promise to please. Take a step into little Tokyo for a fun, funky glimpse into all things Japan. Not necessarily the place for your wedding invites, Tokyo JLS promises everything you need for your Japanime-obsessed niece, including the stationery she’ll use to make her fellow Japan-loving friends jealous at school.
Invitation Design Studio
18002 Irvine Blvd., Suite 250
Tustin, CA 92780
Planning a wedding can be stressful, but making the invitations shouldn’t have to be. Invitation Design Studio in Tustin offers personalized and extraordinary products to make your vision a reality. After making an appointment, you meet with a designer who boasts 15 years experience in the wedding industry. One-on-one consultations are free of charge. It typically takes four weeks for the invitations to be ready for delivery. The invitations are done in an on-site production facility.
1640 San Miguel Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Newport Stationers is an office supply company with a mission: to serve you. First opened in 1964 in a 1,000-square-foot office, it has now grown to a corporate office in Irvine and a 20,000-square-foot distribution center and print shop. Shop a wide selection of stationery, wedding invitations, gifts and office products. The perfect place for your largest paper orders, Newport Stationers has every base covered.
Elle Toussi is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.