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These days, when it comes to stationary, there has been a major push to purchase greeting cards that are more unique. Gone are the days when Hallmark ruled the roost. Today, stores like Paper Source, Rifle Paper Co. and Papyrus are bringing the greeting card standard to a whole new level.

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Sugar Paper
253 26th St
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 451-7870
www.sugarpaper.com

Located inside the beautiful Brentwood Country Mart, Sugar Paper is a small and charming stationary store that tops our list for the best place to get holiday stationary and gifts. Some holiday cards here can be a little pricier than some, but the quality, and the artistic flare of each card is more than worth it. In addition to well executed and tasteful holiday cards, Sugar Paper also offers holiday gift tags with writings like “From Santa,” “Joy” and “Merry Christmas,” as well as gift wrapping services and amazing gifts. Sugar Paper offers single cards, as well as sets of cards for all your seasonal needs.

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(credit: Kym B./yelp)


Paper Source
12174 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 761-0152
www.papersource.com

Forget the idea of getting a generic holiday card this year. Paper Source is one of the best places in Los Angeles to get unique holiday cards and stationary for the season. While you can go to other places that offer up the traditional Hallmark run of the mill type of card, Paper Source is more of a craft-type shop with holiday greeting cards that feature unique designs with colorful artwork, and distinctive holiday sentiments.

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(credit: Dino D./Yelp)


Papyrus
Beverly Center, Topanga Canyon Mall, The Commons At Calabasas, Studio City, Sherman Oaks Fashion Square and more locations throughout Los Angeles
www.papyrusonline.com

With locations around Los Angeles and around the country, it isn’t hard to find a Papyrus store. Once inside, you’ll be greeting by excellent customer service, and an almost overwhelming assortment of holiday cards, holiday stationary, and other little gifts for the season. You won’t have a tough time finding something perfect for that special someone, a friend, or for a co-worker.

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Rifle Paper Co
In Various Stores / Online
www.riflepaperco.com

These days, shoppers are looking for something different when it comes to holiday cards. After all, why pick from the mundane cards you can get from the various chain outlets, when you can choose a company like Rifle Paper Co? While Rifle Paper Co does not have a storefront in Los Angeles, they are available in various stores across Los Angeles, including Black Market, the FIDM Gift Store, Kitson on Robertson, Poketo, Sugar Paper, West Elm Market, and many other locations, as well as online. They are experts in creating original greeting cards, art prints, calendars, stationary, journals, notepads, and much more whether it’s the holidays or any other time of the year. You can be sure of one thing: your recipient who gets your holiday card will think highly of your taste because you’ve chosen from this premiere greeting card company.

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(credit: Kym V./yelp)


The Flying Owl
28914 Roadside Dr
2nd Fl, Unit 211
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
(818) 855-8143
www.theflyingowl.net

From holiday card to gifts from small and local suppliers, Agoura Hills’ Flying Owl stationary store is perfect when you’re tired of the same old cards you’ll get at the grocery stores and pharmacy stores. The store offers a great selection of funny, snarky, and charming cards for the holidays and for all other occasions during the year. In addition, there are wonderful gifts to choose from.