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Paper Source Comes to Manhattan for the First Time Ever

Retailer Opens its Doors in SoHo and the Upper West Side

CHICAGO, (July 23, 2012) — Premier paperie, Paper Source (www.papersource.com), opened its doors in Manhattan in SoHo at 83 Spring Street on June 8 and on the Upper West Side at 309 Columbus Avenue on June 29.

To celebrate, Paper Source invites New York City residents and tourists to visit the Columbus Avenue store on Saturday, July 28 starting at 10:30 a.m. for its Grand Opening Celebration. Visitors can stop by to learn clever tips and techniques from Paper Source experts and enter a raffle to win PS goodies. Grand Opening demonstrations include:

Dressing Up Your Envelopes 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Create your own unique envelopes with elegant liners sure to entice even the mail carrier.

Embellishments and Favors 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Discover how favor boxes can add that special something to any occasion, and learn how embellishments such as stamps, brads, hole punches, and stickers can turn them into showstoppers!

Rubber Stamping Madness 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
From quirky to elegant, rubber stamp designs cover every form of expression. Add stamped designs to note cards, invites, and place cards to wow your friends and really make a statement.

Fabulous Paper Source Kits 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Kit fun for everyone! Create a colorful bouquet of paper flowers, a whimsical party crown, an original accordion book, or your very own collection of paper doll friends using an assortment of Paper Source kits.

"Our customers have been asking us to come to Manhattan for quite some time now and we're thrilled to finally be here," stated Sally Pofcher, Chief Executive Officer at Paper Source. "We love the creative energy in Manhattan and hope that New Yorkers will come visit our new homes in SoHo and the Upper West Side and be inspired by all that we have to offer."

Additionally, both stores offer monthly workshops, which can be booked online. Private parties may also be scheduled at each location. Contact your local store to book at 646-484-5764 (SoHo) or 646-861-2879 (Columbus Avenue).

About Paper Source
Founded in 1983, Paper Source is a premier paperie and online retailer (www.papersource.com) offering a unique selection of fine and artisanal papers, invitations and announcements, personalized and distinctive gifts, gift wrap, greeting cards, custom stamps, and a custom collection of envelope and cards. Paper Source offers a distinctive aesthetic, including a proprietary color palette and original designs that are developed and manufactured exclusively by the retailer. As of April 2012, Paper Source operates more than 50 store locations nationwide and offers a robust assortment online. For more information, please visit www.PaperSource.com.

Media Contact:
Emily Senk
(312) 775-6927
esenk@paper-source.com