1. Employee Holiday Cards

    Store holiday card submissions from (left to right, top to bottom): Scottsdale, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Ann Arbor, Denver, Brooklyn (Smith St.), Santana Row, Pasadena, Deer Park, Santa Barbara, Oakbrook, Austin.


    Every year, we put our store teams’ creative skills to the test with an Employee Holiday Card Contest.  Over the past couple of weeks, brightly-decorated envelopes have been showing up in our mailbox and now all the submissions are in!  Votes (from employees in our HQ) have been tallied and winners have been selected – but we can’t tell you who they are quite yet! Read More

  2. Holiday Crafting Contest

    Crafting Contest

    One thing we love about this season is that it sparks wonderful handmade moments.  We see so many customers in our stores who have inspiring ideas for Christmas card making, food gifting and wrapping.  So, along with celebrating the holidays, we are celebrating your creativity!

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  3. Holiday Crafting Contest – Enter Now!

    Last month we kicked off our Holiday Crafting Contest (which goes through December 31), and we can’t wait to see what you do!

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  4. Mail Art Contest Winner

    In June, we were thrilled to invite our customers to honor the art of letter writing through our first-ever Mail Art Contest. Participants were encouraged to create an original piece of correspondence using note cards, envelopes, box mailers and embellishments.

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  5. Paper Source Mail Art Contest

    mail art contest

    Before I get too far ahead of myself, let me first give you background on Postal Art, Correspondent Art, or what we are calling Mail Art.

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  6. Holiday Craft Contest Winners

    After reviewing more than 400 submission, our team couldn’t be more thrilled to announce the winners of the Paper Source Holiday Crafting Contest!

    Drum roll, please…

    Décor Category

    #1 – Homemade Advent Calendar
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  7. Holiday Crafting Contest!

    Holiday Crafting Contest

    We pride ourselves on having some of the most creative customers in the entire world. And we know you guys really love to outdo yourselves around the holidays! That’s why we are pleased as an elf to present the Paper Source Holiday Crafting Contest! As long as you’re already creating beautiful cards, elegant decorations and festive gift wrap for friends and family, you may as well enjoy the opportunity to be rewarded for it!

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  8. Paper Arts Inspiration from a PS Fan

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    What a hoot!

    Paper Source gift card winner Amy B. has us inspired! Check out her most recent project, which features our Owls Wrapping Paper. We’re loving her feathered friend!

    Want to share your Paper Source-inspired creation with us? Email us at: psfan@paper-source.com

  9. A Birthday Celebration for the PS Blog – Comment to Win $50

    PS Blog

    Notice something different? As a third birthday present, we treated the Paper Source blog to a fresh, new look. As we build out new content to fit our latest style, we look back at three years of inspiration, including some of our most memorable ideas:

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  10. Vintage subway posters – vote for your favorite!

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    Last week, Paper Source store locations used the Silhouette CAMEO Electronic Cutting Tool to create vintage-inspired subway art posters. Teams were provided with a list of phrases and words and were instructed to maintain a red, white, and blue color order from top to bottom.

    Check out nearly 40 inventive store window concepts, like this one, on Pinterest! We invite you to pin or like your favorite patriotic poster concept. A winner will be named on July 4th.

    Cheers to your red, white and blue inspiration!