Best of Philly

Best Stationery

2019 Best Stationery and Cards

Kramer Drive

There are elegant calligraphy notes for your bestie, camp correspondence sets for your kid, and cards that’ll just make you LOL. (“Oh for fox sake!”) Plus, for your activist teen, a “Write a Letter to the White House” kit. Read More »

575 Lancaster Avenue, Berwyn, PA | 610-687-1979 | Website

2018 Best X-Rated Greeting Cards

Paper Moon

At this kooky little gift shop, you’ll find hilariously NSFW paper goods that will offend, delight, and hang on refrigerators long after the cheesy Hallmark cards have been tossed in the trash. Read More »

520 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-687-2780 | Website

2017 Best Greeting Cards

Groundswell Greetings

Niche-y recycled greeting cards (think: Ramadan, new-pet congrats, same-sex- wedding well wishes) are this Market East-based brand’s specialty. Sending our condolences, Hallmark. Read More »


2016 Best Store for Snail Mail


When Sara Villari recently expanded her shop just so she could stock more paper goods, we let out a squeal, because an email will never pack the gravitas of a hand-scrawled greeting atop weighty cardstock. Read More »

1825 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-465-1704 | Website

2012 Best Stationery (Custom)

Curious and Co. Creative

The ladies at this Wynnewood-based design firm will take you and your brand, business, image or personality and translate it seamlessly to sparkling, elegant business cards, a website, stationery and invitations. The only thing left for you to do is live up to it all. Read More »

P.O. Box 32, Wynnewood, PA | 215-867-9764 | Website

2012 Best Stationery

Paper on Pine

Cards, paper and stationery that'll earn you a spot on the fridge for months. Read More »

115 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-625-0100 | Website

2010 Best Stationery

Casa Papel

On a side street in the Marais, you might expect a shop like this one, so petite and pretty, with papers and envelopes in exotic colors and embossed designs that you'd like to wear, if one wore paper. But here, on a busy Northern Liberties thoroughfare, this small spot where the invitations are to die for, and yes, they can make your baby book out of that amazing Chiyogami feels entirely unexpected, like a best-possible surprise. Read More »

804 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-761-9149 | Website