Sentiments scribbled on pretty paper tug at heart icicles with a sincerity lost over email, especially when written by a distant cousin asking for money. Properly proposition relatives for cash with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of greeting cards, gifts, stationery, and more at Box Paper Scissors, located on 10th Street.
Box Paper Scissors stocks its colourful storefront with aesthetically appealing paper, greeting cards, and gifts for an array of worthy occasions. Pay homage to anniversaries with a card ($3.50–$8.95 on average) or make undervalued grocery lists scream with poetic power inside an Eccolo journal (most are $13.95–$29.95). The "Counts as a Vegetable" magnet ($6.19) reminds tomatoes and cucumbers of their misunderstood space in society, and a vast stock of stationery provides the parchment for thank-you notes, birthday wishes, and restraining-order requests.
Peruse the walls lined with stationery, gifts, and other various trinkets hiding within this cheery and fun shop. The helpful staff at Box Paper Scissors are a valuable resource for assessing the appropriateness of gifts and "get well soon" cards intended for mildly insane coworkers.
- Box Paper Scissors has a wall of individual cards to choose from and an impressive assortment of boxed cards in all shapes and themes. There's cute, there's classy, there are cards with a retro graphic twist. – Pamela Klaffke, Herald
- The store isn't overwhelming when you walk in, and the stuff is laid out beautifully so you can see what is what. – Sapna G., Yelp
318A 10 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1V8Get Directions