A hand-written note has the power to change hearts, move minds, and trick prison wardens. Find a way out of chemistry class with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of in-store stationery, personalization, and gifts at Papel, located on Knickerbocker Road.
Papel, a warm and cozy gift shop, stocks paper goods and trinkets for champions of the written word. From cards to candles and stationery sets to Silly Bandz, browsers can find the perfect present for any occasion, whether it’s a friend's half-birthday party or Take Your Children to Work and Teach Them How to Survive a Grease Fire Day.
Placate progeny with the huggable Eebee hand puppet ($20) or tuggable pastel-colored towels ($16.99). Or apologize to unsolicited pen pals by sending colorful correspondence cards, such as the Sunburst cards from the Metropolitan Museum of Art ($25.50). Meanwhile, a Tiffany dragonfly-embroidered eyeglass case protects spectacles with panache ($20).
Papel's skilled staff can personalize almost everything in the store, embroidering items and monogramming jewelry so stray husbands, youngsters, and their hooded Tubbie towels ($42) always find their way home.
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