In our email age, old-fashioned written correspondence is a refreshing throwback, like drinking a pop made with real sugar or watching the prime minister hand someone a sword. Write a thank-you note to the past with today's deal: for $10, you get $25 worth of stationery, scrapbooking supplies and more at Paper Nation on Essendene Avenue. At this well-stocked and whimsical paper boutique, scrapbookers can trap flighty memories in keepsake albums ($9.99+) with restraining ribbons (up to $8.99/yd) and a wide range of stickers (from $0.45 to $8.99 each), while pen pals send off giggly greetings with an array of cheeky cards ($2–$6). Customers can also browse racks of richly decorated paper made in India from textile scraps (up to $9.99) as well as more pedestrian patterned parchments (up to $2.95) suitable for craft projects, wrapping paper, and ornamental ransom notes. Paper Nation is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
- …we just couldn’t wait to share this gem with you! It is, in a word, awesome! Our team can’t get enough of sparkly papers and handmade cards. If you are a stationery and scrapbooking fanatic, you are going to love this shop. – Fraser Valley Pulse
33721 Essendene Ave.
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2S 2G7Get Directions