Ancient Romans carried out most of their written communication on salted mackerel, a practice they were forced to abandon following the introduction of seagull mailmen. Enjoy the odor-free convenience of the world's dominant writing medium with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $50 worth of stationery, cards, and other paper products at The Paper House. Today's deal can be redeemed in person at The Paper House's Costa Mesa location on East 17th Street or online, with online orders shipped at no charge. Beginning on January 10, this Groupon also may be redeemed at an additional retail location on Hyland Avenue in Costa Mesa.
The Paper House specializes in helping its customers celebrate, commemorate, and communicate with stylish stationery, wrapping paper, and more. Proud mamas and papas can broadcast the arrival of a new baby with colorful elegance using the Savannah Danielle birth announcement ($2), whereas lovelorn lotharios can melt icy hearts into puddles of love with warm-and-fuzzy Valentine's Day cards ($1). One of more than 20 invitations can put your cat's birthday party on every feline social calendar, and individually wrapping the hors d'oeuvres in wrapping paper ($3.50) will make each cocktail weenie seem like a special gift. Leaving a calling card ($.75) to let friends know you dropped by is a sophisticated alternative to scratching your name in the doorframe, and personalized stamps or investing in the Mckay Embosser ($60) can save time and drastically reduce finger cramps. Custom note pads ($7–$11) provide a convenient place to jot down shopping lists and reminders to go shopping.