Los Angeles: good greeting cards?
January 28, 2014 9:15 PM   Subscribe

In Los Angeles, where can I find good a good selection of greeting cards, letterpress if possible?

My backup is Papyrus, I guess, but I was looking for other options.
posted by bluecore to Shopping (12 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
There are Paper Source stores in LA near Fairfax & Third; in Bev. Hills; and Pasadena.
posted by calgirl at 9:35 PM on January 28, 2014

oh and Pulp store on La Brea.
posted by calgirl at 9:39 PM on January 28, 2014 [1 favorite]

Urbanic Paper Boutique in Venice on Abbot Kinney.

Sometimes General Store on Lincoln in Venice has interesting cards. Same with Reform School in Silverlake.

When I was looking up the name of Urbanic I saw a mention of a place called Jonathan Wright which also looks promising.
posted by BabeTheBlueOX at 9:44 PM on January 28, 2014 [1 favorite]

There's a Paper Source in Santa Monica too if you happen to be a westsider. Also check out Arts & Letters.
posted by town of cats at 10:16 PM on January 28, 2014

Skylight Books in Los Feliz has a nice selection.
posted by Sara C. at 10:21 PM on January 28, 2014

I came to say Urbanic too! It's my go-to both because I love their stuff and because my friends own it.
posted by drjimmy11 at 10:22 PM on January 28, 2014

Seconding the hell out of Pulp. It's the smartest card shop in town. I drive 45 minutes out of my way to buy cards there.
posted by mykescipark at 11:07 PM on January 28, 2014

Lula Mae in Pasadena.
posted by zap at 1:55 AM on January 29, 2014

Excellent suggestions upthread. I'd add that if you're in the area and looking for some more... odd offerings, I recommend Wacko.
posted by pazazygeek at 6:10 AM on January 29, 2014

Ludeen's in Culver City.
posted by fozzie_bear at 8:42 AM on January 29, 2014

Co-op 28 Handmade and Vintage in Los Feliz! It's mostly local artists, they always have at least 300 unique cards when I am there. Some are letterpress, some are collage, others are fancy cut outs.
posted by holyrood at 9:38 AM on January 29, 2014

This store has beautiful letterpress stuff:

Jonathan Wright, near Beverly and Martel.
posted by sophieblue at 9:58 AM on January 29, 2014

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