The perfect pencil for puzzle lovers!

Retro 51 Tornado Crossword Pencil The perfect gift for the puzzle lovers on your list! This must have mechanical pencil is beautifully packaged inside a colourful metal storage tube and gift boxed for presentation. Each pencil includes one pack of twelve 1.15 size leads and a tube of six sturdy eraser refills. The Retro 51 […]

The Cats of Parliament Hill

The Parliament Hill Cat Sanctuary in Ottawa closed in January 2013 after more than 40 years in operation. Ottawa artist Gwendolyn Best has has painted many evocative scenes from these years, 12 of which are featured in the ever popular Cats of Parliament Hill calendar 2014.


Over the years we have sold countless sticks of Herbin sealing wax and Seals from our shop on Clarence Street in Ottawa. The following tips on the use of this product are based on questions asked by our valued customers and answers, hopefully helpful, that we have provided. How do I melt the wax? There […]

Pen Care and Maintenance Guide

Fountain pens do require special care and maintenance in order to maintain their value and the service level you expect. TIPS TO PROLONG THE LIFE OF YOUR PEN Don’t Leave Filled and Unused: It is best not to leave pens filled with ink, and not being used. If you are not going to use the […]

NEW! Paper Papier à la Carte.

We are delighted to introduce our online shopping option which we have launched as Paper Papier à la Carte. We hope that Paper Papier à la Carte will provide our customer with convenient online access to portions of our product selection found at our shop on Clarence Street in Ottawa. Within our online shop you […]

It’s all in the cards

With over 2500 greeting card designs to choose from, Paper Papier is Ottawa’s leading source for “that perfect card”. Whether you are looking for a fine art image printed on superior paper stock or a birthday card with a naughty bit of humor to whip up some laughter, we probably have what you are looking […]

Amazing history, beautiful paper

Paper Papier invites our customers to enjoy the astounding beauty of Japanese Chiyogami papers with this brief history: Chiyogami patterns were inspired from Kimono patterns and first made by Japanese paper-makers in the Edo Period. In the 20th century, after World War II, women stopped wearing Kimonos, and with this drastic decline in demand for […]

The little black book with a reputation

Moleskine – The Legendary Notebook at Paper Papier! It all started many years ago, with a pocket-sized black object, the product of a great tradition. The Moleskine notebook is, in fact, the heir and successor to the legendary notebook used by artists and thinkers over the past two centuries: among them Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso […]

It’s about time for Time Management

Filofax has been helping people organise their business and personal lives since 1921. The Filofax  system is a highly practical personal organiser designed specifically to enable the user to focus on important work and prioritise daily tasks in line with key objectives and deadlines. With organizers that match your personality and suit your style, Filofax […]