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Paper Source expands design partnerships bringing fashion brand ELOQUII and iconic kids brand Hanna Andersson to the paper world

By | 2018

Known for bringing fashion to the paper business, Paper Source launches strategic partnerships to enhance an already notable collection of holiday cards and invitations

– For the first time, ELOQUII, the ultimate fashion destination for women sizes 14-28, lends their passion for print and color to paper, launching a collection of eight holiday cards and four custom gifts with Paper Source

– Hanna Andersson is featuring 3 holiday prints from the exclusive pajama and family matching groups to Paper Source’s collection of holiday card and invitation assortment

– The complete Paper Source holiday card collection, including custom cards, boxed holiday greetings and single cards will be available online and in stores on October 31st

CHICAGO, October 15, 2018 – Paper Source, a premier paperie and gift retailer with 128 locations nationwide, adds two new design partners to its already robust print-on-demand paper offering. ELOQUII, a fashion retailer for women sizes 14-28, and Hanna Andersson, an iconic kids and sleep brand, will launch paper collections this month. Adding to what is already a best-in-market collection of holiday cards and invitations, these exclusive partnerships will expand design options within the collection that already features Paper Source exclusive designs, alongside Paperless Post and their design partners.

“Our 2018 holiday collection is truly exceptional,” says Winnie Park, CEO of Paper Source. “From Mohawk to Paperless Post, partners have brought innovation to our collection and these design collaborations are no exception. I believe our customers will appreciate the diversity in sentiment and style while having the satisfaction of knowing we are experts in paper.”

Today, ELOQUII launches eight customizable holiday photo cards, featuring the brand’s iconic prints that can be personalized on papersource.com. The collection, featuring ELOQUII’s Pansy Play and Orchid Potion prints takes #XOQ style from Instagram to the mailbox. Additionally, the brand will launch a collection of custom gifts that will also be available on papersource.com and in ELOQUII stores just in time for the holiday season.

 

“As a fashion company committed to bringing the best of print detail and color to our customers, we loved the idea of working with Paper Source to bring our unique look to paper.” said Mariah Chase, CEO of ELOQUII. “This collaboration invites our customers to share the holiday spirit and their love for our signature, vibrant prints with friends and family.”

 

Adding to an already impressive assortment is an exclusive collection from Hanna Andersson. Specializing in children’s apparel, the brand has become a holiday staple with its recognizable collection of family pajamas. The playful patterns and whimsical icons of their famed pajamas are the central theme of their holiday card collection, which launches on October 25th.

 

“We are committed to quality, and Paper Source shares that passion,” said Joelle Maher, CEO of Hanna Andersson. “This holiday card collection allows our customer to celebrate the season and their time together. It is the perfect way to showcase the fun of those family photo sessions in our iconic pajamas.”

The full collection of more than 800 holiday cards, including print-on-demand, boxed holiday greetings and single cards will be available in stores and online on October 31st.

 

About Paper Source:
Founded in 1983, Paper Source is a premier paper and gift store offering a curated selection of fine and artisanal papers, invitations, gifts, gift wrap, greeting cards and an exclusive collection of envelopes and cards. With the goal to “Do Something Creative Every Day,” Paper Source is committed to offering inspiration and innovation to their customers as they celebrate all of life’s moments, both big and small. In support of this mission, Paper Source offers a creative aesthetic with a unique color palette and proprietary designs that are hand-illustrated by an in-house Art and Design team. As of August 2017, Paper Source operates stores in 29 states, the District of Columbia, plus an ecommerce store and wholesale division. For more information, please visit www.papersource.com.

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About ELOQUII

ELOQUII Design Inc., based in New York and Columbus, Ohio, is a private company that is transforming the way women sizes 12+ dress and participate in fashion. The pioneering e-commerce destination for fashion in sizes 14 to 28, ELOQUII offers trend-driven style at accessible price points. The Company – in merchandise categories including apparel, swim, wide width footwear and accessories – debuts new and exciting trend-leading collections each month. ELOQUII also offers customers access to unique content through its Style & Substance platform, an editorial catalogue, and has created an online community through its #XOQ hashtag, which allows customers to tag themselves to the Company’s site via Instagram. The brand is currently sold at their Washington D.C. Pentagon City store, The Shops at North Bridge in Chicago, The Galleria in Houston, Twelve Oaks Mall in Detroit, and Dadeland Mall in Miami, and through www.ELOQUII.com.

 

About Hanna Andersson

For over 30 years, kids have played and laughed in Hanna Andersson’s clothing, which is often recognized by its iconic sleepwear and soft, durable and long-lasting playwear. Since its beginning in 1983, the uniquely Swedish inspired brand has developed into one of the leading premier children’s brands in the United States. Hanna offers clothing for babies and kids, and is beloved for it’s family-matching sleepwear that helps families celebrate all moments big and small. Follow us at @happyhannas on Instagram and find the full list of stores at www.hannaandersson.com.

 

Maman Partners with Paper Source for Creative, One-Stop Concept

By | 2018, Press Release

MAMAN PARTNERS WITH PAPER SOURCE FOR CREATIVE, ONE-STOP CONCEPT

New York’s beloved French café, bakery and event space to house premier paper and gift store at Tribeca location.
New York, NY (August 23, 2018) – Known for its artfully curated dishes and offerings, maman is excited to announce its partnership with Paper Source housed in the café’s Tribeca location, slated to open Wednesday, August 22 at 7AM, making maman New York’s premier one-stop party shop!

An all-encompassing South of France café, restaurant and event venue, maman also offers home & office catering, unique gifts and thoughtful, creative classes like illustration, modern calligraphy and cake styling. With beautiful spaces that can be transformed for birthday dinners, baby showers, engagement parties and photo shoots, maman offers custom menu design and printing, curated menus, inspired seating – and now, an even more elevated experience with maman X Paper Source at Tribeca, the first permanent gift store within maman, and the first shared space for Paper Source across all locations.

“With the success we’ve had at marché maman, our retail marketplace in Soho that opened in July 2017, we wanted to do a more lasting collaboration,” said Elisa Marshall, co-founder and creative director of maman. “Although our roots are in culinary, we strive to continue to grow into a lifestyle brand. My love for DIY, paper, patterns and design has always been apparent in all I do (as you can see in our cups!). Paper Source is one of my long-time favorite stores, so when they contacted us last holiday season for cookie orders for their clients, I couldn’t have been more thrilled to explore the possibility of a collaboration together.”

Paper Source is a premier paperie and gift store offering a fine selection of artisanal papers, invitations, stationery, gift wrap, greeting cards and a selection of gifts and crafts. Inspiring all ages to “Do Something Creative Every Day,” the store will bring a new level of exquisite to maman customers and even more party splendor to events.

“A partnership with maman is a natural fit,” said Winnie Park, CEO of Paper Source. “We share an interest in inspiring creativity and cultivating community among people who appreciate beautiful craftsmanship and rich, personal experiences.”

“We are excited to co-develop a space with a partner who allows us to bring our product to life in moments of celebration and gifting. We believe the maman X Paper Source at Tribeca space will deliver all the celebration essentials — from invites to décor to wonderful catered dishes,” said Jenica Myszkowski, Paper Source COO.

Paper Source will work closely alongside maman for their parties and events, offering in-house services including balloons, custom invitations, party décor and more. They are also working together to have preferred rates when booking at maman and using Paper Source goods.

“Upon opening maman in 2014, we wouldn’t have thought of paper goods as an avenue, but it brings together everything that I love and enhances maman’s offerings: design, events, holidays and sharing beauty with one another,” said Marshall. “Not only are life’s best stories & moments shared in the kitchen & around the table, but they are further enhanced through the gift of a handwritten card, beautifully wrapped gift or a celebration where no details are spared.”

Open seven days a week from 7am-6pm M-F and 8am-6pm Sat-Sun, experience maman X Paper Source at Tribeca at 211 West Broadway (at Franklin St), New York, NY. All new customers will receive 10% off their first visit. For more information, please visit www.mamannyc.com.

About maman

maman, a café, restaurant, and event space, opened its doors in Soho in October 2014 and quickly flourished into eight locations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Toronto. maman (mother in french) is a melding of the founding partners – Benjamin Sormonte and Elisa Marshall – fondest childhood memories in the kitchen, especially recipes from their mothers, combined with their mutual passion for delivering family-inspired dishes, both savory and sweet, from the South of France and North America within an artful and warm setting. Open seven days a week, maman offers a selection of delicious baked goods, coffee, fresh breakfast and lunch options, and seated lunch, brunch, and a full bar at selected locations. maman X Paper Source at Tribeca is a premier one-stop party shop for elevated events and exquisite gifts. Experience maman at www.mamannyc.com.

About Paper Source

Founded in 1983, Paper Source is a premier paperie and gift store offering a curated selection of fine and artisanal papers, invitations, gifts, gift wrap, greeting cards and an exclusive collection of envelopes and cards. Celebrating the milestone of its 35th Anniversary, Paper Source is committed to cultivating a community for their customers as they celebrate all of life’s moments, both big and small. With the company’s goal of “Do Something Creative Every Day”, Paper Source offers a creative aesthetic with a unique color palette and proprietary designs that are hand-illustrated by an in-house Art and Design team. As of August 2018, Paper Source operates stores in 29 states, the District of Columbia, plus an ecommerce store and wholesale division. For more information, please visit www.papersource.com.

 

Paper Source Announces Kids Art Camp Program This Summer Nationwide

By | 2018, Press Release

From slime workshops to marbling projects, premier paperie and gift retailer, Paper Source, will be hosting weeklong art camps to keep kids creative this summer!

Paper Source, curator of creative inspiration for over three decades, is kicking off summer break by hosting their own exclusive Kids Art Camp. Kids Art Camp registration is available online now at papersource.com and across all 127 stores nationwide beginning May 14th.

“We are excited to bring Kids Art Camp to our communities, inspiring younger generations to do something creative everyday” said Jenica Myszkowski, Chief Operating Officer. “As a mom, I am delighted that children will be creatively engaged, learn new skills and become makers of their own personal keepsakes.”

Participants in Kids Art Camp, will create five unique projects using various crafting techniques and tools during their week-long enrollment. Kids Art Camp offers morning time slots from 11:00am-1:00pm and afternoon time slots from 3:00-5:00pm with sessions beginning June 18th, June 25th and July 9th for $120 per week.

The Kids Art Camp schedule is as follows:

Week One

June 18: Slime

June 19: Watercolor

June 20: Positivity Pennant

June 21: Sticker Making

June 22: Make a Masterpiece

Recommended for ages 6 and up.

 

Week Two

June 25: Collage Card Making

June 26: My Story Book

June 27: Origami

June 28: Hot Air Balloon

June 29: Marbling

Recommended for ages 6 and up.

 

Week Three

July 9: Slime

July 10: Create & Color Card Making

July 11: Hot Air Balloon

July 12: Sticker Making

July 13: Make a Masterpiece

Recommended for ages 10—13

 

 

Founded in 1983, Paper Source is a premier paper and gift store offering a curated selection of fine and artisanal papers, invitations, gifts, gift wrap, greeting cards and an exclusive collection of envelopes and cards. With the goal to “Do Something Creative Every Day,” Paper Source is committed to offering inspiration and innovation to their customers as they celebrate all of life’s moments, both big and small. In support of this mission, Paper Source offers a creative aesthetic with a unique color palette and proprietary designs that are hand-illustrated by an in-house Art and Design team. As of August 2017, Paper Source operates stores in 29 states, the District of Columbia, plus an ecommerce store and wholesale division. For more information, please visit www.papersource.com.