10 Holiday Gifts for the Paper Lover in All of Us

November 23, 2016 by Erin Behan

When you love paper, you gift paper. That's our motto at Distinct Papers for the 2016 holiday season, and it's led us to these 10 fab holiday gifts. Whether you're looking for stocking stuffers, Christmas presents, Hanukkah presents, hostess gifts, or you simply want a little pick-me-up for yourself, these 10 gifts are perfect for the paper lover in all of us.

10 Holiday Gifts for the Paper Lover in All of Us
Envelope pin, $10
You can wear your heart on your sleeve, or you can wear your love of all things paper-related on your lapel with this noteworthy envelope pin from In Company. Perfect for the man or woman in your life whose true passion is paper.

Golden paperclips, $10
Whether your recipient is a paper neatnik or someone who doesn't compromise when it comes to office supplies, these steel outline clips by Hay and available at ban.do are the golden ticket. A pack includes five medium and five large clips, leaving your plenty of room for your giftee to get creative.

10 Holiday Gifts for the Paper Lover in All of Us
Herb garden calendar, $18
This beautifully illustrated kitchen wall calendar from Rifle Paper Co. will brighten up anyone's kitchen, or office, or bedroom. Really we can't think of a wall that wouldn't benefit from the colorful illustrations — each month with a color scheme and foil stamp accents — and the whole thing comes with twine for picture-perfect hanging.

Giant coloring roll, $29.50
It's never too early to indoctrinate the kids into everything paper. These giant wall coloring posters from OMY Design and Play will have even adults vying for a spot to color in the detailed illustrated map of the U.S. (a world atlas is also available).

Metallic pencil case, $24, with rainbow pencil set, $9
Carry your pencils in style with this metallic leather pencil case that has cute sayings like "all things rosy" stamped on the rose gold color and "joie de vivre" on the white. Then, take your gifting up a notch and stuff them with this rainbow pencil set, engraved with "This Can Be Beautiful" in a collaboration with the shop of the same name and The Penny Paper Co. We can't think of a better time for such a hopeful message.

10 Holiday Gifts for the Paper Lover in All of Us
Paper flower crafting book, $19.52
Pretty enough to be a coffee table book but practical enough to teach any craft-minded friend how to make breathtakingly beautiful flowers out of paper, that's Paper to Petal in a nutshell. Written by husband and wife team of Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell, the book contains equal parts inspiration and instruction, with paper flower projects rated by difficulty. For more craft books, see 7 Books for People Who Love Crafting With Paper.

Adult coloring book, $12.27, coloring pencil set, $63.39
Doodler's Epic Coloring Book Extraordinary is the coloring book for friends and family who live life outside the lines. Sandwiched between the cover are 90 illustrations from a roster of international artists. Make it a boxed set and pick up these artist-approved colored pencils from Prismacolor.

10 Holiday Gifts for the Paper Lover in All of Us
Calligraphy return address stamp, $68 and $78
Still perfecting your modern calligraphy style? You can at least nail the look on your correspondence with Paperfinger's custom return address stamp. Choose from 10 different scripts — each a bit of a twist on founder Bryn Chernoff's gorgeous flowing style — and between custom rubber for $68 or self-inking or $78. If you're looking for a classy stocking stuffer for the paper-lover who has everything, this can't be beat, but order soon as customizing takes time (if you're tight on time a gift certificate is just the ticket).

10 Holiday Gifts for the Paper Lover in All of Us
Personalized stationery, $75 and up
Harken back to the golden age of stationery with Haute Paper's fabulous personalized cards and envelopes in very modern colors and style. Bold pops of color on the envelope liners match tasteful personalized cards, with styles ranging from a classic monogram to modern signatures with flourishes like flowers or confetti. Orders start at $75 and can include flat print, one- or two-color letterpress, printed return labels and envelope liners.

Life organizer, $375 and up
When you want to break the bank with a gift, this magnetic modular tablet carry case from This Is Ground can't be beat. With a myriad of pockets and inserts, the line of cases can transform based on need. Artists, executives, musicians and anyone who wants a refined case to carry electronic goods like laptops or tablets alongside good old paper and pen will leap for joy when this peeks out from under the tree.

Shop at Distinct Papers for cardstock and envelopes.

Erin Behan

Written by Erin Behan

Erin Behan is an L.A.-based writer and editor who considers fine paper one of life's little pleasures.


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