Pretty Paper: Scouted Stationery Experts in the West and Midwest You Should Know About

In an era where impersonal electronic communication reigns supreme, these Scouted stationery experts in the West and Midwest are keeping the last vestiges of old-fashioned letter service alive. From curating a sophisticated suite for personal correspondence and creating one-of-kind holiday cards to personalized invitations and announcements that herald major life milestones, read on for the second part of our two-part series that rounds up stationers that provide the warmth and individual consideration your correspondence deserves. To find a Scouted stationer near you, explore The Scout Guide Directory.

BUSINESS: Magnolia Boone Paperie
LOCATION: Dallas, Texas
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: Milan Organ, the fabulous founder and creative director of Magnolia Boone Paperie, believes your paper and party goods should be beautiful, fun, and better than you could ever envision. Picture vintage postage, hand-dyed silk ribbons, disco balls, and all of the embellishments the stationery world has to offer. 

Magnolia Boone Paperie appears in The Scout Guide Dallas.

BUSINESS: The Inviting Place 
LOCATION: Tulsa, Oklahoma
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: The premiere stationery and paper goods business in Tulsa, with a statewide reach. The trio of owners design uniquities such as acrylic gifts, embossed graphics, and personalized party supplies offering unparalleled customization.

The Inviting Place appears in The Scout Guide Tulsa.

BUSINESS: Prickly Pear Press 
LOCATION: Midland, Texas
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: Owner Jessica Harper  hand designs all of her stationery with a superb level of quality and style. Customers gush over her attention to detail and long-lasting client relations as she expertly guides them from design to event. 

Prickly Pear Press appears in The Scout Guide West Texas.

Photography by Amber Tice.

BUSINESS: Big Little Lines Designs
LOCATION: Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: When it comes to pretty details, there is nothing that Carrie Schimpff, owner and designer at Big Little Lines Designs can’t do. From luxury letterpress, and foiling, to calligraphy, custom designs and even gorgeous paper goods.

Big Little Lines Designs appears in The Scout Guide Southlake & Grapevine.

BUSINESS: Paper Place 
LOCATION: Austin, Texas
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: Paper Place Austin is a trusted local institution with a cult following. They’ve supplied wedding invitations and personalized stationery for multiple generations in Austin. The female owners are knowledgeable, creative, and experts in their craft of fine paper goods. 

Paper Place appears in The Scout Guide Austin.

BUSINESS: Cheree Berry
LOCATION: Ladue, Missouri
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: Since 2006, Cheree Berry has designed and creatively communicated the highlights of life. They seek to communicate the love story of the bride and groom-to-be or to set the tone for any milestone through their artful designs.

Cheree Berry appears in The Scout Guide Saint Louis.

BUSINESS: Missing Q Press 
LOCATION: Dallas, Texas
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: Owner and creative director Jason McDaniel uses antique letterpresses, engraving presses, and finishing machines in-studio to hand-print beautiful paper products of the highest quality. Jason is a true paper aficionado and master of his craft. Each hand-printed card, tag, and coaster is a work of art.

Missing Q Press appears in The Scout Guide Dallas.

LOCATION: Columbus, Ohio
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: On Paper prides itself in the ability to bring any project to life—from crafting a brand logo and business cards to exquisite wedding announcements. With a lovely storefront and state of the art design studio, the team are truly experts in their field.

On Paper appears in The Scout Guide Columbus.

BUSINESS: Invitations, Etc. 
LOCATION: San Antonio, Texas
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: Pam Haney and her staff are the friendliest people around! They streamline the design and logistics processes to be stress-free, and constantly offer a creative scope of ideas. Your wish is their command–they boast a large product assortment and ability to order just about any off-the-shelf or custom design.

Invitations, Etc. appears in The Scout Guide San Antonio.

BUSINESS: P.S. The Letter 
LOCATION: Fort Worth, Texas
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: P.S. The Letter is staffed with creative and talented in-house designers that can outfit any event with a beautiful coordinated suite of all things paper—invitations, place cards, napkins, gift tags, and more.

P.S. The Letter appears in The Scout Guide Fort Worth.

BUSINESS: Pretty Paper Club
LOCATION: Phoenix, Arizona
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: Pretty Paper Club offers a monthly subscription of colorful, unique, and affordable stationery options delivered straight to your doorstep. Each subscription includes ten personalized notecards, corresponding envelopes, a packet of confetti, and accessories to inspire each customer to spread handwritten joy.

Pretty Paper Club appears in The Scout Guide Phoenix & Scottsdale.

BUSINESS: The Cottage Paperie 
LOCATION: Cincinnati, Ohio
WHAT MAKES THEM SPECIAL: With an in-house staff of designers, artists, and wedding experts, this team is the best in town to craft your custom stationery needs. They focus on building event brands for all hosts so that each component has a unique and cohesive touch.

The Cottage Paperie appears in The Scout Guide Cincinnati.