There are more than 800 different kinds of Japanese and other papers in stock at Au Papier japonais. Japanese papers called "washi" are distinguished for their diversity of texture, finish and colour, their delicacy and lightness, but exceptional strength and responsiveness to impression and its low acidity which ensures a lasting image.
Moreover, there are more than 60 Workshops... more
Location: In the Mile End. The closest subway would be Laurier (it's about 10-minutes away on foot from there) and street parking is available [metered].
The place/goods: This is a small shop but it's full of goodies. Beautiful Japanese paper, cards, books, sketching pens - you name it. Great place if you're an artist (or aspiring to be), if you like origami and/or just want to learn about... more
I learned how to make crane origamis here, which led to a memorable birthday gift of a thousand cranes. Their paper collection, rich knowledge of origamis, love of customer service, and warm hospitality makes this store a great find in Montreal. I learned so much from my few visits to the store; each and every time, I walked away with wonderful paper goodies and a smile on my face. I highly... more
Gifting paper's traditional for first marriage anniversaries, but whether you've had a ring on your finger for years, are celebrating a-year-or-something-whatever-I-guess with your sweetheart, or want to consolidate a promising friendship, beautiful blank paper is a thoughtful gift, because it can be so much more. Browse through the books on paper crafts and you may find a new hobby. Take in... more