The Best L.A. Shops to Score Post-Holiday Thank You Cards

Got gratitude? If you were showered with gifts, greetings, and invitations this season, you know the decent thing to do is to show your appreciation. An email works for close friends, but when you need to step it up a notch, nothing says "I loved it!" like a hand-written thank you card. And timeliness is key! Ordering cards online means your sentiments won't reach their destination until well into January. We've rounded up the best L.A. stationary shops to scour for snail mail solutions.
Adeptly walking the line between cute and elegant, the letterpress work coming from Sugar Paper is eye-catching in its simplicity. Plus it's fun just to ogle all of the pretty going on in the shop, with their wall of ribbons and adorable cards and gifts.
Sugar Paper, 225 26th Street (between San Vincente Blvd and Georgina Ave); Santa Monica; 310-451-7870.

Soolip has long been the choice for weho romantics searching for the perfect invitation or thank you note. With rustic touches like burlap envelopes and pressed dried flowers, these cards are perfect to send to mom or any loved one.

Soolip, 8646 Melrose Avenue (at N. Doherty Dr); West Hollywood; 310-360-0545.

The mother of all paper stores, Paper Source, has one of many fabulous locations in the heart of Beverly Hills. This is a mecca for crafters, scrap-bookers, or anyone looking for a stylish card. With reams of unique paper and a wide selection of stationary, consider this your one stop greeting card shop.

Paper Source, 9460 Brighton Way (at N Beverly Dr); Beverly Hills; 310-288-9700.