Find stationery through these local shops and brands

Take note of these local shops that offer custom stationery goods, greeting cards, writing tools, craft and party supplies, gift wrap, and more.


The Paper Canopy opened its shop on Spring Street in August 2023.

Photo via @jnellyjelly

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If a love of letters and stationery didn’t exist, how do you explain movie moments like Tom Hanks and the smell of freshly sharpened pencils in “You’ve Got Mail” or this scene in “The Lakehouse”?

When it comes to Charleston, multiple shops around town exemplify the adoration for letters and stationery — 10 to be exact.

💌 Snail mail, party supplies, and more

A few stationery items from Mildred Newberry in Charleston, SC.

Mildred Newberry has plenty of fun items that make for great gifts.

Mildred Newberry, 27 Broad St., Charleston | Offerings: Greeting cards, writing instruments, party supplies, gifts, and accessories.

The Paper Canopy, 93 Spring St., Charleston | Offerings: Craft supplies, stationery, greeting cards, writing instruments, wax seals, washi tape, art prints, and fun home goods.

Social Paper Co., 826 Coleman Blvd. | Offerings: Greeting cards, party supplies, invitations, holiday cards + ornaments, and gifts.

The Scratch Pad, 409 Mill St., Mt. Pleasant | Offerings: Invitations, party supplies, stationery, and gifts.

If It’s Paper, 615 Skylark Dr., Charleston | Offerings: Announcements and wedding invitations, SC Palmetto State products, gift wrapping goods, and party supplies.

Quirky Pickle, 2359 Bohicket Rd., Charleston | Offerings: Stationery and stickers + kid-friendly events, a sticker pen pal club, and custom designs.

🖋️ Custom invitations, calligraphy, and stationery


Sas-e Ink uses various tools to create custom stationery — one of which is a vintage letter press.

Photo by @saseink

Sas-e Ink Paper & Press, 7 Radcliffe St., Ste. 100, Charleston | Offerings: Custom wedding invitation suites, business printing, stationery, and greeting cards for various occasions.

Julie King Studio, 3430 Maybank Hwy., Ste. A2, Johns Island | Offerings: Custom wedding designs and invitations + commissions.

Holy City Handwriting, online only | Offerings: Custom wedding invitations and calligraphy.

ByGeorge Press, by appointment only | Offerings: Custom wedding invitations, stationery, and branding.