What's New at The Paper Mouse

The Modern Fountain Pen
When the ballpoint pen became popular in the mid-1900s, the once-ubiquitous fountain pen began to seem like a relic from the past or a serious tool to be reserved for weighty occasions. For years it’s been passed over for its...
An Update on Our Event Space
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought changes to all our lives, and to our business too. Some of these changes you’ve seen already - like our brand new online store and the shiny new hand sanitizer dispenser in our shop. During...
What's the Big Deal about Limited Editions
Maybe you were eyeing a special pen or pencil, and then discovered a month later that it was gone for good. Or maybe you’ve seen people getting super excited about a brand new notebook and you don’t get what all...
Reader Recommendations for National Book Month
As the leaves change color and the days get shorter, those of us who live in a cold climate start to feel a familiar sensation: a yearning for socks and sweaters, a craving for stews and soups, an urge to...
Introducing our brand new website!
Dear friends,It’s hard to believe it’s been six months since we first had to shut down our shop. It’s an anniversary that makes us pause and reflect. For our little team, as for all of you, this year has been...
In Praise of Pens
Pens have been a classroom staple since the days when inkwells were embedded in school desks. But these days, our options are so much more extensive! For the final week of our back-to-school series, we’ll take a look at a...
The ABCs of Pencils
Close your eyes and picture a desk at school, with a pencil sitting on top. Did you imagine a yellow wooden #2, perhaps with a pink eraser? The iconic yellow pencil has been around for well over a hundred years,...
A Page on Notebooks
For many of us, the start of the school year conjures up the image of a classic composition notebook, with a black-and-white marbled cover and red-and-blue lined pages. But notebooks have come a long way since the composition book. These...
Stay-at-home travel guide
The staff at The Paper Mouse love to travel! All of us here are enthusiastic about eating new foods, seeing new landscapes, and of course checking out stationery shops around the world. We love how a little change of scenery...
New postcards that deliver the message!
Staying in touch is more important than ever these days as we remain physically distant from our loved ones. The Paper Mouse is proud to present a new set of postcards that is all about sending little greetings. Our Chalkboard...
We’re opening back up!
Dear friends,It has been an uneasy few months since The Paper Mouse closed its doors. Our business, along with many other small businesses in our neighborhood, has been stretched and strained by the long period of closure, and it will...
Time Capsule for Strange Times
Time capsules help us capture momentous events in our lives through physical reminders and records of our experiences. This moment in time, the coronavirus pandemic of 2020, is a rare event in our lives when we seem to be experiencing...
Exciting news: Our online shop is now open!
Dear friends, Here at The Paper Mouse we have been thinking creatively about how to carry on our business and stay connected with our community during this unusual time. We’ve always been proud to offer a beautiful physical space that...