PapelVivo

PapelVivo Handmade Paper

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Last updated on August 7, 2013
After 10 years of producing beautiful wedding stationery for the US, Canadian, Australian and European audience and after a healthy sabbatical, we're now focusing on offering you the most exquisite blank handmade paper for your DIY, wedding, stationery, scrapbooking, Holidays and business projects.

We know well that with a market saturated of wedding invitations and stationery product, what makes a a printed piece stand out of the rest is a spectacular paper which invites you not only to see, but to touch and keep.

Our paper that adapts perfectly to a home desk printer, as well as it is a unique support for letterpress and embossing.

We produce a range of sizes that covers the full spectrum of the wedding and stationery DIY necessities. If you need a special size, please inquiry. We can consider custom runs for orders starting at 200 sheets.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal
Returns and exchanges
We encourage you to purchase a sample set (or a small number of papers) to try them before deciding to purchase the final quantity for your project.

We have over 15 years of experience with handmade paper and know that it is perfectly constructed for inkjet and letterpress printing and great for calligraphy as long as you use the right ink.

WE DON"T ACCEPT RETURNS ON OUR PAPERS.

We're always open and flexible to discuss any given problem and totally committed to customer satisfaction. We're on your side to make real your craft/design project and able to offer you our experience in all technical questions we're capable of.
Payment
We accept Paypal only.
Shipping
We usually have stock and are able to ship your order within 3 business days.

Occasionally some sizes or formats are out of stock and we need to produce them so it can take up to 2 weeks to ship.

We ship from Argentina using a fast and reliable shipping method with DHL in combination with USPS.

Shipping times are APPROXIMATELY

to USA: 10 business days
to Canada: 4 weeks
to AU : 5 weeks
to Europe and rest of the world: 5-8 weeks.

If you're in a rush we can also offer door to door express delivery for an additional fee (that varies according to the size of the order). Please inquiry.

Notice that any Customs or brokerage fees are responsibility of the customer.

Occasionally a package is held by customs and can take a longer time to arrive. It's very rare and hopefully not your case, but if so, please understand that this procedure is absolutely beyond our responsibility. Our commitment to ship in the above mentioned timeframe will be always fulfilled.
Additional policies and FAQs
FAQ

Q: Can I use this paper on my home printer?
A: Yes, it's designed, in thickness and size to run through any home inkjet printer. You just need to feed the machine one by one. If you're able to, it helps to select a setting for thicker papers (although not necessary)

Q: Can I letterpress on this paper?
A: YES!! Letterpress and handmade paper are a match made in heaven. No other paper will take the deep impressions as well as this.

Q: Can I do Calligraphy on this paper?
A: Yes, as long as you use gel pens. Our papers can be a little too absorbent for traditional calligraphy ink, but contemporary calligraphy artists are used to different mediums and able to adapt the surface to their materials. We recommend to purchase a sample and get it run by your calligrapher.

Q: What colors do you offer?
A: We offer white, ecru and tan (a soft brown). You can bring color accents to your pieces through many other elements such as ribbon, string, wax, stamps and of course, print.

Q: What's the paper weight?
A: We're not able to provide accurate weight for this handmade paper. But we know that a beautiful invitation requires a firm, heavy, elegant paper and that's what we produce!

Q: Can you help me navigate your shop in terms of sizes of the paper.
A: Yes, we recommend that you browse using the shop sections on the left navigation bar of the shop. There we've categorized all our products by size (with the wedding stationery suite in mind). We offer a variety of paper sizes for: invitations, envelopes, rsvp cards, Save the Dates, Accommodations, registry, directions, map, info cards, Menu, programs, place cards, thanks you cards and Signs). We think the full spectrum is covered and there will be a format for any printing needs!

Q: I have a business and would like to use your papers for my labels/business stationery.
A: We've done wine labels and other business related products in large quantities in the past. Your question is very welcome!

Q: Are your envelopes self sealing?
A: No, you need to apply a few dots of white glue or a little piece of double sided tape.

Q: Can I order a custom size or color?
A: Please inquiry. We'll consider custom sizes, depending on studio availability, for orders starting at 200 sheets