Products and Services

  • Ink,
  • 100's Of Handmade Papers,
  • Artist Materials,
  • Beautiful Wedding Envelopes,
  • Beautiful Wedding Papers,
  • Bookbinding,
    • Greeting Cards,
    • Guestbooks,
    • Journals,
    • Origami Paper,
    • Pens & Cards,
    • Photo Albums,
    • Portfolios,
    • Sealing Wax,
    • Stamps,
    • Wedding Invitations,
    • Diaries & Daytimers,
    • Designer Notebooks,
    • Cellphone Cases,
    • Pencils,
    • #shoplocalonline,
  • more...
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Brands Carried

  • Aunts & Uncles,
  • Leather Journals,


  • Artist Papers,
  • Washi,
  • Office Supplies,
  • Scrapbooking Materials,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • Japanese,

Getting There

  • In The Network Building,
  • Across Public Food Market,
9-1666 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3S2
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Opening Hours *Holiday hours

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Meet the owner

Paper-Ya is a Granville Island stationery store bursting with the most beautifully curated paper, journals and office products that would make any writing experience a veritable getaway. Luxurious handmade papers that are worthy of a frame, silky textured stationery and note cards, unique materials for bookbinding and decorating, and a wide selection of pens and pencils make for an art experience that touches upon all the senses.

Paper-Ya is the creation of art school alums Denise Carson Wilde, a letterpress printer, and Sharyn Yuen, a paper maker. Today, after twenty-eight years in business, their paper passion feeds their artistic interests, allowing them to curate the beautiful paper products in the shop.

Their location on Granville Island, a home for artists of all kinds, is vital to Paper-Ya’s experience. “It’s allowed us to continue being who we are,” says Denise. She asserts that Granville Island is key to their success, offering camaraderie and unity amongst the shops.

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    The Best Paper Specialty Shop

    If its paper, and its specil, its here. Another of the gems of Granville Island, Paper-Ya is a terrific place to go for paper of all descriptions. Archival paper, art paper, origami paper, writing paper, note paper and paper cards they have all kinds on offer. For the more daring they even have the supplies you need to make your own paper. They also offer a great little selection of greeting cards and unique and wonderful journals and notebooks that make great gifts. Visit Paper-Ya for unique and wonderful stationery!

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