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ABOUT PAPER PLEASERS

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A MILWAUKEE MADE SMALL BUSINESS SPECIALIZING IN ALL THINGS PAPER + GIFTS

Established by Ellen Albertson in 2011, Paper Pleasers specializes in all things custom and handmade; from complete wedding invitation suites and day of goods, small business packaging, stationery, charming gifts and functional decor, we’re experts in all things paper and gift related. We believe in repurposing and recycling whatever supplies we can and truly love the creative process that comes with one of kind designs.  Paper Pleasers has a people-centric focus that aims to recognize the important individuals that make up our community and life. We celebrate these people by spending time creating personalized gifts of appreciation and custom designs tailored to each person’s unique story. Just as important as the final product, Paper Pleasers prioritizes the time spent in getting to know the members of our community, to ultimately better serve, and better please, the people we work with.


 
 
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Ellen Albertson

Owner | Designer | Maker

I officially began my business, Paper Pleasers in 2011. My friends and family began referring me to do their wedding stationery and everything in between. They knew my experience in managing multiple projects and creative ingenuity was something unique, and saw the passion and heart I put into my own making and gift giving. I really love being a part of the planning process, discovering how to make something memorable, personal, and special for every client I work with. Being in control of my business allows me to have an endless variety of options to pull from, and create a personal connection to the people I've had the opportunity to meet. Those are the qualities that set small businesses apart, and that's why I continue supporting other small businesses myself. It’s a community of people that is pretty awesome to be part of.


Paige Carpenter

ASSOCIATE | ARTIST | MAKER

As a textile artist and graphic designer herself, she has a keen eye for unqiue designs and modern styles. Our creative minds meld when we are brainstorming and strategizing, resulting in new and better ideas. Her energy is inspiring and infectious.

Abby Burmeister

ASSOCIATE | WOOD ARTIST

As a mother and handi-woman, she helps us build our beautiful and repurposed wood products. Her attention to detail is impeccable and her saw-skills are impressive.


WHERE YOU CAN SHOP US

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shop our mainstay products online through our Etsy shop

or check out

Our Stockists

We sell a majority of our pieces through local gift shops and home decor stores. Visit these stores around Wisconsin when you are doing your shopping!

 

MKE


The Waxwing - East Side
1800 E North Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

MKEHOME - Fifth Ward
907 W. National Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53204

Urban Milwaukee: The Store - Downtown
755 N. Milwaukee St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Sparrow Collective - Bayview
2224 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53207

Swoon - Washington Heights
5422 W. Vliet St.
Milwaukee, WI 53208

WEST


Bee's Knees Homestead
17700 W Capitol Dr.
Brookfield, WI 53045

KitscheCoo
5640 Parking St.
Greendale, WI 53129

Local Collective
10 S Main St.
Hartford, WI 53027

There’s No Place Like Home
25 S. Main St.
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

 

 

NORTH


Arts Mill
1300 14th Ave.
Grafton, WI 53024

Bohemia
W62 N587 Washington Ave.
Cedarburg, WI 53012

Blue Moon Emporium
227 E College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911