When I used to live two blocks from this sweet little stationery shop, it was pretty much guaranteed that this was where your birthday or Christmas card would come from. I still like to have a look around when I'm in the neighborhood, just for fun, although I always end up going home with tons of irresistible things, like yet another Moleskine.
Special. Unique. Well-edited.. Skip the lackluster American Greetings card this time --- head to ecru instead. It will not disappoint. There's a wide selection of letter-press cards, gift wraps, and writing utensils to give or (greedily) keep. I think they do some of the best custom wedding invitations around, too.
Editorial Review by Christy Buena. Specializing in custom stationery including greeting cards, party invitations, note sets, pens, photo albums, office accessories and specialty wraps.
Bright and Cheery. I recently found Ecru and really think it is a great store - lots of color! The owner seems to always be in the store and is very knowledgeable about her merchandise. She is very friendly and helpful when I am in the store. I usually buy letterpress cards, but there is a good selection of styles. The store also has interesting gifts and wrapping paper. I did have a gift wrapped and the owner did a spectacular job. I think my friend liked the wrapping better than the gift. Stores like Ecru are what makes Portland a great City and think that lots of people will enjoy checking it out.
A feast for the eyes. I love shopping in this sweet little store. It's such a relief to find cards that aren't sappy sweet, but are clever and graphically sophisticated. I appreciate the more modern quality of the selection here. The owner is eager to help and I've never left empty handed.
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