Giveaway | Presse Papiers

This weeks giveaway is from a Paper Runway stockist Presse-Papiers.  Launched in late 2010, Presse-Papiers is an online paper boutique run by two sisters and young mums, Charlotte & Olivia.  They sell lots of paper and stationery goodies, ranging from cards, gift wrap, wall prints, notebooks, gorgeous tapes and much more, including Paper Runway!   Presse-Papiers also currently showcase their products at a couple different markets in Auckland, and hope to one day open their own bricks and mortar store.

Presse-Papiers are giving a lucky Paper Runway subscriber a 12X16” LIttle Ones bird cage Art print from Printspace (value $45NZD) and one pack of Daisy Lane Swap cards from Lark (value $8.50NZD) – yummy!

We had a chat with the girls about their business and what they love most about what they do.  Enjoy …

How did you start Presse Papiers, what do you love most about what you do: As self-confessed paper and stationery lovers, it has been a dream of ours for a long time to open a shop like presse-papiers!   Spoilt by the range of boutique stationery available in Sydney where Olivia currently lives, we both felt there was a gap here in New Zealand for unique items to indulge ourselves in and so we envisioned a shop that would be filled with beautiful yet affordable paper and gift supplies.  During our family summer holiday last year, we decided to act upon this dream and so started the process of developing our website and contacting all our favourite paper and stationery designers.  We love that presse-papiers allows us to spend hours researching pretty paper products, reading lovely blogs, chatting to each other on the phone, and also gives us the flexibility (mostly!) to work around our young families.

What is your favourite paper product right now It is a difficult choice but right now we are loving Little Branch cards, the new card and tag designs from Elly Oak, and a colourful range of new paper garlands soon to arrive in store!

What place in the world most inspires you and why? For us, there is nothing that compares to coming home to the ‘land of the long white cloud’ after being away.  As soon as we hit the tarmac, we are inspired by the beautiful green landscapes, the fierce community spirit of being a small country, and of course, all our memories of growing up here. Plus, it’s great to only be 3 hours away from Australia!

If you could do a different job for a day what would it be and why? As we currently juggle the demands of presse-papiers, other jobs and young children, we would happily exchange this for one day of sitting in our own paper store, sipping tea together and wrapping pretty gifts.

What is your favourite homemade gift to give? We both love baking cookies and giving them to friends in jars tied with brown string and a colourful gift tag!

1.       Black or White – Both: white
2.       Tea or Coffee – Charlotte: coffee, Olivia: tea
3.       Heals or flats – Charlotte: heels, Olivia: flats
4.       Short or long – Both: long
5.       Sweet or savoury – Both: sweet
6.       Night or Day – Both: day

Thanks ladies for your giveaway.

To enter the giveaway it is as simple as leaving a comment below as well as –
1. purchasing Paper Runway here
2. subscribing to Paper Runway here

For extra entries
3. Join us on Facebook.
4. Follow us on Twitter
5. Follow us on Pinterest
6. Join Presse-Papiers on facebook

don’t forget to tell us that you have done this so that we know and can give you extra entries.  Giveaways are chosen at random and all decisions are final.  Entries close midnight 28 August 2011.

x Nikki and Maree

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25 responses to “Giveaway | Presse Papiers

  1. Oh!

    I just love that cute poster! Would look great in my tiny 50´s flat.

    /Petra

  2. so sweet

  3. i’m a new entry (i also follow you on facebook)..and i discovered a magic world.Thanks for all the inspiration you give to me.

  4. Already subscribed to Paper Runway. Great variety of prints and cards on Presse Papiers. Thanks for helping me make the connection.

  5. Ooo… Nice! Thanks for the chance!

    cheryl131091@yahoo.com

  6. I love, LOVE the swap cards. They remind me of the pictures that hung in my room as a little girl in the late 70’s. I would love these to put in my little girl’s room!

  7. I join you on Facebook (Angie Gloria Razza)

  8. I join presse-papiers on Facebook

  9. I’m already subscribed to Paper Runaway 🙂

  10. I follow you on Twitter (AngieCanWait)!

  11. Love the latest edition of Paper Runway! Very sweet prizes, those swap cards take me back to primary school!

  12. ooo so cute!

  13. It’s so wonderful to have a great paper advocate like paper runway spreading the word about other paper creatives out there!

  14. I love these, they remind me f the birthday cards I used to get for my birthday when I was little!

  15. Very cute. I had a bedspread in something similar when I was little!

  16. That print is super cute!

  17. I subscribed for the first issue! The print is so sweet and whimsical… Would work magically in my bedroom 🙂

  18. New Pinterest follower 8)

  19. Saw the cards, and they made me cry! Have been looking for my old swap cards, only to find out that Mum had thrown them out when we moved house. Surrounded by a house full of boys, so it would be nice to put up something sweet for me. Thanks for the trip down memory lane
    Already subscribed to PaperRunway

  20. Would love to win!
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  21. I liked you on FACEBOOK!

  22. i am your newest TWITTER follower!

  23. congratulations Ellie and Jackie you are our lucky winners!

  24. Yay! I’m very happy to hear that I’m a winner! Thank you!!

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