About Paperwheel

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Paperwheel Press is a letterpress print studio nestled in the green hills of Portola Valley, California. Elizabeth Weil founded Paperwheel in 2006 after falling in love with a single letterpressed business card while working in venture capital on Sand Hill Road. She started learning anything she could about the lost art of printing. Elizabeth combined her passions for hand-crafted tactile letterpress printing and the lasting art of the handwritten note to create simple, yet impactful, greeting cards and custom-designed wedding invitations, announcements, personal stationery, and more.

Elizabeth trail runs each morning, works in the Silicon Valley by day, and prints and designs by night, weekends, and any other second she gets. She is an ultra-marathon runner, and in fact swears that that’s when she thinks of her best ideas.

The Paperwheel studio is home to a 1923 and a 1929 Chandler and Price Platen Press and an old-school guillotine paper cutter.

Paperwheel Press is a reflection of the little things that make up Elizabeth’s style, spirit, and energy.

The design process

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Testimonials

The invites are so gorgeous, E.  We can't thank you enough!!!

— Amber S. // San Francisco, CA

Amazing new stationary from @paperwheel. Hurry up, someone send me a present so I can use one of these!

— Alex G. // Chicago, IL

WOW - these are even better than I thought they would be! The paper is great quality, the print and envelope are gorgeous (and perfectly matched) colors, and the people I gave them too loved them - funny and cool. THANKS!

— Heather F. // Phoenix, AZ

So happy I was home watching Good Afternoon America with my 11 wk old twin girls and saw your company featured on the show today!!! Your products are fabulous!!

— Victoria M. // West Chester, PA

Packaged well, outstanding product, never fails to impress.

— Anthony S. // Daytona Beach, FL

As you'd expect, @elizabeth/@paperwheel killed it with our wedding invitations. I can't stop staring at them. Thank you!

— Kristen H. // San Francisco, CA

+1 for Paperwheel! We have beautiful IFTTT stationary from Paperwheel that we use for our handwritten correspondence.

— Bunnie C. // IFTTT

Thank you for the amazing Lean In notecards. What a great product you have! I’m really looking forward to using them.

— Sheryl S. // Lean In

Cutest cards ever. High quality paper! Thanks!

— Collette O. // Chula Vista, CA

OMG! The invites are amazing!!!!!! I am in total awe--you have mad skilz :) Holy smokes I am blown away--i keep opening the box and peeking at them!

— Owen B. // Austin, TX

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