Best Stores For Scrapbooking In Seattle

March 14, 2016 5:00 AM

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Scrapbooking is an incredible way to preserve family memories, family history and special events. Each page is the expression of the artist creating it, and keeps the memories for generations to come. The Seattle area is home to several top-notch stores to supply the products to create these lasting memory books.
Dolce Impressions
11750 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98125
(206) 362-1348 

Located in north Seattle, Dolce Impressions is a fully stocked scrapbooking store, and locally owned. This store grew from a desire for card making supplies to a full-service paper art and scrapbooking retailer. The stock of stamps and other items change frequently, as new designs are offered from outside vendors. The staff is fully knowledgeable about the art of scrapbooking, and can answer most questions. The store offers a variety of classes for beginners to more advanced skilled scrapbookers. The store is open Tuesday through Saturday, or by appointment.

Running With Scissors
26129 104th Ave SE
Kent, WA 98030
(253) 854-4322

Running With Scissors strives to be the best scrapbook store in the area, with 5,000 square feet of scrapbook paradise. Located in the south end, it is in Kent. The store carries everything a customer might want to create a memorable scrapbook page. The store is stocked with solid and patterned paper, ribbon, stickers, stamps, ink, glues and archival adhesives and scrapbooks. They offer a wide variety of classes for scrapbookers and paper artists. The store is open Monday through Saturday.

Edmonds Scrapbook Store
9810 Edmonds Way
Edmonds, WA 98020
(425) 771-2400

The Edmonds Scrapbook Store is locally owned and operated since 2007. The store is fully stocked with a wide variety of paper, stickers, punches and stamps. They stock acid free items for preserving photographs and precious items. New items come in frequently, and clearance items are located near the cash register. This is a great store for both paper artists and scrapbookers. The staff is knowledgeable about scrapbooking, and the store offers classes. The store is open Tuesday through Saturday.

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Impress Rubber Stamps
2621 N.E. Village Lane
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 526-5818

Impress Rubber Stamps has two locations, one in South Center Mall and the other at University Village. The University Village store is larger, and carries more scrapbook supplies. They specialize in stamps and ink. This store is the best place to purchase Seattle themed stamps. Besides the wide variety of stamps stocked by the store, they will make custom stamps for customers. Their website offers scrapbooking ideas and directions for specific items. It is updated regularly. Store stock changes often with new items. The store is open seven days a week.

de Menici – Ming Fine Paper
1222 1st Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 624-1983

Located in downtown Seattle, de Menici – Ming Fine Paper is the best place in town to find beautiful papers and great pens. The store is locally owned and stocks the largest selection of fine papers. It is true paradise for paper artists and scrapbookers. Besides paper, the store carries quality ribbon, high-quality pens and adhesives. The store embraces the Chinese inventing paper, and the Italians making it an everyday product. In additions to paper and pens, they carry a selection of cards, journals and albums. The store is open seven days a week.

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Karen Ulvestad is a mother and professional writer/photographer, who lives in the greater Seattle area. She graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in English Composition. Her background is in fitness, travel, photography and writing. She continually researches locations to visit, and/or entertainment opportunities for family outings and/or photo shoots. Her work can be found at

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