Nothing says ‘Happy Birthday’, ‘Congratulations’ or ‘Merry Christmas’ better than beautiful greeting cards from these gift and stationery stores in Singapore.
Snail mail may have lost its lustre with technology taking over our lives, but when it comes to celebrations like birthdays, Valentine’s Day, weddings or Mother’s Day, there’s nothing like a heartfelt message inscribed on a card to convey your best wishes. Got something special to say? Scroll down for your pick of the finest greeting card shops in Singapore.
Best greeting card shops in Singapore
This popular stationery brand is best known for its lust-worthy collection of chic notebooks, calendars, homeware and accessories that boast its signature Scandinavian design aesthetic. Choose from a line of beautifully designed greeting cards with whimsical illustrations and lovely inspirational quotes for every type of occasion – be it baby showers, Christmas, thank you notes, farewells or weddings.
Kikki.K, #01-K32, VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585
Forget about cards with schmaltzy messages inside. What you get at Typo is far from your typical Hallmark greeting card. Easily one of the most original and diverse selections you’ll find in Singapore, Typo’s greeting cards are funny, quirky and tongue-in-cheek. They may even come with hilariously rude messages. Just how we like ‘em.
Typo, multiple locations including Ion Orchard and City Square Mall
Welcome to scrapbooking heaven! Brimming with a colourful assortment of stationery and unique gifts, PaperMarket is the place to pick up the perfect greeting card. Or better yet, make one with your own two hands using the store’s mind-boggling selection of paper crafting tools and supplies.
PaperMarket, #01-120, Great World, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, Singapore 237994
Ameba is known for its original, quirky designs that lean towards the humorous. Selling a wide range of products from pouches to gadgets to party games, this is where you can find the perfect gift. You don’t even have to feel bad for not getting your friend a present. The card’s enough to give them a good laugh!
Ameba, available online
5. The Paper Bunny
We’re mildly obsessed with this local stationery and lifestyle brand that gives us incredible, custom-made designs. The cards range from simple typography to kitsch illustrations – perfect for any occasion. If you’re looking for sustainable stationery, this is your best bet!
The Paper Bunny, multiple locations including Isetan Scotts and Ngee Ann City
Cityluxe caters to those who want designs that are less ‘Singaporean’, as the products are inspired by the owner’s travelling adventures. Unlike a typical gift store, it offers more than tacky presents. The range includes watches and accessories, fragrances, tote bags and 3D greeting cards.
Cityluxe, #05-02, 12 Little Road, Singapore 536986
7. The Paper Stone
Can’t get enough of cute stationery? The Paper Stone stocks colourful and pretty gifts that are sure to get the inner girly girl in you jumping for joy. The cards are also simple with charming cartoons on them.
The Paper Stone, online
That’s your greeting card for any special occasion sorted!