The Paper Merchant

more than just paper.

​A few words about us...

Welcome to The Paper Merchant Website!

Located in beautiful, historic downtown Geneva, Illinois, The Paper Merchant is the go-to store for local patrons and out of town visitors. The building's remarkable history attracts the curiosity of visitors on a daily basis, while our wide variety of gift items has made us one of the unique gems of the downtown shopping district. It is known for unique gift wrap, boxed stationery, decorative paper plates and napkins, fantastic selection of greeting cards and of course, rubber chickens. 


 Crane, William Arthur and Vera Wang wedding invitation consultations are available by appointment only. Please call (630) 232-1880 to make an appointment.

Walk-in customized holiday card consultations are available from Crane, William Arthur, Vera Wang and Caspari. 

Order before September 30 for 10% off all holiday Caspari orders, or before November 6 for 10% off all holiday William Arthur and Crane orders.

Store Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CLOSED: Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day & Easter