Since starting Pipsticks, I’ve commiserated with many of you over the loss of sticker shops around the world, and am beyond thrilled to tell you that last weekend we officially opened our brick & mortar sticker + stationery shop (known from here as #PipsticksIRL*) in San Luis Obispo, CA!
We’re located at 1239 Monterey Street in San Luis Obispo, CA. Use this coupon to get 10% off your entire Pipsticks purchase (valid in-store only).
This is me (delirious with sleep deprivation ha!), after last week’s opening day…
We’re so excited to share our love for stickers, planning, and crafting with the peeps of SLO (that’s local jive for San Luis Obispo) and are hoping that those of you who aren’t local will consider this a great excuse to take a road trip!
We are open every day of the week, so come when you can (or every day, we love regulars!). We can’t wait to meet you and show you around! We’re also having a Grand Opening Party, so don’t miss it…
Grand Opening Details (AKA: Party time!)
Wednesday, May 31st – Ribbon Cutting with the SLO Chamber of Commerce at 4:30pm PST. We’re totally legit, guys!
Friday, June 2nd – We’ll be open for SLO Art after Dark, we’ll have some snacks and a fun collaborative art piece to get involved in … come check it out and make some art!
Saturday, June 3rd – Our MEGA Grand Opening Event from 11:00am – 2:00pm PST. It’ll be a family friendly event, with crafts and fun for everyone. We’ll be partnering with some awesome local businesses to have yummy food, sparkly prizes, FREE crafts, and lots of other fun stuff.
Be sure to follow us at @lovepipsticks for pics in the lead up to the events!
After starting Pipsticks over two years ago, I know I’m not the only one whose most cherished childhood memories revolve around stickers.
As an eight year old, spending my hard-earned quarters on stickers each week gave the back breaking work of weeding the backyard real PURPOSE (yes, Dad, you heard it here first). Stickers were EVERYTHING: I almost peed my pants when I went to a Sanrio store with a friend and her mom gave us each $5 (!!!) to spend (Dad, still listening?).
Thirty years later, it’s as if we were all swapping sparklies for oilies on my parents’ shag carpet way back when! The connection we feel over something so seemingly small and simple continues to amaze me as our community of sticker lovers grows and grows. I am bound and determine to pass this simple pleasure on to my own kids…
In a time when we can easily access everything, day or night, the idea of shared experience across a whole generation seems crazy. With this in mind, I’ve felt especially fortunate to be able to share these childhood memories with so many of you through our subscription sticker club.
The shop is filled with colorful, fun, stationery and craft supplies: stickers, washi, paper, pens, travelers notebooks, planners, postcards, greeting cards…
On top of our fun products, we’ll be offering workshops, craft nights, and parties for all ages! Keep an eye on our website for an “Events” page when these programs launch.
We CANNOT wait to meet you!
*p.s. IRL = In Real Life 🙂 I work with millennials who keep me in the know!
p.p.s. Use this coupon to get 10% off your entire Pipsticks purchase (valid in-store only).