(Georgetown Business Improvement District via DC City Blog) – This Valentine’s Day, the experts at Paper Source offer an opportunity to let the imagination run wild and create an ultimate keepsake on February 4, 2010, 6 PM– 8 PM. Guests can design the perfect love letter in the Accordion Heart Valentine workshop, complete with glassine envelope, handmade string and button envelope, and strawberry box mailer. The class is designed for adults and the cost is $30. Paper Source, located at 3019 M Street, NW, is a specialty paper store and unique gift shop. For more information or reservations please call 202.298.5545 or register online at paper-source.com
As if consumers needed another reason to peruse the exquisite jewelry at Poppy, on February 14, 2010 the charming boutique will offer their Valentine customers delicious treats and crafts. Guests are invited to create their own fabricated hearts and receive 15% of all purchases. Located at 3235 P Street, NW, Poppy features one-of-a-kind pieces and commissions from jewelry designer Heidi Hess. For more information please call 202.290.1377 or visit poppymetals.com
Peruse the paper goods at Papyrus now through Valentine’s Day for special tokens of love in the form of dollars. Guests will receive $5 off purchases of at least $25. Guests who spend $50 will receive $10 off, and guests spending $75 will receive $20 their purchases. Papyrus, located at1300 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, carries an extensive selection of greeting cards, stationary, wrap, ribbon and gifts. For more information please call 202.337.0720 or visit papyrusonline.com
Those with a fondness for the finest in swimwear and lingerie will want to browse at Jaryam. The boutique will host a trunk show from February 8, 2010 through February 14, 2010 featuring the latest from Parisian chic line Eres. Located at 1631 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Jaryam has been Georgetown’s exclusive purveyor of fine lingerie, corsetry, hosiery, swimwear and sleepwear for 23 years. For more information please call 202.333.6886.
About the Georgetown Business Improvement District
The Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the accessibility, attractiveness and overall appeal of Georgetown. Established in 1999 by its property owners and merchants, the Georgetown BID has more than 1,000 members. The organization is located in the heart of Georgetown in Washington, D.C and sets a standard of excellence in preserving historic charm while meeting contemporary needs. From marketing and special events, to transportation and streetscape, the Georgetown BID contributes to the vitality and quality of life in Georgetown. For more information please visit georgetowndc.com.