collage of effie's paper products



Effie’s Paper :: Stationery&Whatnot is a lifestyle brand presenting cool and on-trend accessories for fun at work, stylish travel and a chic daily life. 

We believe that from the door to her desk, a woman should be surrounded by pretty things that make her heart leap!   Our products are a unique mix of casual elegance, motivation and social conversation that make using them fun and engaging. Although named after Kalyn’s grandmother, Effie’s Paper::Stationery&Whatnot is not your grandmother’s lifestyle brand!

The goal was simple, to create lifestyle products that could co-exist with today’s technology. Et voilà! We offer our online customers, and wholesale accounts, an on-trend, curated selection of stylish desk, stationery, travel and gift accessories.  Our products reflect our belief that the future is female and is being shaped by the power of Black Girl Magic!

Our products have been praised by BuzzFeed, Manrepeller, USA Today, Brit+Co, The Huffington Post, Stationery Trends, Good Housekeeping, Design*Sponge, Essence magazine, and Reader's Digest to name just a few of the publications Effie's Paper has been featured in. In addition, Effie's Paper has been featured on The TODAY Show.  And Kalyn's entrepreneurial spirit has been captured in the best selling books, "Clever Girl Finance: Ditch Debt, Save Money & Build Real Wealth" and "Kick Some Glass: 10 Ways Women Succeed At Work On Their Own Terms". 

Effie's Paper :: Stationery&Whatnot is a certified MBE (Minority Owned Business Enterprise) and Kalyn is a 2018 graduate of the prestigious Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program.  

Click here to check out life "behind the scenes" at Effie's Paper!

To learn more about Kalyn, check out her blog: Stylishly Yours, Kalyn.