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Paper Tree
1743 Buchanan Mall
San Francisco CA 94115
415.921.2023 Facsimile
© 2013 Paper Tree
All Rights Reserved.


Paper Tree Store

Family owned and operated since 1968


               Welcome to the Paper Tree.

When in San Francisco please come and visit our store. We are located in Japantown on the Buchanan Street pedestrian mall, one block north of the landmark Peace Pagoda of the Japan Center.

Let our experience as origami experts, artists, designers, and teachers guide you in your selections.

Call or email us if we can help you find the paper you are looking for. We have many great products that we carry in the shop that we may not have on our website.  And we ship almost everywhere!

Check out this "Blast from the Past", video from KPIX News about the 1972 Aki Matsuri Festival in Japan town.  The Mihara sisters are still teaching folks about Origami, as they did in 1972.

Today's Special Offer - Free Shipping on Orders over $35!

FREE SHIPPING for each order, one destination, totaling over $35.00 to continental U.S., Hawaii and Alaska.
$3.00 shipping and handling charge for orders under $35.00.  We proudly double-pack our merchandise with a combination of sturdy corrugated and / or bubble-cushion to assure safe delivery to our customers.

Featured Categories

Origami Paper

Origami Category

Artisan Paper

Sumi-e Paper

Origami Kits

Origami Kit Category

Gift Items

Gift Category

Books and DVDs

Books Category


Totoro Category

Art Supplies


Mizuhiki Category

Japanese Money Envelopes

Money Envelope Category


Our world famous ORIGAMI GALLERY is worth the visit!  See the amazing 'L'Escargot' by Eric Joisel, intricate insects by Robert J. Lang, and the mind-boggling works by Brian Chan.  Also, our collection of one-of-a-kind Dollar Bill origami will fascinate you!

  'WALL-E' by Brian Chan.  
Folded from a single uncut square!

In our store, we display unique examples of origami art created by some of the best artists in the country.

Check out our Events page to find out about upcoming origami exhibits.

© 2015 Paper Tree
All Rights Reserved.


Day Time

Monday - Friday

10:30 am-5:30 pm


10:30 am-5:00 pm

Sunday Schedule

Sunday 11:00am to 4:30pm

See Calendar Below for Sunday

Class and Event details

Store Calendar

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