Bright White Cardstock -- what do you use?

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Posted 12/27/2012 by kryssy in General Scrappin'

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Posted: 12/27/2012 9:47:46 AM
I usually buy a pack of Xerox Bright White cardstock at an office supply store -- it lasts forever and it's BRIGHT WHITE, which I need... I can't stand dull white on my layouts.

So I'm down to my last few sheets, and go to buy another pack... and I can't find it anywhere! Not in the store, not online... I can find Wausau Bright White cardstock, but the few reviews I've read say it doesn't even compare to the Xerox brand in whiteness.

So to the Peas I go: if you're a stickler for BRIGHT WHITE cardstock, what do you use? TIA!


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Posted: 12/27/2012 9:50:38 AM
Stampin' Up's Whisper White

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Posted: 12/27/2012 8:35:18 PM
Thanks, Tallydale -- I'll check it out!

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Posted: 12/27/2012 8:55:46 PM
Stampin Up! Whisper White...smoothe as buttah.


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Posted: 12/27/2012 9:10:59 PM
Another vote for SU's Whisper White! Love it!


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Posted: 12/28/2012 8:06:35 AM
Check on-line to purchase the Xerox brand bright white cardstock. web page

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Posted: 12/28/2012 9:22:15 AM
Timely post: I just found a 250-sheet pack of Xpedit Bright White cover in the back of my closet!

I bought it on a trip to the Xpedit store while I was an SU demo. Had totally forgotten about it. The talk at the time was that it was a good, cheaper bulk substitute for the SU white.

I'm sure I compared and contrasted like crazy before buying it. So yeah -- I'd recommend it.
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Posted: 12/28/2012 10:34:53 AM
Neenah Solar White.
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Posted: 12/28/2012 1:46:24 PM
Thanks for the recommendations -- I'm googling them all!

And MerryMom -- the link you posted is for "color gloss" cardstock... any idea what that means? Is it more like photo paper?


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Posted: 12/28/2012 2:48:39 PM
SU's Whisper White got my vote


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Posted: 12/29/2012 9:19:53 PM
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Posted: 12/29/2012 11:33:01 PM
Stampin Up! Whisper White. It's the best! Thanks for the reminder... I need to order some!


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Posted: 12/30/2012 6:27:42 PM
Linked below is very thick, very white, very cost effective cardstock (supporting a small business to boot!).

LillyBelle's Paperie


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Posted: 12/31/2012 9:50:11 AM
It's not photo paper, it's a higher gloss cardstock.


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Posted: 12/31/2012 11:52:38 AM
SU! for me. When I first got into stamping, I did a test on every kind of white cs I had (which had to be a dozen types). I was AMAZED at how much better the SU! cs performed with stamps. That surface is unbelievably smooth. I realize you're talking about general purpose scrapping not especially stamping, but my test convinced me SU! was THE cs I wanted on hand.

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Posted: 12/31/2012 5:28:23 PM
SU all the way! I have some that I picked up from Marco's Paper, but I don't like it a much.
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