(Closed) Paper Source + Pantone

posted 11 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
2408 posts
Buzzing bee

the code for moss is: 582U


Post # 5
53 posts
Worker bee

Does anyone have the RGB code for Leaf or Rhubarb?  =)

I’m not sure how to use the Pantone color codes….

Post # 6
23 posts
  • Wedding: October 2019 - R.H. Phillips Winery

If you contact Paper Source customer service and BEG (kidding) for it, they’ll give you their closest Pantone codes for their custom colors.

Call: 1-888-PAPER-11 or Email:  [email protected]

Post # 7
53 posts
Worker bee

=( i don’t think begging is working for me!  =Þ

according to the customer service agent i emailed:

"Thank you for your interest in Paper Source! Unfortunately, we do not have the RGB code for the colors Rhubarb or Leaf. The colors that we carry are our custom colors, therefore there is no exact match in the RGB or Pantone color charts."

please?  something close??

"Unfortunately, we do not have any close or exact matches for the Rhubarb or Leaf color." 


Post # 8
116 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

 <font size=”2″ color=”#99cc00″>l3r0wnEyedGurL</font>…..not sure where you live, but I’d take a sheet of the paper into a paper store, one’s like xpedx Paper & Graphics, and ask to look at their pantone book. You can check out their website for all of their locations.  Another option would be to take it to a local printer, and have them try and match it up. I’m sure they would let you see their pantone book.

Post # 9
508 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

I bought paper for my envelopes at Paper Source and needed a Pantone code for the invitations, so I popped down to my local copy shop and they had not one, but two books.  After a bit of flipping, I was able to find the corresponding code.  Quick and simple. 

You may also try calling someone – it’s easier to say no via email, more difficult on the phone. 

Post # 10
2408 posts
Buzzing bee

this was the list the rep gave me. he also said they don’t have exact matches for all of their papers but if you have the time, i’d go and check out copy shops as the other posters have said.

Chartreuse: 610U or 611U
Chocolate: 476U
Grape: 273U
Lake: 7459U
Moss: 582U
Night: 289U
Papaya: 171U
Plum: 523U
Poppy: 150U
Red: 200U
Strawberry: 191U
Violet: 270U 

Post # 11
1061 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

And in case this helps, here’s a quick Pantone conversion chart (from Pantone to RGB and hex codes):


I just did a quick search for some of the Pantone codes that tea provided, and while the exact matches aren’t there, 610C looks close to chartreuse and 476C looks close to chocolate.

Post # 12
53 posts
Worker bee

Thank you wonderful people!

That’s a fantastic idea to check out copy shops! 

Rebecca, thanks for the conversion chart!

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