Hosting a Fun “Take Your Child to Work Day”

Seasonal & Special Events Ideas

On April 27, more than 30 million Americans will let their kids take a day off from school to visit mom or dad at the office for Take Your Child to Work Day. This day is meant to inspire kids and get them excited about their future contributions to whatever workforce they choose to pursue. All sentiment aside, Take Your…

Choosing the Best Graduation Party Invites

Seasonal & Special Events Ideas

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Graduation time means it’s time to party, and the only way people will know to show up for your party is if you send out some snazzy invitations. When it comes to choosing creative graduation cards, you have tons of invitation options that can match your graduation party’s personality, tone, and overall vibe. Simply pick your favorite, opt for wording that…

What to Include in Your High School Graduation Program

Event Planning Tips

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So you’ve been afforded the opportunity to craft the program for the high school’s graduation ceremony. It’s a big job, and it’s extremely important that you create a stunning yet informative document. A graduation program will be every parent’s step-by-step countdown to the moment they can snap a picture of their son or daughter walking across the stage to shake…

10 Simple Ideas to Celebrate Your Employee’s Birthdays

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Bring on the buttercream cupcakes and rainbow of balloons! There’s a birthday guy or gal in the office this week! So how can you make your employees feel special on their big day beyond sweet treats? Mix up their usual routine a bit and spoil them with surprises and small gifts, that’s how! 1. The Gift-Wrapped Desk Whether they have…

Types of Invitation Cards: Which to Use and When

Designing Your Invitation

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The date is set and now you are tasked with spreading the word about your event. But, what type of invitation will catch their eye, and most importantly, be appropriate for the occasion? We’ve got the inside scoop on four of our best-selling invitations! Flat Invitations These sleek, open-face invitations display information about your event at a glance, making them…

Spring Stationery Finds from PaperDirect!

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Spring is *almost* in the air! We only have one month left of constant, fridged cold and we’re celebrating with spring stationery. For those of you looking for spring border paper, envelopes, or other paper products, we want to highlight some of our favorite designs for spring 2017. Check them out and brighten up your office and customer’s mailboxes! Spring Bike…

Handwritten Letter Services We Love

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Admit it. You smile each time you see a hand-addressed card arrive in your mailbox. So, why not put that same smile on your customers’ faces? There’s a cool new trend among business owners to send handwritten notes to their top supporters. But before you groan at the thought of spending hours penning witty words of gratitude, listen up. Handwritten…

How to Create a Seating Chart for Your Holiday Party

Christmas & Holiday Party Tips

How to Create a Seating Chart for Your Holiday Party

Ah, the holidays, a wonderful time of year when you can happily gather all your friends and family for a great holiday party. And no holiday gathering is truly complete without a scrumptious meal to keep everyone’s tummy happy. Of course, any veteran host can tell you that the meal takes some strategy, not just in the kitchen, but in…

Corporate Party Checklist 2016: Big & Bold Holiday Party

Christmas & Holiday Party Tips

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If you’re in charge of overseeing your company’s corporate party, the task can seem like a daunting one. Sometimes, expectations are low: employees haven’t been wowed in the past, and don’t expect to be wowed this year. Other times, though, someone truly rocked it the year before, and you’ve got some seriously large boots to fill. Whatever scenario you’re facing,…