Ultimate Guide to Throwing a Successful White Elephant Bash

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If there is anything more fun than the White Elephant Party in encouraging a hilariously good time, we do not know of it. The wacky tradition encourages the exchange of small, often useless, always creative, and completely funny gifts among friends. But even “almost anything goes” parties need a few guidelines, so here is the ultimate guide on throwing a…

Which “The Office” Character are you at the Christmas Party?

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Have you ever wondered which “The Office” character you would be if you worked at Dunder Mifflin? Angela? Dwight? Michael? Jim? Find out by taking our quiz below and then share your answers with your friends. Pass this quiz around your office before your epic Christmas party this year and collect the responses. Then proudly display your Office character or…

Christmas Party Planning Tip #4 – Order Invites

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Tip #4 Christmas Party Planning

It’s time to tell everyone about your upcoming Christmas party! Don’t take the lazy route and send a text message or mass email. Keep things festive and personal by sending paper invitations in the mail. Here’s three quick possibilities: Send and Seal Invites [one_third][/one_third][one_third][/one_third][one_third_last][/one_third_last] Keep things simple and use a tri-fold invitation. These compact greetings come in several holiday designs,…

Win $100 Towards PaperDirect Products!

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Enter to win $100 worth of PaperDirect products for your upcoming Christmas party, business communication needs or other holiday promotions! To enter, simply participate in this contest here: a Rafflecopter giveaway Some of these amazing things you can win include: Christmas Cards Perfect for businesses or families sending out a lot of Christmas cards. Christmas Programs Have a memorable church…

Meaningful Gift Idea: Personalized Stationary

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Sometimes, you need to a give a gift, but aren’t quite sure what to give. When a professional occasion calls for a gift, it’s hard to go wrong with personalized stationary. A personalized notepad or greeting card set is appropriate for the office and it shows the person you put some thought into it. Types of Stationery: Pick stationery so…

5 Gift Ideas for Office Secret Santa

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An office-wide Secret Santa or gift exchange brings the joy of the holidays to your business. But, figuring out what gift to give can be tricky for employees, especially if they pick the name of someone from another department or someone they don’t know well. Help your employees find the perfect present with these gift ideas for office Secret Santa….

Funny (but Appropriate) White Elephant Gift Ideas

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Spice up any office Christmas party with a white elephant gift exchange where each employee brings a creative or funny gift to play a ridiculous swapping and stealing game. The success of the event depends largely on whether people manage to find the balance of gifts that are funny, yet still appropriate for the setting. Try some of these funny…

8 End of the Year Party Ideas

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Another year has come and gone, and it’s time to celebrate with your employees and coworkers. Your company probably throws an annual end-of-the-year bash, but that doesn’t mean it has to be predictable. These 8 end of the year party ideas are not only creative and unique, but also fun and festive. This is sure to be the unforgettable year…

5 Fun Company Christmas Party Themes

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The time has come that everyone has been waiting for the entire year — the company Christmas party. If you are planning the party for your company, make an effort to make this year’s bash the most memorable one yet. One of the best ways to do this is to create a fun and unique theme for the party. These…

Cute Ideas for Your Ugly Sweater Party Invitations

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Time for a party! Are you looking for a different twist on the traditional office holiday party? Maybe something with a bit more zing than the tried-and-true Christmas music and cocktails? Then consider an ugly sweater party! Wearing something really wacky — or downright tacky — can put everyone in a goofy, festive mood. It’s easy to find outrageous holiday…

10 Best Office Christmas Party Games and Activities

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Make this year’s office Christmas party one to remember. Before sending out those Paper Direct invitations to ask everyone to the party, plan some super Christmas party games and activities: Who Am I? All you need are sticky notes, pens and an imagination. Write down names and place them on players’ foreheads. They have to ask questions to guess who…

Best Christmas Card Messages for Small Businesses

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Christmas is almost here, and with it, a rush of holiday greetings. As a business leader, it’s in your best interest to send a brief note to any important contacts, including clients, vendors and industry associates. When crafted correctly, Christmas correspondence offers these contacts a great reminder of your presence in the business community, while also bolstering their impression of…

5 Original Christmas Newsletter Templates

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With the holiday season just around the corner, it is time to think about your annual Christmas Newsletter. Let your clients/customers know how special they are to you this year. Christmas Newsletter Template 1. Warm Wishes Sending warm wishes your way for a memorable holiday season. We have had an amazing year at [Business Name] and cannot wait to see…

Holly Jolly Christmas Decorating Ideas on a Budget

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Your company might not have a lot to spend on Christmas decorations, but you still want to do something to make the business look festive for the season. Christmas decorating on a budget can be a challenge, though it doesn’t have to be. When picking out decorations, don’t just think cheap. Think reusable and dramatic to make a small budget…

Tips for Your Company Holiday Party

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The holidays mean it’s time to party! Nearly 90 percent of offices hold a yearly holiday party to celebrate and reward employees for their hard work. When you’re brainstorming company holiday party ideas, you might run into some road blocks. Don’t stress! These holiday party tips will help you achieve a fantastic Holiday office party! Tips for Holiday Party Costs:…