Ways to Minimize Your Corporate Event Planning Budget

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  Anyone who’s been tasked with throwing a corporate event understands that it’s easy to lose track of the budget. Between decor, food, and event spaces, things can get pricey pretty quick unless you’re paying close attention. Fortunately, your friends here at PaperDirect are happy to help you plan and save for your next corporate event without sacrificing any of…

Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Corporate Event

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The event of the year is on the calendar so don’t let it flop! Whether your company is hosting an annual conference that draws hundreds of professionals from your industry, or the event is a more simple annual employee gathering, avoid these corporate event mistakes. 1. The venue is too small. Sure, the seat count might be accurate, but is…

4th of July Office Party Ideas

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The 4th of July is almost upon us, and if you’re sensing that summertime itch brewing among your employees, you’re not alone. As we approach the nation’s most patriotic holiday, American workers across the country are spending just a little bit more time staring out the window than they are staring at their monitor. But, that’s okay — you won’t…

How to Show Your Patriotic Pride for July 4th

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Every year on July 4th, Americans from every corner of the country come together to celebrate the magnificence that is the United States. What remains true of our nation is that — no matter how entangled we may be in our own political struggles — the most liberal person and the most conservative person will always uniformly agree that our…

Elegant First Communion Invitations

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First Communion is a special time, and you want to make sure your invitations are just as special. Due to the formal nature of the event, a child’s first communion aligns especially well with invitations that are just as elegant as the entire affair. Here are some tips for creating an invitation with an elegant and sophisticated vibe. Choosing the…

Father’s Day Activities for the Whole Family

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Struggling to find a fun way that you and your family can celebrate your dad this Father’s Day? Whether your dad is the strong, silent time or a social butterfly, you can plan him the perfect Father’s Day. Here are some fun Father’s Day activities your dad is sure to love. Get Out and Grill Do you have a Dad…

Checklist: Hosting A Summer Charity Golf Event

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The big golf fundraiser is just a few weeks away! The course is booked, team sign-ups are flowing in, you’ve promoted the auction items on Facebook and the caterer for the post-game dinner is on stand-by. But, before you wish your guests well on the greens, work through this handy dandy checklist of charity golf day ideas to be sure…

Sunny Summer Stationery from PaperDirect!

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The sun is shining, the bees are buzzing, and the lemonade is ice-cold. That can only mean one thing – summer has finally arrived! Take advantage of this bright and cheery season by stocking up on your favorite summer stationery. We’ve pulled a few examples of our favorite summer designs for 2017. Check them out and stock up for summer!…

Flyer Ideas For The Company Picnic

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Over the course of the next few months, business owners and managers across the country will host countless company picnics to celebrate the hard work and dedication of their team. However, most of these company picnics will be low on attendants – doomed to fail from the moment an employee sees the drab flyer and decides not to drag his…

DIY Mother’s Day Poem, Card and Gift Ideas

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Moms are a special breed indeed, so it’s only right to give them the recognition they deserve by honoring them on Mother’s Day. One of the most magnificent ways to honor mom is with DIY Mother’s Day poems, cards, certificates, or other gifts that come with a truly personal touch. Mother’s Day Poems Roses are red, violets are blue, make…

How to Observe Memorial Day

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Every year, the people of the United States take the last Monday in May to observe Memorial Day, a holiday that commemorates those valiant Americans who gave their lives on the field of battle. On May 29, many schools and offices will be closed, barbecues across the country will be lit, and thousands of war movies will be watched. This…

Tips for Celebrating Cinco de Mayo at the Office

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At least once a year, it’s completely appropriate to break out the sombreros and maracas. Celebrating Cinco de Mayo at the office should become an annual tradition, even if it’s only for one reason: Tacos! Feeling festive? We are! Here’s how to get your co-workers into the Cinco de Mayo spirit! Create a South-of-the-Border Vibe Whether you play cultural music…

Timeline: When to Send Wedding Invitations

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Here’s an educated guess: when you fell in love and decided to spend the rest of your life with your special someone, you didn’t realize that planning the wedding itself would involve so many rules and conventions. Where and when will the wedding be? Who’s invited? Who’s picking up the tab? And those are just the first few questions in…

Hosting a Fun “Take Your Child to Work Day”

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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

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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

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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

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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…